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Linux inspires. It is enabling nearly every technology innovation of the 21st century and is supporting the growth of numerous industries from mobile to the cloud.  And, its reach goes far beyond these markets to also enable scientific discovery, smart cities, new companies and young students.

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Why You Should Attend LinuxCon Europe: My Top Five Sessions

Earlier this week we published the full schedule for LinuxCon Europe and Embedded Linux Conference Europe. In many ways, I think the technical content for LinuxCon Europe may be the best collection of speakers we've ever had. I wonder if the location in Barcelona has anything to do with that.... Here are my top five favorite sessions: -- The Linux Kernel Report from LWN.net editor Jon Corbet. Get a peak into the future of the kernel from Jon.  -- "Don't Play Dice with Random Numbers" from Intel's H. Peter Anvin. Linux contains a sophisticated system to make randomness available to the kernel and applications, but it has limitations.  This talk will examine the applications of random numbers, the Linux random number subsystems, how to correctly write an application that requires random numbers, and how to configure a system to avoid random-number-related security or performance problems. -- "Trawler: A New Approach to SSD Caching" from Hannes Reinecke of SUSE Labs. In this talk Hannes will present a new approach for...

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Quotes from the Kernel Panel at LinuxCon in San Diego

A highlight of yesterday's excellent LinuxCon and CloudOpen conference was definitely the kernel panel featuring Sarah Sharp, Ted Ts'o, Greg K-H, Linus Torvalds and moderator James Bottomley. Some quotes:

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What Users Want for the Cloud

Today is opening day of LinuxCon and the first-ever CloudOpen. It represents the culmination of months of preparation and collaboration with speakers, sponsors and members of the community. And, it represents possibly the largest assembly of open source developers, sysadmins, cloud architects and business executives working on open technologies that we've ever had in one place at one time.

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What I'm Looking Forward to at LinuxCon Next Week

We have been preparing for next week for months. From picking the venue to coordinating mini-summits to shifting through the hundreds of talks submitted via the CFP, our events team and I have been focused on August 29-31 and now it's finally here. We are very close to selling out so if you plan on joining us please register today.  Here's a quick top five of what I'm most looking forward to: Checking out the Gluster, oVirt and Chef mini conferences on Tuesday.  The kernel panel with Linus, Greg KH, Ted Ts'o and James Bottomley. Fresh from the Kernel Summit, they will surely...

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