For the past two years now, I have been working on a non-profit organization that is currently connecting more than 27,000 people in Cuba to the web, via email. Cuba is one of the most disconnected... Read More
Solr is a very popular open source search engine which builds upon the capabilities of Lucene. It's the perfect tool to index loads of text and make it easily searchable. And it's very fast!
Powerful... Read More
People in the Open Source community turn up to events around the world, almost monthly, to talk about the projects they've been working on with like-minded people. Open Source conferences are a lot... Read More
Infrastructure as Code, containers, microservices, ephemeral servers, and continuous delivery have become essential tools for modern web application delivery.
For those of us who have spent our... Read More
While we've made a great big hoopla over the last few years about deploying OpenStack and what our development process is and other fascinating topics, it turns out that a cloud is not particularly... Read More
The OpenStack Cloud Project is the largest and one of the most exciting open source projects in the world.
This session is a crash course in OpenStack that will get you up to speed fast on:
The... Read More
This presentation will avoid the debate around whether systemd is a good or bad implementation and concentrate on how it is implemented and used within the Red Hat family of Linux distributions (... Read More
The Internet is a hostile place, and DNS is a battleground. See what Internet Systems Consortium, Inc. (ISC.org) is doing in BIND 9 server software to tip the odds in your favor, including new... Read More
This is a live demonstration of hacking into the processor embedded in an SD card, effectively turning the device into a potentially covert Raspberry Pi-class computer under your complete control.... Read More
The LibreOffice project has been very busy over the past year. We've made large improvements to round-tripping of OOXML, binary DOC, and RTF file formats. We added new functionality regarding PDF... Read More
Databases are a big thing in the modern world today. If you or your company stores data, it's typically in a database of some sort. Learn some of the industry standard tools used across large... Read More
Google Summer of Code has had 11 years of encouraging students to participate in free and open source software.
It's gotten new developers into FOSS communities, has gotten more code created for the... Read More
IBM SoftLayer and Rackspace host some of the worlds most critical infrastructure, and they do so using XenServer as a key component in their offerings.
In this session we'll cover what a XenServer is... Read More
In this session you will learn about Juju, how it is different from other services and the uses you can give it. You will learn how to deploy different services such as OpenStack, Hadoop, and others... Read More
Did you know that open source software can actually help heal people?
The latest breakthrough in neuroscience is microprocessors and computer programming. Learn how Brain-Computer Interfaces are now... Read More
If you've ever run into any scalability or single point of failure (SPOF) issues with software-defined networking (SDN), you want to give MidoNet a chance - and in this session, you'll learn why.... Read More
Learn how to get a Vagrant environment running as quickly as possible, so that you can start iterating on your project right away.
I'll show you an upstream project called Oh-My-Vagrant that does the... Read More
Every software project needs good documentation--otherwise, how will users know how to use the software and developers know how to contribute code to the project? But creating and maintaining... Read More
The full potential of Free and Open Source Software is to break down the barriers to technology and to participation, and to include users and contributors from a wide range of backgrounds.
There... Read More