New TARS Foundation Governing Member Elected!
Published at 11/16/2020
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The TARS Foundation, an umbrella microservices foundation under the Linux Foundation, is pleased to announce that Zenlayer’s Jim Xu has been elected to serve on the Governing Board as General Member Representative.

“Microservices are a fundamental building block for modern applications and cloud services with distributed computing characteristics,” said Jim Xu, Principal Engineer at Zenlayer. “The TARS Foundation will help to extend the distributed microservices into the edge cloud. At Zenlayer, we are proud to be part of TARS and its work to build an open-source microservice ecosystem to enable vital applications.”

Jim Xu is a Principal Engineer at Zenlayer. Zenlayer is an innovative company in the Edge Cloud business. Before joining Zenlayer, he was a Tech Leader in Cisco’s flagship products, a Principal Engineer at Futurewei Technologies enterprise Networking and Edge Computing products. He also partnered with several companies before, on the Edge Computing IoT and on Decentralized Cloud. He has been granted over 20 US and international patents. He was actively involved in early DPDK and ODL projects, and advocated Edge Infrastructure, Distributed Storage, Hyperledger technologies across with other partners.

About the TARS Foundation

The TARS Foundation is a nonprofit, open source microservice foundation under the Linux Foundation umbrella to support the rapid growth of contributions and membership for a community focused on building an open microservices platform. It focuses on open source technology that helps businesses embrace microservices architecture as they innovate into new areas and scale their applications. For more information, please visit