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CloudStack at XenSummit

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It is time again for the XenSummit North America, which will start in 3 weeks. This year, XenSummit is conveniently co-located with CloudOpen and LinuxCon. If you use open source Xen, Huawei UVP, Oracle VM, XenServer, XenClient or other Xen derived products and want to see where the Xen open source project is heading, you should consider attending the 2012 Summit. Especially if you are using XCP in yoru CloudStack cloud, XenSummit will also provide lots of great content. Also the community has generously provided space for the Apache CloudStack community during the event for the members of that project to work together.

Xen Summit 2012

XenSummit is a 2 day in-depth technical event that provides attendees with a chance to interact with and learn from contributors to projects and meet other users of the open source Xen Hypervisor, Xen Cloud Platform and Xen ARM projects.

This year’s event will cover topics from ...

  • Cloud Computing (with Apache Cloudstack)
  • Xen in embedded and mobile devices
  • Xen on ARM based Servers
  • Xen and Linux
  • as well as many others topics. Why don't you check out the schedule.

The event features speakers from AMD, ARM, Broadcom, Bromium, the BSD Community, Cambridge University, Canonical, Calxeda, Citrix, The Flux Research Group, Galois, Huawei, Inktank, Intel, Locaweb, OnApp, Oracle, Rackspace Hosting and the University of Applied Sciences (HES) in Vaud.

More information on schedule, talks, location and registration is available at XenSummit attendees will also get a discount code for CloudOpen and LinuxCon after registration.

This year, we will also hold an invite only developer meeting prior to XenSummit: you can request an invite here.

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1. "Our clouds need to run on inexpensive storage."
- This is a huge issue for most service providers. The storage industry is built on the back of...

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Citrix supports the open source community via developer support and evangeslism. We have a number of developers and evangelists that participate actively in the open source community in Apache Cloudstack, OpenDaylight, Xen Project and XenServer. We also conduct educational activities via the Build A Cloud events held all over the world.