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Interview: Kir Kolyshkin

Kir Kolyshkin will give a talk about "Linux Containers and OpenVZ" at FOSDEM 2012.

Could you briefly introduce yourself?

My name is Kir Kolyshkin, I am a Linux and free software enthusiast and professional. For the last 5 years I am overseeing the OpenVZ project.

Interview: Carsten Munk

Carsten Munk will give a talk about "Beyond traditional mobile Linux" at FOSDEM 2012.

Interview: Michael Meeks

Michael Meeks will give a talk about "LibreOffice: on-line and in your pocket" at FOSDEM 2012.

First FOSDEM 2012 Speaker Interviews

Just like previous editions we have performed some interviews with our main track speakers.

To get up to speed with the various topics discussed in the main track talks, you can start reading the following interviews, one with a keynote speaker, three from the development track and two from the hypervisor track:

Interview: Sylvain Lebresne

Sylvain Lebresne will give a talk about "The Apache Cassandra storage engine" at FOSDEM 2012.

Interview: Sasha Levin

Sasha Levin will give a talk about "Native KVM tool" at FOSDEM 2012.

Could you briefly introduce yourself?

My name is Sasha Levin, I'm a 26 year old Linux Hacker currently living in-between Cambridge, MA, US and Tel-Aviv, Israel.

I've been working with Linux since I was a teenager, and quite recently I got myself into the wonderful world of KVM.

Interview: Lars Wirzenius

Lars Wirzenius will give a talk about "Re-thinking system and distro development" at FOSDEM 2012.

Interview: Paolo Bonzini

Paolo Bonzini will give a talk about "Virtualization with KVM: bottom to top, past to future" at FOSDEM 2012.

Could you briefly introduce yourself?

I'm 31 years old and I've been working for Red Hat for almost 3 years. I worked for 1.5 years in Brno, where Red Hat has a large engineering site. Right now I work from my home office in Italy, near Milan.

Interview: Carlos Sanchez

Carlos Sanchez will give a talk about "From Dev to DevOps" at FOSDEM 2012.

Main Track Speaker Interviews

Every edition of FOSDEM, we conduct a short interview with the main track speakers.

Call for Main Track Speakers

We are still in the process of reviewing the requests, please bear with us.

The goal of the main tracks is to host high-quality seminars for a broad and technical audience. Every track is organized around a theme (security, kernel, collaboration, ...) and contains 3 seminars. The main tracks are held in the two biggest rooms, giving a seat to 550 and 1400 visitors.

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