Ubuntu is a free operating system based on Debian, a popular Linux distribution. Its name comes from the Zulu word "ubuntu", loosely translated as "humanity", describing the ubuntu philosophy: "I am who I am because of those around me," a positive aspect of community.

To cultivate a passionate, sharing, and inventive local tech culture through open, inclusive engagement with our community. 
Founded in June 2015, Uncoded is a volunteer non-profit organization with the aim to inspire, bring together, and ignite local tech community. We do that by identifying synergies that exist in the local tech scene, holding events, and facilitating ongoing tech initiatives.

The USENIX Association has brought together engineers, system administrators, scientists, and technicians working on the cutting edge of the computing world since 1975. Our conferences are the essential meeting grounds for discussion of the most advanced research in all aspects of computing systems, and USENIX membership supports professionals and students alike in developing technical skills. We are committed to promoting open access to technical knowledge, while fostering diversity and the next generation of researchers.

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Playa Vista-based Verizon Digital Media Services delivers data for its customers around the world via the EdgeCast Content Delivery Network. The EdgeCast CDN provides a critical piece of Internet infrastructure with 130+ points of presence in 6 continents, for an aggregate egress bandwidth of over 67Tb/sec. In addition, VDMS’ Uplynk video streaming services offers end-to-end video streaming.

Vertical Sysadmin offers state-of-the-art IT consulting and training. We are GSA Certified and deliver custom courses at client locations around the globe. Our training covers a wide variety of technologies, including Git and GitLab, CI/CD Toolchains, Linux, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, and Terraform. Our engineering consulting effort focuses on DevOps and next-generation automation.

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With VictorOps, “on-call” isn’t a four-letter word. Our incident management software aligns log management, monitoring, chat tools, and more, for a single-pane-of-glass into system health. Using this IT and DevOps system data, we support automated alerting, centralized information, and essential documentation. Teams receive context-rich notifications and collaborate cross-functionally to empower fast, efficient incident resolution—and reduced downtime.

VideoLAN is a project that develops software for playing video and other media formats across a local area network (LAN). It originally developed two programs for media streaming, VideoLAN Client (VLC) and VideoLAN Server (VLS), but most of the features of VLS have been incorporated into VLC, with the result renamed VLC media player.

The project began as a student endeavor at École Centrale Paris (France), but after releasing the software under the free software/open source GNU General Public License, the project is now multinational with a development team spanning 20 nations.

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VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, VMware celebrates twenty years of breakthrough innovation benefiting business and society. For more information please visit https://www.vmware.com/company.html.

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Wavefront is metrics monitoring-as-a-service for cloud application environments. It gathers telemetry across the entire stack into a unified metrics store with the industry’s most advanced query analytics, rendering visualizations for anomaly detection, trend analysis, and intelligent alerting. Used by DevOps teams at SaaS leaders, it scales to thousands of users. Our customers include companies like Box, Workday, Intuit, Groupon, Lyft, DoorDash, and Postmates.

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WhiteSource empowers businesses to develop better software by harnessing the power of open source