“If you want to see the world, become a developer”


Some of the highlights

– RedHat hits $1 billion revenue milestone for open source. $1 billion.

– Linux goes automotive.

Android takes over 50% share in US market.

– Android leaps over iPhone in UK with 2.5 million more users as majority now own a smartphone.

Microsoft has gone from 97% share of compute market to 20%.

– The consumer compute market is led by Android.

– Dell’s Sputnik Ubuntu Linux ultrabook.

– Open source project explosion driving a “GOLDEN ERA” in app dev.

– Raspberry Pi

– Steam for Linux

– 94% of World’s Top 500 Supercomputers Run Linux.

81% of Recruiters says hiring Linux talent is a priority.

– Samsung backs Open Source, joining Linux Foundation.

– Twitter, Inktank, Servergy joining Linux Foundation.

– HP becomes a platinum member of the Linux Foundation.

– 2012 represents the largest LinuxCon Japan event to date.


The choice is yours. Be a part of the world’s largest collaborative development project.