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7 Great Reasons to Attend Open Source India 2017

Open Source India (OSI) is coming to Bengaluru again on Oct 13-14. One of the year’s most anticipated events for Open Source, it’ll bring a whole lot of exciting trends in open source languages, tools, and techniques besides being a forum for developers, CIOs, CTOs and everyone who matters in the community. We can tell you a bunch of reasons why you shouldn’t miss it.

7-great-reasons-to-attend-open-source-india-20171, Awesome speaker lineup: This year brings together experts offering insights on the big data, cloud, IoT, IT management & security, open stack, web development, database and mobile app development. You’ll get to hear new approaches, best practices, and exceptional technical skills from Andrew Aitken (Global Open Source Head, Wipro), Gagan Mehra (Director, Information Strategy, MongoDB), Dr. Michael Meskes (CEO, Creative International GmbH), Krishna NM Kumar (Chief Architect in Cloud R&D, Huawei India) and many more.

But, above all, we’re excited for the session on “Building bulletproof embedded software with Nerves” to be delivered by Vagmi Mudumbai, CTO, TarkaLabs – a division of Sedin Technologies.

2, On the cutting edge: OSI promises some interesting sessions. Be sure to check out:

  • State of Dolphin – MySQL 8.0 and beyond by Sanjay Manwani, MySQL India Director, Oracle
  • The Rise of Open Source Software by Tony Wasswerman, Professor of Software Management Practice at Carnegie Mellon University
  • DevOps approach to complex Open Source solutions

3, “Learn, Learn, Learn”: Workshops are a great way to learn new or master old technologies. OSI has expert training sessions for software developers, IT implementers, senior decision makers, business heads, CTOs/CIOs, researchers, FOSS enthusiasts. A few caught our eye:

  • Make your first open source IoT product
  • Microservices Architecture with open source framework

As well as few hands-on sessions such as:

  • OpenShift DevOps Solution
  • OpenStack Cloud Solution

There is lots more in store.

4, Informative panel discussions: What’s brewing in the Open Source tech world? We scoured and found some interesting discussions to be delivered at OSI:

  • Open Source Vs Enterprise Open Source: Is this a key reason for the success of Open Source?
  • Intelligent Cloud and AI: The next big leap

5, Success stories: There’s nothing more exciting than hearing it from those who’ve been there and done that! OSI will feature several success stories from experts who have succeeded using Open Source.

6, Networking: The event will be perfect to meet and exchange ideas with the community’s best and brightest. This is ‘the’ forum for interesting conversations and making long-lasting connections.

7, Join Us: As OSI’s Associate Partner, we have some interesting stories to share with you. Stop by our booth between October 13-14 to learn how you can continue to build and offer great solutions to your customers.

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