Sarah Novotny

Sarah Novotny is a technical evangelist and community manager for Nginx. Novotny has run large scale technology infrastructures as a Systems Engineer and a Database administrator for and the ill fated In 2001, she founded Blue Gecko, a remote database administration company with peers from Amazon. Blue Gecko, was sold to DatAvail in 2012. She's also curated teams and been a leader in customer communities focused on high availability web application and platform delivery for Meteor Entertainment and Chef. Novotny regularly talks about technology infrastructure and geek lifestyle. She is additionally a program chair for O'Reilly Media's OSCON. Her technology writing and adventures as well as her more esoteric musings are found at

Nominations open for the O’Reilly Open Source Awards 2011

Recognize an open source leader at OSCON.

The annual Open Source Awards recognize individual contributors who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, creativity, and collaboration in the development of open source software.

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Inviting participation in OSCON Data

A new data conference will be co-located with OSCON in July.

This year, data comes of age at OSCON. We're announcing a new conference on data tools and infrastructure, to be co-located with OSCON in July 2011.

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