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LCFG Users Meeting - "Using LCFG - Today and Beyond" - Friday 28th November 2008

Introduction

Sponsored by the ITPF, this event showcases examples of using LCFG in different parts of the University and provides an opportunity for existing and future users to foster a community spirit.

From the LCFG website ... "LCFG is a system for automatically installing and managing the configuration of large numbers of Unix systems. It is particularly suitable for sites with very diverse and rapidly changing configurations."

Anyone who is interested in hearing how LCFG is being used across the University today, is considering taking the plunge into using it, or would like to meet other deployers are encouraged to attend.

The slides for all the talks are now available - http://www.lcfg.org/doc/UsersDay2008/

Location

The Informatics Forum, meeting room G.07 (the large room on the ground floor, on your left after the swipe barriers).

Timetable

10:00am - 10:10am Welcome and Introduction
10:10am - 10:20am "From Minimal Macs to Full Linux Server", Geoff Lee, School of Arts, Culture and Environment
10:20am - 10:45am "User Friendly 64bit Linux", Michael Gordon, School of Engineering and Electronics
10:45am - 11:15am "The Xen of LCFG", Panagiotis Kritikakos, EPCC, School of Physics
11:15am - 11:45am Refreshment Break
11:45am - 12:20pm "Making Friends with LCFG", Shane Voss, School of Geosciences
12:20pm - 1:00pm "Automating your Network Management", Stephen Quinney, School of Informatics
1:00pm - 2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm - 2:30pm "The Future of System Configuration", Paul Anderson, School of Informatics
2:30pm - 3:15pm "LCFG To Do List and Community Building", Alastair Scobie and Stephen Quinney, School of Informatics
3:15pm - 3:45pm Refreshment Break
3:45pm - 4:30pm "Devolved LCFG State of the Nation", Kenny MacDonald, Information Services

Afterwards it is expected that a number of the attendees will relocate to the Southsider pub on West Richmond Street for further discussions and refreshments.

-- Main.squinney - 10 Oct 2008

Topic revision: r9 - 2008-12-03 - squinney
 
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