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Itanium Linux conference agenda published

Apr 12, 2006 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive — views

The Gelato Federation has published the program of events for its annual conference, set for Apr. 23-26 in San Jose, Calif. The Gelato ICE (Itanium Conference and Expo) includes 65 presentations, in eight tracks, targeting business people as well as scientists and other technical Itanium users.

Gelato ICE keynote addresses will be delivered by:

  • Jerry Huck (HP)
  • James Reinders (Intel Corporation)
  • Don Soltis (Intel Corporation)
  • William Worley (Secure64 and Itanium Solutions Alliance)

Session tracks include:

  • General Interest
  • Topics for enterprise
  • Itanium Solutions Alliance developer days
  • Tools and tuning
  • Focus on GCC
  • Focus on scalability
  • Advanced topics
  • Research

The Gelato Federation describes itself as a “global technical community dedicated to advancing Linux on the Intel Itanium-based platform.” Gelato members share the goal of “producing open-source solutions for academic, government, and industrial high-performance computing users,” according to the group.

Mark K. Smith, Gelato managing director, stated, “Our speakers include the most proficient architects and software specialists who have worked on Linux on Itanium-based platforms. They will cover subjects as wide-ranging as virtualization, scalability, compilers, and memory management.”

The complete program of events for Gelato ICE 2006 can be downloaded here.

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