Fedora.next - An Introduction

Fedora.next - An Introduction

Keynote at FOSSASIA 2014



February 28, 2014


  1. An Introduction Truong Anh Tuan Presented by Member of FAmSCo

    and Fedora Server WG License statement goes here. See https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing#Content_Licenses for acceptable licenses. Fedora.next
  2. Positive Brand Strong User and Developer Community 10 Successful Years

    F20 Release Well Received Fedora is Awesome
  3. Meanwhile, out in the world... 10 million repos on GitHub

    Base OS considered boring Distro effort/reward balance changed Not just us: Debian, Ubuntu, openSUSE, Slackware all no longer cool Phones! Tablets! Android! ChromeOS! Cloud! EC2! OpenStack! GCE! Containers! Docker! CoreOS!
  4. What exactly is "Fedora.next"? A word for a bit of

    planning and direction- setting — instead of running ahead without looking around No secret agenda (except Fedora success, which isn't too secret) Open to your contributions Going to take a few years, with incremental improvement
  5. Fedora's Mission The Fedora Project's mission is to lead the

    advancement of free and open source software and content as a collaborative community. Are we positioned to do that over the next decade?
  6. Additive, not Restrictive We do a pretty good job of

    making the base distro Collection of packages is (mostly) high quality So: What can we do outside of that? How can we make what we do have even better?
  7. More Questions! Positive voice for server and cloud? RHEL and

    CentOS link? General trend towards base = boring? Difficulty building things on top? Barriers to entry in the wrong place? Balance of innovation vs change management?
  8. Multi-level "Rings" Approach Central Core ("Base Design") Ring 2: Environments

    & Stacks Future: Ring 3 applications Ring 0 JeOS
  9. Why? Innovation vs. change management Reduce barriers to entry Make

    it easier to be on Fedora without being in And hopefully, make it easier to be part without being in the distro as it stands today
  10. Products Proposal Fedora Workstation (or Client, Desktop) Fedora Server Fedora

    Cloud (Shiny!)
  11. Why? Voice for Server User focus for Workstation Cloud can

    be more radical
  12. Pieces vs. Sets

  13. More Sets... We can ship sets... without taking away the

    basic blocks.
  14. More Why Grow the user base in these areas Easier

    development target Server can be more connected to future RHEL
  15. Governance Working groups One each for the products One for

    the base design One for environments & stacks SIGs are still a thing FESCo, FPC, Design, QA, etc., still there
  16. Current State Product PRDs accepted by FESCo, waiting on board

    Next step is planning for F21 changes we might want what we can do now and how we'll do it. Still plenty of room for input and help
  17. More Information http://mattdm.org/fedora/next2014/ and http://mattdm.org/fedora/next/ (Thanks to Matthew Miller) Fedora.next

    wiki page: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora.next YouTube videos “Fedora.next update at DevConf CZ 2014”: http://ur1.ca/gpa9g
  18. Questions? License statement goes here. See https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing#Content_Licenses for acceptable licenses.

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