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From Konstantin Boudnik <>
Subject Re: Fwd: Represent your project at ApacheCon
Date Tue, 28 Jan 2014 05:29:50 GMT
I have a solid story of our commercial support for Spark & Shark stack for
real-world customer. Did that talk at Spark summit a couple of months. Would
be happy to make it more OSS oriented and present. Would it be of any


On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 04:51PM, Nick Pentreath wrote:
> Is Spark active in submitting anything for this?
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Rich Bowen <>
> Date: Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 4:20 PM
> Subject: Represent your project at ApacheCon
> To:
> Folks,
> 5 days from the end of the CFP, we have only 50 talks submitted. We need
> three times that just to fill the space, and preferably a lot more so that
> we have some variety to choose from to put together a schedule.
> I know that we usually have over half the content submitted in the last 48
> hours, so I'm not panicking yet, but it's worrying. More worrying, however
> is that 2/3 of those submissions are from the Usual Suspects (ie, httpd and
> Tomcat), and YOUR project isn't represented.
> We would love to have a whole day of Lucene, and of OpenOffice, and of
> Cordova, and of Felix and Celix and Helix and Nelix. Or a half day.
> We need your talk submissions. We need you to come tell the world why your
> project matters, why you spend your time working on it, and what exciting
> new thing you hacked into it during the snow storms. (Or heat wave, as the
> case may be.)
> Please help us get the word out to your developer and user communities that
> we're looking for quality talks about their favorite Apache project, about
> related technologies, about ways that it's being used, and plans for its
> future. Help us make this ApacheCon amazing.
> --rcb
> -- 
> Rich Bowen -
> OpenStack Community Liaison

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