Friday, August 16, 2013

Boston Linux Meeting Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - OpenStack from Scratch (dates fixed)

When:August 17, 2013 7PM (6:30PM for Q&A)
Topic: OpenStack from Scratch
Moderator:Federico Lucifredi

Location: MIT Building E51, Room 335

Federico talks about OpenStack

OpenStack is a global collaboration of developers and cloud
computing technologists producing the ubiquitous open source cloud
computing platform for public and private clouds. The project aims to
deliver solutions for all types of clouds by being simple to implement,
massively scalable, and feature rich. The technology consists of a
series of interrelated projects delivering various components for a
cloud infrastructure solution.

About Federico
Federico Lucifredi is the maintainer of the man suite, the primary
documentation-delivery tool under Linux, a graduate of Boston College
and Harvard University, and the Ubuntu Advantage Product Manager at
Canonical. As a software engineer-turned-manager at the Novell
corporation, Federico was part of the SUSE Linux team for five years,
overseeing the update stack of a 150 million dollar maintenance
business. Previously, Federico has been a CIO and a network software
architect at technology and embedded Linux startups, and he has spent
two years teaching in Boston University's graduate and undergraduate
programs, while simultaneously consulting for MIT. He is a frequent
speaker at user group and conference events, notably the Linux
Foundation's LinuxCon, LinuxWorld, the O'Reilly Open Source Convention,
and the IMPlanet conferences, where he was a panelist representing the
Jabber community. Federico is a recognized expert in computing
performance issues, and consults pro-bono with Standard and Poor's
clients interested in Free/Open Source Software technical and strategic
issues. He participated in the GPL v3 drafting process in the
large-corporation panel.

For further information and directions please consult the BLU Web site
Please note that there is usually plenty of free parking in the E-51
parking lot at 2 Amherst St, or directly on Amherst St.

After the meeting we will adjourn to the official after meeting meeting
location at The Cambridge Brewing Company

Also don't forget the BLU BBQ on Saturday August 17th.

Jerry Feldman <>
Boston Linux and Unix
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