Established in 1999, the all-volunteer Foundation oversees nearly one hundred fifty leading Open Source projects, including Apache HTTP Server — the world's most popular Web server software. Through the ASF's meritocratic process known as "The Apache Way", more than 400 individual Members and 3,500 Committers successfully collaborate to develop freely available enterprise-grade software, benefiting millions of users worldwide: thousands of software solutions are distributed under the Apache License; and the community actively participates in ASF mailing lists, mentoring initiatives, and ApacheCon, the Foundation's official user conference, trainings, and expo. The ASF is a US 501(3)(c) not-for-profit charity, funded by individual donations and corporate sponsors including AMD, Basis Technology, Citrix, Cloudera, Facebook, Go Daddy, Google, HP, Hortonworks, Huawei, IBM, InMotion Hosting, Matt Mullenweg, Microsoft, PSW Group, SpringSource/VMware, WANdisco, and Yahoo!. For more information, visit http://www.apache.org/ or follow @TheASF on Twitter.
Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) is the company transforming how people, businesses and IT work and collaborate in the cloud era. With market-leading cloud, collaboration, networking and virtualization technologies, Citrix powers mobile workstyles and cloud services, making complex enterprise IT simpler and more accessible for 260,000 enterprises. Citrix touches 75 percent of Internet users each day and partners with more than 10,000 companies in 100 countries. Annual revenue in 2011 was $2.21 billion. Learn more at www.citrix.com.
As the global leader in Apache Open For Business (OFBiz), HotWax Media provides web-based enterprise resource planning (ERP), e-commerce, and business automation consulting services. From enterprise-level e-commerce to warehouse, manufacturing, and financial management, HotWax Media and OFBiz help optimize business processes. Open source is the smart choice today for businesses ranging from small-and medium-sized organizations to global Fortune 100 companies. Using Apache OFBiz, HotWax Media delivers top quality enterprise software for a fraction of the price of outdated, proprietary vendors. For more information visit
Hortonworks is a leading commercial vendor of Apache Hadoop, the preeminent open source platform for storing, managing and analyzing big data. Our distribution, *Hortonworks Data Platform* powered by Apache Hadoop, provides an open and stable foundation for enterprises and a growing ecosystem to build and deploy big data solutions. Hortonworks is the trusted source for information on Hadoop, and together with the Apache community, Hortonworks is making Hadoop more robust and easier to install, manage and use. Hortonworks provides unmatched technical support, training and certification programs for enterprises, systems integrators, and technology vendors. For more information, visit www.hortonworks.com.
As the world's largest IT company, HP focuses on simplifying technology experiences for all its customers - from individual consumers to large enterprises. HP helps businesses focus on innovation instead of IT operations by offering robust solutions based on HP inventions, open source software, and industry-standard hardware in a converged infrastructure. In fact, as the leading provider of scalable Linux platforms, HP ships one Linux server every minute. HP not only uses open source within the company extensively but also contributes expertise to hundreds of open source projects worldwide. In fact, we built tools for open source governance in enterprises, then released them as an open source project called FOSSology. Also, HP actively drives industry-wide discussions on open source best practices as part of the Linux Foundation's Open Compliance Program and SPDX workgroup.
LucidWorks is the trusted name in Search, Discovery and Analytics, delivering the only enterprise-grade embedded search solutions built on Apache Lucene/Solr open source search. The LucidWorks Product Suite consists of two development platforms – LucidWorks Search and LucidWorks Big Data. LucidWorks Search delivers unmatched scalability to billions of documents, with sub-second query and faceting response time. LucidWorks Big Data tightly integrates key Apache projects needed to build and deploy applications needing access to multi-structured data. Leveraging the scalable power of Apache projects such as Lucene/Solr, Hadoop, Mahout and Zookeeper enables organizations to meet Big Data requirements: Volume, Variety and Velocity.
IBM is one of the longest-established companies of the information age.
VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, delivers customer-proven solutions that accelerate IT by reducing complexity and enabling more flexible, agile service delivery. VMware enables enterprises to adopt a cloud model that addresses their unique business challenges. VMware’s approach accelerates the transition to cloud computing while preserving existing investments and improving security and control. With more than 400,000 customers and 55,000 partners, VMware solutions help organizations of all sizes lower costs, increase business agility and ensure freedom of choice. VMware contributes to a number of open source projects, including Apache Tomcat, Apache HTTP Server, Spring, RabbitMQ, Redis, Cloud Foundry, and more.
Adobe is changing the world though digital experiences. We help our customers develop and deliver high-impact experiences that differentiate brands, build loyalty, and drive revenue across every screen, including smartphones, computers, tablets and TVs.
Adobe is active in the Apache Software Foundation and many Apache projects. To learn more visit http://bit.ly/adobe-asf
Red Hat® is the world's leading provider of open source solutions, using a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, virtualization, storage, Linux®, and middleware technologies.
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands.
The company delivers consumers value in leisure and business travel, drives incremental demand and direct bookings to travel suppliers, and provides advertisers the opportunity to reach a highly valuable audience of in-market travel consumers through Expedia Media Solutions. Expedia also powers bookings for some of the world's leading airlines and hotels, top consumer brands, high traffic websites, and thousands of active affiliates through Expedia® Affiliate Network.
AppDynamics is the easy-to-use application performance management
solution that simplifies the management of complex, business-critical apps.
No one can stand slow applications-not IT Ops and Dev teams, not the CIO,
and definitely not end users. With AppDynamics, no one has to tolerate slow
performing apps ever again. AppDynamics customers include Netflix,
Priceline, TiVo, AMICA Insurance, Hotels.com, StubHub, Staples, Insight
Technologies, and Cornell University. For more information, visit
The Technology Association of Oregon is dedicated to bringing together some of the brightest minds in the technology industry. The largest professional technology association in the Northwest, the TAO is comprised of over 350 companies in Oregon and SW Washington that are involved or affiliated with the software and technology industries.
Highest Density and Energy Efficiency for Virtualization, Cloud, and Big Data
AMD’s SeaMicro SM15000™ Fabric Compute Systems family delivers a revolutionary data center platform that brings together compute, networking, and storage in a single 10 RU energy efficient system with offerings based on AMD and Intel processors for unparalleled density and flexibility. Fabric Servers can be provisioned on-demand through a unified management console and right-sized with needed storage and network resources to best meet application demands.
Puppet Labs develops IT automation software that helps system administrators manage infrastructure throughout its lifecycle, from provisioning and configuration to patch management and compliance. Using our software, system administrators can easily automate repetitive tasks, quickly deploy critical applications, and proactively manage change, scaling from 10s of servers to 1000s, on-premise or in the cloud.
SourceForge, a Dice Holdings, Inc. service, is the largest, most trusted online destination for Open Source software development, discovery, review and publication.
Launched in June, 2006, DZone is in Alexa’s top 3000 sites, surpassing established leaders like DevX, Sys-con, FTP Online and TheServerSide.com. DZone is the only vertically focused site regularly listed among the web’s largest social bookmarking sites. In its first year of operation DZone sent over 5 million visitors to other developer websites. Today, DZone has curated topic pages for Java, Solr/Lucene, Cloud Computing, PHP, Agile, Mobile, and much more. www.dzone.com
Created in 2006 by Apache Software Foundation (ASF) Members/co-hosts Rich Bowen and David Reid, FeatherCast highlights the Foundation's various people, projects, and plans. The independently-run series of podcasts draws developers, users, Open Source enthusiasts, and general IT audiences to hear perspectives on activities relevant to the Apache Community. More than 40 leading voices have contributed their insight on popular topics such as ASF-incubated projects, ApacheCon, ActiveMQ, and Google's Summer of Code. With episodes added regularly, catch future FeatherCasts on new ASF Members, intellectual property issues, WS-*, and more at http://feathercast.apache.org/ and via iTunes.
OStatic aims to help users find the right Open Source software for their personal and business needs, evaluate Open Source alternatives to Proprietary Source applications and services, and collaborate with a network of trusted peers. As a member of the award-winning GigaOM Network, the OStatic blog delivers originally created content from a team of experienced editors and technologists. OStatic also provides a set of tools and services to help increase the development and adoption of Open Source Software and in 2008 OStatic was selected as PC Magazines Top 100 Sites on the Web.
TheNextWeb.com is a worldwide leading source for technology news, business and culture. Over the last few years this site has grown into one of the world’s leading technology blogs. We live to bring news and views from an international perspective. TNW has six million unique visitors per month, over 800k Twitter followers, 117k Facebook fans and the accolade of the 9 most influential blogs in the world (according to Technorati). With a brilliant team of editors & writers across Europe, Australia, Middle East, Africa, Asia and North & South America, you can rest assured that if it’s worth hearing about: you’ll hear it from us first.
Linux Journal brand’s following has grown to a monthly readership nearly one million strong. Encompassing the magazine, web site, newsletters and much more, Linux Journal offers the ideal content environment to help you reach your marketing objectives.
LJ delivers readers the advice and inspiration they need to get the most out of their Linux systems. With its comprehensive Linux how-tos, tutorials, reviews, in-depth reporting, tips and tricks, and market analysis, Linux Journal has become widely recognized as the industry standard.
The O'Reilly Open Source Convention, happening July 22-26, 2013 in Portland, OR, is where the open source community gathers each year to learn, teach, applaud success stories, and map the strategies for the future. The call for participation is now open. Speaking at OSCON is a great way to share what you know with your peers, while getting projects, ideas, and your company in front of a savvy and connected audience. You don't need to be a guru or experienced speaker; it's enough to have something worthwhile to share and the desire to communicate it to others. Proposals are due by February 4. See a list of suggested topics and submission guidelines:
ADMIN Magazine is all about the real world of system administration. You’ll find detailed, practical articles on topics such as security, network monitoring, clustering, and troubleshooting – for admins who manage Windows, Linux, Unix, and Solaris systems in heterogeneous environments.
Available in both print and digital editions, Linux Pro Magazine (Linux Magazine outside North America) brings practical, hands-on solutions for real users who depend on Linux in their daily lives. Our readers are a new generation of Linux experts who are pushing the limits of Linux as a server, desktop, and development platform. They read Linux Pro Magazine to learn more about technologies and products for Linux. Our unique combination of advanced coverage with a practical emphasis makes Linux Pro Magazine a great fit for the kinds of reader who tend to make decisions and pass on recommendations.
Software Developer's Journal is an online magazine addressed to and written by professionals who share their knowledge and experience with recent technologies and programming languages in a comprehensive and practical way, basing their articles on real, down-to-earth examples. SDJ is a source of useful knowledge that helps to expand your IT skills and ensures that you're up to date with all technologies in the field of software development.
The Open Bastion is the events arm of Open Source technology and education consultancy Holden Web. Founded by PyCon creator Steve Holden, The Open Bastion specializes in producing high-quality, Open Source and corporate technology events in the United States and Europe. Deeply committed to developing and supporting the Python community, Holden chaired the first three PyCon events and launched the OpenPython conference series held bi-coastally and regionally across America. Building on its success developing, seeding, and supporting Open Source community events, the company’s planning and management services have grown to include DjangoCon US in 2010, OpenDjango in 2012, and ApacheCon North America 2013. More information, including upcoming conferences, is available at http://theopenbastion.com/ and @TheOpenBastion on Twitter.