5 things to do while your in Boston for Red Hat Summit

Boston. Known for its rich history, thick accents, and multiple sports teams, this city has so much to offer!

You know Red Hat Summit is THE event to learn about the best open source solutions for your organization. But, do you know the best places to explore while you’re onsite? We’ve got you covered. Check out this list of cool things to see and do, including places to eat and drink nearby — compiled through extensive research guided by our stomachs.

THE FREEDOM TRAIL: A 2.5 mile journey through Boston where you can stop at some well-known historical sites.

FANEUIL HALL MARKETPLACE: Located along the Freedom Trail, it’s known for great places shop and eat.

FENWAY PARK: Legendary baseball stadium and home to the Boston Red Sox. Don’t worry if you can’t stop by in your free time–we’re taking our full-conference pass attendees to the game on Wednesday, May 3! Get the details here.

  • Eat & drink: Hotdogs and beer! Or check out Bleacher Bar (also inside the stadium).

CAMBRIDGE: Home to multiple prestigious universities, this area holds a lot of history.

(*Tip: Visit with Harvard and MIT alumni also attending Red Hat Summit, and they can show you the hot spots.)

CHEERS: Also known as “the bar shown in the credits of that 90’s sitcom, Cheers,” this place is a local favorite.

  • Eat & drink: Great range of food and drinks here. So grab a seat and stay awhile!

And these are just SOME of the Boston attractions and things to do while attending Red Hat Summit. View the conference agenda to get the latest on breakout sessions, hands-on labs, keynotes, and more, and find some time in your schedule to go see the sights.

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5K Fun Run liability waiver

Red Hat Summit

5K Run / Walk

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Boston, MA
I know that running or walking for a road race is potentially hazardous activity, which could cause injury or death. I will not enter and participate unless I am medically able and properly trained, and by my signature, I certify that I am medically able to perform this event, and am in good health, and I am properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to any aspect of my participation in this event, including the right of any official to deny or suspend my participation for any reason whatsoever. I attest that I have read the rules of the race and agree to abide by them.  I assume all risks associated with running in this event, including but not limited to: falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the weather, including high heat and/or humidity, lighting, traffic and the conditions of the road, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. I understand that bicycles, skateboards, baby joggers, roller skates or roller blades, animals, and personal music players are not allowed in the race and I will abide by all race rules. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and inconsideration of your accepting my entry, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release Red Hat, Inc. and Red Hat Summit, the commonwealth of Massachusetts, the Westford Run Club of Westford, Massachusetts, ITA Group, Inc., and all event sponsors, their representatives and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this event, even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver.  I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use my photographs, motion pictures, recordings or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose.

Red Hat Summit 2017 – Planning your IoT Labs

summit-labs

This year in Boston, MA you can attend the Red Hat Summit 2017, the event to get your updates on open source technologies and meet with all the experts you follow throughout the year.

It’s taking place from May 2-4 and is full of interesting sessions, keynotes, and labs.

This year I was part of the process of selecting the labs you are going to experience at Red Hat Summit and wanted to share here some to help you plan your hands-on time with IoT focused labs. These labs are for you to spend time with the experts who will teach you hands-on how to get the most from IoT using open technologies.

Each lab is a 2-hour session, so planning is essential to getting the most out of your days at Red Hat Summit.

As you might be struggling to find and plan your sessions together with some lab time, here is an overview of the labs you can find in the session catalog for exact room and times. Each entry includes the lab number, title, abstract, instructors and is linked to the session catalog entry:

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Red Hat Summit 2017 – Planning your Security Labs

summit-labs

This year in Boston, MA you can attend the Red Hat Summit 2017, the event to get your updates on open source technologies and meet with all the experts you follow throughout the year.

It’s taking place from May 2-4 and is full of interesting sessions, keynotes, and labs.

This year I was part of the process of selecting the labs you are going to experience at Red Hat Summit and wanted to share here some to help you plan your hands-on time with security focused labs. These labs are for you to spend time with the experts who will teach you hands-on how to get the most secure environments and applications you can using your open technologies.

Each lab is a 2-hour session, so planning is essential to getting the most out of your days at Red Hat Summit.

As you might be struggling to find and plan your sessions together with some lab time, here is an overview of the labs you can find in the session catalog for exact room and times. Each entry includes the lab number, title, abstract, instructors and is linked to the session catalog entry:

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Labs at Red Hat Summit 2017

Red Hat Summit 2017: Self-paced labs

Choose from more than 50 labs on a range of our products and solutions—completed at your own pace, on your own time. Self-paced labs can be found on the session catalog.

Hands-on labs are available for topics such as:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Troubleshooting (new this year!)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux High Availability Add-On (new this year!)
  • Middleware
  • Container Application Development
  • OpenStack
  • Red Hat Network Satellite
  • Ansible
  • Red Hat Gluster Storage
  • Red Hat Ceph Storage
  • Red Hat Virtualization

Don’t forget, these labs fill up fast! Add them to your Red Hat Summit agenda today.