Open Source Users, Developers, and Members of the Global Apache Community Gather to Share Insight on "Servers, The Cloud, and Innovation"

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) and Stone Circle Productions today announced the opening of registration for ApacheCon North America, taking place 1-5 November 2010 at the Westin Peachtree in Atlanta, Georgia.

The theme of the ASF's official user conference, trainings, and expo is "Servers, The Cloud, and Innovation," featuring an array of educational sessions on Open Source technology, business, and community topics at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.

Experts will share professionally directed advice, tactics, and lessons learned to help users, enthusiasts, software architects, administrators, executives, and community managers successfully develop, deploy, and leverage existing and emerging Open Source technologies critical to their businesses.

The conference program features in-depth coverage of topics that include:

- Cassandra/NoSQL

- Commons

- Content Technologies

- (Java) Enterprise Development

- Felix/OSGi

- Geronimo

- Hadoop + friends/Cloud Computing

- Lucene, Mahout + friends/Search

- Tomcat

- Tuscany

- Business & Community

The event comprises:

- 78 sessions, case studies, and panel discussions

- 24 pre-conference trainings

- 3 keynote presentations

Special events include BarCamp Apache, Hackathon, MeetUps, expo hall, receptions, and ample networking opportunities with peers and new connections.

Sponsor and exhibitor opportunities are available; for more information, contact Delia Frees at

Media registration is available for members of the press with valid credentials. For more information, or to become a media partner, contact Sally Khudairi at

Early-bird registration incentives include savings of up to $150 with the Hotel+Registration package, 20% off Full-Conference+Trainings Immersion, and group registration rates. For the complete list of sessions and to register, visit and follow the @ApacheCon feed on Twitter.

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