On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 14:25, Karsten Wade <kwade(a)redhat.com> wrote:
Cloud SIG folks:
We love the Fedora FUDCon model. Just as JBoss did with JUDCon, I'd
like to start a new users and developers-focused conference around
cloud efforts that relate to Fedora and, by effect, Red Hat's cloud
and virtualization efforts.
Not-so-tentatively called CUDCon, "Ruminate with us about clouds!",
the Cloud Users and Developers Conference (beginning) idea is:
The first question I would say for any Open Source Cloud Conference
needs to answer is "What about X?" where X is CentOS, Mandrake,
Slackware, Ubuntu or Windows.
The big question I still see in most cloud conversations is the OS and
not the applications involved. That is my main reason for not seeing a
good matchup of a general Cloud FLOSS conference and FUDcon. It can
put some sponsors in a hard spot because they dont' want to look
Fedora specific.. and unless we can run this as a part of UDS also..
it makes it a jarring juxtapostion.
My gut feeling on rumination is that this is more of a Red Hat Summit
set of tracks than a FUDcon.
Stephen J Smoogen.
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