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LinuxCon and CloudOpen Media Takeaways

The LinuxCon and CloudOpen 2012 conference held in San Diego last week were an epic success. Three days of keynotes and technical sessions from leaders in Linux, open source technologies and cloud computing sparked new conversations online in the days during and after the event. The information and ideas now circulating through the Linux community presented some new angles on old topics as well as a rare peek at the tools and technologies behind innovative companies and services.  

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Oracle: Leading with Linux, Then and Now

Adopting Linux as a platform has helped change Oracle over the past 15 years from a fragmented, decentralized behemoth to a sleek, consolidated service provider, said Senior VP and CIO Mark Sunday in Oracle’s LinuxCon keynote presentation Friday morning.

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LinuxCon Live Blog: IaaS v. Paas Panel, Citrix and Oracle

Today is the last day of LinuxCon and CloudOpen 2012. Don't miss any of the action! We'll be live blogging the morning keynotes starting at 9:15 a.m. Pacific with a panel discussion on IaaS vs. PaaS. 

At 9:45 a.m. Peder Ulander, VP of product marketing at Citrix will talk about "The Cloud in 20 Years."

And 10:05 a.m., Oracle Senior VP and CIO Wim Coekaerts will present "Linux Tales from the Trenches of an Ultra Demanding Cloud Data Center."

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LinuxCon Live Blog: SUSE, Red Hat and Author Phil McKinney

Follow our live coverage of the LinuxCon and CloudOpen keynotes on Thursday afternoon, starting at 4:30 p.m. Pacific. Michael Miller of SUSE will start with a keynote on service oriented clouds. 

4:50 p.m. is Tim Burke of Red Hat on "Enterprise Linux Success Factors."

And at 5:10 p.m. former HP executive and author Phil McKinney will speak on the nature of innovation.

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Slideshow: LinuxCon and CloudOpen Highlights

 The past 24 hours have flown by so quickly here at LinuxCon and CloudOpen in San Diego. We had some serious laughs as the Linux kernel developer panel took the stage Wednesday afternoon, sailed to Qualcomm Innovation Center's fun party at the Bali Hai Restaurant and saw more great speakers Thursday morning from Qualc

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Live Blog from LinuxCon: Qualcomm, Facebook and Twitter Keynotes

The action begins Thursday morning at 9:15 a.m. with a keynote from Rob Chandhok of Qualcomm. He'll talk about "Mobility, Proximity and Compute Meshes."

9:35 is Amir Michael from Facebook to talk about Open Compute.

And 9:55 is Chris Aniszczyk of Twitter to talk about the open source technology behind a tweet. 

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Live Blogging LinuxCon: Wednesday Afternoon Keynotes

Live coverage of LinuxCon and CloudOpen 2012 starts again this afternoon at 4 p.m. with a keynote from Linus Torvalds. 

See the full conference schedule for a list of keynote speakers. This afternoon we'll hear from Intel's Imad Sousou, Kyle MacDonald of Canonical and a panel discussion on the state of the Linux kernel with Linus Torvalds, Greg Kroah-Hartman, Ted T'so, Sarah Sharp and James Bottomley. 

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Live Blogging LinuxCon: Wednesday Morning Keynotes

Welcome to LinuxCon and CloudOpen 2012! We'll be live blogging the morning keynotes here. Join us at 9:15 a.m. for a keynote from Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin. 

Live Blogging LinuxCon 2012: Wednesday Morning Keynotes

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IBM's Angel Diaz: 3 Projects Creating User-Driven Standards for the Open Cloud

To seasoned software standards expert Angel Diaz, today’s effort to create interoperability in the cloud is reminiscent of the mid-90s when HTTP emerged as a state-of-the-art technology. Every application server had to do that same function but there was no standard, he said. And so IBM helped create Apache web server software and the standard code for building web pages.

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