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ApacheCon Europe 2006

Session cover the following main Apache projects:
  • HTTP Server
  • Jakarta
  • Tomcat
  • Geronimo
  • XML
  • Web Services
  • Portals
  • Databases
  • iBATIS
  • Cocoon
  • Lenya
  • Forrest
  • Lucene
  • Struts
  • MyFaces
  • XMLBeans
  • Maven
  • James
  • Directory
  • Perl
  • APR
  • Incubator

The Official European Event for Apache Technologies!

ApacheCon Europe is the official European conference of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF). This outstanding event creates a unique platform for the Open Source community in Europe to come together to gain deep insight into techniques and methodologies critical to the advancement of Open Source technologies, and gain skills to optimize the power and versatility of Apache software. The event also provides a forum to discuss key issues facing the community and to hear about developments to come in 2006.

At ApacheCon Europe, you can experience first-hand what the ASF technologies and development communities do for you and your enterprise. You will meet the big players, project leaders, inside experts and independent innovators at this annual gathering of all things Apache. Come share your knowledge, hit upon new ideas, find solutions and connect with your peers at this educational, fun-filled gathering of users, developers, and vendors of Apache software. Join us at the 2006 edition of the ApacheCon Europe, taking place June 26-30, 2006 at the Burlington Hotel in Dublin, Ireland.

Sessions, Workshops, Community Gatherings, and Fun

ApacheCon Europe is the classic meeting ground for ASF members, developers and contributors, business folks and power users. Set in an informal, hands-on environment, the event promises to offer an effective forum for exchange of ideas, besides opportunities aplenty to network with peers. The conference begins with two days of intensive half-day and full-day tutorials, which will offer relevant techniques and methodologies pivotal to the increasing demand for Open Source software.

The three main conference days offer a wide range of beginner, intermediate and advanced sessions, aimed at both the technologist and the implementor. ApacheCon Europe offers attendees a choice of more than 70 sessions to gain real-world insight into the latest developments of many key Open Source projects managed by ASF, including the Apache HTTP Server - the world's most popular Web server software.

In addition to informative and interesting sessions, the conference will feature an expo showcasing the latest Apache-related technologies from vendors and various Open Source projects. Join us for five days of smashing Apache sessions, half-day and full-day tutorials, several impromptu BoFs, round table discussions, parties, and fun!

ApacheCon Europe 2006: Open Source & Business

A new, business track has been added to ApacheCon Europe this year, which focuses on how to make money from your Open Source projects. This track will be especially appealing to Management—CIOs, CTOs, project managers and others in the decision-making chain—who need to understand the considerations behind doing business with Open Source technologies. The Business Track at ApacheCon Europe 2006 offers two full days of sessions and tutorials that can be booked separately.

Learn from Renowned Apache Experts

ApacheCon presenters and faculty include some of the most accomplished and respected leaders in the Open Source community. Last year, nearly 350 industry experts, independent developers, academics, and visionaries took part in sessions and tutorials across 70 seminars. Attendees from over 30 countries participated in intelligence sessions on the legendary Apache HTTP server, scalable web architecture, web services, PHP, mod_perl, Java, XML, subversion, and SpamAssassin. ApacheCon Europe 2006 promises to throw in more diversity, offer more depth, and present even more learning opportunities than last year's gathering. Tutorials and sessions will be led by developers and experts who know the technology inside out, and have real world experience implementing them in their projects.

Other technologies and topics covered include:
  • Case Studies (BBC, eBay, and others)
  • Performance Tuning and Scalability
  • Web and Network Security
  • Open Source Business and Community
  • PHP, Perl, and Python
  • AJAX, XSLT, and XML
  • OSGi and Portlets
  • Unit Testing
  • Subversion
  • and many more ...

Topics Covered

The conference program has been designed by the Apache Software Foundation for ApacheCon Europe 2006, featuring multiple tracks and dozens of technical sessions.

  • Entry-level and advanced presentations and tutorials about the installation, configuration and use of Apache software and technology. Examples include the Apache HTTP Server, Geronimo, Tomcat, SpamAssassin, Cocoon, Portals and Web Services
  • Web application development and design using scripting languages and technologies such as Java, Perl, Python, Ruby, PHP, Tcl, and XML
  • Development and design of solutions based on Apache software and technologies
  • Advanced topics related to security, performance tuning, load balancing and high availability
  • Case studies showing successful use of Apache software
  • Presentations related to the Apache and Open-Source community and business.

Why Attend?

By bringing together the pioneers, developers, and users of flagship Open Source technologies, ApacheCon provides an influential platform for dialogue, between the speaker and the audience, between project contributors and the community at large, traversing a wide range of ideas, expertise and personalities.

ApacheCon EU champions the exchange of critical and cutting-edge information that is imperative to foster the growth and adoption of open source and non-proprietary solutions. ApacheCon offers excellent opportunities to meet ASF members, speakers, and sponsors during the ApacheCon Expo, receptions, evening events, BoFs, and several informal gatherings.

Who should attend

Apache software users and developers (beginners and experts), Open-Source software users and developers, web application developers and designers, system administrators, (technical) managers ...

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