FreeBSD

January-December 2013

JANUARY 25, 2013

We were a sponsor of the Open ZFS Developer Summit November 18th and 19th.

We were proud to be a sponsor of the first vBSDcon 2013. Thank you to everyone who stopped by our table to make a donation. We raised just over $1,300!

As part of our mission to serve the FreeBSD community, we have increased our efforts to educate people on FreeBSD. One of these efforts was to fund a project to produce white papers on using FreeBSD in different applications. Here’s our first one called Managed Services Using FreeBSD at NYI by Joseph Kong.

Glen Barber joined the foundation as a system administrator and to help with release engineering. Click here to read more.

We were proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of EuroBSDCon 2013 that was in Malta, September 28-29. We provided travel grants to 7 developers to attend the conference and developer summit.

We recently sponsored the Bay Area Vendor Summit

We sponsored the 2013 Cambridge Developer Summit and we provided 2 travel grants to developers.

We were a sponsor for the FreeBSD 20th Anniversary Party that was held on Nov 2nd in San Francisco.

This last quarter we attended LinuxFest, FOSSCON, Ohio LinuxFest, and LinuxCo to promote FreeBSD.

We’ve published our 2013 Semi-Annual Newsletter! Click here to see what we’re doing to make FreeBSD the best OS available!

We’re pleased to announce we hired Ed Maste as our part-time Director of Project Development! Click here to find out more.

We’ve added our second technical staff member and we are funding an iSCSI project!Click here to find out more!

We are pleased to be a Gold Sponsor of BSDCan 2013, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 17th-18th. We are also sponsoring the Developer Summit. Please stop by our table to say hi and pick up some cool swag.

We are also a Platinum Sponsor of EuroBSDCon 2013 in Malta, September 28-29.

We are pleased to announce that Konstantin Belousov has been hired as our first full-time member of technical staff, a key milestone of our investment in staff for 2013. Click here to find out more.

We are pleased to announce that Semihalf, an embedded solutions company, has been awarded a grant to develop transparent superpages support for the FreeBSD/arm architecture. Click here to find out more.

We are pleased to announce that Benno Rice has been awarded a grant to implement the ability to boot FreeBSD in the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) boot environment. Click here to find out more.

We were pleased to be a sponsor of AsiaBSDCon 2013 March 14-17, 2013, in Tokyo, Japan.

Completed the Porting FreeBSD to the Genesi Efika MX SmartBook laptop and SmartTop nettop devices project.

We are accepting travel grant applications for BSDCan 2013. If interested please fill out the Travel Grant application by April 17, 2013 to apply for this grant. Find out more…

Thank you to everyone who stopped by our table at SCALE. We raised $320!

Completed the project that implemented the ability to boot FreeBSD in the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) boot environment. Click here to find out more.

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