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The Microsoft European Virtual Open Source Summit is an upcoming unique digital event, which will celebrate communities, entrepreneurs and developers while coming together to build the future of open source technologies.

A number of guest speakers including Stefanie Chiras (Red Hat), Erica Brescia (GitHub) and Scott Hanselman (Microsoft), will be deep-diving into a wide variety of topics, from chaos engineering and building serverless architecture to multi-cloud app development.

Following the opening keynote, the day divides into four tracks of seven sessions, designed to provide you with the best learning experience, whether you’re an IT Pro, Developer or a Data Scientist.

The event kicks off next week on Tuesday 16th June, at 9am CEST (that’s 10am for everyone in the UK!). Be sure to check out the full agenda for the day, so you can see which talks and tracks are of most interest to you. Here’s a selection of talks we’ve picked out, in case you’re having trouble choosing what to watch:

 

Keynote: Open source built the modern world
By Erica Brescia, COO at GitHub
9:00am CEST

Open source has revolutionised software development, and created an interconnected community of developers that is deeply collaborative and extends across the globe. A safe and healthy open source community isn’t just good for open source, it benefits the millions of critical technologies that depend on it and securing the world’s code is a collective responsibility. Now, more than ever, open source brings together developers from all over the world to solve challenging problems, create important technologies and make a difference.

Red Hat and Microsoft – Container and Kubernetes options for Openshift on Azure
By Mike Evans, Vice President of Technical Business Development at Red Hat
10:00am CEST

Mike Evans has been a leader in the partnering efforts with Microsoft for over 10 years at Red Hat. He will provide a quick overview of the partnership history, why Microsoft has become a strategic partner for Red Hat and then will focus on Openshift, the enterprise-ready Kubernetes container platform with full-stack automated operations to manage hybrid cloud and multi cloud deployments. He will provide a high level overview of OpenShift and the capabilities when running on Azure, with focus on the Azure Red Hat OpenShift 4 managed service offering, which is jointly engineered, managed and supported by Red Hat and Microsoft.

Azure Hybrid Management for Linux servers
By Thomas Maurer, Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft
11:30am CEST

In this session, Cloud Advocate Thomas Maurer will give you an overview of the Microsoft Azure Hybrid Cloud offering. Learn how you can use the Azure Hybrid services like Azure Arc, Azure Update Management, the new Azure Stack portfolio, and many more to introduce hybrid cloud management to your Open Source environment.

Managing the Complete Machine Learning Lifecycle with MLflow
By Jules Damji, Developer Advocate at Databricks
13:45pm CEST

In this session, we introduce MLflow, an open source project from Databricks that aims to design an open ML platform where organisations can use any ML library and development tool of their choice to reliably build and share ML applications. MLflow introduces simple abstractions to package reproducible projects, track results, and encapsulate models that can be used with many existing tools, accelerating the ML lifecycle for organisations of any size.

Kubernetes: the past, the present, the future?
By Brendan Burns, CVP Azure Compute OSS Cloud at Microsoft
15:15pm CEST

In this session Brendan Burns created a updated version of his famous talk, Kubernetes: the past, the present, the future? Expect a deep dive starting where Kubernetes is coming from and get to hear Brendan his vision towards for the future.

 

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