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LinuxConf Europe 2007
Conference and Tutorials
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Sunday 2nd - Wednesday 5th September
University Arms Hotel, Cambridge, England

LinuxConf Europe 2007

Photos and reports

Timetable

Programme

Registration

LPI Exams

Conference Dinner (Sunday)

Duxford Excursion (Monday)

Exhibitors and Sponsors

Accommodation

Venue

Travel

About Cambridge

Kernel Summit 2007

Other GUUG events

Other UKUUG events

Timetable

Talks in yellow (1st column) take place on the ground floor in Newton (Sun-Tues) or upstairs in Churchill D (Weds).
Talks in green (2nd column) take place upstairs in Churchill B.
Talks in blue (3rd column) take place upstairs in Churchill C.

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All information is subject to change without notice (including speakers, timings and running order).

Sunday, 2nd September - Conference and Tutorials

09:00-09:30
Conference Registration
Newton A
Churchill B
Churchill C
09:30-10:30
The Kernel Report

Jonathan Corbet - LWN.net

Exim and PCRE: How Free Software Hijacked My Life

Philip Hazel - University of Cambridge Computing Service

System Tap & kdump (Tutorial T1)

Richard J Moore - IBM UK Ltd

10:30-11:15
What we lose without words

Michael Kerrisk - Google

OS Circular on QEMU/KQEMU/KVM/Xen-HVM

Kuniyasu Suzaki - National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Techno

11:15-11:45
Coffee
11:45-12:30
Two ptrace-free ways to virtualize system calls

Jeff Dike - Intel Corp

TCP congestion testing - Preventing global Internet warming - RESCHEDULED MON 16:30 CHURCHILL D

Stephen Hemminger - Linux Foundation

System Tap & kdump Tutorial continued
12:30-13:15
Ganeti - an Open Source multi-node HA cluster based on Xen

Roman Marxer - Google Inc

The 7 dwarves: Debugging information beyond gdb

Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo - Red Hat Inc.

13:15-14:15
Lunch
14:15-15:00
OpenVZ and Linux Virtualization

Kir Kolyshkin - OpenVZ

Generating a White List for Hardware which Works with Kexec/Kdump

Fernando Luis Vázquez Cao - NTT Open Source Software Center

System Tap & kdump Tutorial continued
15:00-15:45
Resource Management: Beancounters

Pavel Emelyanov - OpenVZ

Automated system and service monitoring with openQRM and Nagios

Matthias Rechenburg - Freelancer / Project Manager of the openQRM Project

15:45-16:15
Coffee
16:15-17:00
DRBD 8: shared disk semantics on a shared nothing clusterBofB

Lars Ellenberg - LINBIT

Kernel support for multimedia streaming capture devices

Mauro Carvalho Chehab - Brasil Telecom S. A.

System Tap & kdump Tutorial continued
17:00-17:45
The Linux HA Project 2007

Lars Marowsky-Brée - SuSE Labs

Hacking your linux-based TV set

Alexander Sirotkin - Metalink Broadband

17:45-18:30
The Evaluation of SAF AIS implementation

Mika Karlstedt - University of Helsinki

The Ubuntu Home

Torsten Spindler - Canonical

18:30
End of session
19:30 for 20:00
Conference Dinner at Churchill College (Tickets required)
History of Computing at Cambridge University - Dr David Hartley

Monday, 3rd September - Conference and Tutorials

09:00-09:15
Conference Registration
Newton A
Churchill B
Churchill C
09:15-10:00
Pimp my volumes

Bryn M. Reeves - Red Hat

SPE-assisted User Level Device Driver on Linux for Cell/PS3

Hiroyuki Machida - Sony, Akira Tsuakmoto - SCEI, Kuniyasu Suzaki - AIST

Writing RDMA applications on Linux (Tutorial T2)

Roland Dreier - Cisco

10:00-10:45
Towards a Scalable Device Mapper Snapshot Solution

Jan Blunck - Novell/SUSE LINUX Products GmbH

HTTP-FUSE PS3 Linux: internet boot framework using HTTP

Toshiki Yagi - AIST

10:45-11:15
Coffee - Sponsored by Intel
11:15-12:00
Stacking Blocks

Neil Brown - Novell / SuSE Labs

dstat: plugin-based real-time monitoring system

Dag Wieers - dagit

RDMA Tutorial continued
12:00-12:45
Managing iSCSI with iSNS

Olaf Kirch - Oracle

CPAN6: Collecting collections

Mark Overmeer - MARKOV Solutions

12:45-13:45
Lunch - Sponsored by Google
13:45-14:30
The VFS and cluster filesystems

Steven Whitehouse - Red Hat

Linux MAPI programming over ExchangeRPC

Julien Kerihuel - OpenChange SARL

Introduction to Cell Programming on Linux (Tutorial T3)

Kinuko Yasuda - Fixstars Corporation

14:30-15:15
Hard disks are dead. Now what?

Jörn Engel - logfs.org

Practical, portable, everyday FUSE Filesystems

Dan Shearer - shearer.org

15:15-16:00
Btrfs -- a new copy on write filesystem

Chris Mason - Oracle

Teaching Wine the Samba thing

Kai Blin - The Wine Project / Samba Team

16:00-16:30
Coffee
16:30-17:15
How to not invent kernel interfaces

Arnd Bergmann

IO/grind - A new profiler

Michael Meeks - Novell, Inc

Cell Programming Tutorial continued
17:15-18:00
How to work with the kernel development process

Jonathan Corbet - LWN.net

A Control Plane Benchmark for Telecommunications Signalling Applications

Kimmo Raatikainen - University of Helsinki

18:00
End of session
18:00-22:30
Excursion to the air museum at Duxford (Tickets required)
Sponsored by the Positive Internet Company and Collabora

Tuesday, 4th September - Conference and Tutorials

09:00-09:15
Conference Registration
Newton A
Churchill B
Churchill C
09:15-10:00
Linux Power Consumption - It's not just the kernel

Arjan van de Ven - Intel

Integrating IBM's real-time Java with the -rt Linux patch set

John Kacur - IBM Canada Ltd.

Optimizing linear industry problems with the GLPK (Tutorial T4)

Rodrigo Ceron Ferreira de Castro - IBM

10:00-10:45
Making Linux suck less - reducing power consumption

Matthew Garrett

Sharing AppArmor security profiles

Seth Arnold - SuSE Labs / Novell

10:45-11:15
Coffee - Sponsored by Intel
11:15-12:00
Processor Power Management features and Process scheduler: Do we need to tie them together?

Venkatesh Pallipadi - Intel Corp.

Trusted Secure Embedded Linux

Hadi Nahari - MontaVista Software, Inc.

GLPK Tutorial continued
12:00-12:45
The Future of Open Source Software is Open Source Hardware

Hagen Sankowski - chipforge.org

Telepathy: Real-time Communications Framework

Robert McQueen - Collabora Ltd

12:45-13:30
Lunch - Sponsored by Intel
13:30-14:30
How to Convince Hardware Vendors to Open-Source their Drivers

Dirk Hohndel - Intel Corporation

KDE4.0 - The Dawn of a new Desktop

Sebastian Kügler - K Desktop Environment

LPI Exams
14:30-15:15
SATA Blinky Lights

Kristen Carlson Accardi - Intel Corporation

A Gentle Introduction to Software Defined Radio

Bdale Garbee - HP / Debian

15:15-15:45
Coffee - Sponsored by Intel
15:45-16:30
How to Manage Patches with Git

James Bottomley - Steeleye

The Open Web

Tristan Nitot - Mozilla

SQO-OSS: Novel Approaches to Quality Evaluation

Paul Adams - Sirius Corporation Ltd

16:30-16:45
WebKit/Gtk+: An alternative browser engine for the free desktop

Alp Toker - Collabora Ltd.

The State of the Nation - Bringing F/L/OSS to the UK Government

Mark Taylor - Open Source Consortium

16:45-17:15
Advanced Git BOF

Linus Torvalds

17:15-18:00
Database-driven web authentication with mod_authn_dbd

Sascha Kersken - papaya Software GmbH

Running petitions.pm.gov.uk on linux

Francis Irving - mysociety

18:00
End of conference

Wednesday, 5th September - Tutorials only

09:00-09:30
Tutorial Day Registration
Churchill D
Churchill B
Churchill C
09:30-11:00
Building and Maintaining RPM Packages (Tutorial T5)

Jos Vos - X/OS Experts in Open Systems BV

The Linux HA Project (Tutorial T6)

Lars Marowsky-Brée - SuSE Labs

Hacking the Silicon - a Crash Course in Chip Development (Tutorial T7)

Hagen Sankowski - chipforge.org

11:00-11:30
Coffee
11:30-13:00
RPM Tutorial continued High Availability Tutorial continued Chip Development Tutorial continued
13:00-14:15
Lunch
14:15-15:45
RPM Tutorial continued High Availability Tutorial continued Writing custom Ruby on Rails extensions (Tutorial T8)

Sascha Kersken - papaya Software GmbH

15:45-16:15
Coffee
16:15-17:45
RPM Tutorial continued High Availability Tutorial continued Ruby on Rails Tutorial continued
18:00
End of session

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