[ocbug] [ocuug] 2011 USENIX Federated Conferences Week Events and Reminders

Lionel Garth Jones lgj at usenix.org
Thu May 19 15:58:30 EDT 2011

You were recently invited to the 2011 USENIX Federated Conferences Week
taking place June 14-17, 2011, in Portland, OR. The Early Bird
Registration Deadline is approaching. Register online by May 23, 2011,
for the greatest possible discount.

Planning to stay in the conference hotel? Rooms are going fast. 
Book your room today!

The USENIX Federated Conferences Week offers a unique opportunity to
gain insight into a variety of hot topics, while the joint
lunches, breaks, and evening events provide cross-topic networking

Create Your Own Conference Experience
USENIX is making it easier than ever to customize a program to meet your
needs. Your daily registration gets you into all the events happening
that day: tutorials, talks, workshops--you name it. Plus, registration
packages offer expanded discounts. The more days you attend, the more
you save!

USENIX Federated Conferences Week includes:

- HotCloud '11: 3rd USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Computing
Tuesday-Wednesday, June 14-15, 2011
HotCloud '11 will discuss challenges in the design, implementation, and
deployment of cloud computing. It will be a forum for academics and
practitioners to share their experiences and identify emerging trends.

- HotStorage '11: 3rd USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage and 
File Systems
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
HotStorage '11 will discuss the new opportunities presented by the
increase in the volume and variety of digital data, "big data," the
proliferation of consumer-electronics storage devices, and more.

- WIOV '11: 3rd Workshop on I/O Virtualization
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
The focus of WIOV '11 is on the interplay of I/O with virtualization and
cloud technologies. Our goal is to provide a forum to discuss the impact
and challenges of I/O virtualization along multiple dimensions.

- Tutorial: Securing Linux Servers
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
This class for Linux sysadmins and security managers shows you how to
maintain a strong security posture by minimizing risks through careful
configuration and proper use of Linux tools and services.

- USENIX ATC '11: 2011 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
Wednesday-Friday, June 15-17, 2011
USENIX ATC '11 offers you cutting-edge systems research and insights
into a variety of topics--virtualization, cloud computing, storage,
security, distributed systems, personal devices, scheduling, and more.

- WebApps '11: 2nd USENIX Conference on Web Application Development 
Wednesday-Thursday, June 15-16, 2011
WebApps '11 is designed to bring together experts in all aspects of
developing and deploying Web applications. The program includes refereed
papers, posters, invited talks, and a panel.

- Tutorial: SELinux (Security-Enhanced Linux)
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Learn to work with SELinux: how to determine if SELinux is blocking an
application and how to adjust policy to move beyond problems. This class
is intended for Linux sysadmins and security managers.

- Tutorial: VMware vCloud Overview and Design Considerations
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Sysadmins and architects, get the knowledge you need to deploy a VMware
cloud for use as an enterprise private cloud by learning how to
implement and manage VMware vCloud technologies.

- Tutorial: Linux Performance Tuning
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Intended for intermediate and advanced sysadmins, this class will cover
the tools that can be used to monitor and analyze a Linux system, plus
key tuning parameters to optimize Linux for server applications.

- Tutorial: SANS Security 464: Hacker Detection for Systems Administrators
Thursday-Friday, June 16-17, 2011
This 2-day course is designed to help sysadmins better understand what
is required by security teams and auditors and to turn into the human
sensors for malicious activity.

- Tutorial: Introduction to Automating System Administration with Cfengine 3
Friday, June 17, 2011
This is your opportunity to get a thorough grounding in automated system
administration and configuration using Cfengine v3, and the ability to
implement configuration policies on your systems.

Whether you are interested in the latest systems computing breakthroughs
or want to get the low-down on Web application development, this week in
June will have everything you need to stay ahead of the curve.

See you in Portland!

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