[RndTbl] Fwd: 2011 USENIX Federated Conferences Week Registration Now Open

Gilbert E. Detillieux gedetil at cs.umanitoba.ca
Fri Apr 29 16:24:57 CDT 2011


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Subject: 2011 USENIX Federated Conferences Week Registration Now Open
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2011 13:27:36 -0700
From: Lionel Garth Jones <lgj at usenix.org>
To: info at muug.mb.ca, gedetil at muug.mb.ca

Join us in Portland, OR, June 14-17, 2011, for the 2011 USENIX Federated
Conferences Week.


We know that keeping up with technology can be costly and
time-consuming. USENIX Federated Conferences Week makes it easier than
ever to stay ahead of the game.

By attending FCW '11, you'll get:

- Cost-Effective Learning
FCW '11 offers the unique opportunity to meet and learn from top
researchers, practitioners, and authors all in one place, at one time.
It's the most cost-effective and timely way to gain insight into the
latest trends, rather than spending months reading books and articles,
or browsing Web sites.

- Information and Connections to Keep Your Career on Track
Maintaining your career path is especially challenging when facing
today's IT realities. Attending FCW '11 can make this daunting task
easier by offering an in-depth look into many of the hottest topics
comprising the industry today. Your access to leading researchers and
industry experts will not only provide answers to your most difficult
questions, but also will help you build lasting connections across
multiple disciplines.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to create the conference experience
that meets your unique needs.

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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