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DevConf.us 2018 is the 1st annual, free, Red Hat sponsored technology conference for community project and professional contributors to Free and Open Source technologies held at the Boston University in the historic city of Boston, USA.

When: Friday, August 17 to Sunday, August 19, 2018

Venue: Boston University, George Sherman Union Building
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Sunday, August 19 • 10:30am - 11:05am
Consumption is Fractal: Open Source Sustainability

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While open-source sustainability has been a common topic in the hallways tracks and dev channels of major projects for years, the Heartbleed vulnerability in 2014 catapulted the topic into the spotlight. Since then we've seen many discussions about how open-source should be supported for the long term, but rarely much action beyond a few token donations and some long Twitter threads. In this talk we'll look at an overview of what kinds of projects are out there, how sustainability works in real terms, and what techniques have worked or not worked over the years.

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Noah Kantrowitz

Infra Lead, Ridecell
Noah Kantrowitz is a web developer turned infrastructure automation enthusiast, and all around engineering rabble-rouser. By day he runs an infrastructure team at Ridecell and by night he makes candy and stickers. He is an active member of the DevOps community, and enjoys merge commits... Read More →

Sunday August 19, 2018 10:30am - 11:05am EDT
Terrace Lounge Boston University, George Sherman Union Building