Brussels / 4 & 5 February 2023


Jelmer Vernooij

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Jelmer Vernooij is a long-term Debian developer, who was previously worked on packaging for projects such as Samba, Heimdal and various Python libraries.

Today, he primarily works on infrastructure to automate changes to packages across the Debian archive. His recent focus has been on the Debian Janitor bot that automatically commits fixes to packages maintained in Git repositories and creates pull requests. Besides Debian, he has worked on several other large free software projects including Samba, Ubuntu, Wireshark and Launchpad.

During the day, Jelmer is a Site Reliability Engineer at Aiven in Finland, running Open Source databases in various cloud environments. He previously worked as SRE at Google, and as software engineer at Canonical.



Title Day Room Track Start End
Automation for Debian Packaging Sunday UA2.114 (Baudoux) Distributions 10:30 10:55