SUSE to Host Hackweek 11

October 17, 2014

Hundreds of open source developers around the world working on projects of their choice

Nuremberg, Germany

Hackweek 11, where hundreds of Linux engineers devote five days to development on the open source teams and projects of their choice. A SUSE® tradition that influences and helps shape future product development, Hackweek is designed to support global collaborative innovation from the open source community. Since 2007, thousands of Hackweek developers have contributed to many popular open source technologies that impact thousands of companies and users worldwide. Hackweek projects this year will try ideas or complete original work on projects such as Docker, openSUSE and its ARM port, Machinery, kGraft live kernel patching, SUSE Manager and its upstream Spacewalk project, and SUSE Cloud and its upstream OpenStack project. This is the 11th installment of Hackweek. Awards will be presented.

For any and all interested open source developers and enthusiasts. Sponsored by SUSE, the original provider of the enterprise Linux distribution and the most interoperable platform for mission-critical computing.

Oct. 20-24 at SUSE offices around the world, with other developers participating remotely.

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