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NYC LOCAL: Tuesday 29 November 2005 NYLUG: Wind River Systems on GNU/Lin


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Subject: NYC LOCAL: Tuesday 29 November 2005 NYLUG: Wind River Systems on GNU/Linux as a Device Operating System
Date: 29 Nov 2005 05:11:18 -0500

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 From: Sunny Dubey <address@hidden>
 To: address@hidden
 Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2005 10:24:42 -0500
 Subject: [nylug-announce] TOMORROW!! New York Linux User's Group Meeting
        11/29: Wind River Systems -on- Linux as a Device Operating System

 November 29th, 2005
 Tuesday
 6:30PM-8:00PM
 IBM Headquarters Building
 590 Madison Avenue at 57th Street
 12th Floor, home to the IBM Linux Center of Competency

 ** RSVP Instructions **
 You must RSVP for *EVERY* meeting.
 Register at http://rsvp.nylug.org/
 Check in with photo ID at the lobby for badge and room number.


 Wind River Systems
 -on-
 Linux as a Device Operating System

 Have you ever wondered what software is inside your set top box?
 your cell phone? the network appliance in your data center?
 Chances are it is or will soon be Linux. Industry Analysts have
 predicted that more than 30% of all Intelligent Device
 Applications will be developed on the Linux platform this
 year. In fact, you may want to consider a custom Linux
 application appliance if the traditional enterprise deployment of
 applications is not keeping pace with your business demands.

 The presentation will focus on the industry trends that are
 driving Linux into the real time and not so real time device
 software arena, including observations on where Linux fits well
 and where it does not. There are many benefits and advantages
 associated with Linux as a device operating system. There are
 also challenges that should be considered such as selecting the
 right distribution, cost, time to market, performance and
 support.

 While the lines between enterprise Linux application development
 and device application development are blurring, there key
 differences in the development paradigm. In an embedded platform
 issues such as board bring up, creating a Linux boot image and
 debugging the kernel and/or the application present challenges
 not found in enterprise Linux. Wind River will demonstrate its
 capabilities to support native and embedded cross development.

 About Wind River

 Wind River is the global leader in Device Software Optimization
 (DSO). The company enables customers to develop and run device
 software better, faster, at a lower cost and more reliably. Wind
 River's Workbench, General Purpose Platform and Market-Specific
 Platforms reduce effort, cost and risk, and optimize quality and
 reliability at all phases of the device software development
 process from concept to deployed product. Founded in 1981, Wind
 River is headquartered in Alameda, California, with operations
 worldwide. To learn more, visit Wind River at
 http://www.windriver.com or call Wind River toll free at
 1-866-296-5361.

 Raffle!

 Bring your business card to be eligible for the iPod nano raffle!

 Swag (Give Away) - During the meeting... unusually terrific swag
 of non-predetermined origin will be given out to all attendees at
 the regular meeting for free as usual.

 Stammtisch
 After the meeting ... Join us around 8:30pm or so at TGI
 Friday's, located at 677 Lexington Avenue and 56th Street, second
 floor.  Northeast corner.

 Please see our home page at http://www.nylug.org for the HTMLized
 version of this announcement, our archives, and a lot of other
 good stuff.
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Jay Sulzberger <address@hidden>
Corresponding Secretary LXNY
LXNY is New York's Free Computing Organization.
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