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  • Linux Foundation Announces 2014 Linux Training Scholarship Recipients

    Recipients reflect enthusiasm and diversity of the next generation of the Linux and open source community

    DUSSELDORF, Germany - LinuxCon and CloudOpen, October 14, 2014 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today announced the recipients of its annual Linux Training Scholarship Program.

    The Linux Foundation scholarships offer funds to developers and IT professionals who show interest and promise in becoming more active in and knowledgeable about Linux and open source development but cannot otherwise afford to attend a Linux Foundation training course. Each scholarship recipient will have the fees of one training course covered for them.

    This year saw record interest in the scholarship program, with more than 1,000 entries received across five categories. This is almost a 50 percent increase over 2013. The most popular submission category was SysAdmin Super Star, followed by Developer Do-Gooder and Whiz Kids. Applications were submitted from six continents, and applicants averaged 29 years of age, showing the prevalence of interest in Linux from across generations and geographies.

    Scholarship recipients in each category are as follows:

    Sandeep Aryal, Nepal, SysAdmin Super Star. Sandeep is a systems administrator for the Nepalese government and has a baseline level of knowledge so far about Linux. Sandeep hopes to use the knowledge he gains through a Linux Foundation training course to encourage government offices in Nepal to move to open source software.

    Eudris Cabrera, Dominican Republic, Developer Do-Gooder. Eudris is a software developer for the Dominican Ministry of Finance and teaches Linux at Open University. Eudris is also creating a small data center in a rural area to increase Internet access to 300 local students. He plans to share the information he learns from a Linux Foundation training course with his students to help open source adoption to expand in the Dominican Republic.

    Alyson Calhoun, United States, Women in Linux. Alyson started her IT career as a Windows systems administrator but quickly transitioned to working on Linux. She was recently promoted to Linux engineer at her company and plans to use the knowledge from a Linux Foundation training course to encourage more women to pursue careers in IT.

    Christoph Jaeger, Germany, Linux Kernel Guru. Christoph has been using Linux since college and as his knowledge and experience have grown, he has worked towards becoming an active member of the Linux community. He submitted his first patch one year ago, and the thrill of having it accepted has lead to several dozen more patches. He hopes a Linux Foundation training course will help him to contribute at an even higher level.

    John Mwenda, Kenya, Whiz Kids. John is a fourth-year Computer Information Systems student at Kenya Methodist University. In his spare time he volunteers to teach Linux to children and has started a project to digitize the Kenyan constitution so it can be accessed easily and freely by everyone. He also runs a small startup offering Linux solutions and services to businesses and hopes by learning more in a Linux Foundation training course he will be able to help advance open source software adoption through his country.

    As demonstrated in the 2014 Linux Jobs Report, demand for Linux and open source professionals is higher than ever. The Linux Foundation strives to provide programs and support to help meet this demand. The full report can be accessed at https://www.linuxfoundation.org/publications/linux-foundation/linux-adoption-trends-end-user-report-2014.

    Earlier this year, the Linux Foundation launched new certification exams for systems administrators and engineers to help existing professionals demonstrate their skills and to increase the talent pool of Linux talent worldwide. This effort, combined with existing training programs, is helping to address the growing demand for Linux professionals. Scholarship recipients will be better prepared through their training courses to take one of these exams in the future.

    “The incredible level of interest in Linux education is inspiring and demonstrates that Linux and open source development will continue to be strongly supported by developers and users around the world,” said Amanda McPherson, chief marketing officer at The Linux Foundation. “I’m happy we can help aspiring Linux professionals improve their skills and go on to share the knowledge they gain with others with this and other programs.”

    About The Linux Foundation

    The Linux Foundation is a nonprofit consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux and collaborative software development. Founded in 2000, the organization sponsors the work of Linux creator Linus Torvalds and promotes, protects and advances the Linux operating system and collaborative software development by marshaling the resources of its members and the open source community. The Linux Foundation provides a neutral forum for collaboration and education by hosting Collaborative Projects, Linux conferences, including LinuxCon, and generating original research and content that advances the understanding of Linux and collaborative software development. More information can be found at www.linuxfoundation.org.

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  • Linux Foundation and Leading Technology Companies Launch Open Source Dronecode Project

     

    Dronecode Project to advance development of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles; 3D Robotics, Baidu, Box, DroneDeploy, Intel, jDrones, Laser Navigation, Qualcomm Technologies, SkyWard, Squadrone System, Walkera and Yuneec among founding members

    DUSSELDORF, Germany {EMBEDDED LINUX CONFERENCE EUROPE} October 13, 2014 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today announced the founding of the Dronecode Project. The Project will bring together existing open source drone projects and assets under a nonprofit structure governed by The Linux Foundation. The result will be a common, shared open source platform for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).

    Founding members include 3D Robotics, Baidu, Box, DroneDeploy, Intel, jDrones, Laser Navigation, Qualcomm, SkyWard, Squadrone System, Walkera and Yuneec. Dronecode includes the APM/ArduPilot UAV software platform and associated code, which until now has been hosted by 3D Robotics, a world leader in advanced UAV autopilot and autonomous vehicle control. The company was co-founded by Chris Anderson, formerly editor-in-chief of Wired and the author of the bestselling books “The Long Tail,” “Free” and “Makers: The New Industrial Revolution.” The Dronecode project will also incorporate the partner PX4 project, led by Lorenz Meier from ETH, the Technical University of Zurich

    More than 1,200 developers are working on Dronecode with more than 150 code commits a day on some projects. Examples of projects include APM/ArduPilot, Mission Planner, MAVLink and DroidPlanner. The platform has been adopted by many of the organizations on the forefront of drone technology, including Skycatch, DroneDeploy, HobbyKing, Horizon Ag, PrecisionHawk, Agribotix, and Walkera, among others.

    Andrew Tridgell (“Tridge”) will become the chair of the Dronecode Project’s Technical Steering Committee (TSC) and have a seat on the board. He is a lead maintainer in the development of APM/ArduPilot and is well recognized for his contributions to the open source software community, including his work as the author of the Samba file server.

    “Open source software and collaborative development are advancing technologies in the hottest, most cutting-edge areas. The Dronecode Project is a perfect example of this,” said Jim Zemlin, executive director at The Linux Foundation. “By becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project, the Dronecode community will receive the support required of a massive project right at its moment of breakthrough. The result will be even greater innovation and a common platform for drone and robotics open source projects.”

    The Dronecode Project will help meet the needs of the growing community with a neutral governance structure and coordination of funding for resources and tools the community needs. The governance structure will allow other parties and developers to influence and participate in the development and direction of the software. The Dronecode board will be comprised of members and technical community members. The Technical Steering committee will be composed of project leads and maintainers from top-level projects. Committers can be elected to participate on the TSC.

    The development of drones has drastically increased over just the last couple of years due to the vibrant maker community and the use of drones in a variety of new applications. The Teal Group, an aerospace market research firm, recently estimated that within a decade the total amount spent worldwide on research, development, testing and evaluation of drone technology will reach $91 billion.  From environmental research to wildlife conservation and search and rescue, drones are becoming recognized for a wide variety of uses beyond commercial and defense applications. Furthermore, the opportunities drones provide for data analysis, storage and display open up a world of possibilities for application in business. Hundreds of thousands of developers and makers around the world today are contributing to drone technology and this future. The Dronecode Project will help advance these technologies and accelerate adoption of better, more affordable and more reliable open source software for UAVs.

    The Dronecode Project is a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project. Collaborative Projects are independently funded software projects that harness the power of collaborative development to fuel innovation across industries and ecosystems. By spreading the collaborative DNA of the largest collaborative software development project in history, The Linux Foundation provides the essential collaborative and organizational framework so project hosts can focus on innovation and results. Linux Foundation Collaborative Projects span the enterprise, mobile, embedded and life sciences markets and are backed by many of the largest names in technology. For more information about Linux Foundation Collaborative Projects, please visit: http://collabprojects.linuxfoundation.org/ To learn more about Dronecode Project and to start contributing today, please visit: http://www.dronecode.org

    Comments from Members

    3D Robotics

    “The Linux Foundation is well-recognized for its ability to rally support and advance the work of important open source projects,” said Chris Anderson, CEO and founder, 3D Robotics. “The Dronecode Project will benefit from this expertise and bring to bear important resources for developers working on drone technology.”

    Baidu

    “Dronecode Project will significantly speed up the work being done today to make drones available for more and more applications, from commercial uses to sustainability applications,” said Kai Yu, Head of Baidu IDL (Institute of Deep Learning). “We’re very excited to join this effort and contribute our knowledge to this important work.” 

    Box

    "Across construction, agriculture, and energy, drones are generating massive increases in digital data and content that needs to be stored, shared, processed in the cloud securely,” said Aaron Levie, co-founder and CEO of Box. "Box is thrilled to support the Dronecode Project to power an open platform that will transform how individuals and businesses leverage drones across a number of industries." 

    DroneDeploy

    "DroneDeploy is enabling businesses to deploy fleets of drones to capture and analyze aerial data in real-time,” said Mike Winn, CEO, DroneDeploy. “It's through the work of the open source community that projects like ours are possible. The Dronecode Project will accelerate this technology innovation, and we are thrilled to be a part of it."

    Intel

    “The industry is just beginning to realize the potential of drone technology as this space continues to attract attention,” said Imad Sousou, vice president and general manager, Open Source Technology Center, Intel Corporation. “For any new technology to become mainstream, it’s important for the industry players to collaborate. Open source contributions to the Dronecode Project can help accelerate innovation in a new market such as this.”

    jDrones

    “As one the original ArduCopter/APM developers, DroneCode Project is a great way to boost UAV development even further,” said Jani Hirvinen, CEO, jDrones, “We are excited to be a member of this open source community and look forward to continue contributing to the project we love.”

    Laser Navigation, founder of VirtualRobotix.com community

    “The Dronecode project will allow VirtualRobotix and its peers to make core technology advancements much more quickly,” said Roberto Navoni, CEO, VirtualRobotix. “As an early founder of APM Copter project, our company developed the first porting code to 32-bit hardware platform. We’re proud to be a participant in this work, as we know it will be the foundation for the future of drone innovation.”

    Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

    “The scale and pace of mobile technology development is having a growing impact on many technology areas, drones are no exception,” said Matt Grob, CTO, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. "The possibilities around drone technology are exciting and Qualcomm has found success in and supports community driven platforms as a way to accelerate innovation in pioneering areas such as drones, robotics and IOT.”

    SkyWard

    “Commercial drone operators need reliable, effective technologies and infrastructure to support their work,” said Jonathan Evans, CEO, SkyWard. “Open source projects serve to cultivate an ecosystem of collaborative intelligence at a global scale and are the foundation for enabling the Aerial Robotics Network.” 

    Squadrone System

    “The applications for drones are endless. We see customers using drones to capture extreme footage and Hollywood-style aerial video using complete autonomous system,” said Antoine LEVEL, CEO and co-founder Squadrone System.  

    Walkera

    “Bringing together the technologies, individuals and companies that are driving innovation in drones is an important step towards the future,” said Robert Luo, managing director, Walkera iUAS. “The Linux Foundation is a natural organization to do this, and we are confident Dronecode Project will lead to more advancements and applications for drones.”

    Yuneec

    “Software is what makes drones intelligent. We want to contribute to that intelligence and the advancement of drone technologies, and the Dronecode Project gives us that opportunity,” said Tian Yu, President and founder of Yuneec.

    About The Linux Foundation

    The Linux Foundation is a nonprofit consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux and collaborative software development. Founded in 2000, the organization sponsors the work of Linux creator Linus Torvalds and promotes, protects and advances the Linux operating system and collaborative software development by marshaling the resources of its members and the open source community. The Linux Foundation provides a neutral forum for collaboration and education by hosting Collaborative Projects, Linux conferences, including LinuxCon and generating original research and content that advances the understanding of Linux and collaborative software development. More information can be found at http://www.linuxfoundation.org.

     

    The Linux Foundation, Linux Standard Base, MeeGo, Tizen and Yocto Project are trademarks of The Linux Foundation. OpenBEL is a trademark of OpenBEL Consortium. OpenDaylight is a trademark of the OpenDaylight Project, Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds

     

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  • Linux Foundation’s Core Infrastructure Initiative Issues Call for Grant Proposals

    CII aims to extend funding to other, critical and underfunded projects

    DUSSELDORF, Germany, LinuxCon and CloudOpen, October 13, 2014 – The Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII), a project hosted by The Linux Foundation that enables technology companies, industry stakeholders and esteemed developers to collaboratively identify and fund critical open source projects that are in need of assistance, today issued a call for new grant proposals for open source projects seeking industry support.

    While there are not formal requirements for proposals, grant requests should describe the history of the project, how it represents core Internet infrastructure and how the project would benefit from funding for developers, code audits or other measures. Grant proposals can be submitted on an ongoing basis. Decisions are made by CII's twenty-member steering group, which is informed by an esteemed Advisory Board of community and industry experts. 

    CII earlier this year made initial grants to OpenSSL, NTP and OpenSSH. These grants have been used for code audits, hiring more developers and providing infrastructure.

    “Our initial grants to OpenSSL, NTP and OpenSSH are already helping those core projects we all rely on,” said Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin. “CII is now ready to expand the positive impact we hope to have on more open source projects that are critical to the Internet’s infrastructure.”

    Grants proposals may be made online at https://www.linuxfoundation.org/programs/core-infrastructure-initiative

    The members of the CII are Adobe, Amazon Web Services, Bloomberg, Cisco, Dell, Facebook, Fujitsu, Google, HP, Hitachi, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NEC, NetApp, Qualcomm, Rackspace, salesforce.com and VMware.

    About The Linux Foundation

    The Linux Foundation is a nonprofit consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux and collaborative software development. Founded in 2000, the organization sponsors the work of Linux creator Linus Torvalds and promotes, protects and advances the Linux operating system and collaborative software development by marshaling the resources of its members and the open source community. The Linux Foundation provides a neutral forum for collaboration and education by hosting Collaborative Projects, Linux conferences, including LinuxCon and generating original research and content that advances the understanding of Linux and collaborative software development. More information can be found at http://www.linuxfoundation.org.

    The Linux Foundation, Linux Standard Base, MeeGo, Tizen and Yocto Project are trademarks of The Linux Foundation. OpenBEL is a trademark of OpenBEL Consortium. OpenDaylight is a trademark of the OpenDaylight Project, Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds

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  • Linux Foundation Expands International Membership

    Altera, Chelsio Communications, DataCentred, Imagination Technologies, and Travelping Are Latest Companies to Support Linux 

    SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 9, 2014 The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today announced that Altera, Chelsio Communications, DataCentred, Imagination Technologies and Travelping are joining the organization.

    These companies illustrate that Linux continues to rapidly grow its footprint globally across a wide range of industries and applications. Data centers with massive operations are increasingly common. From cloud and embedded computing to analytics and hardware customization, enterprises are struggling with how to efficiently and cost-effectively handle new types and amounts of data. Todays new members understand the pull Linux has in the data center and support the collaborative work underway to solve todays scalable server, network and storage challenges. 

    New industries and regions in the world continue to expand their commitment to Linux and open infrastructure and hardware,said Amanda McPherson, Chief Marketing Officer at The Linux Foundation. Were excited to welcome these members and  convene with many of them next week at LinuxCon, CloudOpen and Embedded Linux Conference Europe. From the latest kernel developments to advances in embedded and cloud computing, we especially look forward to the knowledge-sharing and face-to-face collaboration an event like this offers to our new members.

    More information about the Linux Foundation members: 

    Alteras programmable solutions and complementary power management technologies enable customers to develop and deploy highly differentiated and innovative systems. Alteras ARM-based SoC FPGAs offer embedded developers a superior architecture that provide higher system performance, lower system power, greater flexibility, reduced board space and lower system costs. Altera SoC FPGAs are supported with the most advanced Linux technologies, including the latest stable kernel, the Long-term Support Initiative (LTSI), Preempt-RT and the Angstrom distribution. Altera is committed to the open source community and has upstreamed its SoC Linux code to mainline for continued improvement. The www.RocketBoards.org web portal is an open source community for Altera SoC FPGA users that provides thousands of Linux developers support resources and a repository of code based on industry-best practices.

    “The architecture we have built into our ARM-based SoC FPGAs is second-to none; allowing customers to leverage our architectural advantage to rapidly develop highly differentiated products,” said Joerg Bertholdt, Director of Embedded Software Marketing at Altera. “Linux is the most popular operating system chosen by our customers, and our work with the Linux community and now the Linux Foundation ensures our SoC FPGAs continue to be supported with the latest Linux technologies.”

    Chelsio Communications is leading the convergence of networking, storage and clustering interconnects and I/O virtualization with its robust, high-performance and proven Unified Wire technology. Featuring a highly scalable and programmable architecture, Chelsio offers 10-GbE and 40-GbE Ethernet and multi-port Gigabit Ethernet adapter cards, delivering the low latency and superior throughput required for high-performance computing applications.

    “We have been supporting Linux since our first silicon offering,” said Ásgeir Eiriksson, CTO at Chelsio Communications. “Our new Linux Foundation membership, combined with our long-standing support for open protocols, will be strategic in helping our customers solve today’s networking and storage challenges for virtualized enterprise data centers, cloud service installations, and cluster computing environments.”

    DataCentred is a leading provider of next-generation data center and open-source cloud computing services focusing on clients with big research data sets and large storage requirements. The UK-based company combines co-location with powerful computer processing, advanced storage solutions and excellent network connectivity. By leveraging open source instead of proprietary software and architectures, DataCentred offers customers low cost, data portability and lack of vendor lock-in. The company is a gold sponsor at next week's CloudOpen Europe event.

    Collaboration and open source are at the heart of everything we do at DataCentred. Our Linux Foundation membership and participation at CloudOpen Europe are perfect opportunities for us engage and give back to the broader development community,” said Matt Jarvis, Head of Cloud Computing at DataCentred. "Linux is absolutely essential when building massively scalable distributed infrastructure. Leveraging open source is what sets us apart from our peers, and enables us to able to provide competitive and powerful systems for IT storage and cloud computing.”

    Imagination Technologies is a global technology leader whose products touch the lives of billions of people across the globe. The companys broad range of silicon IP (intellectual property) includes the key processing blocks needed to create the SoCs (Systems on Chips) that power all mobile, consumer and embedded electronics. Its unique software IP, infrastructure technologies and system solutions enable its customers to get to market quickly with complete and highly differentiated SoC platforms. Imaginations licensees include many of the worlds leading semiconductor manufacturers, network operators and OEMs/ODMs who are creating some of the worlds most iconic products. 

    The Linux Foundation plays an important role in the industry by supporting kernel development and collaboration and providing expertise as Linux continues to proliferate,said Ian Oliver, Senior Director of Developer Tools at Imagination Technologies. Imaginations involvement with the Linux Foundation reflects our strong belief in open source and plays a key role in building a vibrant open source community around the MIPS architecture.”

    Travelping delivers product and services to enable its customers to take full advantage of the benefits of next-generation networking. The company’s products and solutions are based on industry-proven physical and virtual appliance platforms. These purpose built-platforms ensure best-in-class performance, scalability and reliability combined with consistent end-to-end management capabilities. The company also offers comprehensive professional service, including network consultancy, training, workshops and custom development.

    “We deploy and operate network solutions using the latest industry-proven technology like Linux,” said Holger Winkelmann, Managing Director at Travelping. “We’re also committed to offering a broad range of highly scalable appliances based on an open, common platform, so the Linux Foundation’s leadership in nurturing software defined networking is extremely important to us.”

    About The Linux Foundation

    The Linux Foundation is a nonprofit consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux and collaborative software development. Founded in 2000, the organization sponsors the work of Linux creator Linus Torvalds and promotes, protects and advances the Linux operating system and collaborative software development by marshaling the resources of its members and the open source community. The Linux Foundation provides a neutral forum for collaboration and education by hosting Collaborative Projects, Linux conferences, including LinuxCon, and generating original research and content that advances the understanding of Linux and collaborative software development. More information can be found at http://www.linuxfoundation.org.

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    Trademarks: The Linux Foundation, Linux Standard Base, MeeGo, Tizen, and Yocto Project are trademarks of The Linux Foundation. Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.



  • Media Alert: LinuxCon + CloudOpen + ELC Europe Combine Keynotes, Technical Sessions and Social Networking Opportunities

    Social and networking activities will accompany keynotes, educational sessions and co-located events to celebrate community and increase collaboration opportunities

    SAN FRANCISCO, October 2, 2014 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today is releasing a preview of onsite activities, keynotes, co-located events and more taking place at LinuxCon + CloudOpen + Embedded Linux Conference (ELC) Europe, October 13-15, 2014 at the Congress Centre, Düsseldorf, Germany.

    The speakers and sessions planned for this year’s events showcase how leaders in diverse industries are using the power of open source and collaboration to innovate and advance technology for all. LinuxCon + CloudOpen + ELC Europe are unique in the region for providing a neutral forum where the leading minds in Linux and open source can come together to advance technologies in a variety of areas, including healthcare, manufacturing, and data science.

    “People want to be a part of something bigger than themselves, and the opportunities that Linux and open source software represent for the future of technology naturally bring people together in collaboration,” said Amanda McPherson, chief marketing officer, The Linux Foundation. “LinuxCon, CloudOpen and Embedded Linux Conference Europe provide the forum for this meeting of the minds and work to be done. Because this work is driven by people and people like to have fun, we also offer a variety of activities that encourage networking and more opportunities to talk about projects.”

    This year’s LinuxCon + CloudOpen + ELC Europe events introduce new evening social activities to complement technical content and leading keynote speakers. Highlights include:

    First-Time Attendee Reception

    Sunday, October 12 - 5:00pm-6:30pm

    Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel

    Karl Arnold Platz 5, 40474 Düsseldorf

    For those attending a LinuxCon + CloudOpen + ELC Europe for the first time, we invite you to enjoy other first-timers at a meet-and-greet reception. It can be difficult coming to a large conference for the first time and not knowing a lot of other people or the lay of the land. This is an excellent opportunity to get a brief introduction to what to expect over the week, and meet other attendees who are in the same boat! Joining us to welcome our new attendees will be some key contributors to the Linux community.

    VIP Reception

    Monday, October 13 - 7:00pm-9:30pm

    Brauerei Zum Schiffchen

    Hafenstraße 5, 40213 Düsseldorf

    Open to speakers, media and sponsors, the opening night VIP reception offers beer, wine and dinner at the Brauerei Zum Schiffchen. Situated in Old Town, it is the oldest restaurant in Düsseldorf and the traditional atmosphere, food and biergarten make it a must-visit. The restaurant was first mentioned in the chronicles of 1628 and Napoleon is among the long list of patrons.

    Onsite Attendee Reception & Booth Crawl

    Tuesday, October 14 - 5:30pm-7:00pm

    After the final sessions on Tuesday, all attendees are invited to attend an Oktoberfest-themed Booth Crawl with drinks, hors d'oeuvres and more on Level 1 of the Congress Centre Düsseldorf. This is a great time to check out the sponsor showcase and mingle with fellow attendees. The Booth Crawl will also feature a blind taste test between two popular local beers.

    Attendee Closing Event

    Wednesday, October 15 - 7:00pm-10:00pm

    Nachtresidenz

    Bahnstraße 13, 40212 Düsseldorf

    Open to all attendees, the closing night event takes place at Nachtresidenz, an architecturally unique venue in Old Town Düsseldorf. Home to the 100-year-old Residence Theatre, attendees will feel as if they have stepped back in time. Dinner, drinks and special entertainment - such as fortune tellers, magicians and street dancers - are all included.

    For more details on all of the exciting evening activities, please visit: http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linuxcon-europe/extend-the-experience/evening-events

    Keynote Previews

    An early look at a few of the keynotes confirmed for LinuxCon + CloudOpen + ELC Europe are detailed in the following stories:

    Frank Karlitscheck, founder of the ownCloud Project, will talk about giving groups of private clouds public cloud capabilities while still maintaining their integrity, security and privacy, and what this could mean to the future of the cloud. https://www.linux.com/news/featured-blogs/200-libby-clark/788752-open-source-owncloud-seeks-to-combine-public-private-and-hybrid-clouds

    Joanna Rutkowska, founder and CEO at Invisible Things Lab, will cover Qubes OS and how it is a practical approach to secure client systems.

    https://www.linux.com/news/featured-blogs/200-libby-clark/788085-qubes-the-open-source-os-built-for-security

    Chris Schlaeger, managing director at Amazon Development Center, will present a keynote covering the building blocks of Amazon Web Services.

    https://www.linux.com/news/featured-blogs/200-libby-clark/787161-how-amazon-web-services-uses-linux-and-open-source

    Additional keynote speakers include XPRIZE senior director of community Jono Bacon; OpenMRS founder and president Paul Biondich; Linux creator Linus Torvalds; and The Linux Foundation’s Jim Zemlin. You can review the complete LinuxCon + CloudOpen + ELC program here: http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/cloudopen-europe/program/schedule.

    Co-located Events

    Co-located events at LinuxCon + CloudOpen + ELC include GStreamer Conference, Infrastructure.Next, KVM Forum, OpenDaylight HackFest, Tracing Summit, U-Boot Mini-Summit, Yocto Project Developer Day and more. More information about all co-located events is available at http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linuxcon-europe/extend-the-experience/co-located-events.

    Workshops and Tutorials

    The conferences will also host important workshops on numerous topics including women in open source in the Women’s Resume Writing Workshop presented by Leslie Hawthorn of Elasticsearch. Jono Bacon will also offer his Community Management Workshop.

    A summary of Leslie Hawthorne’s workshop that was held at LinuxCon + CloudOpen North America can be found at  https://www.linux.com/news/software/applications/787840-lessons-from-the-womens-resume-writing-workshop-at-linuxcon.

    More information about all activities for women, including the Women in Open Source Networking Luncheon, is available at http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linuxcon-europe/extend-the-experience/women-attendees.

    Other newly announced workshops include:

    HP Helion OpenStack Workshop

    Join HP Helion OpenStack® specialists for a technical workshop: HP Helion OpenStack Technical Overview. This is a great opportunity for developers, technical IT professionals and OpenStack enthusiasts to get a technical overview of the HP Helion OpenStack Community and how to adopt it in an Enterprise IT environment.

    oVirt Workshop

    oVirt strives to become the best open source and comprehensive data center virtualization management suite. The oVirt community is rapidly evolving and growing, and one of the ways its vibrant community connects is through Global Workshops. This workshop is designed to encourage collaboration in the community, lay the foundation for best practices in oVirt use, convey end-user stories, and help answer questions about the project from both a developer and user's perspective.

    LinuxCon + CloudOpen + ELC Europe sponsors include Diamond sponsor SUSE, Platinum sponsors HP, Huawei and Intel, and Gold sponsors Citrix, Datacentred, IBM, prpl Foundation, Qualcomm, Red Hat, RusBITech, Samsung, and The Yocto Project.

    The Linux Foundation will again offer attendance to LinuxCon + CloudOpen + ELC Europe with just one registration fee.  To register, please visit: http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linuxcon-europe/attend/register

    About The Linux Foundation

    The Linux Foundation is a nonprofit consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux and collaborative software development. Founded in 2000, the organization sponsors the work of Linux creator Linus Torvalds and promotes, protects and advances the Linux operating system and collaborative software development by marshaling the resources of its members and the open source community. The Linux Foundation provides a neutral forum for collaboration and education by hosting Collaborative Projects, Linux conferences, including LinuxCon, and generating original research and content that advances the understanding of Linux and collaborative software development. More information can be found at www.linuxfoundation.org.

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