By: Robert MacFarlan.
Power Linux will be well represented at next week's North America LinuxCon, the annual conference of the Linux Foundation. Please let others who might be attending know. Thank you!
1. Visit the IBM booth.
Regency Foyer - 3rd level, top of escalator, open Wed 9am - Friday 5pm. Visit Nathan Fontenot from the LTC, who will be demoing and talking about the Linux technologies behind Watson. Pick up a stack of Think Power Linux business cards to hand out to your developer peers, encouraging them to join the Think Power Linux community at www.ibm.com/developerworks/group/tpl (or www.ibm.com/developerworks/group/thinkpowerlinux). They can join on the spot in the booth, or later at their convenience.
2. Attend the Linux Beyond x86 breakout session.
Wed, 3pm, Georgia A. Support Power Linux and System z by attending in this panel moderated by Jean Staten Healy. Two Power Linux customers are featured: Dr. B. Kim Andrews, Manager of Research Computing at Rice University (home of BlueBioU POWER7-based Supercomputer) and Nigel Fortlage, VP of IT at GHY International. Telus, a System z Linux client will also participate.
3. Attend and participate in the Think Power Linux BoF and encourage your peers to attend!
Thurs, 5:15-7pm, Regency A. Chat with your peers about Power Linux over appetizers and beverages. See KVM on POWER7 in action during the short lab project demo by Paul Mackerras. Register as a Think Power Linux community member on the spot. See IBM's investment in Power Linux come to life at this special event.