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At Facebook, we've always been strong advocates of open software. From our earliest days - when the site was built on PHP, MySQL and memcached - we've been privileged to stand on the shoulders of open source giants. Ever since, we've worked hard to contribute our own work back to the community, and help other companies - both small and large - learn from our experience of building web, mobile, big data, and infrastructure stacks at scale. https://code.facebook.com/

Platinum Sponsors

NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions that deliver outstanding cost efficiency and accelerate business breakthroughs. Our dedication to the principles of simplicity, innovation, and customer success has made us one of the fastest-growing storage and data management providers today.

Customers around the world choose us for our “go beyond” approach and broad portfolio of solutions for server-to-storage virtualization, business applications, data protection, and more. Our solutions and virtualized storage technologies provide nonstop availability of critical business data and speed product development, so you can deploy new capabilities with confidence and get to revenue faster than ever before.

Discover our passion for helping companies around the world go further, faster at netapp.com.

What began as a better way to build software—openness, transparency, collaboration—soon shifted the balance of power in an entire industry. The revolution of choice continues. Today Red Hat® is the world's leading provider of open source solutions, using a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, virtualization, storage, Linux®, and middleware technologies.

SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company, is a global leader in flash storage solutions. For 26 years SanDisk has expanded the possibilities of storage, providing trusted and innovative products that have transformed the electronics industry. SanDisk’s solutions are at the heart of many of the largest data centers and embedded in advanced smart phones, tablets and PCs.

Gold Sponsors

IBM is the world's largest information technology services company, with 100 years of leadership in helping businesses innovate. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the latest in Linux and Open Virtualization solutions. For more information, visit www.ibm.com/linux.

Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ: MLNX) is a leading supplier of end-to-end Ethernet and InfiniBand intelligent interconnect solutions and services for servers, storage, and hyper-converged infrastructure. Mellanox intelligent interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by providing the highest throughput and lowest latency, delivering data faster to applications and unlocking system performance. Mellanox offers a choice of high performance solutions: network and multicore processors, network adapters, switches, cables, software and silicon, that accelerate application runtime and maximize business results for a wide range of markets including high performance computing, enterprise data centers, Web 2.0, cloud, storage, network security, telecom and financial services. More information is available at www.mellanox.com.

NVIDIA’s invention of the GPU in 1999 sparked the growth of the PC gaming market, redefined modern computer graphics, and revolutionized parallel computing. More recently, GPU deep learning ignited modern AI — the next era of computing — with the GPU acting as the brain of computers, robots, and self-driving cars that can perceive and understand the world.

Silver Sponsors

CNEX is a privately held company founded in 2013 by semiconductor industry veterans in Silicon Valley, and funded by venture capital and strategic investments from Fortune 500 companies in storage and networking. CNEX is chartered to deliver innovative system solutions in the form of semiconductors and software. CNEX has teamed with NAND flash and next-generation media providers to develop a revolutionary NVMe PCIe SSD controller ASIC that supports LightNVM/Open-Channel SSD operation, and includes native NVM over Ethernet (NVMoE) connectivity. CNEX SSD controllers deliver high-performance with low and deterministic latency, and provide flexibility for software-defined- storage with host-based FTL, and Ethernet I/O for storage fabric scalability.

Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC) offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system solutions for aerospace & defense, communications, data center and industrial markets.  Microsemi is an innovator in storage, server, and networking infrastructure solutions. The company partners with leading OEMs and ODMs to support the rapid growth of cloud computing, flash-based storage and hyperscale data center applications. Microsemi’s product portfolio includes low power, high performance, scalable, secure, and reliable SAS/SATA and NVMe storage solutions, server infrastructure components, and data center interconnect (DCI) technologies.

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is a devices and services company focused on delivering technologies to market that will transform the computing ecosystem and help businesses worldwide take advantage of mobile, enterprise social, and cloud computing trends to drive growth.  Microsoft’s Cloud Platform vision enables you to move to the cloud on your terms; getting the most value from your existing IT investments while giving you the flexibility to respond quickly to changing business needs.  Microsoft is committed to promoting industry-level innovation and customer choice by delivering interoperable and standards-based solutions, with the goal of optimizing  applications in private and hybrid cloud computing models, letting you focus on what’s most important: accelerating your business.

SUSE, a pioneer in open source software, provides reliable, interoperable Linux, cloud infrastructure and storage solutions that give enterprises greater control and flexibility. More than 20 years of engineering excellence, exceptional service and an unrivaled partner ecosystem power the products and support that help our customers manage complexity, reduce cost, and confidently deliver mission-critical services. The lasting relationships we build allow us to adapt and deliver the smarter innovation they need to succeed –today and tomorrow. For more information, visit www.suse.com/embedded.