[UKUUG-Announce] UKUUG Spring Conference 2006 - now booking

Ray Miller ray.miller at ukuug.org
Wed Jan 25 11:19:36 GMT 2006

I am pleased to announce that we are now accepting bookings for UKUUG's
annual Large Installation Systems Administration (LISA) conference,
which will take place in Durham from Tuesday 21st to Thursday 23rd March


This is the UK's only conference aimed specifically at systems and
network administrators. It attracts a large number of professionals from
sites of all shapes and sizes. As well as the technical talks, the
conference provides a friendly environment for delegates to meet, learn,
and enjoy lively debate on a host of subjects.

The conference itself will be preceded by a full-day tutorial on
"Managing Samba 3.0", with core Samba developer Gerald Carter joining us
from the US.  Delegates then have a choice of two workshops on the first
morning of the main conference: "LDAP in depth", or "Firewalling with
OpenBSD's PF packet filter".

The main conference stream will focus on systems administration: the
nuts and bolts of running large computer installations.  The keynote
will be given by James Youngman, now of Google Inc, who will be giving
us the low down on how Google's systems are put together. 

This year, for the first time, we have almost an entire stream dedicated
to a BSD MiniCon, and are pleased to welcome Dru Lavigne who will be
joining us from Canada, as well as a number of speakers from the UK BSD

We hope you will be able to join us in Durham for what is set to be one
of our biggest and best conferences of recent years.

Ray Miller, UKUUG - the UK's Unix and Open Systems User Group
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