Lionel Garth Jones on 14 Oct 2010 10:20:32 -0700

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[PLUG] LISA '10 Early Bird Registration Deadline Approaching

The LISA '10 Early Bird Registration Deadline is approaching. Please
register by Monday, Oct. 18, to receive maximum savings!

Check out the new activities that have been added to the LISA '10 program including: -- New invited talk by Robert Johnson, Director of Engineering, Facebook, Inc.

-- Data Storage Day: Sponsored by Cambridge Computer

LISA '10 is shaping up to be one of the best yet. In addition to the new
content, take a look at a few of the reasons to attend:

1. Face Time with Industry Leaders

Network with peers and luminaries in the workshops, "Hallway Track,"
Vendor Exhibition, and evening activities:

2. Top-Notch Training

Highly respected experts provide you with new information and skills you
can take back to work tomorrow including:

-- 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 Administration

Take anywhere from 1 half to 6 full days of training and create the
curriculum that meets your needs. The full training program can be found at

We're again offering series of classes focusing on some of the most
important topics you'll encounter including:

-- The Virtualization Series, offering both new and repeat classes that
provide the latest virtualization information by instructors such as
John Arrasjid and Richard McDougall

-- New! The Linux Security and Administration Series, featuring in-depth
Linux training by experts including Theodore Ts'o and Rik Farrow

-- New! The Super Sysadmin Series, showcasing techniques for time and
project management, raising your visibility, and other key skills to
take your career to the next level by expert instructors including Tom
Limoncelli and Strata Rose Chalup

3. Invited Talks

Key members of the community discuss timely and important topics such as:
-- Keynote Address: "The LHC Computing Challenge: Preparation, Reality
and Future Outlook," by Tony Cass, CERN

-- Closing Session: "Look! Up in the Sky! It's a Bird! It's a Plane!
It's a Sysadmin!," by David N. Blank-Edelman, Northeastern University

-- "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

See the entire program at

4. You'll Hear It Here First

Cutting-edge practices and new or developing work are presented in the
paper presentations, practice and experience reports, and the poster sessions.

Note: Poster submissions are due by October 22, 2010. Submitting
a poster is a great way to let other people know about your work and
to meet other people who are interested in the same issues. Find out
more at:

5. Get Answers to Your Toughest Questions in the Guru Is In Sessions

Topics include:
-- ZFS by Richard Elling, Nexenta Systems
-- IPv6 by Owen DeLong, DeLong Consulting
-- Security by Jamie Adams, Trusted Computer Solutions
-- And more . . .

For complete program information and to register, see:

* The Early Bird Registration Deadline is approaching:
Register by Monday, October 18, and save!

* Additional discounts are available!
-- Registration:
-- Airfare and hotel:

New to LISA? Tips for registering for LISA '10 can be found at:

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-- Twitter:  #LISA10

We're pleased to bring LISA to San Jose, CA, and we look forward to
seeing you there.

On behalf of the LISA '10 Program Committee,

Rudi van Drunen, Competa IT and Xlexit Technology, The Netherlands
LISA '10 Program Chair

LISA '10:
24th Large Installation System Administration Conference
November 7-12, 2010, San Jose, CA
Early Bird Registration Deadline: October 18, 2010
Sponsored by USENIX in cooperation with LOPSA and SNIA

P.S. Don't forget to check out OpsCamp, co-located with LISA '10

OpsCamp is an event for the open exchange of ideas around nextgen
technologies and strategies for IT Operations. With the rapid change
occurring in our industry, we need a place we can meet to share our
experiences, challenges and solutions. OpsCamp is organized in an
unconference format. End users, IT professionals and vendors are all
encouraged to participate.
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