ActiveState is the leading provider of tools and services for dynamic languages, including Komodo IDE, a powerful, multi-platform, multi-language IDE for dynamic web application development, Komodo Edit, a free, multi-language editor, and Perl Dev Kit, the essential toolkit for creating and deploying professional Perl applications.
Addison-Wesley/Prentice Hall/Sams publish high-quality books and digital content for open-source professionals. Come by our booth to find out what's new this year: Digital Short Cuts, livelessons (video training), and the Professional Ruby Series. While you're there, pick up some sample chapters and enter to win free books and videos.
Apatar helps users integrate information between databases, files, and applications. Imagine if you could visually exchange (drag and drop) information between your on-premises and on-demand databases (MySQL, MS SQL, Oracle), applications (Salesforce.com, SugarCRM), and the top Web 2.0 destinations (Flickr, Amazon S3)? You've just imagined what Apatar can do for you.
Apress® is a publishing company established by computer professionals, programmers, and enthusiasts just like you. Apress books are tools that will help you learn new subjects, solve problems effectively, and save time. Practical, instructional, and thought-provoking, Apress books offer the highest quality content, distinctively written with The Expert's Voice™.
Coverity finds critical defects and security vulnerabilities in your code with the most advanced source code analysis. Coverity helps you spend less time debugging and more time developing new functionality. Over 200 major software development organizations ship their software “Coverity Clean”.
Dell Inc. (Nasdaq: DELL) is a premier provider of computer products and services required for customers to build their information-technology and Internet infrastructures. Dell Inc. is a trusted and diversified information-technology supplier and partner, and sells a comprehensive portfolio of products and services directly to customers worldwide. Visit www.dell.com
Dice -Look to the tech leader first. Dice is the leading job board for technology professionals. We limit our listings to tech and engineering jobs and then advertise the Dice site extensively to drive qualified job seekers to our site! The result? Your jobs receive nationwide exposure and are filled quickly by qualified candidates.
EnterpriseDB™ Advanced Server is the first RDBMS that runs applications written for Oracle® at up to 80% savings. Built on PostgreSQL, EnterpriseDB delivers world-class data integrity, security, and performance. All products are supported by a global service and support team including the world’s largest organization of PostgreSQL support resources. Call 1-732-331-1300 or go to www.enterprisedb.com.
Fedora is a set of projects, sponsored by Red Hat and guided by the Fedora community of global contributors. These projects are developed by a large community of people who strive to provide and maintain the very best in free and open software, content and standards. The Fedora distribution, the central Fedora project, is an operating system and platform, based on Linux, that is always free for anyone to use, modify and distribute, now and forever. Fedora provides a complete set of software and tools which enables anyone to "Remix" their Fedora any way you please.
The FreeBSD Project supports and sponsors FreeBSD, the free and open source operating system of choice for many companies due to its business-friendly user license. A significant number of companies run their entire IT networks on FreeBSD, including Yahoo! and Pair Networks. The Juniper routers and NetApp storage appliances are based on FreeBSD as well.
Freespire is a community-driven, Linux-based operating system based on Linspire that combines the best that free, open source software has to offer (community driven, freely distributed, open source code, etc.), but also provides users the choice of including proprietary codecs, drivers and applications as they see fit. Freespire was started by Linspire, which serves as the project maintainer and lead sponsor, and a key objective for Freespire is to serve as a baseline for the Linspire operating system.
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia. www.google.com
Greenplum is defining a new standard in the Business Intelligence industry by providing high-performance, low cost data warehousing solutions that utilize open source software and leverage the power of commodity hardware. Greenplum’s breakthrough products are poised to revolutionize the way enterprises use Business Intelligence to gain key competitive advantages in the marketplace.
GroundWork Open Source is a recognized leader in enterprise-class open source IT management software and services. GroundWork Monitor, the company's flagship product, provides customers with an integrated, open source solution for monitoring IT assets -- enabling companies to significantly lower costs while gaining better visibility and control over their network infrastructure. GroundWork also offers deployment, consulting and support services, leveraging the company's deep expertise in open source and IT management best practices.
HP focuses on simplifying technology experiences for all of its customers from individual consumers to the largest businesses. With a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP is among the world's largest IT companies, with revenue totaling $97.1 billion for the four fiscal quarters ended April 30, 2007. More information about HP is available at http://www.hp.com.
At IBM, we strive to lead in the invention, development and manufacture of the industry's most advanced information technologies. We translate these advanced technologies into value for our customers through our professional solutions, services and consulting businesses worldwide. Our WebSphere, Lotus, Tivoli, Rational, and Data Management software brands are aligned around a single, focused business model: innovation. IBM takes its breadth and depth of insight on connecting operating systems, business processes, and applications seamlessly, and invents and applies technology to help solve its clients' most intractable business and competitive problems.
IEEE, The Oregon Section of the IEEE, a professional organization, provides and applies useful and timely information and technical programs for its members and industry. With over 370,000 members in over 160 countries, IEEE is the world's leading association dedicated to the advancement of technology in service to humanity.
Ingres Corporation is a leading provider of open source information management services to the enterprise. Ingres combines proven reliability and outstanding support with the value and flexibility of open source. For more on the company and its leadership in open source, please go to www.ingres.com.
Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live. Intel Software provides resources, technologies; products and services developers need to create innovative products and industry-leading software solutions with enhanced business value that are designed to run best on Intel platforms. Intel has been actively innovating with the open source community and collaborates with commercial vendors to develop Linux and other turnkey OSS solutions. Additional info on Intel, Intel Software and our open source activities is available at: www.intel.com/opensource
Java Community Process since its introduction in 1998 as the open, inclusive process to develop and revise Java technology specifications, reference implementations, and technology compatibility kits, the Java Community Process (JCP) program has fostered the evolution of the Java platform in cooperation with the international Java developer community.
Jive Software is an Inc. 500 company that develops award-winning collaboration software for improving business productivity through open collaboration among employees, partners and customers. Jive Software's products, which are open or developer-source, open-architecture and customizable for any business need, power both online real-time and team collaboration for more than 1,600 customers around the world. For more information, visit www.jivesoftware.com or its open-source community at www.igniterealtime.org.
Joomla! is one of the most outstanding content management systems in the world. This is not only because of his approach of providing one of the most well structured and simple user interfaces for managing your media, text, image and other public information materials in the web. With Joomla! you are able to provide a huge information base for your professional audience as simple as you build up your own family community website. The new refactored content framework gives you the confidence that your site is based on a reliable, flexible, future proven and easy to manage plattform.
KySoH has a passion for high tech electronics and fun. They brought Tux Droid alive. Tux Droid is the first generation 2.4 GHz wireless robot specially built for Linux®, and offers a completely novel and entertaining way to challenge your programming skills. Following the open source philosophy we intend to keep an open architecture allowing programmers to freely tune and tweak our product to their liking. KySoH offers high quality, funny and unusual products integrating new technologies and dedicated to entertainment. For more information, visit www.tuxisalive.com.
Lina Software develops innovative technologies to bring Open Source to more users, more effectively. Our product, LINA, provides a technological breakthrough in platform portability. With LINA, Open Source Linux applications run simply and robustly on all flavors of *nix, Windows, and Mac OS X platforms with native look and feel.
Linuxfest Northwest is presented by volunteers from Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia, and draws hundreds of attendees from around the region. It features internationally recognized speakers from well-known open source projects, as well as a variety of interesting exhibits and demonstrations. Admission is free, and all ages are welcome.
Make: Stop by our booth and chat MAKE:, CRAFT: and DIY projects with the Maker Media team.
Manning Publications is an independent publisher specializing in computer and technical books for professionals, including programmers, developers, system administrators, designers, and architects. Since 1994, Manning has built its reputation as a publisher of the highest quality technical books available, and continues to attract leading technologists and computer scientists to its ranks of authors.
As a wholly owned subsidiary of the non-profit Mozilla Foundation, the Mozilla Corporation is charged with the development and promotion of products that further the Foundation's public benefit mission to preserve choice and innovation on the Internet. Millions of people worldwide enjoy a better Web experience with the award-winning, free and open source Mozilla Firefox browser.
MySQL is the world's most popular open source database software, with over 10 million active installations. Many of the world's largest and fastest-growing organizations use MySQL to save time and money powering their high-volume Websites, business-critical systems and packaged software -- including industry leaders such as Yahoo!, Alcatel, The Associated Press, Suzuki and NASA. www.mysql.com With headquarters in the United States and Sweden -- and operations around the world -- MySQL AB supports both open source values and corporate customers' needs in a profitable, sustainable business model. For more information about MySQL, please visit www.mysql.com.
No Starch Press publishes the finest in geek entertainment-distinctive books on computing, with a focus on open source/Linux, security, hacking, programming, and alternative operating systems. Our titles have personality and attitude, our authors are passionate about their subjects, and our books tackle topics that people care about.
Novell, Inc., (Nasdaq: NOVL) delivers Software for the Open Enterprise™. With more than 50,000 customers in 43 countries, Novell helps customers manage, simplify, secure and integrate their technology environments by leveraging best-of-breed, open standards-based software. With over 20 years of experience, more than 5,000 employees, 5,000 partners and support centers around the world, Novell helps customers gain control over their IT operating environment while reducing cost. www.novell.com
NYTimes.com, the world’s largest newspaper Web site, provides high-quality news, information and entertainment to an influential, global audience. Leveraging the power of the Web with the authority of The New York Times, NYTimes.com’s award-winning multimedia brings you closer to the events and people in the news. An improved search functionality allows you to easily browse decades of free Times reviews of books, movies, restaurants, travel destinations and more.
O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, and conferences. Since 1978, O'Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and spurring their adoption by amplifying faint signals from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. Whether it's delivered in print, online, or in person, everything O'Reilly produces reflects the company's unshakeable belief in the power of information to spur innovation. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.
once:radix is the world's first IDE to offer end-to-end development and delivery of advanced Rich Internet Applications entirely within a web browser. It was developed as part of a project to create advanced business process management applications. once:technologies has chosen OSCON 2007 as the venue to release once:radix under an open source GPL license.
The Open Solutions Alliance consists of leading companies dedicated to making enterprise-class open software solutions work together. We help customers put open solutions to work by enabling application integration, certifying quality solutions, and promoting cooperation among open solutions developers. Membership is open to organizations that provide high-quality, business-ready open solutions.
The Open Source Geospatial Foundation, or OSGeo, is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to support and promote the collaborative development of open geospatial technologies and data. The foundation provides financial, organizational and legal support to the broader open source geospatial community. It also serves as an independent legal entity to which community members can contribute code, funding and other resources
OpenMFG's flagship product is an advanced ERP solution built with open source components such as PostgreSQL, Qt, and the OpenRPT report writer. Available modules include Inventory, Product Definition, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Sales, Shipping, Projects, Financials, and CRM. The company offers various licensing options for its products, including several source code options.
OpenSource Connections is a software development boutique that provides thought leadership to help solve vexing customer problems. We bring best software development practices to our clients' teams and often mentor them on software development processes. Contact us to find out how we can help drive results for you.
OpSource™, the SaaS delivery experts, is focused on providing the operational infrastructure and ongoing services that enable software companies, On-Demand businesses, and Web applications providers to deliver and maintain the highest quality Web-based solutions.
PDXPHP came to life in 2004 and has been growing and evolving ever since. We provide a community forum for programmers, designers and web enthusiasts alike to meet and lean about the PHP scripting language and related technologies. To learn more, visit pdxphp.org and plan to attend one of our monthly meetings.
The POSSE (Portland Open Source Software Entrepreneurs) is a greater Portland area organization of entrepreneurs who rely on and develop OSS to help businesses succeed. POSSE provides local businesses with access to a wealth of qualified options for meeting their open source software needs. All POSSE members are established companies that adhere to a defined set of industry best practices.
With more than 17 years of development by hundreds of the world's most generous and brilliant minds from the open source community, PostgreSQL is the world's most advanced open source database. With its long time support of an enterprise level feature set including transactions, stored procedures, triggers, and subqueries, PostgreSQL is being used by many of today's most demanding businesses and government agencies.
Powell's Books has been an independent bookseller since 1971. Powell's serves the Portland, Oregon, area with four general bookstores and two specialty stores. Its flagship store takes up an entire city block, offering 68,000 sq. feet of used, new, rare, and out-of-print books. Online since 1994, Powells.com offers the combined inventory of its six retail locations and five warehouses - approximately four million books in all. The site features exclusive author interviews and essays, as well as a stable of internationally respected book reviewers and content partners. Forbes magazine crowned the site a Forbes Favorite, applauding its huge selection of new, used and rare books, all swathed in smart content.
RadView Software, develops, markets and supports WebLOAD, the only commercial-grade open source load testing solution. Deployed at over 1,600 customers, WebLOAD brings superior functionality for load testing Internet applications, advanced test modeling capabilities, and ease of adoption and use. Download WebLOAD Open Source on www.webload.org. Learn more about WebLOAD Professional on www.radview.com.
Rearden Commerce, Inc. the world’s largest online marketplace for services of all kinds. Through Rearden’s web-based personal assistant, employees purchase travel, ground transportation, dining, entertainment, package shipping, and other services from a trusted network of over 135,000 services suppliers based on personal preferences and company policies. Today, Rearden Commerce is helping hundreds of companies save money by making it easy for their employees to find and purchase what they need from preferred suppliers offering negotiated discounts.
Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions to the enterprise, is leading Linux and open source into the mainstream by making high quality, low cost technology accessible. To learn more, visit www.redhat.com.
Rocky Nook was founded in early 2006 in Santa Barbara, California and is closely associated with dpunkt.verlag, a leading publisher of books on technology based in Heidelberg, Germany. Rocky Nook Computing strives to deliver clear, concise, and relevant books on computing, with an initial emphasis on software quality and testing.
Silicon Mechanics is a leading manufacturer of rackmount servers and storage solutions with one of the most comprehensive, open, industry-standard product offerings available. We work collaboratively with customers deploying datacenter installations, taking into consideration density, power, thermal efficiency, performance, and reliability to create best-fit solutions for each customer. *Visit our booth or www.siliconmechanics.com* to learn how to custom-configure a system for any computing environment.
SnapLogic is an Open Source project that enables developers to easily and rapidly integrate applications and other data sources through a Data Integration Network. SnapLogic embraces the simplicity and scalability of the Web to collapse the complexity of data integration for Internet-scale integration.
The Software Freedom Law Center provides legal representation and other law-related services to protect and advance Free and Open Source Software. Founded in 2005, the Center now represents many of the most important and well-established free software and open source projects.
Solid Information Technology is the leading provider of fast, always-on and affordable database solutions. Solid serves both Embedded customers and Enterprise end-users with a combination of open source and proprietary database products.There are more than 3,000,000 deployments of Solid's database technology worldwide in telecommunications networks, enterprise applications, and embedded software and systems.
Members of the Open Source community will combine forces to produce the sixth annual Southern California Linux Expo, the premier event for businesses, academic institutions and the Linux community. SCALE 6x will be held in Feb 2008 at the Los Angeles Airport Westin..
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is the leading organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. EFF believes protecting innovation is central to advancing our freedom and has fought to clear the way for encryption, VoIP, file-sharing software, open source HDTV tools, and much more.
The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) is committed to the development of a global standard in Linux certification. We believe that such a certification program must meet the requirements of both IT professionals and the organizations that would employ them. To achieve this goal we have adopted an open, rigorous, and consultative development process which uses both volunteer and hired resources.
Perl is a stable, cross-platform, open source programming language used for mission critical projects in the public and private sectors. The Perl Foundation is a non-profit corporation established to advance the use and development of the Perl programming language.
The Personal Telco Project promotes and builds public wireless networks through community support and education. We have a vibrant volunteer organization in Portland, Oregon with two goals - to cover the city in free wireless networking and to build out a customer-owned data communications infrastructure. We believe such a network empowers individuals and promotes freedom of information.
The Pragmatic Bookshelf features books written by developers for developers. The titles continue the well-known Pragmatic Programmer style, and continue to garner awards and rave reviews. As development gets more and more difficult, the Pragmatic Programmers will be there with more titles and products to help programmers stay on top of their game.
ThoughtWorks is a global IT consultancy focused on software development and delivery. Using agile best practices the company helps CIOs maximize investment performance, reducing time and risk. ThoughtWorks' new product division, ThoughtWorks Studios, leverages deep experience by building world-class applications. The first product is Mingle, an Agile project management application.
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing company, providing ticket sales and distribution through www.ticketmaster.com, one of the largest e-commerce sites on the Internet; approximately 6,500 retail Ticket Center outlets; 19 worldwide telephone call centers; and a broad online and offline marketing network. Ticketmaster serves more than 9,000 clients worldwide across multiple event categories, providing exclusive ticketing services for hundreds of leading arenas, stadiums, performing arts venues, museums, and theaters, and sold 119 million tickets valued at $6 billion in 2005. Ticketmaster is headquartered in West Hollywood, California and is an operating business of IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI).
Untangle provides small-to-medium-sized businesses the open source alternative to Sonicwall and other proprietary tools, delivering an expandable, gateway server platform that leverages best-of-breed open source applications (including SpamAssassin and ClamAV) to simplify and consolidate network functions such as spam, spyware, and virus blocking, web filtering, IPS, and VPN.
WSO2 is an open source middleware company founded by pioneers in Web services and of members of the Apache Software Foundation Web services community. We deliver a new, entirely open source middleware stack that is optimized for Web services and SOA and built on Apache Axis2. WSO2's first products are the WSO2 Web Services Application Server (WSAS) and WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus (ESB), which are built on the WSO2 Web Services Framework. The company maintains operations in the United States, United Kingdom and Sri Lanka.
Yahoo! Inc. is a leading global Internet brand and one of the most trafficked Internet destinations worldwide. Yahoo! seeks to provide online products and services essential to users' lives, and offers a full range of tools and marketing solutions for businesses to connect with Internet users around the world. Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
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