BSDCan Trip Report: Daichi Goto

The FreeBSD Foundation recently provided a travel grant to Daichi Goto to attend BSDCan and the FreeBSD Developer Summit. He has provided the following trip report

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FreeBSD portmgr thank you to the FreeBSD Foundation

The FreeBSD Ports Management Team wrote a thank you note to the Foundation for providing travel grants to several developers who therefore were able to attend the very successful Ports Working Group session.

libcxxrt C++ Runtime Now Available Under BSD License

The FreeBSD Foundation and the NetBSD Foundation announced today that they have acquired a non-exclusive copyright license to the libcxxrt C++ runtime software from PathScale, a leader in high performance Fortran, C and C++ compiler products for AMD64, Intel64 and MIPS.

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New Funded Project: Improved IPv6 Support

The FreeBSD Foundation is pleased to announce that it has awarded Bjoern Zeeb a grant to improve the maturity of IPv6 support in FreeBSD and PC-BSD. This project is jointly sponsored with iXsystems.

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FOSDEM Trip Report: Brooks Davis

Brooks Davis has provided the following trip report for FOSDEM 2011; it includes some interesting notes on clang/llvm. I attended the FOSDEM 2011 conference in Brussels, Belgium on the weekend of February 5th and 6th.

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Foundation at ILF and FlourishConf

I’ll be representing the Foundation at the BSD booth at Indiana LinuxFest this upcoming weekend and at FlourishConf on the following weekend. If you’re near Indianapolis or Chicago, drop by and say hi as registration is free for both events.

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Accepting Travel Grant Applications for BSDCan 2011

The FreeBSD Foundation will be providing a limited number of travel grants to individuals requesting assistance. Please fill out and submit the Travel Grant Request Application by April 15, 2011 to apply for this grant.

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Ground Labs Announces FreeBSD Support

Ground Labs, a global leader in the development of security and auditing software for the payment card industry, recently announced the introduction of native support for FreeBSD within its cardholder data discovery products for PCI compliance.

Summary of Five New TCP Congestion Control Algorithms Project

TCP is a crucial part of any modern operating system. FreeBSD’s standard “NewReno” congestion control (CC) is not able to fully utilize the high capacity links available today. A range of newer CC algorithms have emerged (and continue to emerge) from the networking research community over the past 15+ years.

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Juniper Network's EX Series Enhances the FreeBSD Project's Infrastructure

The FreeBSD Foundation announced today that it has deployed Juniper Networks® EX4200 Ethernet Switches with Virtual Chassis technology as the high-performance communication infrastructure for the FreeBSD Project’s new US East Coast site.

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