OpenLogic Office Hours:

Discussing the Future for CentOS


Live Office Hours on February 9

Back by popular demand, we are offering another office hours session to discuss the recent announcement by RHEL to end CentOS 8 community support in 2021 and shift development focus to CentOS Stream, the upstream version of RHEL.

The Future for CentOS

Join Justin Reock, chief architect at Perforce Software, and Rich Alloway, CentOS developer at OpenLogic by Perforce for an interactive discussion on the CentOS announcement, including:

  • What the announcement means for CentOS implementations and the greater enterprise Linux landscape
  • Pros and cons of CentOS Stream
  • Considerations for staying on CentOS or moving to another Linux distribution
  • Support options for CentOS and other Linux distros

Please email your topics and questions ahead of time, or feel free to ask questions during the session. We look forward to a great discussion!

Meet Your Presenters

Justin Reock

Justin Reock
Chief Architect, Perforce Software

Justin has over 20 years of experience working in various software roles. He is an outspoken free software evangelist, delivering enterprise solutions, technical leadership, and community education on databases, architectures, and integration projects.

Rich Alloway

Rich Alloway
CentOS developer, OpenLogic by Perforce

Rich Alloway has over 25 years of professional Linux experience in academic, Internet service provider and telco carrier environments.

He has filled many production roles: SysAdmin, Systems/Network/RF Engineer and CTO. Rich has also lead R&D projects that utilized Linux on various architectures. He is currently a member of the Enterprise Linux Team at OpenLogic by Perforce, specializing in CentOS.

Save Your Seat

Tuesday, February 9
9 a.m. PT | 12:00 p.m. ET