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What we’re about

Welcome to the modern, energetic, enthusiastic free and open source (FOSS) community of Bengaluru (english: Bangalore), Karnataka, India.


We are passionate about LEARN-ing, SHAR-ing, HACK-ing something new every WEEK-end !

Some of the topics of interest are <br>

Distributed Systems

• Data Center and Operations Automation.

• Cloud Computing. Virtualization.

Docker, rkt and Containers (OCI).

• Software Defined Networking (SDN).

• Software Defined Storage (SDS).

• Continuous Integration.

• Continuous Delivery (CI-CD gitlab multi CI-runner, Travis CI)

Canary deployments.

• Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).

• Cloud Storage and Containerized Storage.

DevOps best practices.

• C++, Java, Nim, Rust, Golang.

• SML/NJ, Haskell, OCaml, F#.

Micro Services. Service Mesh (istio, envoy).

• High Performance Computing.

• OS (Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD, Windows, OpenVMS).

• Scripting (Lua, Bash, PowerShell).

• Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Robotics.

• Edge computing models, Fog computing.

• Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure.

• FOSS technologies on Windows 2016 and UNIX platforms.

Agile Software Development.

• New upcoming FOSS Technologies and Hardware developments.

FOSS project specifics <br>

As part of stewardship and contributor experience, we also discuss.

• What constitutes a FOSS project

• What tools and techniques does one need to practice ? <br>

• How to contribute to a FOSS project

• FOSS project dynamics (Growth, Stabilization, Decline).

• How to build a community around your FOSS project.

• Legal aspects (Copyright, Software License, ICLA, Rights, Legal remedies).

• Project 'fork' case studies.

• FOSS Project 'tragedy of commons'.

• Building a business around a FOSS project

• Getting paid for contributing to FOSS project or for your own FOSS project. <br> <br>

All our events are "free of charge" and follow a "inclusive and safe" code of conduct.

Join the community today ! <br>



(2017/08/11) fosscafe slides are available at