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LinuxCon Japan helps encourage the open collaboration and discussions that are necessary to help Linux successfully compete with closed platforms in the enterprise, mobile, and cloud computing space. 

Dates to Remember:

  • CFP Close: May 6, 2016
  • CFP Notifications: May 25, 2016
  • Schedule Announced: May 27, 2016

Potential Topics Covered:

  • Linux Kernel Development
  • Virtualization
  • Linux On The Desktop (Porting Proprietary Software, Hardware With Linux Preinstalled, Wine and Emulators, Influencing Closed-Source Companies)
  • The Business Of Open Source (e.g. Products, Infrastructure, Services, Upstreaming)
  • Security (Coding, Configuration, Testing, Malware)
  • The Cloud (Containers, Hypervisors, Distributed Services)
  • Hardware (Architectures, Maker Culture)
  • Embedded Systems (Phones and Tablets, Automotive and Self-driving, Yocto, Wearables)
  • Mission-Critical, Real-Time, and Long Life Systems
  • Internet of Everything (Smart Grid, Smart Home, Medical Systems, Environmental Systems)
  • Filesystems And Storage (Long-Term Archiving, Client-Server Filesystems, Compression)
  • Open Source Licensing (Compliance, Patents and Intellectual Property, Creative Commons)
  • Culture (Collaborative Development, Community, Advocacy, Government, Governance)​

Open Networking Mini-Summit Potential Topics

  • Real World Experiences with SDN & NFV Deployment
  • SDN for Service Providers
  • Is there a Benefit for SDN in Enterprise Networks?
  • Open Network Hardware (Both Hardware Design and Operating Systems)
  • Network Performance (Dataplane Acceleration, Networking at Scale)
  • Software Defined Networking (Open Virtual Switches, Routers, SDN Controllers, Network Overlay Management)
  • NFV Management and Orchestration
  • Running Applications (Virtual Network Functions) on Open Platforms
  • Data Plane Scalability


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