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Bareos Applied as Mentoring Organization in Google Summer of Code 2024


Google Summer of Code (GSoC) and Mentor Organizations

GSoC, now in its 20th year, is a global, online program focused on bringing new contributors into open source software development. GSoC Contributors work with an open source organization on a 12+ week programming project under the guidance of mentors.

Bareos as a Mentoring Organization

In 2024, Bareos applied for the first time as mentoring organization for GSoC. Here’s why you should be excited:

  • Diverse Project Ideas: Bareos has curated a list of intriguing project ideas for GSoC 2024. From enhancing backup performance to improving user interfaces, there's something for everyone. Check out the project ideas list to explore the possibilities.
  • Welcoming Community: Bareos promotes a welcoming and inclusive community. The goal is to bring new contributors into the fold.

How to Get Involved

As Bareos steps into its role as a mentoring organization, we invite you to be part of this exciting journey. If you’re a student and an open-source enthusiast, GSoC 2024 is a great opportunity to develop various skills and get involved in an important open-source project.

The next step is to check our project ideas list at https://github.com/bareos/GSoC2024/. You can also propose your own project idea there.

Important Next Items on the GSoC 2024 Timeline

  • February 21 – 18:00 UTC: List of accepted mentoring organizations will be published
  • February 22 – March 18: Potential GSoC contributors discuss application ideas with mentoring organizations
  • March 18 – April 2: GSoC contributor application period

For more information about GSoC, visit https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com/

Bareos joins Open Invention Network

Bareos GmbH & Co. KG strengthens Commitment to Open Source Collaboration by Joining the Open Invention Network.

Bareos GmbH & Co. KG, a leading provider of open-source data backup and recovery solutions, proudly announces its membership in the Open Invention Network (OIN), underscoring the company’s dedication to fostering collaboration and innovation within the open-source community. The Open Invention Network is a shared defensive patent pool committed to protecting the open-source ecosystem. By joining this network, Bareos GmbH & Co. KG demonstrates its commitment to providing a secure and collaborative environment for developers, users, and partners.

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