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Leveraging the Power of Virtual Machines for Distributing Linux and Open Source Software

Moderated by: John Whaley
BoF
Location: E141

Ever wanted to distribute Linux or your open source project in a virtual machine but been unsure of the latest technologies available to help you? In this birds of a feather session, John Whaley, co-founder and CTO of desktop virtualization startup MokaFive, will cover how open source enthusiasts can leverage cutting edge virtual image compression technologies and freely available virtual appliance tools to build effective virtual appliances for distributing and managing Linux and open source applications. John will cover tips for delivering cross-platform virtual desktops that run off a desktop PC, laptop, USB drive, and iPod, and will discuss advances in central management and local execution for virtual appliances.

OSCON 2008