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Thursday, November 1 • 8:45am - 9:15am

Getting involved in open source software is a significant commitment of time and energy, but involvement affords a range of opportunities to match and grow your abilities. This talk considers the particular issues in getting involved in illumos and the reasons for doing so, from the perspective of someone who was an outsider eighteen months ago now working on the project professionally but previously active in the voluntary community side via the OpenIndiana project.

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Bayard Bell

Nexenta Systems
Bayard Bell works is a Software Engineer at Nexenta Systems, Inc. A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, a SunKey membership launched his Unix career, leading to a nine-year stint as a sys admin and Unix engineer at a major investment bank, which he left as a vice president. He entered the illumos community by being mentored by Dan McDonald in the summer of 2011 for an IPsec project, and this summer he was illumos's org admin for Google... Read More →

Thursday November 1, 2012 8:45am - 9:15am
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