What is Free Beer Sessions?

The Free Beer Sessions brings open source enthusiasts and users together.

Past Speakers

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Jan Wildeboer

EMEA Evangelist | Red Hat

Topics

  • 02 October 2014: Open source inspires

Riedwaan Bassadien

Platform Strategy Manager | Microsoft

Topics

  • 02 October 2014: Open source and microsoft

Brenda Mey | Head of Infrastructure & Operations

Standard Bank

Topics

  • 01 November 2018: TBC

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  • 01 November 2018: Karl's Camp Fire
  • 02 March 2017: TBC
  • 02 March 2017: TBC
  • 29 May 2014: Partly cloudy
  • 31 October 2013: Andriod, now and tomorrow
  • 30 April 2020: Legendary Speakers

Paul Thompson

Senior Technical Consultant | SUSE

Topics

  • 30 June 2015: Achieving zero downtime

Schalk Neethling

Mozillian

Topics

  • 30 June 2015: Open web for all

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  • 12 May 2016: A Story of Enhancement featuring Raspberry Pi
  • 12 May 2016: A Story of Enhancement featuring Raspberry Pi
  • 01 January 2013: Combining open source software, open source hardware like arduino, your idea and collaborative intelligence

Eddie Dunckley

Snr Strategist and Web Manager

Topics

  • 12 May 2016: A new way to do Web applications
  • 12 May 2016: A new way to do Web applications

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  • 12 November 2015: Talking About the Whale in the Room - Docker

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  • 12 November 2015: Starting A Spark for Hadoop

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  • 13 October 2016: War of the websites
  • 13 October 2016: War of the websites

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  • 13 October 2016: War of the websites
  • 13 October 2016: War of the websites

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  • 13 October 2016: Big data in AWS using Hadoop & ELK
  • 13 October 2016: Big data in AWS using Hadoop & ELK

Candice Herodotou (Née Mesk)

DUG & DevConf Organiser

Topics

  • 14 June 2018: DevOps Culture: Are you ready?
  • 14 June 2018: DevOps Culture: Are you ready?

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  • 14 June 2018: Scaling Up and Out with Open Source at Netstar
  • 14 June 2018: Scaling Up and Out with Open Source at Netstar

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  • 16 November 2017: A Sexy Apache NiFi Demo
  • 16 November 2017: A Sexy Apache NiFi Demo

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  • 16 November 2017: Event Sourcing
  • 16 November 2017: Event Sourcing

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  • 19 September 2018: A PySpective

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  • 19 September 2018: Open Source

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  • 02 March 2017: TBC
  • 02 March 2017: TBC

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  • 02 March 2017: TBC
  • 02 March 2017: TBC

Graeme Lockley

Developer, Investec

Topics

  • 20 February 2014: Open source magic in the financial sector

Len Weincier

Founder | CloudAfrica

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  • 20 February 2014: There is never enough time (trying to understand why we fail and software gets worse)

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  • 25 February 2016: The Power of LinuxOne

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  • 25 February 2016: The PHP Renaissance

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  • 27 August 2015: The Secret Source: Govern, strategise, and architect before you open

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  • 27 August 2015: The Internet of Things and Security

Guillaume Belrose

Principal Software Engineer | Quantel

Topics

  • 27 August 2015: DevOps made simple with Ansible

Monique Afonso

Managing Director | eConsultant

Topics

  • 29 May 2014: Open leave, open salaries - open everything!

Topics

  • 30 April 2020: Lockdown Catchup
  • 30 April 2020: Lockdown Catchup

Manoj Chiba

GIBS | Senior Principal Consultant & Data Scientist

Topics

  • 31 August 2017: Effect of Big Data on Business- the fundamental tactical and strategic shift

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  • 31 August 2017: Once upon a time a young man experienced Linux for the first time.... and what happened next

Donovan Austin

Cloud Architect | Internet Solutions

Topics

  • 31 October 2013: Implementation of Openstack / Ceph infrastructure at IS

Gavin McDougall

Internet Solutions

Topics

  • 31 October 2013: Implementation of Openstack / Ceph infrastructure at IS

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  • 08 March 2018: The intelligence of AI: using AI in business & security.
  • 08 March 2018: The intelligence of AI: using AI in business & security.