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Monday, August 22 • 11:45am - 12:35pm
Solving the Package Problem - Joe Brockmeier, Red Hat

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In the beginning there was RPM (and Debian packages) and it was good. Certainly, Linux packaging has solved many problems and pain points for system admins and developers over the years -- but as software development and deployment have evolved, new pain points have cropped up that have not been solved by traditional packaging.

Are containers the answer? The answer is "maybe." In this talk, we'll look at problems that admins have with traditional packaging, language-specific formats, and what containers and other modern solutions can do to offer solutions to shipping software.

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Joe Brockmeier

Red Hat, Red Hat
Joe Brockmeier is a long-time participant in open source projects and former technology journalist. Brockmeier has worked as the openSUSE Community Manager, is an Apache Software Foundation (ASF) member, and participates heavily in the Fedora Cloud Working Group. Brockmeier works... Read More →

Monday August 22, 2016 11:45am - 12:35pm
Queen's Quay

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