Wednesday Jun 10, 2009

JavaOne and CommunityOne News in Review

The highlights from our JavaOne and CommunityOne 2009 conferences are now available. Chhandomay and Maijaliisa have put together the short segment on JavaOne 2009 here, while the CommunityOne West 2009 segment is here. Enjoy!

Tuesday May 12, 2009

OpenSolaris Set To Rock CommunityOne Conference - June 1

The OpenSolaris team is getting ready for the 2009 CommunityOne conference, June 1-3, 2009, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, and planning a whole series of sessions, events and activities. You can see the full listing here.

Some highlights include:

General session keynotes - On June 1 at 9am pacific, John Fowler, executive vice president of Systems, and Dave Douglas, senior vice president of Cloud Computing and Chief Sustainability Officer of Sun will open the 2009 CommunityOne conference.

OpenSolaris Technical and Deep Dive Sessions - OpenSolaris content will be featured as part of the general Operating Systems/Platform track. There will also be two OpenSolaris software specific tracks, one for developers and one for system administrators. On Tuesday, June 2, developers and systems administrators can also participate in OpenSolaris deep-dive sessions.

For those who can not attend CommunityOne in person, the opening general session keynotes and the OpenSolaris technical sessions will also be available online.

OpenSolaris Install Lounge - Located in Booth #322 on the Pavilion floor, the Install Lounge will consist of three areas: an OpenSolaris Install Fest area, RockBand 2 area and the “Apps of Steel” showcase area, which will highlight the winners of the Apps of Steel Challenge. Toshiba will also be participating in the OpenSolaris Install Lounge to showcase the Toshiba Tecra M10 and Portégé R600 laptops that come with OpenSolaris software pre-installed.

OpenSolaris and Sun Cloud Party - The evening of June 1is also the OpenSolaris and Sun Cloud party, from 7-9 p.m. at the Moscone Center in Hall A.

For overall information about the 2009 CommunityOne conference, visit:, view updates on Twitter or join the CommunityOne Facebook group.

Friday May 01, 2009

Sun News -- The Week in Review

Weekly Sun News recap from Chhandomay Mandal and Maijaliisa Burkert is now available. Listen to the short segment below to get all the highlights.

Tuesday Nov 18, 2008

Call for Participation Is Now Open: CommunityOne East and West!

2008 CommunityOne San Francisco was such a success, that we're expanding the program with TWO CommunityOne events for 2009

CommunityOne East - March 18, 2009 CommunityOne West - June 1, 2009  
Marriott Marquis (Broadway @ W46th St.) Moscone Center (Howard St. between Third St. and Fourth St.)
New York City San Francisco, CA

How great is that?!

CommunityOne Is Defined by Your Participation

It’s your conference. Help define this year's event by submitting a 50-minute technical session, a 50-minute community panel, or a 5-to-10-minute lightning talk on:

   1. Next-Generation Platforms - Development and deployment in the cloud; virtualization.
   2. Social and Collaborative Platforms - Social networks and Web 2.0 trends.
   3. RIAs and Scripting - Rich Internet Applications, scripting and tools.
   4. Web Platforms - Dynamic languages, databases, and web and application servers.
   5. Mobile Development - Mobile platforms, devices, tools and application development.
   6. Native Development - HPC, chip multithreading, code base development, customization and contribution.
   7. Open - Any and all subjects are fair game.

Submissions are due by December 11.

CommunityOne is a conference sponsored by Sun Microsystems focused on open source innovation and implementation. It brings together developers, technologists and students for technical education and exchange.

How to Submit - Get details and submit talks here

Questions or Comments?

Post to our wiki, or email the conference team with general questions at:   or

Monday Apr 21, 2008

Sun Offers Students Free Access to 2008 JavaOne Conference

Here's something new for the 2008 JavaOne Conference. If you are a student, you can be our guest and attend both the CommunityOne and JavaOne Conferences in San Francisco, May 5 – 9, 2008 for Free.

Join us for 5 days of technical content, meetings with experts and networking with companies such as Sun Microsystems, AMD, Intel, Motorola, Oracle, BEA, Blackberry, BluAge, IBM, InterSystems, JBoss, Microsoft, NAVTEQ, Parasoft, SAP, Terracotta and more than 100 other corporations, organizations and start up companies.

Registration is free but space is limited. Sign up today and get the following benefits:

  • Admittance to all general sessions, technology sessions and BOFs at both CommunityOne and JavaOne conferences
  • Specially developed Java University classes - just for students
  • Lunch each day, t-shirts, backpack, coupon for free Java Certification Class
  • Access to technology experts and the JavaOne Conference Pavilion
  • Entrance to JavaOne AfterDark party
Here's your chance to make contacts at leading technology companies and start-ups, get tips on how to start your own business, meet peers and network with experts - while having fun!

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