Fedora Events: Developers Conference, Brno, Czech Republic
- an Open conference for all Linux and JBoss Developers, Admins and Linux users organized by Red Hat Czech Republic
- Presentations will be held by Red Hat, Fedora and JBoss users and developers
- For questions, please contact RadekVokal and MarekMahut
- Check out DeveloperConference2009 for last year event
- redhatbrno.blip.tv (so far there are videos from 2009)
When and Where
- February 11 - February 12, 2011 (Friday, Saturday)
- Faculty of Informatics at Masaryk University (google maps) (openstreetmap.org)
- Brno, Czech Republic
- Main entrance to the building
- Talks will be in rooms D2, D3 and also A107
- Workshops will be in room B007 and B011
|KDE Plasma Workspaces 4||en||Jaroslav Reznik & Lukas Tinkl||New from KDE developers|
|Java packaging for developers||en/cz||Stanislav Ochotnicky||How to get someone to package your Java application|
|JCR + ModeShape||cz (en?)||Jozef Chocholáček||introduction into JCR specification and its implementation (but not only) - ModeShape|
|Gnome 3.0||en||Tomáš Bžatek||Latest news about Gnome 3 bleeding-edge bits, upcoming changes for Fedora 14->15 users|
|MythTV - User view||en/cz||Lukáš Doktor||Live MythTV demonstration|
|Func: Fedora Unified Network Controller||en||Marek Mahut||TBD|
|Developers introduction to Qt||en/cz/es||Jaroslav Reznik||as presented @FIT (ITU)|
|Modern Linux Desktop alphabet||cz (en slides)||Jaroslav Reznik & Tomas Bzatek||Short (a few minutes) introduction to popular desktop terms|
|Matahari & FMCI||en/cz/es||Jaroslav Reznik (Radek Novacek, Roman Rakus)||Introduction to system-management initiative, update on various tools|
|JSF 2 & RichFaces 4 - Concepts||cz (en slides)||Lukas Fryc|
|Perl packaging for developers||cz (en slides)||Marcela Mašláňová|
|Testing Java applications with Arquillian||en/cz (en slides)||Karel Piwko||Focused on integration testing part of Arquillian|
|Planning and Scheduling with Drools||en/cz (en slides)||Lukáš Petrovický||Introduction to Drools Planner + showing a couple solutions|
|Teiid - data virtualization system||en/cz (en slides)||Boris Belovic||Introduction to Teiid + small example/demo|
|New features in OpenJDK 7||en/cz (en slides)||Pavel Tisnovsky||Introduction to new features being developed by Oracle, and others, for OpenJDK 7|
|Seam 3||en/cz (en slides)||Jozef Hartinger|
|Infinispan 4 - Elastic Data Grids||en||Radoslav Husar, Michael Linhard||Introduction to data grids in general (use cases, principles, technology) and creating data grids using Infinispan|
|Byteman||cz/en||Martin Večeřa||Fault injection testing of Java applications|
|SysVinit, upstart and systemd in RHEL and Fedora systems||cz (en slides)||Petr Lautrbach||practical comparison of usage and deployment in RHEL/Fedora|
|Power management||cz/en||Jaroslav Škarvada, Jan Včelák||Overview, tips for tuning, tuned (introduction, writing your own profiles and plugins, future plans).|
|Amateur radio in Fedora||cz/en||Jaroslav Škarvada||I can offer this one, but it would be targeted to very specific audience - users and developers which are ham (amateur) radio operators or enthusiasts.|
|coreutils - tips & common mistakes||cz/en||Ondřej Vašík||Some good/bad practices in basic shell commands script/CLI usage|
|Remote desktop||probably cz||Adam Tkac||Overview of TigerVNC and libjpeg-turbo projects, features, usage & benefits|
|TeX Live||en/cz||Jindřich Nový||TeXLive 2010, features, its way to Fedora and info for packagers|
|Performance evaluation of Linux Discard Support||en||Lukáš Czerner||Basic overview of discard and why we have it. Introduce discard benchmarking tool and show some of its results. What have we done for ext4 and what can you use now.|
|OpenLDAP, Kerberos, SSSD, FreeIPA||cz/en||Jan Vcelak, Zbysek Mraz, Jan Zeleny, Pavel Zuna||Four presentations, each for a half of regular presentation. Slight introduction of these tightly bound components. Foundamentals & usage.|
|AutoQA||cs (en slides)||Kamil Páral||Introduction into the framework used for automated tests execution in Fedora and how to create tests for it.|
|Build HA cluster||sk/en||Marek Grác||Overview of cluster project from sysadmin perspective|
|Bachelor and Master thesis on FI MUNI||sk||Marek Grác||State-of-the-art|
|Deltacloud API||sk/en||Michal Fojtik||Using one REST API for accessing multiple public cloud providers|
|Debugging Tools Intro||en/cz||Jan Kratochvíl||Introduction to DWARF, ELF, GDB/binutils, core files, build-id etc.|
|Systemtap workshop||en||Petr Muller||kernel, userspace, python tracing...|
|Porting apps from GTK2 to GTK3||en/cz||Tomáš Bžatek||only if there's an interest in this topic|
|MythTV - Plug-in development||en/cz||Lukáš Doktor||MythTV simple plug-ing develpment (from hello world to complete (SQL, UI, skinable, ...) plug-in)|
|Working with Tito||en||Miroslav Suchý|| Building dozen packages from one git repo. How to create dozen releases per day. How to create patches against
|Qt Dev Workshop||en/cz/es||Jaroslav Reznik||Qt, Qt Quick, MeeGo Touch Framework etc.|
|SSSD setup||en/cz||Jan Zeleny, Jakub Hrozek||How to setup SSSD so you can login to your company network.|
|Infinispan 4 Hands-On lab||en||Radoslav Husar, Michael Linhard||Hands-on part of the Infinispan 4 EDG talk|
|libcg/control groups||cz||Ivana Hutarova Varekova, Jan Safranek||restrict your pacman|
/dev/pub - The Pub Event
- Dinner for all participants on Friday!
- Q: Do I have to do my presentation in English?
- A: Nope, it's up to you. We're expecting some foreigners and visits from Red Hat to come, but if you don't feel comfortable doing the presentation in English, do it in Czech/Slovak
- Q: So what kind of conference is it going to be? Like every other Linux conference?
- A: No! The plan is to have a conference for developers, admins and testers, eg. not average Linux users, but for skilled Linux users who are either administering some servers, deploying services on Linux or developing apps on Linux
- Q: How long does my presentation or session have to be?
- A: Anylong from 30minutes up to one hour, workshops will probably be longer. We'll prepare a schedule apx a month before the event, at that time you'll be asked for time estimate.
- Hotel Avanti - closest hotel, 5-10 minutes of walking to University
- Hotel Vista (formerly known as hotel Imos) - cheaper option, apx 20minutes by public transport far from University
to Brno, Czech Republic
There are several airports around Brno; http://whichbudget.com can be used to see which budget airlines operate flights to a destination; for your convenience, the airport names below are linked there; http://skyscanner.net can help you finding non-direct connections. For information about booking the train or bus tickets, follow the links in the rightmost column.
|Airport (code, people transported/year)||Distance from Brno||By bus (time, price one way)||By train (time, price/price back||Detailed instructions|
|Brno (BRQ, 0.5 mil.)||0 km|
|Bratislava (BTS, 2 mil.)||130 km||2:30 EUR 9||2:00, EUR 9 (return EUR 13)||Bratislava -> Brno|
|Wien, Vienna (VIE, 18 mil.)||150 km||2:40, CZK 310 (EUR 12.70)||1:40, EUR 27/EUR 9||Vienna -> Brno|
|Prague (PRG, 13 mil.)||210 km||2:30, CZK 200 or 150 (EUR 8.20 or 6.15)||from 2:45 to 3:30, CZK 314/175 (EUR 12.80/7.15)||Prague -> Brno|
Note: the times include the time needed to get from the airport to the railway or bus station.
There are no relevant return discounts for trains, and the budget airlines often offer no return discount as well, so there is little incentive to use the same airport for both direction. Thus it might be a good idea, for example, to visit Vienna during your return journey; for details, see Vienna -> Brno.
From Main railway station take tram #1 (towards Řečkovice). Get off the tram on 5th stop - Hrnčířská (after apx 10minutes). Take the street on the left - Hrnčířská - up and after apx 300 meters the building on your right hand is the University.
From Main bus station (Zvonařka) take bus number 60, get off on second stop - Nové Sady (apx 2minutes). Take tram #1 towards Řečkovice. After two stops you are on the Main railway station, follow instructions above.
From Česká street (City center) take trolley 32 (towards Královo pole) for 4 stops and get off on stop Botanická right in front of the main University building.
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