FreeBSD

January-December 2011

JANUARY 25, 2011

We are pleased to announce the publication of our End-of-Year Newsletter!

Please take a moment to read an informative article about the Foundation, by Dru Lavigne, in this month’s BSD Magazine.

We have officially kicked off our end-of-year fundraising campaign! Please take a minute to read our campaign letter and consider making a donation.

Take a minute to read trip reports from EuroBSDCon travel grant recipients.

Thank you to everyone who made a donation at EuroBSDCon. We raised over $1,100! We’ve added your names to our donor list. If you made a donation and don’t see your name or we’ve misspelled it, please send an email to donations (at) freebsdfoundation (dot) org.

The Foundation funded project Implementing locale APIs to enable porting libc++ by David Chisnal has completed!

We were a proud sponsor of KyivBSD 2011, September 24, in Kiev, Ukraine.

We were a Gold sponsor of EuroBSDCon 2011, in Maarssen, The Netherlands. We sponsored 6 developers to attend the conference. Thank you to everyone who stopped by and made a donation.

We are funding two new projects that started this month. The first is DIFFUSE for FreeBSD by Swinburne University and the second project is implementing xlocale APIs to enable porting libc++ by David Chisnall.

We’re pleased to be a sponsor of KyivBSD 2011, September 24, in Kiev, Ukraine.

We’re proud to be a sponsor of EuroBSDCon 2011, in Maarssen, The Netherlands. Stop by our table and say hi. We’ll have cool Swag to give you for a cool donation!

Thank you to everyone who submitted a travel grant application for EuroBSDCon. We have sent out our decisions. Please contact us if you haven’t heard from us!

Improving the maturity of IPv6 support in FreeBSD and PC-BSD. Click here to find out more.

Implementing support of GEM, KMS, and DRI for Intel Drivers. Click here to find out more.

Check out what we’ve been doing this year by reading our 2011 semi-annual newsletter!

We’re pleased to announce the addition of Ed Maste to our Board of Directors. Ed has been involved with FreeBSD since 2003. And, has been a committer since 2005. Ed leads the OS team at Sandvine and is responsible for a number of developers who bring enhancements from FreeBSD into Sandvine’s OS and contribute their own changes back to FreeBSD.

We acquired a non-exclusive copyright license to the libcxxrt C++ runtime software from PathScale.

The FreeBSD Foundation and iXsystems announced their commitment to support the efforts of World IPv6 Day to accelerate global IPv6 deployment. Click here to read the press release.

We were pleased to be a sponsor of BSDCan 2011, May 13-17, in Ottawa Canada. A big thank you goes out to everyone who stopped by our table and made a donation. We raised over $1,000.

We are pleased to be a sponsor of AsiaBSDCon 2011, March 17-20, in Tokyo Japan.

Completed the Five New TCP Congestion Control Algorithms project.

Completed implementing resource containers and a simple per-jail resource limits mechanism project. Click here to find out more.

We’re pleased to announce the donation of EX4200 switches from Juniper Networks to the new Project’s US East Coast site. Click here to find out more.

We’re pleased to announce the completion of the Five New TCP project. Click here to find out more.

Accepting travel grant applications for BSDCan 2011. If interested please fill out the Travel Grant application by April 15, 2011 to apply for this grant. Find out more…

We’re pleased to announce that the University of Melbourne has been awarded a grant to implement support of feed-forward clock synchronization algorithms.

We are pleased to announce a call for project proposals. We will accept proposals until February 15th. Please read Project Proposal Procedures to find out what needs to be included in your proposal.

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