Lightning States of

Josh Berkus, PostgreSQL Lead, Sun Microsystems
Donnie Berkholz, Developer, Gentoo
Craig Russell, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Corey Shields, Lead Systems Engineer, OSU Open Source Lab
Louis Suarez-Potts, Community Manager,
David Van Couvering, Senior Staff Software Engineer, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Jeff Waugh, Consultant, Gnome/Waugh Partners

Track: Emerging Topics
Date: Wednesday, July 26
Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Location: Portland 252

Seven Open Source projects will brief you on what's going on in their worlds: new releases, old releases, events, forks, disasters, and the Linux Kernel in five minutes or less.

  • Open Source Lab: Corey Shields (OSL) tells you about OSL's new hosting center and how it can help your project.
  • GlassFish: Learn about this high-performance, Sun-sponsored open source J2EE server from project lead Ken Dracknik (Sun Microsystems)
  • GNOME: What's the latest from the most attractive OSS desktop? GNOME Foundation Board member Glenn Foster brings us up to date.
  • SQLite: architect Dr. Richard Hipp shares his plans for the future of the smallest full-featured SQL DBMS.
  • Eclipse:  Where is the most popular open source IDE going?  Eclipse Foundation Directory Mike Milinkovich lets us know.
  • Django: get the latest bulletins from one of the fastest growing web framework from core developer Adrian Holovaty.
  • MySQL:  Brian Aker (MySQL AB) delivers the State of the Dolphin 2006: MySQL 5.1 and more.