Special events

The openSUSE mini Summit from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 19 will present visitors the opportunity to learn more about Tumbleweed, openSUSE’s development process, and tools like its Open Build Service and fully automated testing framework service openQA.

The openSUSE project is a...

UbuCon will return to SCALE 13x and will be held Friday, February 20th, prior to the main Expo in the Los Angeles A room.

Part unconference, part scheduled sessions, the SCALE 13x UbuCon will cover what is going on within the Ubuntu community and how to improve the community.

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Come see members of the free & open source community face off against each other, determining who has the greatest knowledge of geek culture.

Contestant line up for Weakest Geek:

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The Southern California Linux Expo will once again host the SCALE: The Next Generation conference.  An event where the free & open source community leaders of tomorrow will be able to spotlight their talents and ideas!

The goal of conference will be as "youth driven" as...

The Ally Skills Workshop teaches men simple, everyday ways to support women in their workplaces and communities. Participants learn techniques that work at the office, at conferences, and online. The skills taught in this workshop are relevant everywhere, including skills particularly relevant...

Have a passion you'd like to share? Is there a community you want to connect with at SCaLE? Want some open discussion on a topic? 

If so, create or join a BoF as SCaLE13x will continue the tradition of providing space for groups to meet and discuss their common interests. 

BoFs...

Linux is a robust and secure operating system with a rich array of applications.  The Southern California Linux Expo is once again providing those who want to start using Linux an opportunity to learn how.  SCALE will provide a one-day Installfest + basic system administration class on Saturday...

PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system. It has more than 15 years of active development and a proven architecture that has earned it a strong reputation for reliability, data integrity, and correctness. It runs on all major operating systems, including Linux,...

DevOps Day LA is a full day event targeted at development and operations IT professionals, who wish to improve the interaction between these traditional silos. As IT projects grow in complexity it is critical for development and operations teams to collaborate and work together more closely in...

Infrastructure.Next is the event for people interested in the evolving tools and projects for managing large-scale IT infrastructure. From storage to configuration management to virtualization infrastructure, all the way to Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). This is a one-day program that will...

Puppet Camps are one-day, regional events held around the world for people who are currently using or interested in using Puppet. You will have the opportunity to talk to a diverse group of Puppet users, benefit from presentations delivered by prominent community members, share experiences, and...

The BSD Certification Group (BSDCG) is pleased to offer the BSDA certification exam to attendees of SCALE. The exam will be paper based and in English. Exam information is available from the Certification page of the BSDCG website (...

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization, announced promotional exam labs for their Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) at SCALE 13x at the Hilton Los Angeles International Airport Hotel, Los...

The UpSCALE talks are held in the style of the Ignite presentations made popular by various O'Reilly sponsored events. Participants are given five minutes to speak on a subject accompanied by 20 automatically-advanced slides, making this a fast paced, fun event for participants and audience....