We're putting up five free tickets to RICON West. If you want one, here's what you can do: write a sample app leveraging either 1) Counters or 2) Distributed Search with Yokozuna; or write a packaging/deployment tool with 3) BOSH, 4) Packer templates, or 5) some additions to our Chef cookbook. Our favorite implementation of each will win a ticket. If this interests you, read on.
Distributed systems are a hotbed of research and development thanks to the ubiquity of the world wide web. Few companies have driven, benefited from, and mastered this space quite like Google. Basho is pleased to announce that Google is sponsoring the premier distributed systems conference for bringing together academics and industry practitioners,
The CFP for RICON West, happening this October in San Francisco, is officially open. We'll be accepting proposals until July 1st. To submit a proposal send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “RICON West CFP” in the Subject line and the following:
RICON was created to provide a forum for discussing the state of distributed systems. The science and engineering around distributed systems is rapidly evolving and RICON stands as a reflection of the collective choices we've made, systems we've deployed, and hurdles we've overcome. Not all of our choices were correct, and not all of our systems meet all expectations.
As the date for RICON East approaches (we're almost one month away) there are a few deadlines and updates we wanted to share with you.
Discounts on Hotels
If you will be traveling to NYC to attend RICON East, we have made arrangements with two hotels nearby the venue. As NYC is far from the cheapest city around, this added savings will go a long way. If you will be needing a hotel for RICON, today is the last day to qualify for the discounted room block, so order fast.