January 20-22, 2012, Hilton Los Angeles Airport Hotel



Silver Sponsor

BeyondTrust is the global leader in securing the perimeter within to mitigate internal threat and the misuse of privileges. BeyondTrust offers consistent policy-driven, role-based access control, monitoring, logging, and reporting to protect internal assets from the inside out.

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Centrify delivers integrated software solutions that centrally control, secure and audit access to cross-platform systems and applications by leveraging an infrastructure you already own — Microsoft Active Directory.

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Special Event Sponsor

Ceph is a massively scalable, open source, distributed storage system. It is comprised of an object store, block store, and a POSIX-compatible distributed file system.

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CityGrid Media

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CityGrid Media is a leading online media company that connects mobile and web publishers with local advertising organizations by linking them through CityGrid®, the largest local content and advertising network.

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CloudStack is open source software written in Java that is designed to deploy and manage large networks of virtual machines, as a highly available, scalable cloud computing platform.

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Coraid® EtherDrive® solutions provide enterprises of all sizes with flexible, high-performance Ethernet SAN storage. Coraid uniquely delivers the fundamental building blocks for scaling out storage projects for virtualization, high-performance computing, and cloud storage.

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The Debian Project is an association of individuals who have made common cause to create a free operating system. This operating system they have created is called Debian GNU/Linux, or simply Debian for short.

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Droplabs is a collaborative hackerspace and Drupal coworking and event space in Downtown Los Angeles. Created in early 2011 by LA Drupal members for the LA Drupal community, we are focused on serving the greater LA Drupal community, enriching the Drupal skills and lives of its members, and bringing joy to our Drupal practice. Our founders represent several local area businesses that have deep roots in the Drupal and open source communities.

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Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that provides users with access to the latest free and open source software in a stable, secure and easy to manage form.

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FreeBSD is an advanced open source operating system for x86-compatible, AMD-compatible, UltraSPARC, IA-64, PC-98, and ARM architectures. It is derived from BSD, the version of UNIX developed at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Gentoo Linux is a special flavor of Linux that can be automatically optimized and customized for just about any application or need. Extreme configurability, performance and top-notch user and developer communities are all hallmarks of the Gentoo experience.

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The GNOME project provides two things: The GNOME desktop environment, which is an intuitive and attractive desktop for users, and the GNOME development platform, an extensive framework for building applications that integrate into the rest of the desktop.

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As one of the top Web Hosting Providers in the world, we strive for excellence when it comes to customer support and overall customer satisfaction. Hostgator.com provides a vast array of services such as Shared/Reseller Hosting, Virtual Servers and Dedicated servers.

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Platinum Sponsor

HP Open Source and Linux solutions are designed to solve your business-critical IT problems today. In fact, we sell over a million Linux servers a year delivering virtualization, strong security, storage, management and governance.

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Integrated Computer Solutions has the software development and UX experts you need to bring your embedded, mobile, or tablet application in on-time and under budget.

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Illumos aspires to be the community-built and -maintained version of Oracle's OpenSolaris code. illumos replaces the closed binaries from the upstream code and aims to closely follow upstream releases, allowing continued independant development. 

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Inkscape is an Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, Freehand, CorelDraw, or Xara X using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format.

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Jenkins CI

In a nutshell Jenkins CI is the leading open-source continuous integration server. Built with Java, it provides over 400 plugins to support building and testing virtually any project.

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KDE, the KDE Software Compilation, is a contemporary desktop environment for UNIX, Linux and BSD workstations. KDE seeks to fulfill the need for an easy to use desktop for, similar to those found on Macintosh and Microsoft Windows operating systems.

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Kleio's Library

The Kleio's Library project works towards a Creative Commons history database that virtualizes the experience of taking a stack of index cards to the libary and doing some research, then using that research to write an article or book.

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LA Django

LA Django is group for lovers and users of the Python web framework Django. Whether you consider yourself Professional or amateur, expert or just curious to see if Django is for you, please join us for our monthly meeting.

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LinHES (formerly KnoppMyth) is an Open Source solution for anyone wanting to build their own PVR. LinHES is powered by Linux, MythTV and various Open Source software. It includes all one needs to make a powerful yet easy to use PVR.

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Linux Astronomy

Linux Astronomy is a volunteer organization with the goal of encouraging students to get involved in both the world of Free and Open Source Software as well as the world of astronomy.  The group has been designing and building a Linux-powered remotely-controlled telescope.

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No Starch Press

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Founded in 1994, No Starch Press is one of the few remaining independent technical book publishers. We publish the finest in geek entertainment—unique books on technology, with a focus on Open Source, security, hacking, programming, alternative operating systems, and LEGO.

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We're a Milwaukee based Internet consultancy whose clients drive us to craft one-off solutions and innovative products to meet their needs. We've decided to bring these products and solutions here to explore the broader need and interest in them, and find potential new partners. Is that you?

Our products range from Presager, our multi-platform network management partner, to Oasis, a powerful yet affordable Link Management system. Our solutions, most based on our powerful and flexible Onlight Appliance Platform, range from multi-point site-to-site VPNs to nationwide custom WAN deployments. Our methodology – taking a proactive approach to network consulting, design and implementation – allows us to return control to network managers. We help them understand every aspect of their network.

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The inception of OpenPhoto was a desire to liberate our photos and take back control. Like you, our photos are the most valuable digital files we have. Also like you, we've used Flickr, Picasa and Smugmug and wound up with our photos scattered across numerous sites on the web.

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Silver Sponsor

Founded by Rackspace Hosting and NASA, OpenStack is a global community of developers, technologists, researchers and corporations collaborating on a standard and massively scalable open source cloud operating system.

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The OpenVZ project is container virtualization for Linux, implemented in the Linux kernel. This allows a user to have multiple isolated Linux instances on a single machine. OpenVZ has many features, such as advanced resource management and live migration.

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Opscode was formed to provide every company with access to the tools and systems required to build a fully automated server infrastructure: one that scales easily and predictably, that can be quickly rebuilt in any environment, and that saves systems engineers both time and money.

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Panasas, Inc., the leader in high-performance parallel storage for technical computing applications and big data workloads, enables customers to rapidly solve complex computing problems, speed innovation and accelerate new product introduction.

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PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source 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.

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PyLadies is an international mentorship group with a focus on helping more women become active participants and leaders in the Python open-source community.

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QNAP, Inc. is a privately held company founded in 2004 and is dedicated to bringing world class NAS storage, professional NVR video surveillance, and network video players to consumer, small/medium business, and entry level enterprise market segments.

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Qt Project

The Qt Project governs the open source development of Qt. It allows anybody wanting to contribute to join the effort, through a meritocratic structure of approvers and maintainers.

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Quest Software

Got sudo? Wait until you see it on steroids! Visit Quest Software in booth #13 and check out our new plug-ins for sudo that take privileged account management for Linux/Unix to the next level!

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SpaceX develops rockets and spacecraft for missions to Earth orbit and beyond. We are committed to becoming the world's premiere space services company by substantially improving both the reliability and cost efficiency of space transportation, ultimately by a factor of ten.

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Tiny Core Linux

The Core Project is a highly modular Linux based system with community built extensions. It contains a recent Linux kernel 3.03, and a 5MB core. Core.iso at 8MB is simply the kernel + core. This is the foundation for user created desktops, servers, and or appliances.

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Media Sponsor

For over 35 years, the USENIX Association has been the leading community for engineers, system administrators, and scientists working on the cutting edge of the computing world.

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Wikiotics is a not-for-profit, free software web application where language teachers and students from all over the world can collaborate to build freely-licensed, interactive lesson materials.

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XBMC is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub for digital media. XBMC is available for Linux, OSX, Windows, and the original Xbox.

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