[ocbug] [ocuug] LISA '10 Registration Now Open

Lionel Garth Jones lgj at usenix.org
Wed Sep 1 12:36:46 EDT 2010

On behalf of all the LISA '10 organizers, I'd like to invite you to join
us for a career-building adventure in San Jose, CA, at the 24th Large
Installation System Administration Conference, November 7-12, 2010:


For over 20 years, the Large Installation System Administration
Conference (LISA) has been the must-attend system administration
conference. It offers an unparalleled opportunity to meet and mingle  
the leaders of the system administration industry.

Take advantage of 6 days of training that offer face-to-face time
with expert instructors, including:

-- David N. Blank-Edelman on Over the Edge System Administration

-- Patrick Ben Koetter and Ralf Hildebrandt on Dovecot and Postfix

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 classesthat  
provide the latest virtualization information by
instructors such as John Arrasjid and Richard McDougall

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

-- New! The Super Sysadmin Series, showcasing techniques fortime 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.

The full training program can be found at

In addition to the training, 3 days of technical sessions include
top-notch refereed papers, Practice and Experience Reports,
informative invited talks, expert Guru Is In sessions, and a
poster session.


Over a dozen invited talks feature our most impressive slate of
speakers to date. They include:

-- 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!  
a Sysadmin!," by David N. Blank-Edelman, Northeastern University CCIS

-- "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

LISA is the leading forum for presenting new research in system
administration. This year's top-tier research showcases work covering
key topics such as configuration tools and firewall analysis.

The Practice and Experience Reports provide real-world examples from a
variety of topics, including implementing IPv6, configuration management
for Mac OS X, and more.

Bring your questions to the experts in the Guru Is In sessions to  
your greatest technical mysteries.

Explore the latest commercial innovations at the Vendor Exhibition.

Benefit from opportunities for peer interaction (a.k.a. the "Hallway

Plus: workshops, posters, BoFs, and more

Discounts are available!
-- Registration: http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa10/discounts.html
-- Airfare and hotel: http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa10/hotel.html

Help us promote!
-- Banners and buttons: http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa10/promote.html

-- Facebook: http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa10/facebook

-- Twitter: http://twitter.com/LISAConference

For complete program information and to register, see

Early registration discounts are now available. Register by Monday,
October 18, and save up to $300!

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
lisa10chair at usenix.org

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
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