[Micronet] UC Berkeley interest in LISA Next Month? (fwd)

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[Micronet] UC Berkeley interest in LISA Next Month? (fwd)

Michele Tomkin
Hi All,

Forwarding this to micronet in case anyone is interested.  I've
attended the Large Installation System Administration Conference
(LISA) put on by USENIX in the past and found it to be a good conference.

Regards, Michele

Michele Tomkin,
Information Services and Technology

---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2010 10:10:26 -0700 (PDT)
From: Peter Mui <[hidden email]>
To: [hidden email]
Subject: UC Berkeley interest in LISA Next Month?


LISA's coming to the San Jose Convention Center next month: is that of
of interest to the UC Berkeley community, particularly those people in IT,
Computer Science, Technology Services, Bioinformatics or Information
Systems?  It's a great opportunity to get the latest information
without traveling far.

There's a text-only blurb pasted below or you can also follow this
link: http://www.usenix.org/lisa10/progm

Additionally, do you know other nearby academic institutions, companies
or organizations, or user groups that might be interested?  Feel free
to forward on the announcement below: let me know if there's anything
I can do to help you get the word out.

Many thanks for any reply, -Peter

Peter Mui
USENIX Association
2560 9th Street STE 215
Berkeley, CA 94710
510 548 8649 x20
[hidden email]

(conference announcement below)
Invitation to attend: LISA '10: 24th Large Installation System
Administration Conference

LISA is coming to San Jose, CA, November 7-12, 2010. As always, the
breadth and quality of this year's tutorials, paper presentations,
invited talks, and participants are excellent. Some highlights:

* Over 45 tutorials taught by superb instructors:
- Mark Burgess on Cfengine 3
- David N. Blank-Edelman on Over the Edge System Administration
- Patrick Ben Koetter and Ralf Hildebrandt on Dovecot and Postfix Admin
- John Arrasjid and Richard McDougall's Virtualization Series
- New! Theodore Ts'o and Rik Farrow series on Linux Security and Administration
- New! Tom Limoncelli and Strata Rose Chalup's Super Sysadmin Series

* A technical program offering must-see invited talks:
- Keynote: "The LHC Computing Challenge: Preparation, Reality and Future
Outlook" by Tony Cass, CERN
- "10,000,000,000 Files Available Anywhere: NFS at Dreamworks" by
Sean Kamath and Mike Cutler, PDI/Dreamworks
- "Operations at Twitter: Scaling Beyond 100 Million Users," by
John Adams, Twitter
- "Look! Up in the Sky! It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's a Sysadmin!"
by David N. Blank-Edelman, Northeastern University
- New invited talk by Robert Johnson, Director of Engineering, Facebook

* Poster sessions showcasing presented papers and (new!) Practice and
Experience Reports providing real-world examples from the front lines

* Get your toughest questions in the Guru sessions

* Explore the latest commercial innovations at the Vendor Exhibition:

* Meet and mingle at LISA's famous "Hallway Track" during breaks, BoFs,
and other social activities

Early Bird Registration Deadline October 18: REGISTER NOW!


WHAT: LISA '10: 24th Large Installation System Administration Conference
WHEN: November 7-12, 2010
WHERE: San Jose Convention Center, CA
WHO: System administrators, network administrators, CIOs, CTOs,
researchers, tool providers, support and help desk personnel, etc.
WHY: Get the practical information you need to succeed
HOW: Register at http://www.usenix.org/lisa10/progm

NEW! Data Storage Day: http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa10/dsdl10.html
NEW! OpsCamp Unconference: http://www.opscamp.org/siliconvalley

PS: Help us promote!
-- Banners and buttons: http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa10/promote.html
-- Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/event.php?eid=260288803462&ref=ts
-- Twitter: http://twitter.com/LISAConference

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