FreeBSD Foundation at Ohio LinuxFest

The FreeBSD Foundation will be represented at the *BSD booth during Ohio Linuxfest this upcoming Saturday in Columbus, Ohio. This conference is free, but you need to register by midnight this Wednesday.

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Update on FreeBSD Jail Based Virtualization Project

Bjoern Zeeb has provided a summary regarding the completion of the funded portion of the FreeBSD Jail Based Virtualization Project:

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FreeBSD Foundation Turns to NYI for East Coast US Mirror

From this morning’s joint press release (available for PDF download): Deployment Adds Enterprise-Grade Redundancy for Improved Reliability, Reduced Latency, High-Speed Backups and Other Efficiencies

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Accepting Travel Grant Applications for EuroBSDCon

The FreeBSD Foundation will be providing a limited number of travel grants to individuals requesting assistance. Please download, complete, and submit the Travel Grant Request Application by September 3, 2010 to apply for this grant.

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FreeBSD Foundation Newsletter

Our Semi-Annual Newsletter is now available. There’s a lot of information in this edition, including:


DAHDI FreeBSD Driver Project

We are pleased to announce that Max Khon has been awarded a grant to finish the DAHDI (formerly known as Zaptel) FreeBSD driver port.

SIFTR Committed
SIFTR Committed 07/15/2010

On July 3, Lawrence Stewart committed SIFTR (Statistical Information For TCP Research) to HEAD. SIFTR was part of the Improvements to the FreeBSD TCP Stack project that the Foundation funded last year.

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Resource Containers Project

We are pleased to announce that Edward Tomasz Napierala has been awarded a grant to implement resource containers and a simple per-jail resource limits mechanism.

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Booth at MeetBSD Poland

There will be a FreeBSD Foundation booth during MeetBSD Poland this Friday and Saturday. Feel free to drop by the booth to learn more about the Foundation’s efforts, check out the cool Foundation swag (baseball caps and toques), pick up our latest brochure, and/or make a donation to the Foundation.

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Dtrace Userland Project

Rui Paulo has been awarded a grant to add DTrace userland support to FreeBSD. DTrace is a general purpose and lightweight tracing framework that allows administrators, developers and users to investigate causes of system failure or performance bottlenecks.

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