10gen sponsors the open source project MongoDB, and provides commercial support, consulting, and training for MongoDB. MongoDB (from "humongous") is a scalable, high-performance, document-oriented database. MongoDB bridges the gap between key-value stores (which are fast and highly scalable) and traditional RDBMS systems (which provide rich queries and deep functionality).
ActiveState empowers innovation from code to cloud smarter, safer, and faster. With a focus on Perl, Python, Tcl and web languages, over 2 million developers and 97% of the Fortune 1000 rely on ActiveState. Stackato is ActiveState's groundbreaking application platform for creating a private platform as a service (PaaS), and is the cost-effective, secure and portable way to develop and deploy apps to the cloud.
The Addison-Wesley, Prentice Hall and Sams publishing brands of Pearson are excited to share with OSCON attendees our authors latest and best-selling Books, eBooks and Video training. Visit us on the web at >>InformIT.com/opensource<<[hyperlink: http://www.informit.com/opensource] and browse the products, articles, interviews, and podcast resources available.
Akiban is the company behind the Akiban Server, an open source NewSQL database that unifies the speed, and ease of a document store with ACID guarantees and powerful SQL that is orders of magnitude faster than traditional relational systems. It can be deployed as a stand alone server for a full operational solution, or alongside existing databases in replication mode to solve immediate bottlenecks.
Alfresco is how great businesses share, organize and protect their content. Alfresco's community includes thousands of customers, partners and developers in 182 countries across the globe. Founded in 2005, Alfresco is headquartered in London, with US headquarters in Atlanta.
Amazon.com, a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and offers Earth's Biggest Selection. The brightest minds come to Amazon to develop technology that improves the lives of shoppers and sellers around the world. Amazon also provides the developer community access to our own in-the-cloud computing infrastructure, enabling virtually any business.
The Apache Software Foundation
Recognized as one of the most compelling communities in Open Source for shepherding, developing, and incubating innovations "The Apache Way", the ASF is responsible for millions of lines of code overseen by an all-volunteer community across six continents. Apache technologies power more than half the Internet, petabytes of data, teraflops of operations, billions of objects, and enhance the lives of countless users and developers. Established in 1999, the Foundation comprises more than 400 individual Members and 3,500 Committers who lead the development of nearly 150 leading Open Source projects, including Apache HTTP Server --the world's most popular Web server software.
AppDynamics is the leading provider of application management in the cloud and the data center, delivering solutions for highly demanding distributed, dynamic, and agile environments. Our customers use us to monitor, troubleshoot, diagnose, and scale their production applications, and over 60,000 people have downloaded our free Java solution at appdynamics.com/free
Azul Systems ships high performance, low-latency JVMs with unsurpassed scalability and production-time visibility. Designed and optimized for Linux server deployments, Azul's Zing™ is the only JVM that allows applications in any JVM-based language to employ large in-memory datasets with predictable performance. Zing is 100% Java-compatible and requires no code changes.
Benetech creates software solutions that serve humanity and empower people to improve their lives. We work on projects in the fields of literacy, human rights and the environment. Many of Benetech's solutions are developed as open source software and thus provide opportunities for developers passionate about social causes to contribute their time and skills. Through our SocialCoding4Good initiative we are matching software industry professionals with skills-based volunteering opportunities at Benetech and other organizations developing Humanitarian Free and Open Source Software (HFOSS), such as Amara, Code for America, FrontlineSMS, The Guardian Project Mozilla and Wikimedia Foundation.
Black Duck Software
Black Duck Software is the leading global provider of products and services for accelerating software development through the managed use of open source and third-party code. Black Duck ® enables companies to shorten time-to-market and reduce development and maintenance costs while mitigating the risks and challenges associated with open source reuse, including hidden license obligations, security vulnerabilities, unsupported open source and version proliferation. The company is headquartered near Boston and has offices in San Francisco, Amsterdam and Hong Kong, as well as distribution partners throughout the world. For more information, visit www.blackducksoftware.com.
Built on Open Source technologies, Bluehost has grown to be one of the largest and most reliable Web hosts on the market today. This award-winning host serves more than a million small businesses, non-profits and individuals. Bluehost's cutting-edge technology-and outstanding support team-earn it some of the highest customer-satisfaction ratings in the industry. Bluehost is a proud of its Open Source heritage, and actively supports and sponsors many different Open Source communities. Moreover, the team behind Bluehost is committed to making Open Source web applications accessible to its customer base, offering one-click installations for more than 80 applications through its SimpleScripts tool.
BonitaSoft, the leading global provider of Business Process Management (BPM) solutions, provides flexible, powerful BPM solutions for all types of organizations. Bonita Open Solution is a simple, intuitive and graphical solution that's as easy a drawing on a whiteboard. Deploying a process takes a single click. The innovative inbox approach offers users an easy way to manage tasks and collaborate. Bonita Open Solution is flexible enough to adapt to any Information Systems architecture and powerful enough to support intensive workload.
Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) transforms how businesses and IT work and people collaborate in the cloud era. With market-leading cloud, collaboration, networking and virtualization technologies, Citrix powers mobile workstyles and cloud services, making complex enterprise IT simpler and more accessible for 260,000 organizations. Citrix products touch 75 percent of Internet users each day and it partnerswith more than 10,000 companies in 100 countries. Annual revenue in 2011 was $2.21 billion.
At Citus Data, we are building the next generation scalable analytics database, and making it available to download. Citus DB runs on commodity hardware (or the cloud), has the scalability and fault-tolerance characteristics of Hadoop and runs SQL queries 10x faster than dedicated analytics appliances.
CloudBees is transforming the way Java applications are built and deployed to meet the fast-cycle needs of any business. Our Platform as a Service (PaaS) is focused on simplifying and accelerating the entire application lifecycle, making it easier and faster than ever to build, run and manage scalable Java applications.
Code for America
Code for America helps governments work better for everyone with the people and the power of the web. The Fellowship, a service-year program, connects talented developers and designers with local government to innovate; Accelerator supports disruptive civic startups; Brigade helps organize hackers locally to reuse and deploy civic software.
Commerce Guys, creator of Drupal Commerce, is the leading eCommerce company working with Drupal, a powerful open-source Web infrastructure and social publishing platform. Known for its unprecedented flexibility, scalability, and security, Drupal Commerce offers a range of robust capabilities for conducting modern eCommerce. Drupal Commerce is now in use in over 14,000 websites worldwide. Through Drupal Commerce, online retailers have a leading-edge solution for complex product, content, community and context management. Commerce Guys offers online retailers a range of services and support to fully leverage and customize Drupal for e-commerce. The mission at Commerce Guys is to serve Internet merchants by helping them leverage the power of Drupal for their online stores with cutting-edge technology, expertise, and open-source collaboration.
Community for Open Source Microfinance
Mifos, from the Community for Open Source Microfinance Mifos is an open source platform for building technology to help end poverty. Mifos is guided by the Community for Open Source Microfinance (COSM) whose mission is to scale the growth and impact of microfinance by coordinating a global community that builds, supports & uses Mifos to more effectively & efficiently deliver financial services to the poor.
Couchbase is the NoSQL database leader, with production deployments at AOL, Deutsche Post, NTT Docomo, Orbitz, Salesforce.com, Turner Broadcasting Systems, Vimeo, Zynga and hundreds of other household names worldwide. Couchbase Server is the simple, fast, elastic NoSQL database that delivers a more scalable, high-performance, and cost-effective approach to data management than relational database technology. It is particularly well suited for web applications deployed on virtualized or cloud infrastructures, and for applications requiring real-time data synchronization between mobile devices and the cloud. Couchbase is a privately held company funded by Accel Partners, Ignition Partners, Mayfield Fund and North Bridge Venture Partners.
DataStax offers products and services based on the popular open-source database, Apache Cassandra™ that solve today's most challenging big data problems. DataStax Enterprise (DSE) combines the performance of Cassandra with analytics powered by Apache Hadoop™, creating a smartly integrated, data-centric platform. With DSE, real-time and analytic workloads never conflict, giving you maximum performance with the added benefit of only managing a single database. The company has well over 100 customers, including leaders such as Netflix, Cisco, Rackspace and Constant Contact, and spanning verticals including web, financial services, telecommunications, logistics and government. DataStax is backed by industry leading investors, including Lightspeed Venture Partners and Crosslink Capital and is based in San Mateo, CA.
Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services that give them the power to do more. Where others try to force-fit what they have to what you need, Dell Data Center Solutions (DCS) starts with collaborative problem-solving innovation to create exactly what you want/need - right-sized for your environment and your budget. Dell Data Center Solutions custom designs and delivers hyperscale servers including the PowerEdge C series, optimized Cloud and Big Data solutions and some of the most efficient Modular Data Centers. Leverage DCS experience and expertise in your scale-out data center to decrease your TCO. For more information visit: www.Dell.com?PowerEdgeC, www.Dell.com/OpenStack, www.Dell.com/Crowbar, www.Dell.com/Hadoop
DemocracyLab is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization aspiring to revolutionize the nature of political dialogue. We're developing open source software tools to help communities identify problems, construct solutions, make decisions, and take collaborative action.
Domain.com is the go-to site for high quality, reliable domain name registration and web hosting. Our mission is to power the next generation of great startups and open source projects. When you think domain names, think Domain.com.
Drizzle is a community-driven open source project that is forked from the popular MySQL database. The Drizzle team has removed non-essential code, re-factored the remaining code into a plugin-based architecture and modernized the code base moving to C++.
Drupal is an open source content management platform that empowers individuals, teams, and communities to easily publish, manage and organize web content. Tens of thousands of organizations use Drupal to power millions of community web portals, corporate web sites, social networking sites, personal web sites or blogs, applications and much more. It's built, used and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is the leading organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. We defend free speech on the Internet, fight illegal surveillance, support freedom-enhancing technologies, promote the rights of digital innovators, and work to ensure that the rights and freedoms we enjoy are enhanced, rather than eroded, as our use of technology grows.
EnterpriseDB is the leading worldwide provider of enterprise-class PostgreSQL and Oracle database compatibility products and services. Postgres Plus Advanced Server with Oracle compatibility and Postgres Plus Solution Pack are on-premise databases. Postgres Plus Cloud Database is Postgres optimized specifically for cloud environments. Postgres Enterprise Manager is EnterpriseDB's leading management and monitoring tool for any PostgreSQL installation.
Esri's geographic information system (GIS) software gives you the power to think and plan geographically. GIS is used in more than 350,000 organizations worldwide. It helps cities, governments, universities, and Fortune 500 companies save money, lives, and our environment. Whether transporting ethanol or studying landslides, these organizations use GIS to collect, manage, and analyze geographic information, which helps them see relationships, patterns, and trends. They can then solve problems and make better decisions because they are looking at their data in a way that is quickly understood and easily shared.
Eucalyptus Systems provides IT organizations in enterprises, government agencies and Web and mobile businesses with the most widely deployed cloud software platform for on-premise Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). To date, over 25,000 Eucalyptus clouds have been started all over the world, including more than 20 percent of Fortune 100 companies.
Founded in 2004, Facebook's mission is to make the world more open and connected. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what's going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them. The site has been built on common open source software such as Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP and over the past few years, the company has developed a number of open source infrastructure technologies to support the site's growth including HipHop for PHP, Cassandra, Hive, Scribe, and Thrift. Facebook engineers actively contribute and participate in various open source projects, developing technologies that facilitate the sharing of information through the social graph.
The Fedora Project is a partnership of free software community members from around the globe. The Fedora Project builds open source software communities and produces a Linux distribution called "Fedora."
Free Geek's mission is to recycle technology and provide access to computers, the internet, education and job skills in exchange for community service. We donate refurbished computers to community organizations and our volunteers, distribute Linux software, and offer free classes on its use, thereby ensuring sustainable access to technology.
FreeBSD ® is an advanced operating system for modern server, desktop, and embedded computer platforms. FreeBSD's code base has undergone over thirty years of continuous development, improvement, and optimization. It is developed and maintained by a large team of individuals. FreeBSD provides advanced networking, impressive security features, and world class performance and is used by some of the world's busiest web sites and most pervasive embedded networking and storage devices.
Connect to people-powered translation at any scale. Gengo combines the automation of machine translation with the quality that only human translators can deliver. Backed by a network of over 5,000 freelance translators, we deliver a cloud based translation API that can be integrated into any application or service.
Go Daddy is the world's largest domain name provider, Web hosting provider and new SSL provider, focused on helping small businesses grow larger. Go Daddy provides dozens of cloud-based services and is the largest worldwide mass-market hosting provider by annual revenue according to Tier1 Research (Mass-Market Hosting Report-Winter 2011) and is the #1 provider of net-new SSL certificates for 2011, according to the Netcraft, LTD Secure Server Survey.
Greenlight for Girls
Greenlightforgirls.org (greenlight for girls ASBL, or "g4g") is a Brussels-based international foundation promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics to girls of all ages and backgrounds, around the world. As part of OSCON 2012, g4g is proud to announce Greenlight@OSCON Days 2012 -- a 2-day event that will provide 30 girls, ages 11-15, the opportunity to design, program and carry out hands-on missions involving robots, space and ICT, in order to show the fun in science and technology, and to promote these areas as study and career choices for girls.
Hortonworks is a leading commercial vendor of Apache Hadoop, the preeminent open source platform for storing, managing, and analyzing big data. Our distribution, Hortonworks Data Platform powered by Apache Hadoop, provides an open and stable foundation for enterprises and a growing ecosystem to build and deploy big data solutions. Hortonworks is the trusted source for information on Hadoop and together with the Apache community, Hortonworks is making Hadoop more robust and easier to install, manage, and use. Hortonworks provides unmatched technical support, training and certification programs for enterprises, systems integrators, and technology vendors. For more information, visit www.hortonworks.com.
As the world's largest IT company, HP focuses on simplifying technology experiences for all its customers - from individual consumers to large enterprises. HP helps businesses focus on innovation instead of IT operations by offering robust solutions based on HP inventions, open source software, and industry-standard hardware in a converged infrastructure. In fact, as the leading provider of scalable Linux platforms, HP ships one Linux server every minute. HP not only uses open source within the company extensively but also contributes our expertise to hundreds of open source projects worldwide. In fact, we built tools for open source governance in enterprises, then released them as an open source project called FOSSology. Also, HP helps lead the thriving FOSSBazaar community focused on free and open source governance best practices, education, and tools. Stop by our booth to learn more about open source and Linux from HP.
IBM has been a strong advocate of the open source movement for 10+ years, with over a billion dollars invested into it and 1000+ developers involved in open source. We are participating in 150+ open source projects and leading 80+ of these projects. In turn, we have incorporated literally 100's of pieces of open source software into our product offerings, including our traditional commercial offerings as well as selected free and open source offerings. Stop by our booth to learn more about the work we are doing with Open Source.
illumos is the open source fork of Sun's OpenSolaris. Launched in 2010, the project enjoys financial and technical support from several key companies which rely on the illumos kernel as the technological foundation for their own products, as well as the backing of a growing developer community.
Indigo Solutions is an IT staffing company focused on open source and cloud technologies. We are passionate about matching the top technical talent from our community resources with premier employers. Based in Austin, with offices in the Bay area, Chicago, and Boston, we offer contract and permanent placement services nationwide. For more information please visit indigosolutions.com
Infobright provides a high-performance, self-tuning analytic database designed to analyze large volumes of "machine-generated data," such as web data, network logs, and telecom records. Easy to implement, with unmatched data compression, operational simplicity and low cost, Infobright is used by enterprises to enable rapid analysis of critical business data.
Inktank offers professional services and support for Ceph, an open source project with tremendous potential to transform the storage industry. The technology was created to help organizations decrease storage costs, and increase operational flexibility by freeing them from the restrictive, expensive, proprietary storage systems.
The Open Source Technology Center is at the heart of Intel's open source development efforts. Through measurable leadership in upstream contributions, project participation and maintenance, the Intel OTC helps shape the user experience across an array of products. Linux Kernel. Yocto Project. Android. Google Chrome. Tizen. MeeGo. Power Management. Linux Graphics. ConnMan. oFono. ACPICA. Mesa 3D Graphics Library. Cairo. Clutter. OpenSolaris. Xen. KVM.
Kaltura has developed the first open source video platform for video management, create, interaction and collaboration. Kaltura's platform, available as commercial SaaS, On Prem as well as Self-hosted or Cloud-based Community Edition, enables any site to seamlessly integrate advanced rich-media functionalities. With over 150,000 publishers, Kaltura has emerged as a market leader due to its platform's flexibility, customizability, and end-to-end support for all your rich-media needs. Visit us at www.kaltura.com and www.kaltura.org
Kids on Computers
Kids on Computers (KOC) is a non profit organization which works to provide computers and FOSS worldwide to disadvantaged kids. We are accepting laptop donations at OSCON. Bring your old laptops, USB drives, and old equipment to the KOC booth in the Exhibit Hall. If you don't have a laptop, we can still use your help! We will be holding an install-fest at OSCON in our exhibition booth from 1-4pm on the 18th and 19th. Please stop by! KOC is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and your donation may be tax deductible.
Liferay is a leading provider of portal, web content management and social collaboration software for the enterprise. The product is in its 12th year of development and is chosen over competitor products for its flexibility, lightness of weight, robust feature set, and open source savings. Learn more at www.liferay.com.
LINBIT has led the way in delivering High-Availability since 2001, and continues to be the OSS market leader in business uptime, disaster recovery, and continuity solutions. LINBIT has offices in Europe and North America providing 24x7 worldwide support, training, development and consulting. LINBIT's DRBD is the industry standard for high-availability (HA) and data redundancy for mission critical systems. DRBD enables disaster recovery and HA for any application on Linux, including iSCSI, NFS, MySQL, Postgres, Oracle, Virtualization and more.
Linode offers cloud hosting services to businesses from around the world - serving more than 50,000 customers from six facilities across the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Since 2003 the company has provided customers with 24/7 live support and tools that make it easy to deploy servers on demand.
Linux New Media
Linux New Media USA specializes in magazines, websites, newsletters, and custom editorial products for advanced system administrators and IT specialists. Our print publications include ADMIN, a technical journal on Windows and Linux professionals, as well as Linux Pro, Ubuntu User, ADMIN HPC, Linux Update, and series of popular special editions.
Loggly is a leading provider of a Log Management and data analytics platform in the cloud. Loggly's cloud-based service enables users to monitor, debug and troubleshoot their IT infrastructure, applications and business processes. Headquartered in San Francisco, Loggly has over 500 customers and is backed by True and Trinity Ventures. For more information visit www.loggly.com
The Maker Shed store sells open-source hardware, from Arduino and Arduino-compatible shields and accessories to Do-It-Yourself kits, electronics, books and much more! Brought to you by MAKE magazine, a division of O'Reilly Media Inc. Visit us in the Expo Hall and at makershed.com.
Manning is a publisher of computer books for professionals. We published our first book in 1993 and have been learning from our successes and even more from our mistakes, ever since. Every new book teaches us something to help us improve. How to choose the topics; how to find the right authors; how to help authors write their manuscripts; how to ensure the content is valuable and easy to learn; how to get the word out about the book. We publish standalone titles as well as books in series: Hello!, In Action, In Practice, In Depth, and In a Month of Lunches. Readers can access our books before they are finished through the Manning Early Access Program, and we make our books available through Safari and iBooks. Print copies, wherever they are bought, come with free electronic versions in PDF, ePub and Kindle formats, downloadable from the Manning site.
MariaDB is an enhanced, backwards-compatible, drop-in replacement of the MySQL® database server. MariaDB is actively and independently developed from MySQL® by the original core developers of MySQL and other MariaDB community members. In addition to being a full drop in replacement of MySQL® (no need to recompile applictions or transform data), it has a lot of new features and performance enhancements.
Microsoft recognizes the industry need for interoperability as there is a greater shift towards mixed environments, and builds interoperability between Microsoft and non-Microsoft technologies, including open source software and applications. The company recently announced a new wholly owned subsidiary known as Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. to further advance Microsoft's existing investment in openness - including interoperability, open standards and open source. Microsoft recognizes the need for diverse IT applications and systems to effectively and efficiently exchange information to foster industry growth and innovation, provide greater consumer choice, and help maximize return on IT investments. For examples of ongoing interoperability work at Microsoft, please visit Interoperability @ Microsoft http://blogs.msdn.com/b/interoperability/.
Nebula is dedicated to enabling all businesses to easily, securely and inexpensively deploy large private cloud computing infrastructures. The Nebula private cloud system allows any business to easily build a massive private computing cloud from hundreds or thousands of inexpensive servers. Founded in April 2011 and named after a project that OpenStack co-founder Chris C. Kemp started at NASA, Nebula is privately held and venture-funded by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Highland Capital Partners. Other investors include Google's first investors, Andy Bechtolsheim, David Cheriton and Ram Shriram. For more information, visit Nebula at www.nebula.com.
New Relic is the all-in-one web application management provider for the cloud and the datacenter. More than 20,000 organizations use New Relic to optimize over 6 billion web transactions in production each day. Fully implemented in just minutes, New Relic provides 24x7 real user monitoring and code-level diagnostics for web apps deployed on dedicated infrastructures, the cloud, or hybrid environments. New Relic provides support for Ruby, Python, PHP, Java, and .NET platforms and related frameworks. New Relic also partners with leading cloud management, platform, and hosting vendors to provide their customers with instant visibility into the performance of deployed applications.
The New York Times Company
The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT), a leading global multimedia media news and information company with 2010 revenues of $2.4 billion, includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, NYTimes.com, BostonGlobe.com, Boston.com, About.com and related properties. The Company's core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting, and distributing high-quality news, information, and entertainment.
No Starch Press
Founded in 1994, No Starch Press is one of the few remaining independent technical book publishers. We publish the finest in geek entertainment-unique books on technology, with a focus on open source, security, hacking, programming, alternative operating systems, mathematics, science, and LEGO. Our titles have personality, our authors are passionate, and our books tackle topics that people care about.
O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, research, and conferences. Since 1978, O'Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and galvanizing their adoption by amplifying "faint signals" from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.
Open Source Initiative
Find out about - and join - the Open Source Initiative's new Membership programs. OSI is a non-profit corporation with global scope formed in 1998 to educate about and advocate for the benefits of open source and to build bridges among different constituencies in the open source community.
OpenShift is Red Hat's open source, auto-scaling Platform as a Service (PaaS) for Java, Ruby, Node.js, Python, PHP and Perl applications. OpenShift takes care of all the infrastructure, middleware, and management headaches, allowing developers to focus on their code and customers. Sign up now @ openshift.redhat.com and get a total of 1.5GB RAM and 3GB of storage to host your applications in the cloud for free. All it takes is an email address - use promo code OSCON.
OpenStack is open source software for building clouds. Created to drive industry standards, end cloud lock-in and speed cloud adoption, OpenStack is a common, open platform for both public and private clouds with the support of over 175 industry leading companies, more than 3,500 global project participants and 100,000+ downloads. The open source cloud operating system enables businesses to manage compute, storage and networking resources via a self-service portal and APIs on standard hardware at massive scale. For more information and to join the community, visit www.OpenStack.org.Supporters of OpenStack at OSCON 2012 include Calxeda, CSS Corp, DreamHost, Mirantis, Morphlabs, NetApp, Piston, & Rackspace,, Ubuntu supported by Canonical. Stop by the OpenStack Pavilion at the Expo Hall to learn more about OpenStack and become part of the community.
Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center-from servers and storage, to database and middleware, through applications. For more information about Oracle (NASDAQ:ORCL), visit www.oracle.com.
OrangeFS is a next-generation, open-source, parallel file system. With features that include distributed metadata, modular design, linear scalability and simple installation, OrangeFS has maintained its high performance roots in PVFS. Omnibond, a strong advocate of the OrangeFS project, provides support, maintenance and development services for high performance and enterprise solutions.
OSU Open Source Lab
The OSU Open Source Lab is the home of growing, high-impact open source communities. Its world-class hosting services enable the Linux operating system, Apache Web server, Drupal content management system and more than 160 other leading open source software projects to collaborate with contributors and distribute software to millions globally.
The Outercurve Foundation
The Outercurve Foundation is a non-profit foundation providing software IP management and project development governance to enable and encourage organizations to develop software collaboratively in open source communities for faster results. The Outercurve Foundation is the only open source foundation that is platform, technology, and license agnostic.
OW2 is an independent industry community dedicated to developing open source code infrastructure (middleware and generic applications) and to fostering a vibrant community and business ecosystem. The OW2 Consortium hosts some one hundred technology projects, including ASM, Bonita, eXo Platorm, JOnAS, JORAM, Orbeon Forms, Orchestra, Petals ESB, Spagic, SpagoBI and XWiki. OW2 is an open source dissemination partner in a number of collaborative projects, such as CHOReOS, CompatibleOne, OpenCloudware and XLcloud. Visit www.ow2.org
Palamida delivers software and services that provide unique visibility into what makes up a software development project, enabling you to effectively manage and secure your use of Open Source and other third-party code. Palamida enables organizations to use and reuse code from many sources - and do so while reducing the risk of license violations, software vulnerabilities and export control violations. Palamida's patented code search technology scans source and binary materials and produces an inventory of software components used - a software bill of materials - and flags issues that are exceptions to your policy.
Percona Inc. has made MySQL faster and more reliable for over 1,400 consulting and support customers worldwide. Percona provides enterprise-grade MySQL support, consulting, training, and development services. Our founders authored the book High Performance MySQL and the MySQL Performance Blog. We provide open source software including Percona Server, Percona XtraDB Cluster, and Percona XtraBackup. We also host Percona Live conferences for MySQL users worldwide.
The Perl Foundation
Perl is a stable, cross-platform, open source programming language used for mission critical projects in the public and private sectors. The Perl Foundation is a non-profit corporation established to advance the use and development of the Perl programming language.
The Personal Telco Project
The Personal Telco Project is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote and build public wireless networks through community support and education. We maintain a large number of public nodes in the Portland area, including several outdoor mesh networks.
phpBB is the world's leading Open Source forum software. Distributed under the GNU General Public License, phpBB is free software, developed by volunteers from around the world. phpBB is used on over 2.4 million commercial, non-profit, social networking and community websites in over sixty languages.
The Portland Linux/Unix Group
The Portland Linux/Unix Group (PLUG) is a group of enthusiasts dedicated to teaching and learning about Linux, Unix and related projects. There is no membership fee to join and we welcome people of all levels of experience. PLUG has met since 1994 and hosts monthly General and Advanced Topics presentations plus a hands-on support Clinic.
PostgreSQL is the world's most advanced and rapidly evolving open source database, with more than 20 years of development by a community of hundreds of database developers from dozens of countries. Our long time support of an enterprise level feature set including transactions, SQL standards compliance, aggregation and subqueries makes PostgreSQL suitable for large enterprises and governments. Easy extensibility through stored procedures and custom data objects makes PostgreSQL exciting for developers. Try PostgreSQL for your next database application!
Puppet Labs develops and commercially supports Puppet, the leading open source platform for datacenter and systems management. Puppet automates and standardizes how machines are configured, managed and controlled in the enterprise and the cloud. With Puppet, your team can manage more systems with less effort.
PyLadies is an international mentorship group with a focus on helping more women become active participants and leaders in the Python open-source community. Our mission is to promote, educate and advance a diverse Python community through outreach, education, conferences, events, and social gatherings.
Rackspace Hosting is the world's leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry, and the founder of OpenStack, an open source cloud platform. The San Antonio-based company provides Fanatical Support to its customers, across a portfolio of IT services, including Managed Hosting and Cloud Computing. In 2010, Rackspace was recognized by Bloomberg BusinessWeek as a Top 100 Performing Technology Company and listed on the InformationWeek 500 as one of the nation's most innovative users of business technology. The company was also positioned in the Leaders Quadrant by Gartner Inc. in the "2010 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service and Web Hosting." For more information, visit www.rackspace.com.
Rentrak Corporation is a global digital media measurement company serving the entertainment industry. Entertainment insiders rely on Rentrak's innovative and progressive technology to interpret audience data and drive their businesses and the industry forward. Rentrak is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, with additional U.S. and international offices. For more information, visit www.rentrak.com.
Shared Learning Collaborative
The Shared Learning Collaborative is working to make personalized learning a reality for every U.S. student by improving the usefulness, variety and affordability of education technology. The SLC aims to accelerate the progress of public schools toward personalized learning by creating a set of shared technology services that will work better and cost less per state than what can be accomplished by each state working individually. The SLC technology will support the Common Core State Standards and help states and districts provide teachers with the instructional data and tools they need to make personalized learning the norm in every classroom.
Silicon Mechanics is a leading manufacturer of rackmount servers, storage, and high-performance computing clusters. Our products are supported by the best warranty offerings available, and backed by experts dedicated to excellence. Our unique website allows customers to easily configure hardware and evaluate their options. Visit www.siliconmechanics.com to custom-configure your system.
SkySQL Ab, the company behind the SkySQL™ Enterprise subscription, is the first choice in affordable MariaDB® & MySQL® database solutions for the enterprise and cloud. Founded by former executives, personnel, and investors of MySQL AB, SkySQL Ab is an open source software company committed to furthering the future development of MySQL-based database technologies, while delivering cost-effective database solutions and exceptional customer service. SkySQL Ab's customers include ATOS Worldline, Canal+, Deutsche Telekom, ClubMed, Lotte.com, La Poste, Constant Contact and Virgin Mobile. SkySQL's worldwide headquarters is located in Helsinki, Finland. The company has operations in Asia, Europe and North America. For more information, please call +1(877) 303-5799, or visit www.skysql.com .
SoftLayer Technologies, Inc.
Spanning 13 data centers in the United States, Asia and Europe and a globalfootprint of network points of presence, SoftLayer operates a global cloud infrastructure platform built for Internet scale. SoftLayer is the largest privately held Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider in the world with a diverse customer portfolio.
Stormpath develops Identity and Access Management tools that power user security in any application. With workflow automations, an easy console and a robust API for managing users and groups, any developer can deploy military-grade user security in minutes. Stormpath also supports Apache Shiro, providing commercial support and enterprise-grade plugins.
Stumptown Syndicate supports technology education and community-building through events, space and resource coordination, and other activities.
We build tools that simplify app development. Temboo enables developers' code, whatever the language, to access a powerful cloud-based, ready-to-run library of processes. Those processes - efficient and elegant code snippets that we call Choreos - take care of the heavy lifting (e.g., authentication, credential management, normalization, conversions) that occupies so much time and brainwork, freeing developers to focus on the fun stuff. Our Library has Choreos for over 70 APIs and counting.
Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware
Tiki is a full-featured, web-based, multilingual (40+ languages), tightly integrated, all-in-one Wiki+CMS+Groupware, Free Source Software (GNU/LGPL), using PHP, MySQL, Zend Framework, jQuery and Smarty. Tiki can be used to create all kinds of Web applications, sites, portals, knowledge bases, intranets, and extranets.
Transcend Computing is an innovator in Amazon Compatible Environments (ACE) for public, private and hybrid clouds. Transcend offerings include TopStack, an Amazon compatible PaaS; StackStudio, an enterprise cloud management solution; and StackPlace, an open social architecture community that allows developers to create, contribute, consume and collaborate on ACE-compatible application topologies.
Ubuntu is a community developed, GNU/Linux-based operating system that is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. The distribution provides an up-to-date, stable experience for the average user, with a strong focus on usability and ease of installation. Ubuntu is Zulu for "Humanity to Others," and is embodied by its community.
For over 35 years, the USENIX Association has been the leading community for engineers, system administrators, and scientists working on the cutting edge of the computing world. USENIX conferences are the essential meeting ground for discussion of technical advances in all aspects of computing systems. LISA, our SIG for sysadmins, provides unique content designed to further the state of the industry. Our conferences focus on topics such as system administration, file and storage systems, and more.
VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the Cloud Era. Customers rely on VMware to help them transform the way they build, deliver and consume Information Technology resources in a manner that is evolutionary and based on their specific needs. With 2010 revenues of $2.9 billion, VMware has more than 300,000 customers and 25,000 partners. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the world and can be found online at www.vmware.com.
X.commerce brings together the technology assets and developer communities of eBay, PayPal, GSI Commerce and Magento to support eBay Inc.'s mission of enabling commerce. Through its ecosystem of developers, partners and tools, merchants now have a single point of access to open commerce technology they need to engage connected consumers, and scale and grow their businesses.
Xen.org is the home of the open source Xen® hypervisor, a fast, secure, feature-rich industry standard code base for operating system virtualization of x86, x86_64, IA64, ARM, and other CPU architectures. Xen supports a wide range of guest operating systems including Windows®, Linux®, Solaris®, and various versions of the BSD operating systems.
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