speakers

2019 Speakers

Below you can see the talks, workshops, and other events we have planned so far for this year.
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Josh Stevens

A high-level introduction to the integration of components written in Go into existing platforms. Topics include why Go is a good choice when performance matters, when to use it, and how best to...

David Weiss

An overview of MySQL replication services including several installation examples. We will explore the utilization of replication slaves for read only database access and backup services. A focus...

T'Sean Laws

This talk includes topics such as:
Why Release Management
Release Management Process
Workflow with other IT teams
Release Management and Devops

Tom Nolan

A unique opportunity to combine radio and computer skills for Emergency Communications.

Learn about long range wifi-based mesh wireless communication over miles of distance and how it can...

Adam Schaible

PC gaming on Linux has quietly improved a great deal in the past few years, both in terms of the quantity of games available as well as kernel and driver support. This talk, targeted at beginner...

Mark Dominus

Our company's old production deployment strategy was “land whatever the heck you want on the Git `master` branch, and it will go to production”. As we grew from 15 developers to 250 this started...

Walt Mankowski

Have you ever struggled through a programming interview because you couldn’t remember some math you learned in high school? Do you want to understand some of the math behind video games and...

Dan Langille

Dan Langille thinks ZFS is the best thing to happen to filesystems since he stopped using floppy disks. ZFS can simplify so many things and lets you do things you could not do before. If you’re...

Jerome St-Louis

An overview of recent Research & Development at Ecere (http://ecere.ca), improving the GNOSIS geospatial visualization tools and underlying open-source and cross-...

Danny Haidar

Oil, meat, cars, and air travel are among the most well known sources of carbon emissions. But in the 21st century, data is the new oil, and it costs plenty of carbon to sustain the data economy...

John Ashmead

Depending on the project, debugging can take 50 to 90% of development time. But it gets less than 2% of the press. PostgreSQL has great tools for debugging, but they are most...

Matthew Cross

In the F/OSS community, we have a set of ideals and principles that we follow. Be they, how software should be developed, to the rights for consumers to do as they will with that software. However...

Nick Allgood

Quantum computing is becoming more and more popular yet is still seen as something with an aura of mysticism. This talk aims to introduce quantum computing in a fairly practical way by laying out...

R Geoffrey Avery

These Lightning Talks may be serious, funny, or both. They may be given by experienced speakers already giving full length talks or by first time speakers just starting out (this is a great way to...

Phil-Mont Mobile Radio Club / PDRA

Since 1985, Amateur Radio License Examinations have been held monthly by Phil-Mont on the fourth non-holiday Thursday of every month. First time testers should register with...

Paul Johnson

Nmap has been around seemingly forever and is widely used by pen testers. Most enterprises us tools like Qualys and Ness for their vulnerability management and ignore nmap. But pluckley little...