by Chris DiBona
How good is your internet, really? It’s not always an easy question to answer, but after 4+ years of the measurement lab collecting over 400TB of network performance data from over 3 million clients, we can now answer truly answer this vexing question. In this plenary, Google’s Chris DiBona will share some of the more interesting results from the project and tell you how you too can use and crunch this data.
by Irene Ros
Open source fuels engineers' professional and personal development as well as our client work. By doing so, we've created a sustainable environment that is driven by purpose. I will share some of the principles we've adopted and how we managed to make it work.
You have been there before, wondering why do we pay all this money in licensing while we can go Open Source. You work for government, non-profit, healthcare, or an IT consulting company, you propose Open Source, but you find objections. If you are lucky enough to get an Open Source project going, you meet resistance and many challenges. Well, you are not alone. Let's contemplate on few stories.
In this talk we’ll talk about the years events in open source at Google, including a breakdown of the Google code-in project and an update on the Summer of Code. Also, we'll talk about how we dealt with hosting Android and Gerrit after the kernel.org hack.
Will Microsoft ever get serious about Open Source? How does Microsoft design what is "Open Source" vs. "Source Opened"? Join Scott Hanselman from the Azure/ASP.NET/IIS team as he talks about what's going on in Open Source in the Angle Brackets and Curly Brackets space.
16th–20th July 2012