• Microsoft
  • Nebula
  • Google
  • SugarCRM
  • Facebook
  • HP
  • Intel
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • WSO2
  • Alfresco
  • BlackBerry
  • Dell
  • eBay
  • Heroku
  • InfiniteGraph
  • JBoss
  • LeaseWeb
  • Liferay
  • Media Temple, Inc.
  • OpenShift
  • Oracle
  • Percona
  • Puppet Labs
  • Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc.
  • Rentrak
  • Silicon Mechanics
  • SoftLayer Technologies, Inc.
  • SourceGear
  • Urban Airship
  • Vertica
  • VMware
  • (mt) Media Temple, Inc.

Sponsorship Opportunities

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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.

Location: C125/126
Bill Fox J.D., M.A. (LexisNexis), Charles Kaminski (LexisNexis)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
A big data case study with the NY Medicaid Inspector General's Office and HPCC Systems from LexisNexis. Read more.
Location: E141
Craig Kitterman (Microsoft)
In this session we will examine real examples of applications that have recently been ported to the Microsoft PaaS offering (Windows Azure) including how it was done. We will discuss the architectural principles, do’s and don’ts and examine what true scaling means from a developer point of view including database scalability, file I/O, session state management and more. Read more.
Location: E142
Sastry Malladi (eBay Inc)
Average rating: *....
(1.00, 1 rating)
eBayOpenSource.org is an open source website hosting some of the best of breed technologies that were developed originally within eBay Inc, and Turmeric is one such project. Turmeric is a comprehensive, policy-driven SOA platform can be used to develop, deploy, secure, run and monitor SOA services and consumers. This talk presents an overview of Turmeric and how developers can benefit from it Read more.
Location: E141
Daniel Holmlund (Intel )
This presentation will introduce the MeeGo SDK to developers wishing to develop MeeGo applications. We will present the different development options: * Emulation on Windows or Linux platforms * Deploy to device * Develop and run directly on a Linux workstation in a MeeGo chroot environment * Deploy to Qt Simulator A simple QML sample app will be demonstrated. Read more.
Location: E142
Rod Whitby (WebOS Internals)
In this session one of the most passionate and knowledgeable members of the homebrew community will provide an overview of the WebOS Internals open source homebrew development organization. Rod Whitby takes us on a tour of the architecture, operation, and ecosystem to show how to develop third-party webOS apps, patches, themes, and kernels. Read more.
Location: E143
Derek Collison (VMware)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 4 ratings)
This talk will cover the design and building of the distributed architecture of Cloud Foundry. Read more.
Location: E141
Lean and pragmatic approach to build enterprise solutions using WSO2 middleware platform. Read more.
Location: E142
John Newton (Alfresco Software), Jeff Potts (Alfresco Software)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
This informative and interactive session will explore the open source alternative to Microsoft Sharepoint. Read more.
Location: E141
Garrett Serack (Microsoft)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
The CoApp project is bringing real open-source style package management to Windows; this session covers the architecture and the basics of creating and consuming CoApp packages. Read more.
Location: E142
Phil Jackson (SoftLayer)
An extensive API is quickly becoming a necessity for all service providers. However, simply having one is not enough. In this talk, Phil reveals some of the pitfalls experienced while becoming the new Developer Advocate for SoftLayer, and how he has tried to climb out of them while balancing customer needs and Drupal development. Read more.
Location: E143
Marcello Lioy (Qualcomm Innovation Center Inc.)
Peer-to-peer technology is at a crossroads, and Qualcomm’s AllJoyn initiative is taking it to the next level by enabling ad hoc, proximity-based, device-to-device messaging and gaming – without discriminating between OS or hardware. You’ll leave this presentation feeling energized about the increasingly diverse nature by which open source technology allows us to develop and communicate. Read more.
Location: E141
John Dickinson (SwiftStack)
Average rating: ***..
(3.20, 5 ratings)
In this workshop, attendees should expect to gain a clear understanding of OpenStack, its capabilities and use cases, learn best practices for deploying and administering OpenStack, and experience a live demo. Read more.
Location: E142
In this session, we'll cover what is the BlackBerry WebWorks platform, why should you care and is it really open sourced? We'll also cover Research In Motions (RIM) embracing of open source technology, participation in open source technology and where is RIM going with open source. Read more.
Location: E141
Jason Cannavale (Rackspace)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 4 ratings)
In this workshop, attendees should expect to gain a clear understanding of OpenStack, its capabilities and use cases, learn best practices for deploying and administering OpenStack, and experience a live demo. Read more.
Location: E142
Chris C. Kemp (Nebula), Frank Frankovsky (Facebook), Benjamin Golub (Facebook), Cole Crawford (4PDEV), Jonathan Bryce (The Rackspace Cloud)
The panel will discuss how Big Data and Cloud are disrupting traditional computing and how the commoditization of servers is fueling a new ecosystem of open source hardware and software designed to fail, and designed to scale. Read more.
Location: E141
Joseph George (Hewlett-Packard (HP)), Rob Hirschfeld (RackN)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 2 ratings)
In Prying Open the Cloud with Dell Crowbar and OpenStack, attendees will: find out about one of the fastest ways to stand up an OpenStack cloud, learn about the development, implementation and operation of Dell Crowbar, and hear how one company planned and implemented an OpenStack cloud for its business Read more.
Location: E142
Mingsheng Hong (Vertica, An HP Company)
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 2 ratings)
When working with structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data, there is often a tendency to try and force one tool - either Hadoop or a traditional DBMS - to do all the work. But, there are reasons to use Hadoop for some analytics projects, and a purpose-built analytics platform for others. The magic comes in knowing when to use which and how these two tools can work together. Read more.
Location: E141
James Falkner (redhat.com)
Recently, the hype around NoSQL DB design has reached fever pitch. At the same time, the hype around dynamic data modeling, web based form design, and dynamic schema design (a.k.a. "creating stuff online and dynamically with no coding") has been increasing as well. In this session, see how Liferay Portal uses MongoDB to implement highly scalable dynamic data for collaboration and social features. Read more.
Location: E142
Steve Watt (Hewlett-Packard), Glenn Gebhart (Hewlett-Packard)
This session will introduce Apache Hadoop and Vertica and the opportunities around integrated unstructured and structured text analytics at scale. Read more.
Location: E143
Eric Sink (SourceGear)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Veracity is an open source Distributed Version Control System. This session will provide an overview and explain how Veracity is different from similar tools like Mercurial and Git. Read more.
Location: E141
Jonathan Bryce (The Rackspace Cloud), Ben Cherian (DreamHost)
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 3 ratings)
Learn how Dreamhost, creators of the open source Ceph storage system, added support for Ceph to OpenStack Compute (Nova), including more detail around the community process, capabilities of the Ceph integration and a deeper dive into the OpenStack architecture. Read more.
Location: E142
Esen Sagynov (NHN Business Platform)
The session will be primarily about CUBRID's enterpise-ready High-Availability feature. Who should come? If you run a service which makes money, you should come and listen. Because you care about 100% up-time and distributed load balancing, and you want all these to be easy to configure, maintain, and at no cost. You will learn why and how CUBRID HA guarantees your web service will never die. Read more.
Location: E143
Brian Clark (Objectivity)
Learn how developers and application architects can incorporate graph DB technologies alongside other data stores and open source components to solve the next wave of large-scale problems such as relationship analytics, traversal of complex relationships and connecting the dots in Big Data. Read more.
Location: E141
Oren Teich (Heroku)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Procfile is a new open source way of defining the process formation that defines an application. Heroku takes advantage of Procfile to offer an incredible flexible PaaS. Oren will take you through the major features of Procfiles and how Heroku uses it, including illustrating the flexibility, visibility and confidence that you can achieve with Heroku. Read more.
Location: E142
Lars Thalmann (Oracle), Johannes Schlüter (ORACLE)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Under Oracle's stewardship, MySQL continues to innovate and thrive. Join Oracle's MySQL experts and learn the latest MySQL developments, including product releases, integrations and the roadmap. You'll hear directly from key development engineers in the MySQL replication and connectors team, so don't miss this opportunity! Read more.