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The Linux Foundation Announces Agenda for MesosCon North America

By 2017-07-201月 25th, 2018Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, July 20, 2017The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the program for MesosCon North America, taking place September 13-15 in Los Angeles, CA.

MesosCon North America is an annual conference organized by the Apache Mesos community, bringing together users and developers to share and learn about the project and its growing ecosystem. The conference will feature a one-day hackathon followed by two days of sessions focused on the Apache Mesos Core and related technologies.

Session highlights include:

  • How Runs on Mesos in AWS Spot Fleet for Fun and Profit, Kyle Anderson, Yelp

  • Distributed Deep Learning on Mesos with GPUs and Gang Scheduling, Min Cai and Alex Sergeev, Uber

  • DataStax Enterprise on DC/OS – Yes, it’s Possible; Customer Case Studies, Kathryn Erickson and Ravi Yadav, DataStax

  • Introduction to Multi-tenancy in Mesos, Jay Guo, IBM

  • Real time event processing and handling stateful applications on Mesos, Balajee Nagarajan and Venkatesh Sivasubramanian, GE Digital

  • OpenWhisk as a Mesos Framework, Tyson Norris, Adobe

  • Practical container scheduling: juggling optimizations, guarantees, and trade-offs at Netflix, Sharma Podila, Netflix

  • Fault tolerant frameworks – making use of CNI without docker, Aaron Wood, Verizon

The full lineup of all MesosCon North America speakers and sessions can be viewed here.

Registration is discounted by $200 through July 25, and academic rates are also available. In addition, applications are being accepted for diversity and needs-based scholarships.

Members of the press who would like to request a complimentary press pass to attend should contact Dan Brown at

MesosCon North America is made possible by Platinum Sponsors Mesosphere and Verizon Labs, and Community Sponsor The Apache Software Foundation, in addition to other sponsors.

Additional Resources

YouTube: The Linux Foundation Event Experience (

MesosCon North America 2016 Event Recap


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