Lionel Garth Jones on 10 Nov 2011 12:45:33 -0800

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[PLUG] USENIX LISA '11 Early Bird Registration Deadline Approaching

Don't miss out! Maximize your savings by registering by Monday,
November 14! The LISA '11 Early Bird Registration Deadline is almost

LISA '11 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. Mingle with World-Renowned Experts!
Network with peers and luminaries in the workshops, "Hallway Track,"
Vendor Exhibition, and evening activities:

2. Top-Notch Training
LISA '11 is the place to be for DevOps and Linux system administration!

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

-- Nan Liu on Puppet
-- Mark Burgess on Configuration Management Solutions with CFEngine 3
-- Shumon Huque on Using and Migrating to IPv6

Take anywhere from 1 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 Virtualization, Linux
Security and Administration, and SuperSysadmin:

3. Invited Talks
Key members of the community discuss timely and important topics such as:
-- Keynote Address: "The DevOps Transformation," by Ben Rockwood, Joyent

-- Closing Session: "What Is Watson?," by Michael P. Perrone, IBM T.J.
Watson Research Center

-- "Surveillance or Security? The Risks Posed by New Wiretapping
Technologies," by Susan Landau, Harvard University

-- "One Size Does Not Fit All in DB Systems," Andy Palmer, Novartis
Institute for Biomedical Research
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 November 11, 2011. 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:
-- Cloud Computing and *aaS by David Nalley, CloudStack
-- IPv6 by Owen DeLong, Hurricane Electric
-- Security by Matt Disney, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
-- And more . . .

For complete program information and to register, see:

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

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-- Twitter: #LISA11

We're pleased to bring LISA to Boston, MA, and we look forward to
seeing you there.

On behalf of the LISA '11 Program Committee,

Thomas A. Limoncelli, Google, Inc.
Doug Hughes, D. E. Shaw Research, LLC
LISA '11 Program Co-Chairs

LISA '11: 25th Large Installation System Administration Conference
December 4-9, 2011, Boston, MA
Sponsored by USENIX in cooperation with LOPSA
Early Bird Registration Deadline: November 14, 2011
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