The Open Worldwide Application Security Project (OWASP) is the largest not-for-profit organization focused on improving the security of all software. Our mission is to improve software security through Open Source initiatives, community education, and networking. Everyone is welcome to participate in OWASP and all of our materials are available under a free and open software license. OWASP LA (Los Angeles) holds free monthly events on the 4th Wednesday of every month.

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Percona builds open source database strategies and software to help you make sense of your database, on-premise or in the cloud, with unbiased solutions for MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, PostgreSQL and more. We help companies manage, deploy, and optimize databases to meet the ever-expanding needs of their customers.

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Perforce helps enterprises secure and scale their Linux-based IT infrastructure. Our products, professional services, support, and OSS expertise empower millions of users to build, secure, fix, test, and improve at every key point in the tech lifecycle – so nothing stalls innovation.

Perl is a general purpose high level programming language that has become an ubiquitous tool in the Linux world, being present by default in most, if not all, Linux distributions and other UNIX based operating systems.

Perl Mongers is a loosely based association of Perl User Groups all over the world. The Southern California Perl Mongers, from the cities of Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, and Thousand Oaks each do their part in spreading the use of Perl through regular technical and social meetings.

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PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system. It has more than 20 years of active development and a proven architecture that has earned it a strong reputation for reliability, data integrity, and correctness. Its SQL implementation strongly conforms to the ANSI-SQL:2008 standard. It also has a host of extensions and advanced features. Best of all, PostgreSQL's source code is available under a liberal open source license: the PostgreSQL License.

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Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments.

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Retia LLC has taught millions of beginners about ethical hacking while hosting the Null Byte, Hak5, & SecurityFWD YouTube channels. Our cat-themed Nugget platform is an open-source cybersecurity lab in your pocket made for learning hacking, electronics, and prototyping!

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Rocky Linux is a community-driven Enterprise Linux distribution—stable enough for the largest enterprise to rely on it, and community-driven to ensure it stays accessible to all.

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Sauce Labs empowers you to develop, test, and deliver top-tier web and mobile apps at enterprise scale. Our unified platform simplifies automated testing and error monitoring, enabling you to streamline the entire development lifecycle. Gain deep insights, swiftly resolve issues, and dedicate more time to creating standout user experiences. With Sauce Labs, ensure quality is at the heart of your digital products, effortlessly.

The Shell On Demand Appliance Machine (S.O.D.A. Machine) at SCALE provided by the National Upcycled Computing Collective, Inc. (NUCC).

So, what's the S.O.D.A. Machine all about?

Picture this:

You're at SCALE, thirsty for some hacking. You're looking for a virtual machine (VM) to play with but don't want to be chained to your laptop.

Enter the Shell On Demand Appliance:

This heavily modified VM is your gateway to an anonymous VM, available in the Exhibition Hall and accessible over the SCALE network.