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Friday, March 15 • 8:00am - 8:25am
Open Systems Firmware Overview

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Open Systems Firmware is growing fast. From zero systems in 2017 we expect to see 100,000 or more deployed in 2019 in switches, servers, and other types of systems. OSF is also a key part of partner efforts to support a circular economy model in which systems are reused, not sent to landfills. In this session, we'll go over the state of the effort and where we're headed.


Gundrala Goud

Gundrala ""Devender"" Goud is currently an Engineering Director at Microsoft, Redmond campus, and he works in the Cloud Hardware Solutions development group. Prior to joining Microsoft, Devender worked at Intel in the Data Center Group for 17+ years and held various technical leadership... Read More →
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David Hendricks

Firmware Engineer, Facebook
David got his first taste of BIOS tweaking as a kid overclocking gaming PCs and was drawn into the coreboot world where he learned real firmware hacking. Since then he has developed, deployed, and advocated for open source firmware in consumer electronics and datacenter infrastructure... Read More →
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Ron Minnich

Software Engineer, Google
linuxboot, u-root, coreboot, linuxbios, ... all open source firmwarelinux kernel, servers,

Friday March 15, 2019 8:00am - 8:25am PDT
Marriott Salon III