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Monday, November 17
 

10:30am

Apache CouchDB State Of The Union - Jan Lehnardt, ASF
This talk is an overview over the past 24-36 months of the CouchDB project. Join us on a riveting tour through a near-death experience and a phoenix from the ashes-like rebirth of the project as well as major technological improvements. You will learn where Apache CouchDB stands today and where it is, boldly, going.

With the departure of its lead developer and the abandonment of the project by the company founded by three of the original CouchDB developers, many felt that CouchDB is dying. This couldn’t be further from the truth and this talk explains what happened and how CouchDB is more alive than ever and has a bright future ahead of it!

Speakers
avatar for Jan Lehnardt

Jan Lehnardt

CEO, Neighbourhoodie Software
Jan Lehnardt is the PMC Chair and VP of Apache CouchDB, co-creator of the Hoodie web app framework based on CouchDB as well as the founder and CEO of Neighbourhoodie Software. He’s the longest standing contributor to Apache CouchDB.


Monday November 17, 2014 10:30am - 11:20am
Tas

2:40pm

Apache JSPWiki - Siegfried Goeschl, ASF
Welcome to Apache JSPWiki - a Java-based Wiki using Java Server Pages (see http://jspwiki.apache.org). The presentation starts with a technical overview of Apache JSPWiki and turns to settting up JSPWiki for different environments & requirements. These environments range from your personal "Wiki On A Stick" running from an USB stick (including native launchers) up to a work-group setup deployed on a in-house server with integrated Lucene search.

Speakers
avatar for Siegfried Goeschl

Siegfried Goeschl

Senile Software Engineer, Independent Consultant
I'm currently an ASF member, Apache Turbine and JSPWiki Project Management Committee (PMC) member. Over the last 10 years I was also Apache Commons Committer & PMC working on commons-email & commons-exec, Apache XMLRPC commmitter, Apache Isis & JSPWiki mentor and Apache Maven contributor... Read More →


Monday November 17, 2014 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Tohotom

2:40pm

CouchDB Replication: A Robust Sync Architecture For The Mobile World - Jan Lehnardt, ASF
Modern IT is mobile, but existing technologies are struggling to address the unique issues of our mobile infrastructure. From portable laptops to tablets and rarely connected phones, the demands from end user devices for our IT infrastructures are not only novel, they are hard. Apache CouchDB has been designed from the ground up to address all relevant issues. This talk will explain the challenges of the mobile world, where huge latency, intermittent connectivity and limited device capacity and computing power long for smart technology that solves it all and how CouchDB is the super hero that saves the day. We’ll look into mobile web and native apps, the fundamentals of data syntonisation, and how sync is the foundation for robust Offline First architectures and user experiences.

Speakers
avatar for Jan Lehnardt

Jan Lehnardt

CEO, Neighbourhoodie Software
Jan Lehnardt is the PMC Chair and VP of Apache CouchDB, co-creator of the Hoodie web app framework based on CouchDB as well as the founder and CEO of Neighbourhoodie Software. He’s the longest standing contributor to Apache CouchDB.


Monday November 17, 2014 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Tas

3:50pm

RTFM? Write a Better FM! - Rich Bowen, ASF
Ever notice that the projects most likely to tell you to RTFM tend to have the worst FM? That's because the virtues of a docs team - Dilligence, Patience, and Humility - happen to be the virtues of kinder politer people, too.

Come learn some tips of writing better documentation, providing better end-user support, and just possibly growing your project community.

Rich has been doing Open Source documentation for 20 years, and some folks say he's kind of good at it.

Speakers
avatar for Rich Bowen

Rich Bowen

VP, Conferences, Apache Software Foundation
Rich has been involved in Open Source since before it had that name. He's a director at the Apache Software Foundation, and a community architect at Red Hat.


Monday November 17, 2014 3:50pm - 4:40pm
Dery/Mikszath

4:50pm

Secure Your Hadoop Cluster With Apache Sentry - Xuefu Zhang, Cloudera
Apache Hadoop users can drive adoption within their organization by implementing Apache Sentry Role Based Access Control (RBAC). This talk will discuss the current security problems Apache Hadoop's ecosystem, with a focus on authorization primitives in the context of Apache Hive and Apache SOLR, and how Apache Sentry addresses those problems. Apache Sentry's architecture and internals will be also be discussed, and the Apache Sentry roadmap and latest development will be given.

Speakers
XZ

Xuefu Zhang

Software Engineer, Uber Technologies
Xuefu Zhang has over 10 year’s experience in software development. Earlier this year he joined as a software engineer in Uber from Cloudera, where he spent his main efforts on Apache Hive and Pig. He also worked in the Hadoop team at Yahoo when the majority of the development on... Read More →


Monday November 17, 2014 4:50pm - 5:40pm
Arany
 
Tuesday, November 18
 

9:00am

Apache Incubator: The Gateway Into The “Apache Way” And A Continual Mentoring Venue - Suresh Marru, ASF & Roman Shaposhnik, Pivotal
New projects enter the Apache Software Foundation through the Incubator program. Wealth of IPMC members guide the podlings teaching the Apache Way. Mentors and incubator community assist in learning through the releases process, albeit sometimes in a hard way. As the podlings graduate and enter into a self-governance mode, the priority of making stringent releases and the vigor of community engagement is often diluted. This talk will cover the perspective of those incubating project members who later came back to the incubator to help others learn from mistakes they made. Pay it forward or perverse sense of payback -- you’ll be the judge. Either way, Apache Incubator is a unique project under the ASF umbrella that brings together a diverse set of members all bound by the same goal: keep the “Apache Way” spirit alive in the projects joining the foundation and graduated projects.

Speakers
SM

Suresh Marru

Suresh Marru is a Member of the ASF and is the PMC chair of the Apache Airavata project. He directs the Science Gateways program within the flagship US Cyberinfrastructure: Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE). Suresh focuses on promoting Apache Way in science... Read More →
avatar for Roman Shaposhnik

Roman Shaposhnik

Director of Open Source, Linux Foundation
Apache Software Foundation and Data, oh but also unikernels


Tuesday November 18, 2014 9:00am - 9:50am
Dery/Mikszath

9:00am

Subversion With Local Branches (And More) - Branko Čibej, WANdisco
Apache Subversion is one of the most widespread version control systems currently in use. Whilst it has many useful features — and several well-known deficiencies — one of the most often repeated criticisms against it is that it is not "distributed" (or, more properly, "decentralised"), since is has a central repository and does not provide local branches and similar features of most popular DVCS. In this presentation, we'll discuss the Subversion developers' plans for introducing some of these features into Subversion.

Speakers
BC

Branko Cibej

Director of Subversion, WANdisco
Brane has been a Subversion developer and PMC member for 14 years, having joined the project soon after it started. Two years ago he began working on the project full-time as Director of Subversion at WANdisco. He is a member of the Apache Software Foundation and a regular speaker... Read More →


Tuesday November 18, 2014 9:00am - 9:50am
Kond

11:20am

Podling Post-Mortem: Looking Back On Incubation And Lessons Learned - Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier, Red Hat
As part of the Apache CloudStack project, I had a chance to see first-hand some of the good and bad choices made during Apache CloudStack's incubation. We'll take a look at a successful graduate more than a year after its exit from the Incubator, and where things went well and where they didn't go so well. Also will have plenty of advice for companies/projects looking to join the ASF.

Speakers
avatar for Joe Brockmeier

Joe Brockmeier

Red Hat, Red Hat
Joe Brockmeier is a long-time participant in open source projects and former technology journalist. Brockmeier has worked as the openSUSE Community Manager, is an Apache Software Foundation (ASF) member, and participates heavily in the Fedora Cloud Working Group. Brockmeier works... Read More →


Tuesday November 18, 2014 11:20am - 12:10pm
Dery/Mikszath

11:20am

OpenOffice At Apache: 2014 And Beyond - Andrea Pescetti, Apache OpenOffice PMC
It's already two years since OpenOffice graduated as a Top Level Project at Apache. We have more than 100 million downloads and a stable, working community at Apache. In an overall "state of the project" talk, we will see what we accomplished so far, what worked, what can be improved, what Apache gave to OpenOffice and what OpenOffice gave to Apache. Then we will see what can be accomplished in the medium-term future and how the community resources can be used to those aims.

Speakers
AP

Andrea Pescetti

Member, Apache OpenOffice PMC
Andrea Pescetti has been active in free and open source software communities since 2001. He is currently serving as member of the Apache OpenOffice PMC, and helping the project as a volunteer, mainly in the Release Management and Localization fields. In his ordinary work activity... Read More →


Tuesday November 18, 2014 11:20am - 12:10pm
Petofi

1:30pm

Open Development In The Enterprise - Bertrand Delacretaz, Adobe
Open Development is often mentioned in open source circles nowadays, as a way to make projects really open, sustainable and meritocratic rather than based on people's titles or hierarchical ranking.
Does this model have its place in the enterprise? Can we apply the open source governance models to enterprise projects, where you'd usually expect a strictly hierarchical decision making process?
The open collaboration methods used by the some development groups at Adobe demonstrate that this is not only possible, but brings measurable benefits in terms of agility, employee satisfaction and quality of the final product.
This talk describes the key elements that make this possible, and provides pointers to developers or project leaders to start using such a model in their own projects.

Speakers
avatar for Bertrand Delacretaz

Bertrand Delacretaz

Principal Scientist, Adobe
Bertrand Delacretaz works as a Principal Scientist in the AEM R&D team at Adobe’s Basel office, using open source tools to create world-class content management and digital marketing systems. Bertrand is an active member and current Director of the Apache Software Foundation... Read More →


Tuesday November 18, 2014 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Kond

3:50pm

Contributing To CouchDB - Jan Lehnardt, ASF
Become a Hero!

Open Source projects are only as good as the people that work on them. A project's first objective should be to increase its developer base. Consequently, this talk invites you to learn what little it takes to make a meaningful contribution to CouchDB.

This talk is a tour through the CouchDB Apache project and wider community. It explains the way the peoject works and where it can be improved, and how.

One of the bigger stumbling blocks for contributors is CouchDB's implementation language Erlang. However, there is plenty to do without ever touching Erlang and we'll show you what you can do.

Finally, if you are not afraid to dive in, we'll give you a gentle introduction to CouchDB's Erlang implementation.

Speakers
avatar for Jan Lehnardt

Jan Lehnardt

CEO, Neighbourhoodie Software
Jan Lehnardt is the PMC Chair and VP of Apache CouchDB, co-creator of the Hoodie web app framework based on CouchDB as well as the founder and CEO of Neighbourhoodie Software. He’s the longest standing contributor to Apache CouchDB.


Tuesday November 18, 2014 3:50pm - 4:40pm
Dery/Mikszath

4:50pm

Apache Stratos Roadmap And Strategy - Lakmal Warusawithana, WSO2 Inc
Apache Stratos is a highly-extensible Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) framework that helps run Apache Tomcat, PHP, and MySQL applications and can be extended to support many more environments on all major cloud infrastructures. For developers, Stratos provides a cloud-based environment for developing, testing, and running scalable applications. IT providers benefit from high utilization rates, automated resource management, and platform-wide insights, including monitoring and billing.

This session will focus on the roadmap for Apache Stratos and how it can become a disruptive force in the current PaaS market.

Speakers
avatar for Lakmal Warusawithana

Lakmal Warusawithana

Senior Director Cloud Architecture, WSO2
Lakmal Warusawithana is the Senior Director - Cloud Architecture of WSO2. Lakmal has a long history of working in open source, cloud, and DevOps technologies and has been Vice President of Apache Stratos PaaS Project. Lakmal is an architect for containerization and deployment orchestration... Read More →


Tuesday November 18, 2014 4:50pm - 5:40pm
Dery/Mikszath
 
Wednesday, November 19
 

11:40am

Internet Of Things - Justin Mclean, Class Software
CPUs that cost thousands a decade ago are now cost a few dollars. The Arduino platform has lowered barriers to entry so that people with minimal tech knowledge can create special purpose computers capable of changing the world. Open Source Hardware is in autonomous drones, 3D printers, DNA replicators, satellites, city-wide sensor networks, smart houses and wearable computers. In this talk I'll take you through what Open Source Hardware is and isn't, OSW licensing, recent advances in OSW, show a range of projects and demonstrate what's possible now, and warn about some the threats (lack of protocol standards and vendor lock in to name two) that may hinder the growth of Open Source Hardware.


Speakers
avatar for Justin Mclean

Justin Mclean

Founder, Class Software
Justin Mclean has more than 25 years experience in developing web based applications and is involved in the open source hardware movement. He runs his own consulting company Class Software and has spoken at numerous conferences in Australia and overseas including previous ApacheCon... Read More →


Wednesday November 19, 2014 11:40am - 12:30pm
Huba