Apache Conferences, BarCamps, and MeetUps
ApacheCon: Tomorrow's Software, Today. Schedule announced!
The Apache Software Foundation, in conjunction with our friends at the Linux Foundation events team, are proud to announce the schedule for ApacheCon North America - http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/apachecon-north-america/program/schedule - and Apache Big Data North America - http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/apache-big-data-north-america/program/schedule
Since 1999, The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has been recognized as a leading source for Open Source software and tools that meet the demand for interoperable, adaptable, and sustainable solutions.
The all-volunteer ASF develops, stewards, and incubates dozens of enterprise-grade Open Source projects that power mission-critical applications in financial services, aerospace, publishing, government, healthcare, research, infrastructure, and more. From Abdera to ZooKeeper, the ASF's reliable, community-driven software continues to grow dramatically across many categories, including Cloud, IoT and Edge Computing, Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning, Mobile, and Big Data, where the Apache Hadoop ecosystem dominates the marketplace.
Today, many of the ASF’s 300+ projects serve as the backbone for some of the world’s most visible and widely used applications in Big Data (Cassandra, Hadoop, Spark); Cloud (CouchDB, CloudStack, Mesos); Search and CMS (Derby, Jackrabbit, Lucene/Solr); DevOps and Build Management (Ant, Buildr, Maven); Web Frameworks (Flex, OFBiz, Struts); Servers (HTTP Web Server, Tomcat, Traffic Server); among others.
Come to ApacheCon to learn about tomorrow's software, today. Find out what's coming next out of the Apache Incubator that will change the world again. Meet the people that make it happen, and get in on the ground floor of the next wave of innovation.
ApacheCon North America and ApacheCon Big Data will be held at the Miami Intercontinental, May 16th through 18th, 2017.
Come early for the Apache Traffic Server and Apache Traffic Control Summit. ATS and ATC are the workhorses behind some of the largest websites in the world. The summit will be happening on Sunday, May 14, and May 15, before the main conference. Find out details about this event at http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/apachecon-north-america/extend-the-experience/ats-summit
And on Monday, May 15, we'll be holding the BarCampApache event, a full-day, unconference style event, where many of the ideas behind Apache projects have been hatched in the past. Details are at http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/apachecon-north-america/extend-the-experience/barcamp
Early bird pricing for ApacheCon ends on Sunday, so register today to save $200. Register for ApacheCon North America at http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/apachecon-north-america/attend/register- or for Apache Big Data at http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/apache-big-data-north-america/attend/register- But note that a ticket for the one also gives you full access to the other event. (The Traffic Server Summit is a separate ticket.)
For the latest information about the event, follow us on Twitter, @apachecon. For interviews and past conference talks, see http://feathercast.apache.org/ and follow @feathercast. For news and announcements, subscribe to the apachecon-discussion mailing list by sending a blank message to firstname.lastname@example.org or, subscribe to the lower-volume ApacheCon Announce list by sending mail to email@example.com
See you in Miami!
Posted at 01:20PM Mar 09, 2017 by rbowen in General | |
Final notice: CFP for ApacheCon Miami closes February 11th
Posted at 02:13PM Feb 08, 2017 by rbowen in General | |
TomcatCon at ApacheCon North America 2017
We are excited to welcome TomcatCon to our growing family of Apache community conferences at ApacheCon.
TomcatCon will be held concurrently with ApacheCon, at the Intercontinental in Miami, May 14-18, 2017. It will feature topics on all aspects of Tomcat. The schedule will be finalized in early March. The planning is based around the following outline schedule:
- Day 1
- Opening session
- State of the Cat
- ~4 sessions on security topics
- Day 2
- ~3 sessions on networking (reverse proxying, load-balancing, clustering)
- ~2 sessions on performance / monitoring
- ~1 session on reactive
- Day 3
- ~1 session on migration / upgrade
- ~1 session on packaging
- ~1 session on microservices
- ~1 session on cloud
If you would like to speak at TomcatCon, submit your talk via the ApacheCon Call for Papers, indicating 'Tomcat' in the 'Target Audience' field. The deadline is February 11th.
Posted at 09:00AM Jan 30, 2017 by rbowen in General | |
ApacheCon CFP closing soon (11 February)
Posted at 05:34PM Jan 18, 2017 by rbowen in General | |
What are you working on at ApacheCon?
The biggest benefit of ApacheCon is getting together with the members of your community. While much of this is social, it's also an opportunity to collaborate in person on the code.
We will have a open collaboration space, with network and power, and tables for your project to gather around to work. Signs will be available to indicate what project you're working on, so that people will know which table to join.
Having a clear set of objectives is key to getting everyone focused around the same thing, and is also a great way to attract new members to your community. When they can see what you'll be working on, and give it some thought ahead of time, new community members feel more welcome to participate once they get there.
To this end, we encourage you to talk about this in your community, and then add your thoughts to the public etherpad so that we can help you promote your project's objectives. This further encourages cross pollination between projects, as we start to see what one another is working on.
Posted at 07:05AM Oct 27, 2016 by rbowen in General | |
ApacheCon Seville CFP Closes September 9th
Posted at 03:09PM Aug 30, 2016 by rbowen in General | |
ApacheCon North America 2016, happening now in Vancouver
This week we're holding the Apache: Big Data and ApacheCon North America events in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Although the event is still on-going, I wanted to mention a few highlights of the event for those of you who missed it.
Attendance has grown 51% over our event in Austin last year, with 675 Apache enthusiasts in attendance.
During the event, we announced ApacheCon EU 2016, to be held November 14-18 in Seville (Sevilla) Spain. We will have a website, with registration and CFP, up within the next few days. Mark the date in your calendar, and plan to attend. It's going to be even better than lst year. If your company wishes to sponsor ApacheCon, we'd be glad to send you a prospectus for the event. If you're wondering why you should sponsor, listen to some of this year's sponsors for their reasons.
We're considering several locations for ApacheCon North America 2017. Watch apachecon.com for updates!
ApacheCon is the place to come to learn what Apache projects are doing, as well as a place for projects to come to build stronger project communities, as well as forge the bonds between projects.
ApacheCon is 18 years old, and we've held 32 events in North America, Europe, and Asia. We bring together 350+ projects across many technology spaces, and developers from more than 100 countries who collaborate on these projects
Companies who sponsor ApacheCon gain visibility with the developers who make these projects happen, as well as having a chance to showcase their technologies to our user community. Sponsors of past events include Apple, Google, Microsoft, Red Hat, Canonical. HP, IBM, and many, many others.
Topics covered include big data, community governance, geospatial computation, web services, and many, many more, as well as an extensive "hallway track", where communities and relationships are forged and strengthened.
Posted at 06:11PM May 12, 2016 by rbowen in General | |
New "Apache: Big Data" and "ApacheCon: Core" Europe Events to Feature Top Speakers in Big Data and Open Source Development
SAN FRANCISCO - July 29, 2015 - The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today announced the lineup of speakers and sessions for Apache: Big Data and ApacheCon: Core Europe, The Apache Software Foundation’s (ASF) official conference series which will showcase dozens of key Apache projects across topics and tracks such as cloud computing, deployment, Internet of Things (IoT), libraries, microservices, web development, community, and more. The events will take place 1-2 October 2015 at the Corinthia Hotel in Budapest, Hungary.
Apache: Big Data keynote speakers include:
- Josh Baer, Hadoop lead at Spotify, will share how Apache drives Spotify’s music recommendations.
- Dirk Duellmann, deputy leader of the data and storage services group in the IT department at CERN, will discuss the large scale (100 PB) data management and analysis infrastructure for physics data at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).
- Ross Gardler, ASF President, will present his annual ‘State of the Feather’, providing an overview of the Foundation as it relates to Big Data, and how collaboration and The Apache Way will continue to support future advances.
- Arun Murthy, co-founder of Hortonworks, will discuss ‘Apache’s Key Role in the Big Data Industry’.
- Gary Richardson, head of data engineering at KPMG for the UK, will discuss strategies for keeping the elephant in room; moving from proof of concept to full scale enterprise Hadoop adoption.
- And a panel discussion on the Open Data Platform Initiative featuring speakers from Altiscale, Hortonworks, IBM, Pivotal, and WANDisco.
These keynote speakers reflect the tremendous importance of Big Data and how Apache projects are leading the way in developing innovative ways to leverage it.
"Having worked on Hadoop since the early days, the Apache community has always been a critical component in the re-platforming of enterprise data architecture," said Arun Murthy, co-founder, Hortonworks. "Everything we do at Hortonworks is under the governance of the ASF and I look forward to connecting with the community at Apache: Big Data."
- Data Science in the Travel Industry: Real-World Experience with Current Leading Frameworks - Paul Balmm, data scientist at Amadeus
- Being Ready for Apache Kafka: Today's Ecosystem and Future Roadmap - Michael Noll, developer evangelist at Confluent
- In Memory Analytics in Apache Ignite -- Why you need more than Spark - Atri Sharma, assistant vice president at Barclays
- Apache Phoenix: The Evolution of a Relational Database Layer over HBase - James Taylor, architect at Salesforce.com
The full Apache: Big Data agenda can be viewed at http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/apache-big-data-europe/program/schedule.
ApacheCon: Core is aimed at open source users, developers, programmers, students, novices, community managers, and enthusiasts seeking to leverage the power of popular Apache projects that include the ubiquitous Apache™ HTTP and Tomcat™ web servers, as well as Camel, Cordova, Flex, Mesos, OFBiz, OpenOffice, Sling, Solr, Zest, ZooKeeper, and more.
ApacheCon: Core keynote speakers include:
- Ross Gardler, ASF President, will present his annual ‘State of the Feather’, providing an overview of the Foundation, how it continues to grow, and how to accelerate IT innovation.
- Serge Huber, CTO at Jahia, will provide a brief introduction to Apache Unomi, a new Apache project in incubation, which is a prototype reference implementation of the OASIS Context Server specification currently being worked on by the OASIS Context Server Technical Committee.
- Engineering, Business & Legal Choices for Bringing Commercial Software to Open Source - Gregory Chase, Pivotal
- Keeping your Apache Project's Independence and Brand - Shane Curcuru, Apache Software Foundation
- Open Source at Scale - The Apache Software Foundation - Bertrand Delacretaz, Adobe Research
- Apache Incubator: Possibly the Most Important Project in the Foundation - Roman Shaposhnik, Pivotal
- Communities matter: Developing and Enforcing the Apache Code of Conduct - Joan Touzet, Cloudant
The full ApacheCon: Core session agenda can be viewed at http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/apachecon-core-europe/program/schedule.
The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) and The Linux Foundation have joined forces to produce Apache: Big Data and ApacheCon: Core to bring the power of these projects together under one roof where the developers and maintainers of the projects can work with users and collaborate with each other to accelerate the state of the art.
"Apache: Big Data and ApacheCon: Core will provide a greater breadth and depth of content than any Apache event before," said Amanda McPherson, CMO and VP Developer Programs at The Linux Foundation. "The top content we have lined up, coupled with the huge range of talented and experienced committers from a wide variety of project makes this a can't miss open source event in Europe."
"We are thrilled to offer users and developers an event specifically focused on Apache's Big Data projects, while also highlighting key technologies under the ApacheCon umbrella," said Rich Bowen, Executive Vice President of The Apache Software Foundation. "As The ASF continues to grow, it is essential that those working with Apache projects have the opportunity to meet face-to-face and promote cross-collaboration between various projects."
Registration is now open for both events, at a discounted price of €599 for Apache: Big Data, €499 for ApacheCon: Core, or €898 for both events through August 1. Register for Apache: Big Data at http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/apache-big-data-europe/attend/register, and ApacheCon: Core at http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/apachecon-core-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.
Posted at 10:04AM Jul 29, 2015 by Sally in General | |
ApacheCon North America returns to Austin
by Rich Bowen, ASF Executive Vice President
We just got done with ApacheCon Europe in Budapest last week - http://apachecon.eu/ - and it's time to start thinking about ApacheCon North America.
Posted at 12:22AM Nov 26, 2014 by Sally in General | |
Keynotes and Program Announced for ApacheCon and CloudStack Collaboration Conference Europe
Hugh Howey, best selling author, joins community leaders from Cloud Foundry, HP, Linux Foundation and Red Hat, among others, in more than 250 keynotes, sessions & tutorials
SAN FRANCISCO, September 23, 2014 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, announced today the keynote speakers and program agenda for ApacheCon and the CloudStack Collaboration Conference Europe. ApacheCon takes place November 17-21, 2014 in Budapest, Hungary. CloudStack Collaboration Conference takes place November 19-21, 2014 in the same location.
The CloudStack Collaboration Conference Europe brings together developers, systems administrators and DevOps professionals who are building and managing large networks of virtual machines and advancing the state of the art for cloud computing technologies. The event offers a neutral environment where attendees can advance their work with Apache CloudStack. Attendees who want to attend both events can register for ApacheCon and get into CloudStack Collaboration Conference for no fee.
- Hugh C. Howey, bestselling author of the science fiction and fantasy books WOOL and the Molly Fyde saga will discuss how selfpublishing is the future.
- Dave Nalley, PMC member of the Apache CloudStack project, jClouds committer, Fedora contributor and an open source evangelist for the Open Source Business Office at Citrix will discuss the value of the Apache Software Foundation.
- Understanding Docker and Containerizing Your Applications Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier, Red Hat
- Time Series Data With Apache Cassandra Eric Evans, OpenNMS Group
- What Can Infrastructure Do For You Today? Daniel Gruno, Apache Software Foundation
- Deploying OSGi On An Army Of Cubietrucks Frank Lyaruu, Sendrato
- Tomcat 9 (Very Early) Preview Mark Thomas, Pivotal
- Quadrupling Your Elephants: Rdf And The Hadoop Ecosystem Rob Vesse, YarcData
Also new this year is ‘Cassandra Days,’ which features sessions, workshops and a tutorial focused on Apache Cassandra, the distributed storage system for managing very large amounts of structured data spread out across many commodity servers. Sessions in this track will cover topics such as data migration and development cycles, data modeling, Cassandra case studies, and more. To see the lineup for Cassandra Days, visit https://apacheconeu2014.sched.org/overview/type/cassandra+days#.VBjEqC5dWR4.
To view the full ApacheCon Europe schedule, visit: http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/apacheconeurope/program/schedule. The standard registration fee for ApacheCon of €1099 will apply through November 1, 2014. Registration to ApacheCon includes free entry into CloudStack Collaboration Conference Europe. For additional information and/or to register, please visit the ApacheCon website at http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/apacheconeurope.
CloudStack Collaboration Conference Europe is sponsored by Diamond Sponsor Citrix, Platinum Sponsor Interoute Communications, Gold Sponsors iKoula, ShapeBlue and SolidFire, and Silver Sponsor Chef.
The Linux Foundation and The Apache Software Foundation announced earlier this year that they are joining forces to advance and support open source development by coproducing this year’s ApacheCon and CloudStack Collaboration Conference events in North America and Europe. The Linux Foundation’s mission is to advance Linux and open source collaborative software. By hosting and organizing community events it can unite and aid the people who are building the software that runs our lives. The organization, to date, has hosted and produced more than 50 worldclass events, including the annual LinuxCon and CloudOpen conferences, and has produced events and projects for communities such as Gluster, KVM, the Linux Plumbers Conference, Linux Kernel Summit, Linux Storage, Filesystem and Memory Management Summit, OpenDaylight Summit, Tizen Developer Conference, Xen User & Developer Summit, and many more.
The Linux Foundation, Linux Standard Base, MeeGo, OpenDaylight, Tizen and Yocto Project are trademarks of The Linux Foundation. OpenBEL is a trademark of OpenBEL Consortium. Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds."Apache", "Apache Cassandra", "Apache Cordova", "Apache CloudStack", "Apache CouchDB", "Apache Geronimo", "Apache Hadoop", "Apache Hive", "Apache HTTP Server", "Apache Lucene", "Apache OpenOffice", "Apache Struts", "Apache Subversion" and "Apache Tomcat", "Cassandra", "Cordova", "CloudStack", "CouchDB", "Geronimo", "Hadoop", "Hive", "HTTP Server", "Lucene", "OpenOffice", "Struts", "Subversion", "Tomcat", and "ApacheCon" are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Apache Software Foundation in the United States and/or other countries. All other brands and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Posted at 12:48PM Sep 23, 2014 by Sally in General | |
Cassandra Days Joins Apache Hadoop, HBase, Spark and Other Projects on ApacheCon and CloudStack Collaboration Conference Europe Schedules
Thank You to Our Sponsors!
Posted at 09:01AM Sep 18, 2014 by Sally in General | |
Trainings for ApacheCon North America announced; Early-Bird registration extended until 5 January 2013!
The 25th edition of The Apache Software Foundation's official conference series will showcase dozens of key Apache projects across Big Data, Cloud Computing, Infrastructure, Messaging, Scientific Applications, Community, and more.
Themed "Open Source Community Leadership Drives Enterprise-Grade Innovation", ApacheCon North America will take place 24 February-2 March 2013 at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower in Portland, Oregon.
ApacheCon is the ideal opportunity for Open Source users, developers, gurus, students, novices, community managers, and enthusiasts to address today's issues, opportunities, and solutions focusing on the ASF's many diverse projects and initiatives. ApacheCon offers those developing Apache-based solutions, as well as those interested in committing code to an Apache project, contributing to the Apache Incubator, or enhancing their Open Source products and community practices an excellent way to meet the individual contributors behind some of the industry's most popular Apache projects through hands-on educational sessions and ample networking opportunities. Anyone interested in Apache products is welcome: ASF affiliation is not required to attend or otherwise participate in ApacheCon.
Pre-conference trainings, BarCamp, and Hackathon take place 24-25 February. Tutorials include: Working with Apache Cocoon – Crash course on Web Services Security – Getting started with Apache Flex – Introducing Apache Traffic Server – Make #hashtags come alive using Apache Rave and OpenSocial! – Apache httpd basics – Migrating complex applications to OSGi -a case study: Apache James meets Karaf – How To Manage Your Apache Project Brand – Modular Java for Enterprise Applications – Training tutorial: A beginner's guide to Apache CouchDB …and more!
26-28 February is the main conference + expo, evening events, BOFs, and MeetUps. Track topics include: Apache 101 – Servers – Community – Cloud Computing – Big Data – Security – Enterprise Messaging + more! Apache projects featured include: Apache HTTP Server, Airavata, Apollo, Camel, Cassandra, CloudStack, CouchDB, CXF, Flex, Flume, Hadoop, HBase, Helix, Hive, Kafka, Lucene, OpenOffice, OODT, Qpid, Rave, Solr, Sqoop, Streams, Syncope, Tomcat, Traffic Server, and many more. Popular ApacheCon sessions return, including State of the Feather, The Apache Way, The Business of Open Source, and the Fast Feather Track on select projects in the Apache Incubator and Labs. The full schedule is at http://na.apachecon.com/schedule/
Join us 1-2 March for post-conference sprints, workshops, and team building events with an array of Apache projects and community leaders. Many of these activities are available to the public free of charge.
Register today at http://na.apachecon.com/ and be sure to secure your discounted sleeping room at the conference hotel, as space is limited http://na.apachecon.com/venue/
We look forward to seeing you in Portland!
-The ApacheCon Planning Committee
Posted at 01:20PM Jan 01, 2013 by Sally in General | |
ApacheCon North America Announces "Open Source Community Leadership Drives Enterprise-Grade Innovation"
Program for 25th edition of official conference series of The Apache Software Foundation showcases dozens of key Apache projects across Big Data, Cloud Computing, Infrastructure, Messaging, Scientific Applications, and more.
Forest Hill, MD – 12 December 2012 – ApacheCon, the official conference, trainings, and expo of The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), today announced the program and early registration incentives for ApacheCon North America 2013.
The 25th edition of the ASF's popular conference and community series will take place 24 February-2 March 2013 at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower in Portland, Oregon, with the following agenda:
24-25 February: pre-conference trainings, BarCamp, and Hackathon
26-28 February: main conference + expo, evening events, BOFs, and MeetUps
1-2 March: post-conference sprints, workshops, and team building events
This year's theme is "Open Source Community Leadership Drives Enterprise-Grade Innovation", reflecting the enormous reach and influence of the ASF. Apache products power half the Internet, petabytes of data, teraflops of operations, billions of objects, and enhance the lives of countless users and developers.
Selected by Apache Members and Committers, the ApacheCon program celebrates the diversity of the many projects under the Apache banner. Track highlights include:
- Overture and Beginners –Apache 101
--Apache projects & topics include CloudStack, CXF, Flex, Hadoop, HBase, Hive, Kafka, Syncope, tools & incubation
- A Patchy Web –the future of servers and performance
--Apache projects & topics include Apache HTTP Server, Tomcat, Traffic Server, Cloud Computing, modules, monitoring, performance, proxying, security, troubleshooting
- Community Over Code –the nuts and bolts of The Apache Way
-- topics include branding, committership, community development, collaboration, documentation, enterprise solutions, open development, staffing management, student engagement, volunteer effort
- Tapping the Stream –all about enterprise integration and messaging
--Apache projects & topics include Apollo, Qpid, Rave, Streams, integration, next-generation messaging, OpenSocial
- Cloud Crowd –leading the evolution: strategies, transitions,
--Apache projects & topics include Cloudstack, Hadoop, HBase, authorization, delivery models, enterprise adoption, object storage, performance, scalability, troubleshooting, virtual machines
- Apache in Science –innovation in bleeding-edge scientific applications
--Apache projects & topics include Airavata, OODT, Solr, Big Data management & processing, metadata, cancer research, climate science & modeling, environmental satellites, radio astronomy
- Apache Open Office –the latest on the Award-winning leading Open Source productivity suite
- Bigger Big Data –beyond scaling, capturing, analyzing, searching, and
storing petabytes of data
--Apache projects & topics include CouchDB, Flume, Hadoop, HBase, Sqoop, analysis, API management, configuration, data transfer, distributed systems, Firefox, integration, Helix, parsing, queries, real-time processing, smart search, troubleshooting
- How Secure? –essential Web security issues
--Apache projects & topics include Shiro, authentication, Big Data, certification, cryptography, key management
- Cassandra –powering high performance, distributed data sets with Apache Cassandra
- Caravan –navigating enterprise integration using Apache Camel
Additional popular ApacheCon sessions also return, including "State of the Feather", "The Apache Way", "The Business of Open Source", and the Fast Feather Track for an insider’s view of select projects in the Apache Incubator and Labs.
ApacheCon draws Open Source users, developers, gurus, students, novices, community managers, and enthusiasts to address today's issues, opportunities, and solutions focusing on the ASF's many diverse projects and initiatives.
Anyone interested in Apache products is welcome: ASF affiliation is not required to present at, attend, or otherwise participate in ApacheCon.
Early registration incentives include savings of up to $300 when registering by 31 December 2012, as well as special rates for students and Apache Committers. Many pre- and post-conference events, evening project MeetUps and BOFs are available to the community free of charge. To register, visit http://na.apachecon.com/ .
Discounted sleeping room rates have been secured for ApacheCon attendees at the conference hotel until 28 January 2013. Requests made after the cutoff date or after the room block is sold out (whichever comes first) will be fulfilled based on availability at the prevailing rate of the hotel. Participants are encouraged to register early at http://na.apachecon.com/venue/ .
Sponsors, Exhibitors, and Partners
ApacheCon Sponsors include AppDynamics, IBM, HP, RedHat, and VMWare, and are joined by SourceForge, official event Media Partners. For sponsor, exhibitor, and community partnership opportunities, contact Nancy Asche <acnasponsorsATtheopenbastionDOTcom>.
Conference registration is complimentary for members of the press and analyst community with valid credentials. For media partnerships and registration, contact Corinna Rogers at <corinnaATstaedelcommsDOTcom> or on +1 404 941 4234 for more information.
Staying Informed, Getting Involved
To register or make a donation, visit http://na.apachecon.com/ . To volunteer, connect with participants, or contribute to the "local guide" wiki, visit http://wiki.apache.org/apachecon/ .
To keep up with the latest developments and program updates, subscribe to firstname.lastname@example.org, follow the @ApacheCon feed on Twitter, and track the event on Lanyrd at http://lanyrd.com/2013/apachecon/ .
ApacheCon is produced by The Open Bastion in partnership with The Apache Software Foundation.
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Posted at 02:00PM Dec 12, 2012 by Sally in General | |
The Apache Software Foundation Announces Call For Participation for ApacheCon North America 2013
Posted at 04:57PM Oct 02, 2012 by Sally in General | |
The Apache Software Foundation Announces Program for ApacheCon Europe
Community Edition explores key Open Source applications and issues,
from Big Data and Smart Search to Cloud and Infrastructure.
Forest Hill, MD –21 September 2012– The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of nearly 150 Open Source projects and initiatives, today announced the program for ApacheCon, its official conference.
Apache products power half the Internet, petabytes of data, teraflops of operations, billions of objects, and enhance the lives of countless users and developers. ApacheCon brings developers and users together to explore key issues in building Open Source solutions "The Apache Way".
ApacheCon returns to Europe 5-8 November 2012 at the Rhein-Neckar-Arena in Sinsheim, Germany, attracting Open Source users, developers, gurus, students, novices, and enthusiasts to the newly-introduced "Community Edition" of ApacheCon --a smaller, less formal event aimed at a more technically-oriented audience, and featuring an array of sessions focused on Apache projects and initiatives, plus MeetUps, FastFeather and Community Tracks, Hackathon, and BarCamp. This is an ideal opportunity for technologists currently developing Apache-based solutions, as well as those interested in committing code to an Apache project, contributing to the Apache Incubator, or enhancing their Open Source products and community practices.
ApacheCon Europe Community Edition is organized and run by the Apache community with assistance from The Open Bastion, producers of ApacheCon North America 2013. In keeping with the community-driven culture of the ASF, all content for ApacheCon has been selected by Apache Project Management Committees. Sessions and speakers across 13 tracks include:
Apache Daily –-the tools, frameworks, and components used on a daily basis, such as Apache Logging, Apache Maven, Apache Ant, Apache Buildr, Apache Commons, and more.
• World of Logging - Christian Grobmeier
• Unit- and Integration Testing with Maven - Karl-Heinz Marbaise
• Faster builds with Apache Buildr - Tammo van Lessen
ApacheEE –-all about Java Enterprise projects at the ASF, including Apache OpenWebBeans, Apache OpenEJB, Apache TomEE, Apache Tomcat, Apache MyFaces, Apache DeltaSpike, Apache BVal, and Apache OpenJPA.
• Apache TomEE, Java EE 6 Web Profile on Tomcat - David Blevins
• Tomcat 8 preview - Mark Thomas
• Modern Web Application Development With Apache Struts 2 - Rene Gielen
Big Data [sponsored by Hortonworks] –-the ASF projects at the forefront of high-volume performance, innovation, and analytics, such as Apache Cassandra, Apache Hadoop, Apache HBase, Apache Hive, Apache Kafka, Apache Mahout, Apache Pig, Apache Whirr, Apache ZooKeeper and friends.
• Choosing the right tool for your data analysis task - Apache Mahout in context - Isabel Drost-Fromm
• From Incubation to Continuous Ingestion - The Story of Apache Gora - Lewis John McGibbney
• Taking the guesswork out of your Hadoop Infrastructure - Steve Watt
Camel in Action –-common problems, solutions, and best practices with Apache Camel.
• Apollo and future of ActiveMQ - Dejan Bosanac
• Apache Camel - Advanced Techniques - Hadrian Zbarcea
• Next Generation Systems Integration in the Cloud Era with Apache Camel - Kai Wähner
Cloud [sponsored by Citrix and HP] –-many Apache initiatives play a key role in powering today's Cloud, from Apache Libcloud and Deltacloud, to Apache Whirr, Accumulo, and Cloudstack, to Apache Hadoop + friends.
• Integrating Social Apps with Content Driven Sites using Apache Rave and Spring HMVC - Ate Douma
• Apache CloudStack Scalability - Kevin Kluge
• Building a scalable multi-tenant Application Server on the Cloud using Tomcat, Axis2 & Synapse - Senaka Fernando
Community –-if you've ever wanted to know how to become involved with the ASF --from becoming a Committer to bringing a project to the Apache Incubator to learning how the ASF works-- or are seeking information on how Open Source can benefit your organization or ways to improve your Open Source community experience, this is the place to roll up sleeves and get started.
• Open Source Masterclass - Life in the Apache Incubator - Jukka Zitting
• Bringing Open Source to Space: Challenges and Success - Luc Maisonobe
• Can I depend on Software built By Volunteers? - Ross Gardler
Linked Data –-adopting, linking, and interoperating the Web of Data using the latest in annotating, processing, extracting, reasoning, and semantics with Apache Jena, Apache Any23 (Incubating), Apache Clerezza (Incubating), and Apache Stanbol (Incubating).
• Solr-based search & tagging services at ZEIT Online GmbH - where metadata come from - Christoph Goller
• Publishing Linked Data - Lessons Learned in Government - Nandana Mihindukulasooriya
• Writing a Semantic Web with Scala on Clerezza - Reto Bachmann-Gmür
Lucene/Solr and Friends [co-located with Lucene Eurocon; sponsored by LucidWorks] –-the latest in search and analytics with Apache Lucene/Solr, Apache Tika, Apache ManifoldCF and more.
• Personalized Search on the Largest Flash Sale Site in America - Adrian Trenaman
• ElasticSearch in Production: lessons learned - Anne Veling
• Stump The Chump: On The Spot Solutions To Your Real Life Solr/Lucene Challenges - Chris Hostetter
Modular Java –-developing and deploying applications in public and private Cloud environments using Apache Felix, Apache ACE, Apache Karaf, Apache Aries, Apache Sling.
• OSGi for mere mortals - Bertrand Delacretaz
• OSGi best practices shown on Apache Karaf - Christian Schneider
• OSGi in the Cloud, a case study - Marcel Offermans
NoSQL Database –-use cases and latest developments in dovetailing Big Data with Apache Cassandra, Apache HBase, Apache CouchDB, Apache Accumulo, and more.
• The CouchDB Ecosystem - Jan Lehnardt
• Mongo, its all the Rave - Matt Franklin
• Cassandra 2012: What's New and Upcoming - Sam Tunnicliffe
OFBiz –-the ins and outs of Apache OFBiz (Open For Business), the Open Source Enterprise Resource Planning suite of applications that integrate and automate many business processes, including catalogue management, eCommerce, CRM, warehousing, manufacturing, project management, HR functionality, FiCo, and more.
• Training Center Management with OFBiz - Olivier Heintz
• OFBiz CRM, presentation, functionalities - Olivier Heintz
• OFBiz - an eCommerce Solution for mid- to large-sized companies - Paul Piper
OpenOffice [sponsored by Oracle] –-the Apache OpenOffice ecosystem, with dedicated hackathons, MeetUps, and evening sessions, as well as use cases, and technical sessions on Writer, Calc, Impress, Math, Base, and Draw.
• Beyond Apache OpenOffice - Don Harbison
• Cloud Apache OpenOffice.org Based on HTML 5 - Jian Hong Cheng
• Globalization of OpenOffice - reach out to the world - Juergen Schmidt
Web Infrastructure –-the backbone of the Web, including Apache HTTP Server, Apache Tomcat, Apache Traffic Server, and more.
• Performance: Scaling the Web with Apache - Igor Galić
• Building WebSockets Applications using Tomcat, Wicket and the Atmosphere Framework - Jean-Francois Arcand
• What's new in Apache HTTP Server 2.4 - Rich Bowen
The full presentation list is available at http://www.apachecon.eu/schedule/list/
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