April 2010 Newsletter
OW2 Newsletter - April 2010 - From the OW2 Management Office
Our high point this month will be the results of the election of our new board members. The ballot is open until Sunday April 12, midnight CET, so if you haven't voted yet there is still time. ! We have over 30 topics for our . Contestants should register now and sponsors are still welcome to check our (very affordable) . Pleade submit your topics , until April 18. We had a busy community and marcom schedule last month: the minutes of the meeting of the Technology Council are , those of the Board of Directors , and the links to all the presentations of our conference track and the pictures of OW2 at Solution Linux are Last but certainly not least, both the Technology Council and the Board of Directors agreed that Cloud Computing represents a strategic opportunity for OW2. Indeed, there will be no open cloud without open source middleware for the cloud. We started an internal discussion, code named JetStreaml, see the , and we decided to launch a new Initiative dedicated to combining our open souce software cloud-oriented community assets. The OW2 Initiative will help define the future of open source cloud computing. Watch this space.
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07 Apr 10:
The election process will be over in a few days. Vote NOW! Corporate membersand Individual members . The result of the election will be published on Thursday April 15, .
Solutions Linux: follow-up
The OW2 Village was once again a major attraction at Solutions Linux 2010. Particularly successful were our special one-day dedicated conference - and our wine and cheese party! See the presentations and pictures.
Solutions Cloud Computing
OW2 will be exhibiting at the Solutions Cloud Computing trade show and conference in Paris, May 5-6, 2010. A unique opportunity to position the Consortium in this exciting new trend..
OW2 will once agin exhibit at OSCON on July 19-23, in Portland, Oregon. That same week we will also attend the. Will you be there? Let us know! .
OW2 programming contest: registration is open
Come and demonstrate your programming skills! Register. We already have over 30 topics for you and more are coming until April 18 and, of course, we are still welcoming .
New machines for OW2 (continued)
Our migration to the new machines went smoothly and is almost completed: almost because we had to re-schedule the migration of the machine running the election; it will be migrated on April 13..
OW2 Annual Conference
The 2010 OW2 Annual Conference will be held 13-14 October, in Paris. The two-day event will be packed with presentations and round tables. We are currently still evaluating location options. Suggestions welcome..
Open World Forum
This year we will again be involved in the organization of the Open World Forum, Paris, Sept. 30 - Oct. 1. The draft program will be published soon.