Lightning States of (con't)

Josh Berkus, PostgreSQL Lead, Sun Microsystems

Track: Emerging Topics
Date: Wednesday, July 26
Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Location: Portland 252

  • Planet: Jeff Waugh gives us the Planet project's provocative programming plans, and why Planet is perfect for your OSS project blog.
  • Annodex: the irrepressible Jeff Waugh introduces us to the open source way to index online media.
  • Java Data Objects: Craig Russell (Sun Microsystems) will explain what's going on with JDO development and object-oriented DB access for Java.
  • PostgreSQL: Josh Berkus (Sun Microsystems) lets us know where PostgreSQL has been in the last year and what the likely features are for PostgreSQL 8.2.
  • Gentoo: Donnie Berkholz (Gentoo) updates people on the state of Gentoo today and where the project could be in a year.
  • OpenSolaris: developer Mike Kupfer will recount the first year of accomplishments for OpenSolaris, and
  • Louis Suarez-Potts (CollabNet) brings news from the leading full-featured open source office suite.
  • Linux Kernel in Less Than Five Minutes: Starting with one deep breath, Greg KH gives us the full and complete Linux Kernel development status in five minutes or less.  Bring your stopwatch!