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Fwd: [svlug-announce] SVLUG May 2nd Meeting: Panel of Speakers on Comparitive Operating Systems

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From: "mark weisler"
Date: Apr 29, 2012 9:47 AM
Subject: [svlug-announce] SVLUG May 2nd Meeting: Panel of Speakers on Comparitive Operating Systems
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  Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012
 TOPIC: Comparing Current Open Source Unix Systems
  Snacks and beverages at this meeting will be provided by ValueHost.
   A Distinguished Panel of  Speakers
   The panel will discuss the main current open source Unix systems including Linux, BSD, illumos, SmartOS, Plan 9,
   and possibly others. Attendees will learn more about the energy and ideas behind these operating systems
   as well as their future direction.
   Our panel includes Kevin Dankwardt of K Computing representing Linux; Josh Paetzel, Director of IT at IxSystems, Inc.
   for FreeBSD; Bryan Cantrill will be talking about the successor to OpenSolaris, illumos, and Joyent's own distro, SmartOS;
   Charles Forsyth, Technical Director and Co-Founder at Vita Nuova for Plan 9; and possibly others.
   Check out our flyer (340 KB PDF).
   Rick Moen, long-time volunteer to SVLUG and veteran system administrator, will be our moderator.
   VCAFE Facility
   350 Ellis Street (near E. Middlefield Road)
   Mountain View, CA 94043
   Directions on how to get there are listed at:
   We've tried our very best for these directions to be accurate.
   If you have any improvements to make, please let SVLUG's volunteers know!
   webmaster at
  If you just can't get enough, a smaller group usually goes to a local
  restaurant/diner after the meeting:  Frankie, Johnnie & Luigi, Too,
  939 West El Camino Real between Shoreline and Castro, Mountain View.
We look forward to seeing you there!
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