Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Boston Linux Meeting reminder, tomorrow, December 18, 2013 - Python for System Administration

When: December 18 2013 7PM (6:30PM for Q&A)
Topic: Python for System Administration
Moderator:Jerry Feldman
Location: MIT Building E51, Room 315

### Please note that Wadsworth St. is still closed.
### Proceed West on Memorial Drive to Ames St. Ames will be
### 2-way during construction. Take a right onto Ames and another right
### onto Amherst.

Summary
Jerry will present various uses of Python as a scripting tool
for System Administrators

Abstract
Python is a very effective scripting language that can be used
for adhoc tasks or major applications. It fully supports
object orientation,classes, and modules. Jerry will demonstrate
how Python was used on the BLU servers to reduce a 1-hour plus
task to one of under 5 minutes. Jerry will also demo a
graphical tool used to manage the BLU hosts. (I use this at
work to manage 40 Unix and Linux systems.
Jerry will show some code examples in C/C++, Perl, Bash and
Python.


For further information and directions please consult the BLU Web site
http://www.blu.org
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
http://www.cambridgebrewingcompany.com/

--
Jerry Feldman <gaf@blu.org>
Boston Linux and Unix
PGP key id:3BC1EB90
PGP Key fingerprint: 49E2 C52A FC5A A31F 8D66 C0AF 7CEA 30FC 3BC1 EB90

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