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Thursday, August 9 • 10:30am - 11:20am
Too Fast/Too Slow: When does Modularity make sense?

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Modularity is the Next Big Thing in Fedora, but is it the right hammer for your particular bolt?

This talk will walk through the benefits and drawbacks to converting your project from a traditional RPM to a Fedora Module. It will discuss how to analyze the cost-benefit ratio of maintainer effort vs. end-user utility as well as comparing and contrasting some of the alternative tools to accomplish similar tasks (such as Software Collections, Docker Containers and Amazon Linux Extras).

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Stephen Gallagher

Software Engineer and Open-Source Advocate, Red Hat
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. I have spent the last ten years working on various security and platform-enablement software for Fedora Server and Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
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Langdon White

Clinical Assistant Professor, Boston University
Langdon White is a Clinical Assistant Professor and the Spark! Technical Director at Boston University. In these roles, he helps to provide industry-affiliated experiential learning to students and teaches with the goal of making computing and data sciences more accessible. White... Read More →

Thursday August 9, 2018 10:30am - 11:20am CEST