Premier open source event features senior leaders across AI, blockchain, cloud, security and software-defined networking

SAN FRANCISCO, June 6, 2018The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the keynote speakers for Open Source Summit North America, taking place August 29-31 in Vancouver, BC.

Open Source Summit North America is the leading conference for developers, architects and other technologists – as well as open source community and industry leaders – to collaborate, share information, learn about the latest technologies and gain a competitive advantage by using innovative open solutions. Over 2,000 are expected to gather for the event.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Ajay Agrawal, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Expert, Author of Prediction Machines, and Founder of The Creative Destruction Lab
  • Jennifer Cloer, Founder of reTHINKit and Creator and Executive Producer of The Chasing Grace Project
  • Wim Coekaerts, Senior Vice President of Operating Systems and Virtualization Engineering, Oracle
  • Ben Golub, Executive Chairman and Interim CEO, and Shawn Wilkinson, Co-founder, Storj Labs
  • Preethi Kasireddy, Founder & CEO, TruStory
  • Window Snyder, Chief Security Officer, Fastly
  • Imad Sousou, Corporate Vice President and General Manager, Open Source Technology Center, Intel
  • Sana Tariq, Senior Architect, E2E Service Orchestration, TELUS

The full schedule of sessions will be announced next week, with additional keynotes announced shortly thereafter.

Registration is $800 through June 17. Additional alumni, non-profit and Linux Foundation member discounts are available as well; details are available on the event registration page. Applications for diversity and needs-based scholarships are currently being accepted. For information on eligibility and how to apply, please click here.

The Linux Foundation events are where the world’s leading technologists meet, collaborate, learn and network in order to advance innovations that support the world’s largest shared technologies.

Members of the press who would like to request a press pass to attend should contact Dan Brown at dbrown@linuxfoundation.org.

Open Source Summit North America is made possible thanks to Diamond Sponsors Intel and SUSE; Platinum Sponsor Red Hat; and Gold Sponsors Amazon Web Services, IBM and VMware.

Additional Resources

YouTube: Why Attend Linux Foundation Events (https://youtu.be/X_rLxfmLlYY)

Open Source Summit 2017 Event Recap (https://events17.linuxfoundation.org/events/open-source-summit-north-america)

About The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and industry adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides tools, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company. More information can be found at www.linuxfoundation.org.

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New speakers include leading minds from Accenture, Alibaba, Baidu, China Mobile, Constellation Research, Didi, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Manulife, Microsoft, OFO, SUSE, Tencent and Xturing Biotechnology

SAN FRANCISCO and BEIJING, May 24, 2018 – LF Asia, LLC today announced additional keynote speakers, events, and the schedule for the Executive Business Leadership track at LinuxCon + ContainerCon + CloudOpen China (LC3), taking place June 25-27 in Beijing.

At LC3, attendees can expect to collaborate, share information and learn about the most important open source technologies and topics today, including cloud native, serverless, microservices, IoT, AI, networking, Linux and more; in addition to gaining insight into how to navigate and lead in the open source community.

Newly added keynote speakers include:

  • Alan Clark, Director, CTO Office, SUSE
  • Peixin Hou, Chief Architect of Open Software and Systems in the Central Software Institute, Huawei
  • Sven Loberg, Managing Director within Accenture’s Emerging Technology practice with responsibility for Open Source and Software Innovation
  • Tao Ma, Principal Engineer, Alibaba Cloud
  • Imad Sousou, Corporate Vice President and General Manager, Open Source Technology Center, Intel
  • Evan Xiao, Vice President, Strategy & Industry Development, Huawei
  • Liu Xin, General Manager of Mobile Internet Group, Tencent
  • Cloud Native Computing Panel Discussion hosted by Dan Kohn, Executive Director, Cloud Native Computing Foundation and featuring panelists Junjie Cai, Chief Architect of the Elastic Compute Service, Alibaba Cloud; Liu Hai Feng, Chief Architect, JD.com; Anni Lai, Open Source Strategy and Business Dev, Cloud BU, Huawei; Todd Moore, Vice President of Open Tech, IBM; Michelle Noorali, Senior Software Engineer, Microsoft; and Liu Xin, General Manager of Mobile Internet Group, Tencent

These join previously announced keynote speakers:

  • Abby Kearns, Executive Director, Cloud Foundry Foundation
  • Greg Kroah-Hartman, Linux Kernel Maintainer
  • Michelle Noorali, Senior Software Engineer, Microsoft
  • Linus Torvalds, Creator of Linux & Git, in conversation with Dirk Hohndel, VP & Chief Open Source Officer, VMware
  • Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, The Linux Foundation

In addition to previously announced tracks, LC3 will feature a new Executive Business Leadership track on June 26, targeted at gathering executive business leaders across Chinese technology companies to collaborate, to share learnings, and to gain insights from industry leaders including:

  • Dr. Feng Junlan, Director of the newly founded China Mobile Artificial Intelligence and Smart Operations R&D Center, will share insights on network intelligence, intelligent operations and China Mobile’s related strategic considerations and practice
  • Chao Wang, CTO of Xturing Biotechnology will talk about building gene sequencing tools by using container technology
  • R “Ray” Wang, head of Silicon Valley-based Constellation Research and best-selling author of the Harvard Business Review Press book, Disrupting Digital Business, will share practical guidance on how to jump-start growth with AI-driven smart services
  • Chenyu Xue, M2M Director of OFO will discuss the sharing economy how OFO implements an open source spirit into its company philosophy
  • Jonathan Le Lous, Director of DevOps at Manulife, will share on integrating DevOps and Open Source tooling inside a multinational insurance company.
  • Deep Learning Panel Discussion, hosted by Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, The Linux Foundation and featuring panelists Peixin Hou, Chief Architect of Open Software and Systems, Huawei; Dr. Huan Jun, Head of Baidu Beijing Big Data Lab; Dr. Feng Junlan, Chief Scientist of the China Mobile Research Institute and the Director of the China Mobile Artificial Intelligence and Smart Operations R&D Center, China Mobile; Todd Moore, Vice President of Open Tech, IBM; Dr. Xu Ming Qiang, Partner Technology Director, Azure; Dr. Xiaolong Zhu, Senior AI Architect of Tencent and Member of LF Deep Learning TAC, Tencent

These sessions will take place following the morning keynote sessions including Sven Loberg, Accenture; Evan Xiao, Huawei; and the Cloud Native Panel Discussion.

The full agenda can be viewed here.

LC3 will also feature several co-located events, providing attendees with the opportunity to learn and experience even more:

  • OpenChain Workshop – June 25, 8:00 – 12:00
  • ARM Innovator Asia Tour – June 25, 18:00 – 21:00, Microsoft Garage Beijing
  • DPDK China Summit – June 28, 8:00 – 17:00
  • Tencent Workshop Series
    • TARS: Open Source Microservice Architecture From Tencent – June 25, 13:20
    • TARS Promoting the Open Source Community – June 25, 14:10
    • The Way to the TARS Container – June 25, 15:00
    • Some DevOps Practices on TARS – June 25, 15:50
    • TSeer: The Tencent Open Source Nameservice Framework – June 25, 16:40
    • Using TARS to Code in Golang – June 26, 13:20
    • Using TARS to Code in Java – June 26, 14:10
    • Using TARS to Code in PHP – June 26, 15:00
    • Using TARS to Code in NodeJS – June 26, 15:50
    • Actual TARS Operations on the PC – June 26, 16:40

Note some co-located events require pre-registration.

Registration is discounted to RMB940 (US$150) through June 18. Academic, hobbyist and non-profit rates are also available. Applications are being accepted for needs-based and diversity scholarships.

Members of the press who would like to request a press pass to attend should contact Dan Brown at pr@lfasiallc.com.

This is the second year LinuxCon + ContainerCon + CloudOpen will take place in China. Last year’s inaugural event drew over 2,000 attendees, and over 3,000 are expected to join in 2018.

This event is made possible thanks to Strategic Sponsor Huawei; Diamond Sponsors Alibaba Cloud, Intel, SUSE and Tencent; Platinum Sponsor Microsoft; and Gold Sponsors Baidu, Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Pivotal, and Red Hat.

Additional Resources

Youku: LC3 2017 Videos (http://i.youku.com/i/UNDY1NTU1NzA2NA==/videos?spm=a2hzp.8244740.0.0)

About LF Asia, LLC

LF Asia, LLC is a US limited liability corporation producing events for open source technologies and open source projects in Asia. The events we produce bring together developers and other key technologists, executives and operators working in open source technology for the purpose of education and networking. Learn more at www.lfasiallc.com.

LC3, LinuxCon, ContainerCon and CloudOpen are trademarks of and used with permission from The Linux Foundation. Please visit The Linux Foundation’s trademark website for more information: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

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Foundation welcomes more than 4,300 attendees to the largest Kubernetes event to date

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – May 2, 2018 – KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EuropeThe Cloud Native Computing Foundation® (CNCF®), which sustains and integrates open source technologies like Kubernetes® and Prometheus™, today announced that 34 new members have joined the Foundation, 20 new Kubernetes Certified Service Providers (KCSPs) now provide trusted support for enterprise customers and 22 new Certified Kubernetes vendors submitted conformance testing results and completed the Conformance Program.

Collectively, these new members, KCSPs and Certified Kubernetes vendors signify growing commitment to cloud native computing from enterprises and industries of all kind. As commitment to CNCF projects swells – with nearly 19,000 contributors to date – the Foundation’s welcomes more than 4,300 technologists at sold-out KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe this week in Copenhagen.

“As cloud native computing become increasingly ubiquitous, companies across the globe are eager to support a neutral home for open collaboration and the ecosystem’s highest-velocity projects,” said Dan Kohn, Executive Director of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. “CNCF is thrilled to welcome so many new members, KCSPs and Certified Kubernetes vendors to KubeCon + CloudNativeCon – the largest ever event for all things cloud native and Kubernetes.”

CNCF’s 20 new Kubernetes Certified Service Providers (KCSPs) – pre-qualified organizations that have deep experience helping enterprises successfully adopt Kubernetes – include Alauda, Caicloud, CloudOps, Creationline, DaoCloud, Jetstack, Kinvolk, Loodse, Nirmata, SAP, Weaveworks and Wise2c.

The Foundation also welcomed 22 new Certified Kubernetes vendors – offering Kubernetes products certified through the Conformance Program to deliver consistency and portability – including Alauda, Amazon Web Services, Baidu, BoCloud, Diamanti, EasyStack, Ghostcloud, Giant Swarm, Hainan Eking, HarmonyCloud, Hasura, inwinSTACK, Joyent, Kinvolk, Kontena, Kublr, Nirmata, Platform9, TenxCloud, Univa, Woqutech and ZTE.

About the newest Silver, Silver and Academic End-User + Nonprofit Members:

  • Advanced Research Computing – Technology Services (ARC-TS) at the University of Michigan provides access to and support for the use of advanced computing resources that enable powerful approaches to research challenges in a wide range of fields. U-M is one of the world’s leading public research universities, with a research budget of $1.48 billion in Fiscal 2017.
  • Aspen Mesh provides a fully supported enterprise service mesh that takes the complexity out of managing microservices.
  • CloudOps is a cloud consulting and services company focused on open source, cloud platforms, networking and DevOps helping businesses thrive in a data-driven software economy with successful adoption and operation of cloud platforms, utility economics and API-automated, and continuous delivery of IT.
  • DENSO is a leading supplier of advanced automotive technology, systems and components for major automakers.
  • HAProxy Technologies – the world’s most widely used software load balancer and application delivery controller – empowers users with the flexibility and confidence to deliver websites and applications with high availability, performance and security at any scale and in any environment.
  • InsightFinder provides innovative machine learning technology to unlock value in IT operational data – from performance metrics to textual log files, finding root causes for deviations from normal behaviors and recurring patterns, as well as predicting future events and outages.
  • Internet2 is a non-profit, member-driven advanced technology community delivering a diverse portfolio of technology solutions that leverages, integrates and amplifies the strengths of its members and helps support their educational, research and community service missions.
  • IoTium provides a managed secure Edge-Cloud infrastructure for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
  • Kontena, Inc. is the creator of Kontena, an open source, developer-friendly container and microservices platform.
  • Landa is a software solution company in China, committed to becoming an enterprise-level application market leader with the latest IT technology, including Big Data, IoT and AI.
  • mLab is a leading Database-as-a-Service for MongoDB, powering more than half a million deployments worldwide.
  • National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is the U.S. standard-setting and regulatory support organization created and governed by the chief insurance regulators from the 50 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories.
  • NeuVector, a leader in Kubernetes security, provides the first and only multi-vector firewall for the confident deployment of an enterprise-wide container strategy.
  • NIPR is a not‐for‐profit technology company that provides cost‐effective, streamlined and uniform licensing data and compliance services for insurance professionals.
  • Proteon offers OpenShift as a Service on bare metal Kubernetes from Europe. Developers thrive in Proteon’s Container Playground and applications run safely in Proteon’s Container Vault.
  • replex, a German Accelerator participant and EU Road Show winner, is a software for the management and optimization of IT infrastructures.
  • Serverless is an open source framework that empowers developers to build and operate serverless architectures.
  • SignalFx is a leader in real-time streaming operational intelligence for data-driven DevOps.
  • Sonatype is relied on by more than 10 million software developers to innovate faster while mitigating security risks inherent in open source – it’s Nexus platform combines in-depth component intelligence with real-time remediation guidance to automate and scale open source governance across every stage of the modern DevOps pipeline.
  • Spotify brings the right music for every moment – on computers, mobiles, tablets, home entertainment systems, cars, gaming consoles and more.
  • Squarespace empowers millions of people from individuals and local artists to entrepreneurs to share their stories and create an impactful, stylish and easy-to-manage online presence.
  • Turbine Labs provides a traffic management app, built on Envoy, that allows customers to centralize routing definitions, shift traffic across infrastructure, services and versions, while reacting to changes in system health in real-time.
  • Twilio, a leading cloud communications platform company, is used by more than 2 million developers around the world to improve any human experience.
  • Upbound is a cloud native computing company that enables organizations to run, scale and optimize their services across multiple public and private cloud environments.
  • VSHN AG is a DevOps consulting, engineering and operations company based in Switzerland, focused on creating scalable and easily deployable web applications in collaboration with developers.
  • WoquTech, founded in 2012, is focused on providing enterprise customers with production-grade DBaaS through high performance, availability and scalability.
  • Yahoo Japan Corporation provides more than 100 high-quality services to approximately 60 million users per month, leveraging multi-big data accumulated every day.

About the newest End-User Supporters:

  • Pusher makes realtime APIs that enable developers to quickly add communication and collaboration features to their apps. It’s easy-to-integrate SDKs for web and mobile are used by more than 200K developers globally.
  • ricardo.ch is the largest online marketplace in Switzerland. Founded in 1999, the well-known service provides customers the best possible e-commerce experience.
  • Stix Utvikling AS enables federal and local government to broadcast both critical and service messages across public infrastructure.
  • Textkernel specializes in Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning and semantic technology for matching people and jobs.
  • thredUP is the largest online marketplace for second-hand clothing making buying and selling a cinch for millions of women across the globe.
  • Werkspot is the free and easy way for homeowners to find and connect with trusted home improvement, maintenance and repair professionals.
  • WooRank builds reporting software to help brands on the internet by collecting and analyzing their website data to improve performance and search engine optimization.

ARC-TS, DENSO, NAIC, NIPR, Pusher, ricardo.ch, Spotify, Squarespace, Stix Utvikling, Textkernel, thredUP, Twilio, Werkspot, WooRank and Yahoo Japan Corporation join other end user companies including Box, Capital One, eBay, GitHub, Goldman Sachs, NCSOFT, Ticketmaster, Twitter, Vevo and Zalando in CNCF’s End User Community. This group meets monthly and advises the CNCF Governing Board and Technical Oversight Committee on key challenges, emerging use cases and areas of opportunity and new growth for cloud native technologies.

Additional Resources

About Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Cloud native computing uses an open source software stack to deploy applications as microservices, packaging each part into its own container, and dynamically orchestrating those containers to optimize resource utilization. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) hosts critical components of cloud native software stacks, including Kubernetes and Prometheus. CNCF serves as the neutral home for collaboration and brings together the industry’s top developers, end users and vendors – including the world’s largest public cloud and enterprise software companies as well as dozens of innovative startups. CNCF is part of The Linux Foundation, a nonprofit organization. For more information about CNCF, please visit www.cncf.io.

The Linux Foundation has registered trademarks and uses trademarks. For a list of trademarks of The Linux Foundation, please see our trademark usage page: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Media Contact

Kristen Evans

The Linux Foundation

PR@CNCF.io

Hosted by The Linux Foundation, the premier open source event in Japan returns for 2018 co-located with Automotive Linux Summit

SAN FRANCISCO and TOKYO, April 24, 2018 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the full schedule of sessions, speakers and activities for Open Source Summit Japan + Automotive Linux Summit, taking place June 20-22 in Tokyo. One registration provides access to all content at both events.

Open Source Summit Japan is the leading conference in Japan connecting the open source ecosystem under one roof, providing a forum for technologists and open source industry leaders to collaborate and share information, learn about the latest in open source technologies and find out how to gain a competitive advantage by using innovative, open solutions. The event covers cornerstone open source technology areas such as Linux, cloud infrastructure, and cloud native applications and explores the newest trends including networking, blockchain, serverless, edge computing and AI. It also offers an open source leadership track covering compliance, governance and community.

Automotive Linux Summit connects those driving innovation in automotive Linux from the developer community with the vendors and users providing and using the code, in order to propel the future of embedded devices in the automotive arena.

Keynote speakers come from organizations actively contributing to and using open source, including:

  • Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director, Hyperledger
  • Dan Cauchy, Executive Director, Automotive Grade Linux
  • Seiji Goto, Manager of IVI Advanced Development, Mazda Motor Corporation
  • Mitchell Hashimoto, Founder & CTO, HashiCorp
  • Kelsey Hightower, Developer Advocate, Google
  • Greg Kroah-Hartman, Linux Kernel Maintainer
  • Ken-ichi Murata, Project General Manager – Connected Strategy, Connected Management Division, Connected Company & Masato Endo, Project Manager, Connected Vehicle Group, Intellectual Property Division, Toyota Motor Corporation
  • Michelle Noorali, Senior Software Engineer, Microsoft
  • Linus Torvalds, Creator of Linux & Git, in conversation with Dirk Hohndel, VP & Chief Open Source Officer, VMware
  • Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, The Linux Foundation

Session highlights for Automotive Linux Summit:

  • AGL Development Tools – What’s New in FF? – Stephane Desneux, IoT.bzh
  • High-level API for Smartphone Connectivity on AGL – Takeshi Kanemoto, RealVNC Ltd.
  • Beyond the AGL Virtualization Architecture – AGL Virtualization Expert Group (EG-VIRT) – Michele Paolino, Virtual Open Systems

Session highlights for Open Source Summit Japan:

  • Building the Next Generation of IoT Applications – Dave Chen, GE Digital
  • Hitchhiker’s Guide to Machine Learning with Kubernetes – Vishnu Kannan, Google
  • OSS Vulnerability Trends and PoC 2017-2018  – Kazuki Omo, SIOS Technology, Inc.
  • Microservices, Service Mesh and CI/CD Pipelines – Making it All Work Together  – Brian Redmond, Microsoft
  • Use Cases for Permissioned Blockchain Platforms – Swetha Repakula, IBM
  • Using Linux for Long Term – Community Status and the Way We Go – Tsugikazu Shibata, NEC

The conference agenda for both Open Source Summit Japan and Automotive Linux Summit can be viewed here.

Registration is discounted to USD$350 through April 28, and members of The Linux Foundation receive a 20% discount. Discounted academic and student rates are also available. Applications for diversity and needs-based scholarships are currently being accepted. For information on eligibility and how to apply, please click here.

The Linux Foundation events are where the world’s leading technologists meet, collaborate, learn and network in order to advance innovations that support the world’s largest shared technologies.

Members of the press who would like to request a press pass to attend should contact Noriko Otake at notake@linuxfoundation.org.

Open Source Summit Japan is made possible thanks to Platinum Sponsors Microsoft Azure and Fujitsu. Automotive Linux Summit is made possible thanks to Diamond Sponsor Automotive Grade Linux; Platinum Sponsors Intel, Panasonic and Toyota; and Gold Sponsors Microchip, NTT Data MSE and Renesas.

Additional Resources

YouTube: Why Attend Linux Foundation Events (https://youtu.be/X_rLxfmLlYY)

Open Source Summit Japan 2017 Event Recap (https://events17.linuxfoundation.org/events/open-source-summit-japan)

Automotive Linux Summit 2017 Event Recap (https://events17.linuxfoundation.org/events/automotive-linux-summit)

About The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and industry adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides tools, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company. More information can be found at www.linuxfoundation.org.

The Linux Foundation has registered trademarks and uses trademarks. For a list of trademarks of The Linux Foundation, please see our trademark usage page: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

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Hosted by LF Asia LLC, LC3 will feature tracks covering the most important topics & technologies in open source today.

SAN FRANCISCO and BEIJING, April 11, 2018 – LF Asia, LLC today announced the conference schedule is now available for LinuxCon + ContainerCon + CloudOpen China (LC3), taking place June 25-27 in Beijing.

At LC3, attendees can expect to collaborate, share information and learn about the most important open source technologies and topics today, including cloud native, serverless, microservices, IoT, AI, networking, Linux and more; in addition to gaining insight into how to navigate and lead in the open source community.

Speakers and sponsors of LC3 come from leading organizations around the world who use and contribute to open source. Conference tracks include:

  • Cloud Native, Serverless & Microservices
  • Infrastructure & Automation for Cloud, Cloud Native & DevOps
  • Artificial Intelligence & Deep Learning
  • Internet of Things & M2M
  • Linux Systems & Development
  • Networking & Orchestration
  • Blockchain
  • Emerging Technologies & Wildcard
  • KVM
  • Open Source Leadership

In addition, LC3 will feature an Executive Business Leadership track on Tuesday, June 26. The schedule for this track will be announced shortly.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Kelsey Hightower, Developer Advocate, Google
  • Abby Kearns, Executive Director, Cloud Foundry Foundation
  • Greg Kroah-Hartman, Linux Kernel Maintainer
  • Michelle Noorali, Senior Software Engineer, Microsoft
  • Linus Torvalds, Creator of Linux & Git, in conversation with Dirk Hohndel, VP & Chief Open Source Officer, VMware
  • Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, The Linux Foundation

Additional keynotes from companies including Alibaba, Baidu, Huawei, Intel, SUSE and more, will be announced shortly.

The full agenda can be viewed here.

Registration is discounted to RMB690 (US$100) through April 30. Academic, hobbyist and non-profit rates are also available. Applications are being accepted for needs-based and diversity scholarships.

Members of the press who would like to request a press pass to attend should contact Dan Brown at pr@lfasiallc.com.

This is the second year LinuxCon + ContainerCon + CloudOpen will take place in China. Last year’s inaugural event drew over 2,000 attendees to learn, share and collaborate on projects across the open source ecosystem. Over 3,000 are expected to join in 2018.

This event is made possible thanks to Strategic Sponsor Huawei, Diamond Sponsor Intel and Gold Sponsor Cloud Native Computing Foundation.

Additional Resources

Youku: LC3 2017 Videos (http://i.youku.com/i/UNDY1NTU1NzA2NA==/videos?spm=a2hzp.8244740.0.0)

About LF Asia, LLC

LF Asia, LLC is a US limited liability corporation producing events for open source technologies and open source projects in Asia. The events we produce bring together developers and other key technologists, executives and operators working in open source technology for the purpose of education and networking. Learn more at www.lfasiallc.com.

LC3, LinuxCon, ContainerCon and CloudOpen are trademarks of and used with permission from The Linux Foundation. Please visit The Linux Foundation’s trademark website for more information: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

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Registration, call for papers open for inaugural Open Networking Summit in Europe

LOS ANGELES (Open Networking Summit), March 29, 2018 —The Linux Foundation today announced that Open Networking Summit (ONS) will hold its inaugural European event  September 25-27, 2018, in Amsterdam. Open Networking Summit Europe brings the industry’s premier open networking event to Amsterdam, gathering enterprises, service providers and cloud providers across the ecosystem to share learnings, highlight innovation and discuss the future of Open Source Networking, including SDN, NFV, orchestration and the automation of cloud, network and IoT services.

“We’re excited to announce Open Networking Summit Europe, hosted in Amsterdam,” said Arpit Joshipura, general manager of Networking, The Linux Foundation. “As our community continues to expand globally, it is crucial to create opportunities to engage on a local level. We hope to further establish ONS as the premier networking event, not only in North America but internationally, beginning with Europe.”

The call for papers is now open and closes on June 24; additional information and details on how to submit can be found here. Attendees can save $200 USD on their registration before August 4; full details available here. Additional details on sponsorship can be found on the ONS Europe event website.

Open Networking Summit Europe will build on the success of Open Networking Summit North America, which featured over 75 sessions presented by leaders in open networking in Los Angeles this spring. Presentations, photos and videos from the event will be available in the coming weeks, here.

About The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and industry adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history.

Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides tools, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company. More information can be found at www.linuxfoundation.org.

The Linux Foundation has registered trademarks and uses trademarks. For a list of trademarks of The Linux Foundation, please see our trademark usage page: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

 

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The Linux Foundation

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Cloud native community’s premier event includes tracks for serverless, hardware hacking and service meshes

SAN FRANCISCO – February 20, 2018 – T he Cloud Native Computing Foundation, which sustains and integrates open source technologies like Kubernetes and Prometheus, today announced the keynotes and full agenda for KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe on May 2 – 4 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Experts from Adidas, Booking.com, Checkfront, eBay, Lyft, New York Times, Norwegian Tax Administration, Spotify and Ygrene Energy Fund will present on how their organizations are adopting Kubernetes, Prometheus and other cutting-edge cloud native technologies. For example, Sarah Wells,Technical Director for Operations and Reliability at the Financial Times will be keynoting “Switching Horses Midstream: The Challenges of Migrating 150+ Microservices to Kubernetes.”

After a sold-out show in Austin last December, KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe will bring together technologists from thriving open source communities all over the globe to further the education and adoption of cloud native computing. Maintainers and end users of CNCF’s hosted projects – Kubernetes, Prometheus, OpenTracing, Fluentd, Linkerd, gRPC, CoreDNS, containerd, rkt, CNI, Envoy, Jaeger, Notary, TUF, Rook and Vitess – and other cloud native technologies will gather for three days to share insights around this fast growing ecosystem. Register for KubeCon + CloudNativeCon by March 9 to save up to $300.

“By bringing all of the CNCF projects and other notable cloud native technologies under one roof, we provide a forum for showcasing a full range of technologies that support the cloud native ecosystem and enable this growing community to come together in-person for further collaboration,” said Dan Kohn, Executive Director of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. “KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America saw record attendance levels, and we’re looking forward to furthering these conversations and growing ever more in Europe.”

A program committee of 55 experts led by conference co-chairs, Aqua Security’s Liz Rice and Google’s Kelsey Hightower, reviewed more than 1,083 submissions to help create the show’s diverse content slate. The agenda features a diverse mix of topics, including technical sessions on serverless, hardware hacking, and service mesh. Other presentations will address operations, storage, observability, and machine learning and data. KubeCon’s customizing and extending Kubernetes track will feature presentations on kubectl, APIs of the future, and custom resource definitions. KubeCon’s security, identity and signing track will feature interactive sessions like “Kris Nova and Jessie Frazelle Hack Each Other: Valuable Lessons in Securing a Multi Tenant Kubernetes Cluster.”

“Being cloud native requires an architecture that departs from traditional enterprise application design, enabled by a broad set of components and communities,” said Liz Rice, Technology Evangelist at Aqua Security. “KubeCon + CloudNativeCon brings together cloud native users and leading contributors across cloud native computing, containers, microservices, orchestration, and other related projects to further cloud native education, innovation, and real-world deployment.”

The community-curated schedule will feature keynotes from leading open source technologists, including:

  • Oliver Beattie, Head of Engineering, Monzo Bank discussing the Anatomy of a Production Kubernetes Outage
  • Sahil Dua, Software Developer, Booking.com discussing Scaling Deep Learning Models in Production Using Kubernetes
  • Ricardo Rocha, Staff Member, CERN and Clenimar Filemon, Open-Source Developer on Container Orchestration and Information Security, Laboratório de Sistemas Distribuídos, discussing CERN Experiences with Multi Cloud Federated Kubernetes
  • Kelsey Hightower, Staff Developer Advocate, Google Cloud Platform, will discuss the serious idea underlying his humorous project No Code, one of the fasted trending projects in the history of GitHub
  • Liz Rice, Technology Evangelist, Aqua Security providing a CNCF Project Update
  • Alexis Richardson, Founder & CEO, Weaveworks discussing the CNCF 20-20 Vision
  • Aparna Sinha,Group Product Manager, Kubernetes and Google Kubernetes Engine, Google will provide a Kubernetes Project Update
  • David Aronchick, Product Manager, Cloud AI and co-founder of Kubeflow, Google will discuss Kubeflow ML on Kubernetes
  • Fabian Reinartz, Staff Software Engineer, CoreOS discussing Prometheus 2.0 – The Next Scale of Cloud Native Monitoring

We are also pleased to have the following co-located events be a part of KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe. They are occurring on Tuesday, May 1, so attendees should plan their attendance when booking flights and hotel:

  • Containers, Kubernetes and OpenShift Hands-On Trainings along with an OpenShift Commons Machine Learning Reception presented by Red Hat
  • Cloud Foundry Day sponsored by Dell EMC
  • Kubernetes Hands-on Workshop presented by Heptio
  • Kubernetes the AWSome Way! presented by AWS
  • Mesosphere Advance: Creating the Future with Containers and Fast Data presented by Mesosphere
  • Your Path to Production-Ready Kubernetes presented by Weaveworks
  • Free Kubernetes Workshop presented by VMware

The full KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe program can be viewed here.

Thank You Sponsors

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe is made possible with support from Diamond Sponsors Cisco, {code}, IBM and Red Hat; Platinum Sponsors AWS, Azure, DataDog, Mesosphere, Mirantis, VMware and WSO2; along with more than 37 additional Gold Sponsors, Silver Sponsors, Start-Up Sponsors and Media Sponsors. For more information on sponsorship, please visit here.

Registration and Accommodations

Register here by March 9 to save up to $300 on registration. Additionally, hotel room rate discounts are available here. Book early, as the discounted rate is based upon availability.

CNCF Diversity Scholarship

The Foundation will be offering scholarships to members of traditionally underrepresented groups in the technology and/or open source communities. Visit here to learn more about scholarship and eligibility requirements. All applications are due by March 2.

Additional Resources

About Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Cloud native computing uses an open source software stack to deploy applications as microservices, packaging each part into its own container, and dynamically orchestrating those containers to optimize resource utilization. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) hosts critical components of cloud native software stacks, including Kubernetes and Prometheus. CNCF serves as the neutral home for collaboration and brings together the industry’s top developers, end users and vendors – including the world’s largest public cloud and enterprise software companies as well as dozens of innovative startups. CNCF is part of The Linux Foundation, a nonprofit organization. For more information about CNCF, please visit www.cncf.io.

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New event to help financial IT executives learn about open source best practices and technologies

SAN FRANCISCO, February 13, 2018The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the launch of a new event, Open FinTech Forum: AI, Blockchain, Kubernetes & Quantum on Wall Street (OFTF), taking place October 10-11, 2018 in New York City.

OFTF will bring CIOs and senior technologists from financial services firms together with open source community maintainers and strategists to learn about building internal open source programs and get an in depth look at how to use the most disruptive open source technologies of the moment to drive efficiency and flexibility; enable new products, services and capabilities; strengthen license compliance; and attract and maintain top talent.

“We’ve created this event in part because we’re seeing strong interest from the financial services industry in contributing to projects like Hyperledger, Cloud Foundry Foundation, Cloud Native Computing Foundation, OpenMAMA and others,” said Jim Zemlin, Executive Director of The Linux Foundation. “We want others to understand how they can be involved in open source as they evolve their own solutions. Open FinTech Forum will provide an opportunity for financial services firms to continue to learn the best ways to consume, and contribute to, open source technologies.”

The two day forum will feature technical tracks on:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Blockchain/Distributed Ledger
  • Kubernetes, Containers & Cloud Native Apps
  • Networking
  • Quantum Computing

There will also be an in depth tutorial on building internal open source programs.

The Linux Foundation in accepting proposals for sessions through July 13, 2018 at 11:59 pm PT.

Registration is now open, and options include one day passes for tutorials on October 10th or keynotes and technical tracks on October 11, as well as a combo pass for both days. As with all Linux Foundation events, diversity and needs-based scholarships are available.

The Linux Foundation events are where the world’s leading technologists meet, collaborate, learn and network to advance innovations that support the world’s largest shared technologies.

Members of the media who would like to request a press pass to attend should contact Dan Brown at dbrown@linuxfoundation.org.

Additional Resources

YouTube: Why Attend Linux Foundation Events (https://youtu.be/X_rLxfmLlYY)

About The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and industry adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides tools, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company. More information can be found at www.linuxfoundation.org.

The Linux Foundation has registered trademarks and uses trademarks. For a list of trademarks of The Linux Foundation, please see our trademark usage page: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

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Hosted by The Linux Foundation, the premier open networking event includes over 75 sessions across Business & Architecture, Technical and General Interest Tracks, Developer Forums, Tutorials, Keynotes and more

SAN FRANCISCO, February 8, 2018The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the full schedule of sessions, speakers and activities for Open Networking Summit North America, taking place March 26-29 in Los Angeles. The theme for this year’s event is ‘Integrate. Automate. Accelerate.’

Open Networking Summit (ONS) is the industry’s premier open networking event, gathering enterprises, service providers and cloud providers across the ecosystem to share learnings, highlight innovation and discuss the future of open source networking, including software defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), orchestration and the automation of cloud, network and IoT services.

Keynote speakers come from companies representing the growing networking ecosystem including Alibaba, Arm, Amazon Web Services, AT&T, Ciena, Dell EMC, Ericsson, Google, Huawei, Intel, LF Networking, Nokia, ONF, Uber and VMware.

Session highlights include:

  • Automate or Die: 5 Network Automation Things You Have to Do – Eric Hanselman, 451 Research
  • Platform Approach for SDN Predictive Management Using AI and ML – David Lu & George Sultana, AT&T
  • Colt’s Evolution: From MPLS to Cloud Networking – Javier Benitez, Colt Technology Services
  • Containers and Clusters for Customer Success – Balasubramaniyan Kannan, Equinix
  • K8Guard an Auditing System for Kubernetes – Medya Ghazizadeh, Google
  • Intelligence Driven Network: The “Next Hop” of Internet – David Meyer & Zhibo Gong, Huawei
  • Creating a Safer, Smart Ride – NFV for Automotive – Steven Furr & Trinath Somanchi, NXP
  • Istio and Envoy: Enabling Sidecars for Microservices – Angela Chin, Pivotal
  • 5G and Open Source Networking – Jamil Chawki, Orange
  • A New Software Engineering Methodology for creating Resilient Microservices – Pethuru Raj, Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd.

The full agenda can be viewed here.

Co-located events and onsite activities at ONS include:

  • Open Networking Innovation Forum (ONIF) – An invitation-only think tank gathering leaders from across the networking ecosystem to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing open networking acceleration and the open source business model.
  • Symposium on SDN Research (SOSR) – The premier venue for research publications on SDN.
  • Developer Forums – LF Networking, Open Networking Foundation, and Acumos Project will be holding developer forums on Monday, March 26 and the morning of Tuesday, March 27, prior to ONS, to provide developers an opportunity for deep technical discussions, cross-project collaboration, hacking and more.
  • Evening Events – ONS offers an invitation-only Partner Reception on Tuesday evening at the Grammy Museum, in addition to all-attendee receptions onsite Wednesday and at The Majestic on Thursday.
  • Solutions & Demo Showcase – Expo floor featuring a combination of hand-picked demonstrations of collaborative multi-organization solutions at the cutting edge of open source networking, along with demos from leading networking organizations.
  • Morning Activities – Attendees can participate in a 5K Fun Run or a Morning Meditation session.
  • Child Care – To make the conference more accessible for parents, complimentary child care is provided onsite (RSVP required no later than March 2).

Registration is discounted to $1195 through February 11. Members of The Linux Foundation and the LF Networking Fund receive a 20% discount. Discounted academic and student rates are also available. Applications for diversity and needs-based scholarships are currently being accepted. For information on eligibility and how to apply, please click here.

The Linux Foundation events are where the world’s leading technologists meet, collaborate, learn and network in order to advance innovations that support the world’s largest shared technologies.

Members of the press who would like to request a press pass to attend should contact Dan Brown at dbrown@linuxfoundation.org.

This event is made possible thanks to Diamond Sponsor Arm; Platinum Sponsors Alibaba Cloud, Dell EMC, Ericsson and Huawei; Gold Sponsors Ciena and Nokia; and Silver Sponsors ADTRAN, Fujitsu, Inocybe, and Lumina Networks.

Additional Resources

YouTube: Why Attend Linux Foundation Events (https://youtu.be/X_rLxfmLlYY)

Open Networking Summit 2017 Event Recap (https://events17.linuxfoundation.org/events/open-networking-summit-north-america)

About The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and industry adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides tools, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company. More information can be found at www.linuxfoundation.org.

The Linux Foundation has registered trademarks and uses trademarks. For a list of trademarks of The Linux Foundation, please see our trademark usage page: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

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Invitation-only summit will gather open source leaders from across Linux Foundation projects and member organizations to collaborate, learn and share best practices

SAN FRANCISCO, February 6, 2018The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the schedule of sessions and speakers for Open Source Leadership Summit, taking place March 6-8 in Sonoma, CA.

The Linux Foundation Open Source Leadership Summit is the premier forum where open source leaders from The Linux Foundation and Linux Foundation member organizations convene to drive digital transformation and learn how to collaboratively manage the largest shared technology investment of our time. An intimate, by invitation only event, Open Source Leadership Summit fosters innovation, growth and partnerships among the leading projects and corporations working in open technology development. It is a must-attend for business and technical leaders looking to advance open source strategy, implementation and investment.

The full lineup of sessions can be viewed here, and includes tracks and sessions on Business Leadership & Change Management; Automating Compliance; Best Practices in Open Source Development; Growing & Sustaining Project Communities; Certifying Open Source Projects; Open Source Future Trends; and Open Source Program Office Best Practices and Case Studies.

Open Source Leadership Summit also includes a variety of onsite activities in addition to educational sessions, including a winery tour and tasting, a hike, a walking tour of downtown Napa, nightly networking happy hours and a reception at Jacuzzi Vineyards.

The Linux Foundation events are where the world’s leading technologists meet, collaborate, learn and network in order to advance innovations that support the world’s largest shared technologies.

Members of the press who would like to request a press pass to attend should contact Dan Brown at dbrown@linuxfoundation.org.

Additional Resources

YouTube: Why Attend Linux Foundation Events (https://youtu.be/X_rLxfmLlYY)

About The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and industry adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides tools, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company. More information can be found at www.linuxfoundation.org.

The Linux Foundation has registered trademarks and uses trademarks. For a list of trademarks of The Linux Foundation, please see our trademark usage page: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

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