Special events

UpSCALE is a set of lightening talks held at SCALE in partnership with OpenSource.com, in the style of Ignite presentations. Speakers will get 5 minutes to enlighten the audience. Slides will auto-advance while chosen speakers deliver their message, a brief story of open source deliciousness....

SCALE: The Next Generation a youth focused STEM event will return to Pasadena on March 10th.  This is an event where the free & open source community leaders of tomorrow will be able to spotlight their ideas, projects and talents!  This year's program will include sessions on everything from...

Linux Professional Institute will offer discounted certication exams at SCaLE 16x.  Please register in advance for any exams. While at SCALE, write the Linux for $65 USD,  DevOps Tools Engineer for $99 USD or a LPIC for $99 USD.  

Register now for one of the exam times and take advantage...

Are you an Embedded Engineer who is transitioning to using Linux? The Embedded Apprentice Linux Engineer (E-ALE)  program provides a place at Embedded Linux conferences where you can get your questions answered. E-ALE is a set of 9 seminars over 3 days; take as...

This year the SCaLE CTF is expanding to three competitions!  With the rise of available jobs in Cyber Security, it has never been a better time to master new skills. And with the rise of online threats affecting our daily...

Join your fellow SCaLE attendees for drinks, games, food and fun at Game Night on Saturday!  This year we are celebrating the 20th anniversary of Open Source with the Open Source Initiative.  And Troy, our SCaLE mascot, is turning 16.

 

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UbuCon at SCALE is back to celebrate all things Ubuntu! We have speakers from the Ubuntu community to talk about the state of the art and future of Ubuntu, how it has evolved, new technologies and the exciting things you can do with an OS that is growing more each day. If you use Ubuntu, are...

Container Days is a set of tracks and events co-located at SCALE. The event offers indepth technical presentations on containers, orchestrators and service meshes. Join the Los Angeles container community and dive into Kuberentes, Mesos, Istio and more.

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 SCaLE 16x continues the tradition of providing space for groups to meet and discuss their common interests.

BoFs will run...

PostgreSQL @ SCaLE is a two day, two track event which takes place on March 8-9, 2018, at Pasadena Convention Center, ahead of SCALE 16x. PostgreSQL @ SCaLE will present talks designed for a general audience of web developers, sysadmins, DBAs and open source users. Talks will have significant...

SCALE will once again host a PGP Keysigning Party on Friday evening! All the details are below.

Our Open Source Legal Training program is designed to provide legal education to practicing attorneys and law students who seek education on open source legal issues. Our presentations include topics such as Open Source Licensing & Compliance, Traditional Copyright Law, Patents/Open Patents...

The libre graphics community is a collection of artists, projects, developers, and users that strive to bring first-class tooling and processes to those who work with images in its many forms: photography, digital painting, pixel art, glitch, and more. Many libre graphics applications are cross-...

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 an Installfest + basic system administration class on Saturday, March...

We are proud to announce 8th Annual DevOps Day LA, to be held Friday, March 9, 2018, co-located with SCALE 16x, at the Pasadena Convention Center.

DevOps Day LA is a single day event held annually in Southern California. This volunteer organized conference is dedicated to the DevOps...

By popular demand, returning for the third year, SCALE is offering amateur radio, or HAM license exams. The exams will be held on 11 March, Sunday, from 08:00 to 11:00, walk-in's welcome. You will need to bring a Government issued photo-id, an FRN (this page is your friend: ...