Sponsored Sessions

In these sponsored sessions, OSCON sponsors and exhibitors will discuss their products & services in detail. Those interested in learning more about the product or service are encouraged to attend. These sessions are open to all attendees with a badge.

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Location: E143
Brandon Philips (Rackspace, Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 9 ratings)
Logging infrastructures have traditionally been centered around building human readable logging, but as systems have grown, the volume of log data is impractical for a human to consume. Read more.
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Location: E142
Jonathan Ellis (DataStax, Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
This session will explain how Apache Cassandra meets OLTP big data needs, and its relationship with big data analytics. Jonathan will explain why Cassandra is the leading big data OLTP solution and how Cassandra delivers linear scale-out capabilities with true high availability, with examples from real-world production use cases. Read more.
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Location: E141
Dave Freeman (Hewlett Packard)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 4 ratings)
In this session, we will explore the ideas behind the Enyo framework, a new JavaScript framework that takes the ideas of encapsulation and reusable code objects into the web application and mobile worlds. We will also explore the ecosystem of new libraries build on the Enyo core, especially the Onyx user-interface system which was designed to be beautiful and usable across multiple platforms. Read more.
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Location: E143
Ori Herrnstadt (FoundationDB)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
If you are thinking of implementing noSQL because you have no alternative, we’ll show you how to drop Akiban Server into your existing application & solve problematic SQL queries w/o investing in an entirely new approach to storing data. Your applications operate on Objects - we will demonstrate how much performance can be gained when you remove the SQL impedance mismatch with the Akiban Server. Read more.
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Location: E142
Jason Evans (Facebook)
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 4 ratings)
The HipHop Virtual Machine (hhvm) is a mostly compatible PHP implementation that Facebook is actively developing. Read more.
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Location: E141
Jason Hall (Bluehost)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 4 ratings)
In this talk, Jason Hall will discuss the problems that every developer misses, why your finance gets frustrated, and the marketing team cries about your existing billing code. He will also show you how to avoid problems by utilizing existing open source billing toolkits like Freeside as the base of your billing and payments system. Read more.
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Location: E142
Greg Brockman (Stripe)
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 5 ratings)
Applications are only as reliable as the database they use. At Stripe, we've developed a set of practical techniques for running MongoDB without downtime even in the face of catastophic machine failure. This session will cover a range of these techniques (and the tales behind their development). Read more.
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Location: E143
Boris Livshutz (Appdynamics)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 5 ratings)
Data systems have struggled to keep up with the rapid growth of application data. As a result, many have turned to sharding their data as a solution. These new complex systems or "data clouds" present a new array of challenges. In this session we'll discuss best practices around monitoring and managing your data cloud. Read more.
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Location: E141
Chris Kelly (New Relic)
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 9 ratings)
If you can build a DevOps team from the ground up, what would it look like? How do you hire for DevOps? What tools do you use? What about culture and process? We'll share our experiences from building an operations team designed for DevOps. Read more.
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Location: E142
John Igoe (Dell), Winston Damarillo (Morphlabs), Russell P. Reeder (Media Temple, Inc.)
Open source software is not just fueling innovation, but leading it, according to a recent 451 Group survey. It's leading innovation in cloud and big data, as well as creating innovative business models such as Open SaaS. In this session, John Igoe, executive director of Dell's open source Cloud and Big Data Solutions, will talk about this exciting new era of open innovation on demand. Read more.
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Location: E143
Shevek . (Nebula)
Average rating: ****.
(4.27, 11 ratings)
Compilers don't just turn C into binary, they transform data, and the optimizer is a critical decision-maker in the process. If we understand both, we can often solve tedious data transformation, scheduling or logic problems with very little effort. This presentation will teach you the magic, and convey a wealth of experience. Attendees have been known to subsequently write compilers. Read more.
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Location: E141
Jeff Potts (Alfresco Software)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 3 ratings)
Find out how Java-based Alfresco, a rich content repository that is open source and fully standards compliant, can be a building block in your architecture for content-heavy solutions. We'll explore different patterns of implementation in order to get you started on your next project. Includes live demos and code snippets. Read more.
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Location: E142
Audrey Ng (Hewlett-Packard), Steve Watt (Hewlett-Packard)
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 1 rating)
Apache Hadoop is clearly one of the fastest growing big data platforms used by enterprises to store and analyze arbitrarily structured data in search of business insights. However, Hadoop systems are challenging to configure, manage and scale, and Hadoop expertise is hard to find. Read more.
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Location: E141
Average rating: ***..
(3.40, 5 ratings)
Watch as we show you how to rapidly build a functional hybrid mobile app starting from conception to a working application for iOS and Android devices – with time left over to discuss various deployment challenges to developing hybrid applications. Read more.
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Location: E143
Nate Jones (Media Temple), David Castro (Media Temple)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 5 ratings)
Learn how to use open source to build an enterprise grade log processing and searching solution that scales. We’ll cover the challenges and all the software that makes a diy solution possible: logstash, elasticsearch, rabbitmq and Kibana. We’ll cover a practical use case with examples and provide you with everything you need to get up and running. Read more.
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Location: E142
Jared Smith (Bluehost)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
In his talk, Jared Smith will talk about telecommunications systems built on open source software, and how they can give you better productivity and agility, all while saving you money. He'll also highlight Bluehost's use of open source software to run its contact centers. Read more.
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Location: E141
Blake Yeager (Hewlett Packard)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
HP’s public cloud is built on OpenStack open-source cloud technology. The OpenStack project has rapidly been adopted as the leading open source cloud solution because it avoids vendor lock-in, and is ubiquitous across public, managed and private clouds. Read more.
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Location: E143
Gail Frederick (Intel)
Average rating: ****.
(4.75, 4 ratings)
Learn how to build UI for and debug HTML5 apps for mobile devices using Rapid Interface Builder (RIB) and Web Simulator, two open-source tools recently released by Intel. This session dives deep into the feature sets of both Web app developer tools, with demos, and shows you how you can influence the future of these open-source projects. Read more.
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Location: E142
Harold Hannon (SoftLayer Technologies)
Average rating: ****.
(4.17, 6 ratings)
So you have a ton of data that you need to search efficiently. How do you do it? Make friends with search. Index and search solutions can provide distinct advantages over traditional RDBMS systems for storing and querying large data sets. Learn how to leverage elasticsearch, an open source search solution, for fast and painless indexing and querying of data. Read more.
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Location: E141
Josh Long (Pivotal)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Let's face it, the cloud's here to stay. Spring's always been about portability and choice, and the cloud is no different. Join Josh Long as he introduces how to use Cloud Foundry and Spring. Read more.
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Location: E141
Chris DiBona (Google, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.11, 9 ratings)
First done at OSCON 2010, we though this session was extremely useful in helping developers work better with Googlers and Google technology and we’ll be able answer most questions that they might be baffled about. Read more.
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Location: E143
Mike O'Connor (Commerce Guys)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 3 ratings)
With over 15,000 sites in operation right now, Drupal Commerce is changing the course of how eCommerce is done, allowing E-retailers to break the mold of the catalog-and-checkout process, while remaining true to its community roots. This session will provide a point of view on the new innovations of eCommerce and how Drupal Commerce is becoming the framework of choice for eCommerce innovators. Read more.
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Location: E142
Cooper Stevenson (LINBIT)
Average rating: **...
(2.60, 5 ratings)
In this session Cooper Stevenson will present DRBD, the Linux kernel approved high availability storage replication solution. Read more.
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Location: E143
Langdon White (Red Hat)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
Have you ever needed to work on applications in two different versions of the same language at the same time? There are many ways to do this, most of which involve a lot of mechanics or are custom to a single language or both. Read more.
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Location: E142
Jeff Hobbs (ActiveState), Diane Mueller (ActiveState)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 3 ratings)
In this presentation, ActiveState CTO Jeff Hobbs and Cloud Evangelist Diane Mueller discuss the challenges, drama, and realities of deploying private Platform as a Service (PaaS) on OpenStack and CloudStack. Read more.
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Location: E141
David Nalley (Apache CloudStack (incubating))
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 3 ratings)
Come learn about Apache CloudStack, its architecture, and how to deploy it - and then how to connect it to your configuration management system and continuous integration to achieve an incredibly robust and flexible dev/test environment. Read more.
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Location: E142
Saranyan Vigraham (x.commerce)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
X.commerce is a new business unit in the eBay Inc. family that is revolutionizing commerce for consumers, merchants and developers. In this presentation, we will look at how our technology strategy aligns with open source principles and how open source is helping X.commerce achieve its vision, with both technical solutions and a community-driven strategy. Read more.
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Location: E141
David Nalley (Apache CloudStack (incubating))
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Come learn about Apache CloudStack, its architecture, and how to deploy it - and then how to connect it to your configuration management system and continuous integration to achieve an incredibly robust and flexible dev/test environment. Read more.

Sponsors

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at the conference, contact Sharon Cordesse at (707) 827-7065 or scordesse@oreilly.com.

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