Thanks to our very own Sally Khudairi, VP Marketing and Publicity, the ASF's 10 years shout out was recently displayed on New York's Times Square and in Las Vegas - and we have visual evidence!
As mentioned in a previous post, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums have recently recognized The Apache Software Foundation for a decade of open source leadership and technology innovation. Mayor Dellums proclaimed November 4th, 2009 as the Apache Software Foundation Day! Here are their letters, as presented last week at ApacheCon US 2009 in Oakland, CA. Click on the thumbnails for larger images.
ApacheCon US 2009 Closing Press Release; California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums recognize The Apache Software Foundation for a decade of open source leadership and technology innovation
If you missed out on participating in the MyApache video campaign, you can still send us a shoutout! The first of our films from ApacheCon is online at http://bit.ly/tqMQ2 Are you a polyglot? If so, send us your greetings! If not, send 'em anyway! We don't want to miss you! Also, be sure to follow the hilarious path of the moustache http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKNRmP-62kI
ApacheCon Community Partners SCALE have just announced the Call for Papers is now open for their upcoming conference in Los Angeles in February. Eary Bird Registration coming up soon as well. For more info on SCALE 8x, check out http://socallinuxexpo.org
Hey everyone! ApacheCon Community Partners NLUUG have given us early access to their Call for Abstracts for their Spring conference in The Netherlands. Here's a great chance for all you SysAdmin experts out there to get in front of a fun community at a beautiful location (and wonderful time of year). Show 'em what you got! So while the Call for Abstracts is not yet open to the general public, you can check out what it's all about at http://www.nl... [read more]
Be sure to check out the complete program guide in PDF, including all sessions, time grids, and speaker bios plus more. http://www.us.apachecon.com/c/acus2009/articles/2009/10/23/hot-off-the-digital-presses/
I likely missed it, but could someone point me at the keysigning party info, assuming there is one? Thanks, Grant
While in Oakland, do as Oaklanders do.... The first Friday of each month is Oakland's famous Art Gallery Crawl, called Art Murmer. It includes a gallery on 14th, near Broadway and several other galleries near Broadway and 20th. See: http://oaklandliving.wordpress.com/2008/09/06/oakland-art-murmur/ and http://www.oaklandartmurmur.com for a map. While most galleries are open from 6 pm onwards, one is open at 5:30 -- This is the Joyce Gordon Galler... [read more]
Hello all -- my sister is here in OAK with me for a few days (her first trip to the Bay Area) ... if anyone's brought their spouses along, and are possibly interested in tagging along for some short day trips and sightseeing jaunts, do let me know! Thanks :-)
Regarding the Bay Bridge I was checking out info this afternoon on the BART... http://www.bart.gov/ Looks like the 12th St. Oakland City Center Station is only a block or two from the Marriott. Around $16 round trip from/to SFO.
The Bay Bridge (the main commuter artery in the Bay Area) is currently closed for emergency repairs, with no official ETA on when it will be open again. More details and links to where you can get status updates can be found on the ApacheCon wiki... http://wiki.apache.org/apachecon/GettingAroundOakland (And if you notice a significant change in status, please update the wiki with that information)
We're doing it again! As we're closing out our ninth year, the Sally/HALO/Foodie Dinners at ApacheCon are going from strength to strength, with great destinations, and fun company. The Foodie Dinners are proving to be quite popular, with the upcoming event in Oakland already close to capacity, without any announcements/publicity until now. Unlike most ApacheCons, where the dinner location is revealed at the very last minute, this time is differe... [read more]
I'll be around for the week after the conference, and was wondering if anyone else might be interested in a couple of days hiking in Yosemite, heading down the Pacific Highway or anything like that?
We've scheduled a meetup on Tuesday in Room 5. Stop by and learn about Maven 3. Sign up and suggest agenda ideas here: https://docs.sonatype.org/display/COMM/Maven+Meetup+at+US+Apache+Con+09
There's still time to register at the best rates - checkout the one week extension to the Early Bird rates - you have until Friday, August 21st to get your discount.
You can Register for ApacheCon US 2009 now!. Be sure to sign up soon, since early bird rates end on August 14th. We'll have the preliminary session schedule posted this week, so stay tuned!