This week several Googlers will be speaking at the the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit in San Francisco, CA. This event is an “invitation-only summit gathering core kernel developers, distribution maintainers, ISVs, end users, system vendors and other community organizations for plenary sessions and workgroup meetings to meet face-to-face to tackle and solve the most pressing issues facing Linux today.”

Open Source Program Manager Chris DiBona will be presenting a keynote on Wednesday the 14th from 4:45 to 5:15 pm about Patches, Projects, Platforms, Kernels and Forks.


Earlier that day, Andrew Morton, co-maintainer of the Ext3 file system and the journaling layer for block devices (JBD), will be on a panel from 2:00 to 2:45 pm discussing "The Linux Kernel: What's Next.”


Later in the week, Salmon Qazi, Google Software Engineer, will be giving a talk in the “Green Linux” track about Power Capping through Idle Cycle Injection.


Following that, Michael Rubin, who focuses on Linux file systems and Google data centers, will speak at a panel discussion 10:45 am, Friday, April 16th, on Choosing a Linux File System For Your Needs.


Last but not least, Ian Lance Taylor, who works on the Go programming language at Google, will talk about The GNU Gold Linker, also at at 10:45 am, Friday, April 16th.



Registration for the event is full but live video streaming is available on Wednesday so make sure to tune in and get the latest on the future of Linux.