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Thursday, May 12


Apache Incubator: Possibly the Most Important Project in the Foundation - Roman Shaposhnik, Pivotal Inc.
While IBM is calling Apache Spark "potentially the most significant Open Source project of the next decade" and internet is still running mostly on Apache httpd the most important project in the foundation could very well be Apache Incubator. After all, without Incubator there will be no exciting new projects joining the foundation and turning into the next Spark or Hadoop. This presentation will cover the old school Incubator polices and will point out how they are changing and what new alternatives are now available for podling communities. It will also focus on areas where we are still experimenting with the process, how it relates to the ASF board of directors and how you can help speed things up. Finally, a few battle stories will be shared and wounds put on display. This former VP of Incubator has a few to show.

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Roman Shaposhnik

Director of Open Source, Linux Foundation
Apache Software Foundation and Data, oh but also unikernels

Thursday May 12, 2016 9:00am - 9:50am
Georgia B


Introducing Apache Joshua (Incubating) - The Foundations First Statistical Machine Translation Toolkit - Lewis McGibbney, NASA JPL
Please allow me to introduce Apache Joshua (Incubating). Joshua has a passion for languages... a serious passion. Although absolutely brand new to the Apache Incubator, Joshua needs little introduction within the Statistical Machine Translation (STM) arena. This presentation promises to deliver on Joshua's motivation, functional capabilities and roadmap as the community progress down the path to graduation. In particular this presentation will cover some of the many features offered by Joshua including (i) support for both phrase-based and syntax-based decoding models (ii) translation of weighted input lattices (iii) Thrax: a Hadoop-based, scalable grammar extractor, and (iv) Joshua's sparse feature architecture. The presentation details ongoing use of Joshua within a number of DARPA projects which aim to advance online search capabilities far beyond the current state of the art.

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Lewis McGibbney

Chair, ESIP Semantic Technologies Committee, NASA, JPL
My name is Lewis John McGibbney, I am currently a Data Scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California where I work in Computer Science and Data Intensive Applications. I enjoy floating up and down the tide of technologies @ The Apache Software Foundation having... Read More →

Thursday May 12, 2016 10:00am - 10:50am
Georgia B


Elastic Hadoop Clusters on Mesos with Apache Myriad (incubating) - Mohit Soni & Adam Bordelon, Mesosphere, Inc.
Most datacenters today are statically partitioned into siloed clusters dedicated to run various datacenter-scale applications including web services, databases, and batch/stream processing. This static partitioning model limits overall cluster utilization, decreases flexibility and causes operational challenges. There is an increasing need to integrate Apache Hadoop big data applications with other datacenter services like Apache Spark or Apache Kafka, ideally co-locating the data with the services that need it.

In this talk Adam and Mohit will show off Apache Myriad (incubating), which integrates Apache YARN with Apache Mesos. Mesos enables efficient resource sharing and isolation across a variety of distributed applications. This allows Hadoop workloads to run alongside other datacenter applications while sharing the same cluster resources, and hence breaking silos. Myriad’s multi-tenancy strategy improves overall cluster utilization and operational efficiency, while allowing cluster operators to run multiple isolated YARN clusters on the same hardware.


Adam Bordelon

Mesosphere, Distributed System Engineer
Adam Bordelon is a distributed systems architect at Mesosphere and an Apache Mesos committer. Before joining Mesosphere, Adam lead development on Hadoop core at MapR, built distributed systems for recommendations at Amazon, and re-architected the LabVIEW compiler at National Instruments... Read More →

Thursday May 12, 2016 11:15am - 12:05pm
Georgia B


Introducing Apache Milagro (incubating) - Multi-factor Authentication and Certificate-less TLS for IoT, Mobile Apps, Containers and End Users - Brian Spector, MIRACL
Apache Milagro (Incubating) is a pairing-based cryptographic platform, purpose built for an IoT connected world that brings together multi-factor authentication (MFA), secure communications (TLS), key management, data governance and compliance solutions in one offering.

Apache Milagro (Incubating) works without the need for commercial certificate authorities, putting into place a new category of service providers called Distributed Trust Authorities (D-TA’s) to create a more secure Internet.

This presentation will cover Apache Milagro (Incubating)'s  capabilities. The first half will illustrate how to use Milagro MFA with the Apache Web Server and standard off the shelf modules to secure web applications that are immune to authentication credential theft (i.e., password database breaches) while improving the user experience.

The second half will illustrate how to use Milagro TLS to bring perfect forward secure communication to Docker containers without the need for certificate management or PKI. Milagro TLS, when used with Apache Mesos, enables automated robust security that will enable immediate deployments at Internet scale.In addition to Milagro's capabilities, this presentation will illustrate the motivation for Milagro, the roadmap and its path to graduation. 

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Brian Spector

Brian is co-founder of MIRACL and brings more than 20 years of experience in the information security industry. Brian began his career in cryptographic development at Silicon Valley’s first full disk encryption software company. Brian has held leadership positions in development... Read More →

Thursday May 12, 2016 12:15pm - 1:05pm
Georgia B


Building a Dynamic Application Using Angular and Apache Unomi - Tarek Elachkar, Jahia

In this presentation, Nikhil Patel will share the real world development of a digital application using Angular JS and Apache Unomi. He will present best practices; and more importantly, Nikhil will address what went wrong, why, and how we solved it to hellp enhance our email marketing strategies. Nikhil will also address Jahia’s plans to migrate to Angular 2 and what it implies.


Tarek Elachkar

VP of Professional Services, Jahia
Tarek Elachkar joined Jahia in 2007. He is now in charge of the Global Professional Services Team. After working for Publicis as a web developer, in 2001, he started a content aggregation company. He  then moved to technical consulting for five years before joining Jahia. Tarek... Read More →

Thursday May 12, 2016 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Georgia B


How to Use Apache Tamaya to Configure your Projects and Services - Anatole Tresch, Trivadis
Apache Tamaya is a new poddling, which has been started recently. It brings together the leading key people from the Java EE area to further evolve the configuration concern with the target to establish a configuration standard in mid term. Tamaya allows to easily combine configuration of different sources and formats providing a unified API with several customization options. Beside using it as an enterprise configuration API Tamaya can also be embedded as optional extension in any projects, enabling smooth integration into any concrete enterprise context, This explictly includes remote locations so your product gets immedeatly cloud ready. This presentation will give insights into the main concepts of Tamaya and will show how you can leverage your framework or services with Tamaya to support easy and transparent integration with any target environment.

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Anatole Tresch

Principal Consultant, Trivadis
After his studies in information sciences and Economics at the University of Zurich, Anatole worked several years as a Managing Partner, consultant and enterprise architect being able to gain wide experiences in all areas of the enterprise IT, in both, small and large contexts. As... Read More →

Thursday May 12, 2016 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Georgia B


Podlings Shark Tank - Roman Shaposhnik, Pivotal
Is it a panel? Is it a talk? It is a Podling Shark Tank! Back by popular demand with even sharkier judges! What is it, you ask? Well, this is just like Shark Tank TV show (think speed dating between entrepreneurs and investors) but instead of “Squirrel Boss” and “Man Candle” you'll be hearing pitches for Apache Incubator projects. Also instead of Mark Cuban and Kevin O'Leary you'll be pitching to the panel of ASF grey beards (trying to convince them that your project is worthy of their esteemed attention and endorsement). The will be snark, there will be prizes, there will be reciting of Apache Way creed. But most of all there will be fun. We guaranteed that!

And don't forget, if you want your favorite podling to be featured on
the show, volunteer to do the pitch by simply signing up on this
wiki page: https://wiki.apache.org/apachecon/ACEU16PodlingSharkTank 

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Shane Curcuru

Founder, Punderthings Consulting
Shane serves as V.P. of Brand Management for the ASF, setting trademark and brand policy for all 250+ Apache projects, and has served as five-time Director, and member and mentor for Conferences and the Incubator. Shane's Punderthings consultancy is here to help both companies and... Read More →
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Jim Jagielski

Vice-Chairman, Apache Software Foundation
Jim Jagielski is a well-known and acknowledged expert and visionary in open source, an accomplished coder, and frequent engaging presenter on all things open, web, and cloud related. As a developer, he’s made substantial code contributions to just about every core technology behind... Read More →
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Roman Shaposhnik

Director of Open Source, Linux Foundation
Apache Software Foundation and Data, oh but also unikernels

Thursday May 12, 2016 4:40pm - 5:30pm
Georgia B