FUDCon Pune: Now Accepting Subsidy Requests

If you're planning on attending FUDCon Pune, and are going to need subsidy for travel and accomodation, you should head to this link to fill out the form requesting for one. You may have some questions about this, and we already have some answers.  Feel free to hop on to...

This Saturday: Fedora 21 Release Party in Pune

Fedora Ambassadors from Pune are hosting the F21 release party at the MIT COE, on Saturday, 21st Feb, from 10:30.  Details on the party page. It's been a while since F21 released, but with the FUDCon preparations + planning and travel of the ambassadors for conferences, hosting the release party...

FUDCon Pune 2015 Planning Meeting Minutes - 17 Feb

We had a good productive meeting today in #fedora-india as well as on phone + in-person at the Red Hat Pune office. We used the Etherpad at http://piratepad.net/FUDConPunePlanning for keeping notes. Highlights are: We'll soon add a code of conduct / anti-harrassment policy for the event Outreach: everyone focussed on...

devconf.cz talk: Live Migration of QEMU/KVM Virtual Machines

Yesterday was the first day at devconf.cz 2015. It's my first devconf.cz, and I'm impressed by the large turnout and the perfect management of the event by the organizers. Yesterday was also the day I presented my talk on live migration of QEMU/KVM VMs. The slides are here. There was...

Get ready for FUDCon APAC 2015 in Pune, India!

Mark your calendars for Jun 26 - 28 for FUDCon Pune.  Start making travel arrangements. Think of topics to speak on, workshops and hackfests to organise, and have fun with friends. FUDCon Pune is being hosted at MIT COE.  They have excellent infrastructure and an amazing team of people who...

Pune Bidding Again for FUDCon APAC!

When the call for bids for FUDCon APAC 2015 was put out, a few of us huddled together to discuss a bid from India.  We had already organised a successful FUDCon in Pune in 2011, so our initial conversations were around which city to host it in.  Pune won again,...

Upgrading to Fedora 21

The Fedora Project will soon put out its 21st release.  I've been running the pre-release bits for a while now, here are a few observations: Upgrade from Fedora 20 to Fedora 21 via 'fedup' was fast on my SSD disk, and there were no blockers after the reboot - minimal...

My talk at the CentOS Dojo Pune 2014

I spoke at the CentOS Dojo in Pune yesterday on new features available in CentOS release 7.0 since the 6 release.  Slides are available here: What's New in Virtualization.  The event was organized by the Pune GNU/Linux Users Group (PLUG) for the CentOS project. My talk was scheduled as the...

Speaking at the CentOS Dojo, Pune

I'll be speaking about KVM, progress since EL6, and other virt stuff at the CentOS Dojo in Pune this Saturday, 22nd November.  If you're in Pune, feel free to register and drop by!

Fedora Activity Day: Security I

Last Saturday a few of us gathered to work on Fedora Security.  This FAD (Fedora Activity Day) was the second in recent times held in Pune, after the testing FAD held in August. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Security FAD[/caption] The goal of the FAD was to get introduced to the...