"Core program features presentations from dozens of
industry leaders, including Adobe Systems, Akamai, IBM, LinkedIn,
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Nokia, Red Hat,
SpringSource/VMWare, and Yahoo
The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer
developers, stewards, and incubators of nearly 170 Open Source
projects and initiatives, today announced "Open Source Enterprise
Solutions, Cloud Computing, and Community Leadership" as the theme
for ApacheCon North America.
ApacheCon is the ASF's official conference, trainings, and expo,
created to explore key issues in using and developing Open Source
solutions "The Apache Way". This year's event takes place 7-11
November 2011 at the Westin Bayshore Vancouver, Canada, with early
registration incentives available through 2 September 2011.
Apache products power more than 225 million Websites (over half
the Internet) and countless mission-critical applications worldwide
(from financial services to publishing to radioastronomy to social
networking to biomedicine research datastores to mobile medial
applications). More than a dozen Apache projects form the
foundation of today's Cloud computing. Five of the top 10 Open
Source downloads are Apache projects: understanding their breadth
and capabilities has never been more important in today's
ApacheCon brings the global Apache community together to
collaborate, promote innovation, reinforce and create new
connections, launch breakout technologies, and leverage
opportunities in using and developing Open Source solutions.
ApacheCon's professionally-directed presentations detail specific
industry challenges and real-world solutions, giving attendees the
must-know tips, techniques, and trends needed to stay ahead in a
rapidly changing landscape.
Presenters include noted members of the Apache community, as
well as representatives from Adobe Systems, Akamai, Cloudera, CS
Communication & Systemes, DLR (German Aerospace Center),
FuseSource, Hippo, IBM, LinkedIn, Lucid Imagination, NASA Jet
Propulsion Laboratory, Nokia, Nuxeo, Red Hat, Sakai Project,
SpringSource/VMWare, Talend, Talis, WSO2, Yahoo, and more.
Through highly relevant sessions, attendees --Open Source
developers, users, enthusiasts, software architects,
administrators, executives, educators, evangelists, students, and
community managers-- gain first-hand insight on successfully
developing, deploying, and leveraging existing and emerging Apache
solutions critical to their businesses.
The ApacheCon program spans "Apache 101" basics to rocket
science ("Apache in Space!" track), and features countless Apache
projects, from Abdera to Zookeeper. Highlights include:
Open Source Enterprise Solutions: Backbone of the Web;
Foundation of the Cloud; Big Data, Bigger Deployments
Early-bird incentives include savings of up to 25% when
registering by 2 September 2011. To register, visit
http://apachecon.com/ and keep up with program updates by following
the @ApacheCon feed on Twitter.