Upcoming events

Red Hat employees give talks and host events related to their work in open source. Want to learn more about Red Hat’s participation as a catalyst in communities? Attend one of these upcoming events!

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Ceph Day Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Tuesday 31 March

Come find out why leading enterprises are adopting Ceph, why Ceph is the lowest cost per gig storage solution, and how easy it is to deploy your own Ceph cluster. A full-day event dedicated to sharing Ceph’s transformative power and fostering the vibrant Ceph community, Ceph Day Amsterdam is hosted by the Ceph community (and friends).

More information is available at http://ceph.com/cephdays/ceph-day-amsterdam/

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PyCon Montreal

Montreal, QC

Wednesday 8 AprilThursday 16 April

PyCon is the largest annual gathering for the community using and developing the open-source Python programming language. It is produced and underwritten by the Python Software Foundation, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing and promoting Python. Through PyCon, the PSF advances its mission of growing the international community of Python programmers.

More information is available at https://us.pycon.org/2015/

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Antwerp, Belgium

Saturday 11 AprilSunday 12 April

LOADays stands for Linux Open Administration Days (a.k.a., LOAD). This free event is geared toward Linux and Unix sysadmins, and people interested in FOSS and Unix system administration, configuration, and deployment.

More information is available at http://loadays.org/

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MySQL Conference and Expo

Santa Clara, CA

Monday 13 AprilThursday 16 April

The Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo is an event for the open source community and businesses that thrive in the MySQL marketplace. Attendees include DBAs, sys admins, developers, architects, CTOs, CEOs, and vendors from around the world.

More information is available at http://www.percona.com/live/mysql-conference-2015/

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OpenStack Live

San Francisco, CA

Monday 13 AprilTuesday 14 April

OpenStack Live 2015 is an opportunity to learn key considerations for cloud strategies, how to improve overall performance, and operational best practices for managing OpenStack and maximizing the MySQL core. Run in parallel with the Percona Live MySQL Conference, OpenStack Live 2015 will include sessions presented by OpenStack community members.

More information is available at http://www.percona.com/live/openstack-live-2015/

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ApacheCon North America

Austin, TX

Monday 13 AprilFriday 17 April

ApacheCon brings together the open source community to learn about and collaborate on the technologies and projects driving the future of open source, big data and cloud computing. Apache projects have and continue to be hugely influential in the innovation and development of software development across a plethora of categories from content, databases and servers, to big data, cloud, mobile and virtual machine. The developers, programmers, committers and users driving this innovation and utilizing these tools will meet in Austin, April 13-17, for collaboration, education and community building.

More information is available at http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/apachecon-north-america/

Choosing tomcat Connectors: Internals and Performances

Jean-Frederic Clere

Wed 15 Apr 2015 4:15am 5:05am CDT

Attendees will learn the differences between BIO and NIO, what APR can do for you, and whether or not using AJP makes any sense. You'll be able to see what a proxy can do for you and see what connectors are likely to be the best fit for your environments. You will see some performance comparisons — including the results of a race against Apache httpd and other servers. A part of the presentation will be dedicated to the Tomcat8 new connector and WebSockets.

What's New In Apache HTTPD 2.4

Jim Jagielski

Mon 13 Apr 2015 12:45pm 1:35pm CDT

Learn about the new features and capabilities in Apache 2.4.

Reverse Proxy with Apache HTTPD 2.4

Jim Jagielski

Mon 13 Apr 2015 4:00am 4:50am CDT

One of the biggest new improvements in the httpd 2.4 line has been the features and performance improvements in mod_proxy, which implements reverse proxy capability in httpd. Jim will detail those.

RTFM? Write a Better FM!

Rich Bowen

Mon 13 Apr 2015 4:00am 4:50am CDT

Ever notice that the projects most likely to tell you to RTFM tend to have the worst FM? That's because the virtues of a docs team - Dilligence, Patience, and Humility - happen to be the virtues of kinder politer people, too. Come learn some tips of writing better documentation, providing better end-user support, and just possibly growing your project community.

Pharmacovigilance - Big Data for RealTime Drug Monitoring

Pei Chen, Jay Vyas

Mon 13 Apr 2015 2:30am 3:20am CDT

Real Time Drug Safety Monitoring in the Cloud - Collecting and harnessing knowledge from large public data sources in real time to monitor and detect adverse drug effects. In this presentation, Pei and Jay will demonstrate an entire system using Apache BigTop, OpenStack, Spark, cTAKES, Cassandra to proactively monitor and detect adverse drug events from Twitter data.

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Columbia, SC

Tuesday 14 AprilWednesday 15 April

Join top developers, technologists, and decision makers to explore open source, open tech, and the open web. Two days of keynotes, talks, tutorials, workshops, and networking opportunities in Columbia, SC.

More information is available at http://posscon.org/

Open Source Community Building

Jason Hibbets

Tue 14 Apr 2015 5:00am 5:45am EDT

Go behind the scenes of opensource.com and see the nuts-and-bolts, the tools, the metrics, and the strategy that’s helped this young project grow to more than 500,000 page views a month.

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Container Camp

San Francisco, CA

Friday 17 April

Container Camp is a one day community conference featuring talks on software virtualization.

More information is available at http://container.camp/

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Southfield, MI

Friday 24 AprilSunday 26 April

Penguicon is a 1,400-person 3-day conference in Southfield, MI combining sci-fi fandom with open source software ideals - a technical conference and a social convention all-in-one. Tracks include Tech (programming, circuits, system administration), Science (astronomy, neuroscience, genetics), DIY (makerspaces), Ecology (homesteading), Gaming and Videogames, After Dark (18+), Costuming, Food (make your own cheese or soda), Literature (Sci-Fi), Action/Adventure (learn martial arts, poi, how to hold your breath), Film, Music (nerdcore rap, chiptunes, filk), and Mayhem (Zombie Tag, scavenger hunts).

There are over 100 hours of tech programming planned for 2015, including Advanced Python, Advancements in 3D Printed Firearm Tech, Artemis & Wine, Bash Scripting, BIOS hacking with RPi, Cryptoparty Installfest, Designing Industrial Control Systems to Resist Cyberattack, DIY Bionics with 3D Printers, Ingress, Zenoss, Python, IPv6, Juju, MariaDB, and a Keynote address from security expert Bruce Schneier.

Check out their introduction video, "What is Penguicon?" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulPb9JIgMw4. More information is available at http://2015.penguicon.org/.

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LinuxFest Northwest

Bellingham, WA

Saturday 25 AprilSunday 26 April

LinuxFest Northwest is a two-day event with more than 80 presentations, 50 exhibitors, and 1500+ attendees. Come for the code, stay for the people.

More information is available at http://linuxfestnorthwest.org/2015

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DrupalCon Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

Monday 11 MayFriday 15 May

DrupalCon brings together thousands of people from across the globe who use, develop, design, and support Drupal.

More information is available at https://events.drupal.org/losangeles2015

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Maker Faire Bay Area

San Mateo, CA

Friday 15 MaySunday 17 May

Maker Faire showcases the work of all kinds and ages of makers — anyone who is embracing the do-it-yourself (or do-it-together) spirit and wants to share their accomplishments with an appreciative audience.

More information is available at http://makerfaire.com/bay-area-2015/

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OpenStack Summit

Vancouver, BC

Monday 18 MayFriday 22 May

The OpenStack Summit is a five-day conference for developers, users, and administrators of OpenStack Cloud Software.

More information is available at https://www.openstack.org/summit/vancouver-2015/

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LinuxCon Japan

Tokyo, Japan

Wednesday 3 JuneFriday 5 June

LinuxCon Japan is the premier Linux conference in Asia that brings together a unique blend of core developers, administrators, users, community managers and industry experts.

More information is available at http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linuxcon-japan

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Devoxx UK

Cambridge, MA

Wednesday 17 JuneFriday 19 June

Devoxx UK is a conference focused on Java, web, mobile, and JVM languages, and is run by top developer talent, community groups, and expert event specialists. Devoxx UK 2015 takes place at the Business Design Centre in London.

More information is available at http://www.devoxx.co.uk/

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Boston, MA

Tuesday 23 JuneFriday 26 June

Co-located with Red Hat Summit, DevNation is a cross-technology open source application development conference that offers technical sessions, labs, expert panels, hackerfests, and birds-of-a-feather discussions on topics ranging from development operations, cloud and mobile development to big data and application integration.

More information is available at http://www.devnation.org/

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Red Hat Summit

Boston, MA

Tuesday 23 JuneFriday 26 June

The Red Hat Summit is the premier open source technology event to showcase the latest and greatest in cloud computing, platform, virtualization, middleware, storage, and systems management technologies.

More information is available at http://www.redhat.com/summit/

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Portland, OR

Monday 20 JulyFriday 24 July

OSCON is where all of the pieces come together: developers, innovators, businesspeople, and investors. In the early days, this trailblazing O'Reilly event was focused on changing mainstream business thinking and practices; today OSCON is about how the close partnership between business and the open source community is building the future. That future is everywhere you look.

More information is available at http://www.oscon.com

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Open Daylight Summit

Santa Clara, CA

Monday 27 JulyFriday 31 July

The 2nd Annual OpenDaylight Summit is designed to provide a collaboration and education space for innovators, developers, and users in the Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) space. The OpenDaylight Summit brings together the community, projects, products, and companies in the networking industry that are driving the SDN and NFV ecosystems today, along with best practices from the world of traditional open source. The event is divided into three sections: Tutorials, Conference, and Developer Forum.

More information is available at http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/opendaylight-summit

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Rochester, NY

Wednesday 12 AugustSaturday 15 August

Since 2005, Fedora users and developers have gathered at an event named for them, the Fedora Users and Developers conference (FUDCon). Flock is a newer conference for Fedora contributors to come together, discuss new ideas, work to make those ideas a reality, and continue to promote the core values of the Fedora Community: Freedom, Friends, Features, and First.

More information is available at http://flocktofedora.com/

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LinuxCon North America

Seattle, WA

Monday 17 AugustWednesday 19 August

There's simply no other event in North America where developers, sys admins, architects and all levels of technical talent gather together under one roof for education, collaboration and problem-solving to further the Linux platform.

More information is available at http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linuxcon-north-america

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LinuxCon Europe

Dublin, Ireland

Monday 5 OctoberWednesday 7 October

There's simply no other event in Europe where developers, sys admins, architects and all levels of technical talent gather together under one roof for education, collaboration and problem-solving to further the Linux platform.

More information is available at http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linuxcon-europe

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Grace Hopper Celebration of Women

Houston, TX

Wednesday 14 OctoberFriday 16 October

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is the World's Largest Gathering of Women Technologists. GHC is produced by the Anita Borg Institute and presented in partnership with ACM.

More information is available at http://gracehopper.org/

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Washington, DC

Sunday 8 NovemberFriday 13 November

USENIX’s Large Installation System Administration (LISA) conference—now in its 29th year—is the premier conference for IT operations, where systems engineers, operations professionals, and academic researchers share real-world knowledge about designing, building, and maintaining the critical systems of our interconnected world.

More information is available at https://www.usenix.org/conference/lisa15

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OSCON Europe

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Monday 9 NovemberWednesday 11 November

Since 1999, the O'Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON) has been unique gathering of all things open source. You'll encounter the open source ecosystem in its entirety—the full open source stack—exactly as you approach it in your work. You'll learn about the latest developments, add to your skills, and discover how other people are solving the same problems you're working on.

At OSCON, participants find inspiration, confront new challenges, share their expertise, renew bonds to community, make significant connections, and find ways to give back to the open source movement.

More information is available at http://lanyrd.com/2015/oscon-europe/