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Subject: 	[Linux.com.users] LinuxCon Conference Schedule Announced – 
Linus Torvalds to Speak
Date: 	Fri, 22 May 2009 10:43:58 -0700
From: 	Linux Foundation <events at linux-foundation.org>
To: 	linux.com.users at linuxfoundation.org

===>LinuxCon Conference Schedule Announced – Linus Torvalds to Speak<===

Business, developer and operations tracks present the latest
developments in Linux; speakers include Linus Torvalds, Mark
Shuttleworth, Greg K-H, Matt Asay and many more industry experts and

The much anticipated Conference Schedule is now available for
LinuxCon, the industry’s newest annual technical conference, brought
to you by The Linux Foundation:

LinuxCon, which will provide the best available collaboration and
education space covering all matters Linux, takes place September 21 –
23, 2009 in Portland, Oregon at the Marriott Downtown Waterfront.  It
is co-located with Linux Plumbers Conference (LPC) and will feature
more than 75 sessions.

===>The early bird discount of US$299 is only available through June
1, 2009.  Register Today!<===
For more information or to register:

Confirmed session highlights include:

Keynote Panel
*A Roundtable Discussion on the Linux Kernel: Moderated by kernel
developer and maintainer James Bottomely and featuring Linux creator
Linus Torvalds, the panel will address the technology, the process and
the future of Linux.

Business Track
*Matt Asay, vice president of business development for Alfresco and
recognized CNET blogger, will detail the true cost of Linux and open
source in “Beyond the Hype: The True Cost of Linux and Open Source.”
*The 451 Group industry analyst Jay Lyman will discuss how community
Linux translates into the enterprise with his session titled, “What
does Community Linux Mean to the Enterprise Now?”

Developer Track
*Jon Corbet, Linux kernel contributor and co-founder of LWN.net, will
give his perspective on the state of the Linux kernel in “The Kernel
Report” session.
*Marcel Holtmann, who works for the Open Source Technology Center at
Intel, will present “New Connection Manager for Embedded Linux

Other Developer sessions will address GPL exceptions and their legal
implications; KVM and virtualization usage models; tracing; kernel
regressions, and embedded systems, among other topics.

Operations Track
*Associate Director at Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Vinod Kutty
will share his own experiences with deploying Linux in “Implementing
Enterprise Linux on x86 Servers:  Benefits, Challenges and the Things
You Don’t Know That May Hurt You.”
*Javier Soltero, CTO of management products at SpringSource, will
discuss how to manage data in a virtual environment with his session
titled “Virtually Impossible? Successfully Managing the Virtual Data

The Operations track will also feature topics such as securing and
managing virtual images; server management with Puppet; server
profiling and auditing; building packages for multiple distributions;
and a variety of other sessions of interest to systems administrators
and architects.

Tutorials will provide attendees with the opportunity for hands-on
interaction with the Linux community’s highly respected kernel
developers. Confirmed tutorials include, among others:
*Greg Kroah-Hartman. Linux kernel developer and leader of the Linux
Driver Project, will host a session how to “Write a Real, Working
Linux Driver.”
*Paul Moore, creator of NetLabel and developer at HP, will go into
detail on “The How of NetLabel.”

LinuxCon brings together the end user and developer communities to
meet and learn from their peers, as well as to teach others. LinuxCon
eliminates the traditional tradeshow environment to provide a forum
where attendees can educate themselves on the latest technical
advances of the Linux platform.

To register to attend LinuxCon, please visit:
===>The early bird discount of US$299 is only available through June
1, 2009.  Register Today!<===

Discounted Rates Available
US$199 for students
15% Discount for companies sending three or more people
30% Discount for Linux Foundation Individual Members and Linux
Plumbers Conference Attendees

Questions? Contact us at events at linuxfoundation.org

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