MayaData Celebrates the Spirit of Open Source - Hacktoberfest 2019

MayaData celebrates Hacktoberfest 2019

Hacktoberfest is back with its sixth edition and, at MayaData, we are excited to celebrate it in 2019. We hosted the last two successful Hacktoberfest seasons and learned firsthand how extensive community enthusiasm is for learning and contributing to OpenEBS and Litmus. The OpenEBS community has grown with deployments now numbering in many thousands. This year, we look forward to helping Open Source participants start their journey as contributors.

MayaData celebrates Hacktoberfest 2019

Hi, I am Uma Mukkara, COO, MayaData (www.mayadata.io). At MayaData, we develop a very cool Open Source software called OpenEBS (CNCF Sandbox project) that simplifies the deployment of stateful applications on Kubernetes.

Just like last year, we have scheduled live workshops every week of October to spread knowledge and encourage community contributions. You can take advantage of these events over the month to accelerate your engagement, whether it be new features, documentation enrichments, and/or bug fixes. We also offer free food!

How MayaData Celebrates the Community

The MayaData team invests a significant amount of effort during the month of October into working with contributors and helping solve issues marked with #hacktoberfest tags in the OpenEBS and Litmus projects. We host live workshops to interact with all community members directly, and we are committed to reviewing contributions quickly and providing feedback. At the end of the month, we will award prizes to those who have helped these projects progress.

How do you celebrate?

Contribute! Eat food! Win prizes! Collect MayaData and Digital Ocean SWAG!

Also, there is a grand prize: at the end of the month-long event, the individual who makes the most significant contributions will receive a brand new laptop.

Contribute and win additional swags from mayadata

Live workshop schedule:

Workshop Schedule


Get started:

Visit our Hacktoberfest site for details on the event, contributing and the awards.
We look forward to seeing you there.

Memories:

Below are some examples of celebrations at past events.

Memory 1

Memory 2

 

Memory 3

 

Memory 4

 
Memory 5

Feel free to reach out to us on: https://slack.openebs.io.

Kiran Mova
Kiran Mova is a Passionate Technologist with 17 years of extensive experience working for product companies like Cisco, Lucent, Novell. Kiran has led efforts in performance engineering, simplifying the products in terms of usability, operation and deployment complexities, introducing multi-tenancy and enabling SAAS services in domains like IP/Optical Networks, Storage and Access Management. At MayaData, Kiran leads overall architecture and is responsible for architecting, solution design and customer adoption of OpenEBS and related software. Kiran evangelizes open culture and open source execution models and is a lead maintainer and contributor to the OpenEBS project Passionate about Storage Orchestration. Contributor and Maintainer OpenEBS projects. Chief Architect MayaData Inc. Open Source Dreamer
Akhil Mohan
Building Mayadata one commit at a time.
Uma Mukkara
Umasankar Mukkara (Uma) has over 20 years of experience as a hands-on developer, architecting scalable products and building innovative teams. Uma led product development in the early days of MayaData (CloudByte). He has led multiple innovations in multi-tenant storage and has contributed to more than 10 patents. Prior to CloudByte, he has contributed significantly to the development of Access Management solutions and has a sound understanding of cloud storage and security architecture. Uma also spends significant time in building chaos engineering practices in OpenEBS development eco-system, community engagement, and partner eco-system development. Uma holds a Masters degree in Telecommunications and software engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in Communications from S.V.University, Tirupati, India. Contributor at openebs.io, Co-founder& COO@MayaData