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Embedded, mobile Linux strong at LinuxWorld Boston

Feb 27, 2006 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive — 1 views

LinuxWorld Boston, set for April 3-6, includes lots of presentations and panels of potential interest to embedded Linux developers. The event features tracks on “Mobile and Embedded Linux” and “Kernel and Driver Development,” along with sessions on SELinux, DRM, LTSP, out-of-band management, networking, Linux media performance, and real-time Linux.

Scheduled presentations include:

  • Mobile & embedded Linux
    • It's not rocket science: open source makes mobile email real
      Fabrizio Capobianco, Funambol
    • Linux for mobile: the move into mainstream
      Mark VandenBrink, Motorola
    • Linux in your hand: today's mobile infrastructure
      Jacob Lehrbaum, MontaVista Software Inc.
    • Linux: it's about (real-) time
      Sven Dietrich
    • Can you hear me now? The mobile phone challenge for Linux
      Bill Weinberg, OSDL
    • The mobile universe and Linux: how Intel continues to grow the mobility initiative
      Len Brown and James Ketrenos, Intel
    • Beyond the PC: the realization of Linux in the mobile device market
      Didier Diaz, PalmSource
    • Building consumer products with open source communities — the Maemo and 770 experiences
      Dr. Ari Jaaski, Nokia
    • Syncing with synchronization mechanisms in Linux
      Thangaraju Balasubramanian, Wipro Inc.
  • Kernel and driver development
    • Kernel Performance Project
      Rohit Seth, Intel
    • Demystifying the Linux Kernel Bootstrap Process
      Claudia Salzberg, IBM
    • Generic RDMA enablement in Linux – Why do we need it and How?
      Krishna Kumar, IBM
    • Recent Developments in GCC
      Janis Johnson, IBM
    • Linux Performance: Profiling and Optimization
      Federico Lucifredi, Novell
    • Drowning in TCP/IP Data? Improve CPU Efficiency Through New Innovative Technology
      Kevin Cassidy and Anil Vasudevan, Intel
    • The economic benefits of making open source contributions to the Linux kernel
      James Bottomley, SteelEye Technology Inc.
  • Other/misc
      So You Want Open Source: What Does Your Staff Need to Know?
      Kevin Dankwardt, Ph.D., K Computing and IFOSS

    • Linux DRM: possible or oxymoron?
      Jeff Ayars, VP, client technologies, Real Networks
    • Performance methodology for Linux clients
      Maxim Alt, staff software architect, Intel Corporation
    • Introduction to SELinux
      Karl MacMillan, technical director, Tresys Technology
    • Towards highly available, scalable, and secure HPC clusters with HA-OSCAR
      Ibrahim Haddad, Linux initiative manager, OSDL
    • The $100 laptop: Linux attacks the digital divide
      Nicholas Negroponte, cofounder and chairman, MIT Media Laboratory
    • SELinux Panel: current state of SELinux
      Doc Shankar, exec IT architect, IBM
    • Quality of service and firewalls
      Doug Hass, EV/COO, ImageStream
    • Secure network architectures with OpenBSD
      Jason Dixon, founder, DixonGroup Consulting
    • Trusted Linux : The process and results of CAPP/EAL4+ (Case Study)
      Doc Shankar, exec IT architect, IBM
    • Recent enhancements to SELinux: improved management and simpler policy development
      Karl MacMillan, Tresys Technology
    • Improving media application performance on Linux
      Ying Song, technical consulting engineer, Intel
    • Using LTSP to deploy a Linux desktop
      Roger Del Russo, COO, Symbio Technologies
    • The out-of-band network evolves
      Marcio Saito, Cyclades Corporation
    • Charting safe courses through mixed-IP development
      Karen Copenhaver, Black Duck Software

Additional details about the event can be found here. A complete list of sessions and speakers can be downloaded here (PDF download).

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