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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FreeBSD Foundation Announces New Project

The FreeBSD Foundation is pleased to announce that Konstantin Belousov has been awarded a grant to implement support of GEM, KMS, and DRI for Intel Drivers. This project is being co-sponsored by iXsystems.

Quarterly Status Report

The FreeBSD Quarterly Status Report, covering the period of October to December 2010, has been published. The FreeBSD Foundation’s status was reported as follows: We raised $325,000 towards our goal of $350,000 for 2010!

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Accepting Travel Grant Applications for AsiaBSDCon 2011

The FreeBSD Foundation will be providing a limited number of travel grants to individuals requesting assistance. Please download, fill out and submit the Travel Grant Request Application by February 11, 2011 to apply for this grant.

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Requesting Project Proposal Submissions‏

The FreeBSD Foundation is pleased to announce that we are soliciting the submission of proposals for work relating to any of the major subsystems or infrastructure within the FreeBSD operating system.

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FreeBSD Foundation at FOSDEM

Erwin Lansing from the FreeBSD Foundation will be available at the FreeBSD booth during FOSDEM, to be held in Brussels, Belgium, February 5-6. If you’re at this event, drop by to say hi, discuss the Foundation’s work, pick up a Foundation flyer, check out the swag, or make a donation. FOSDEM is free to attend.

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EuroBSDCon2010 Trip Report: Lars Engels

This year’s annual EuroBSDCon took place in the city of Karlsruhe, Germany in October. As usual there was a Developer Summit the two days before the conference. Thanks to the help of the FreeBSD Foundation, who sponsored the conference fee for me, I could attend both the summit and the conference.

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