March 12-14, 2019 - Half Moon Bay, CA
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Wednesday, March 13 • 9:40am - 10:10am
How to Leverage Research Universities - Carlos Maltzahn, UC Santa Cruz Center for Research in Open Source Software

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Once Ph.D. students graduate, they tend to throw away what are often pretty amazing software infrastructures they built as part of their research project. One of the exceptions is Ceph because Sage Weil was able to build a community around what was 12 years ago just a research prototype. To enable more students to have a similar career as Sage, I founded the Center for Research in Open Source Software (CROSS) to offer students a career path to OSS leadership. Now sustained by six industry members, CROSS is funding three incubator and three research projects, and teaches an undergraduate course on how to submit Linux kernel patches.

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Carlos Maltzahn

Adjunct Professor, University of California, Santa Cruz
Carlos Maltzahn is the founder and director of the UC Santa Cruz Center for Research in Open Source Software (CROSS). Carlos also co-founded the Systems Research Lab, known for its cutting-edge work on programmable storage systems, big data storage & processing, scalable data management... Read More →

Wednesday March 13, 2019 9:40am - 10:10am PDT
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