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[vox-announce] May 21st Linux Users' Group of Davis meeting:Oracle's Linux Engineering Update
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[vox-announce] May 21st Linux Users' Group of Davis meeting:Oracle's Linux Engineering Update

The Linux Users' Group of Davis (LUGOD), will be holding a meeting on:

  May 21, 2007
  6:30pm - 9:00pm

The meeting will be held our regular location:

  Davis Public Library
  Blanchard Meeting Room
  315 East 14th Street
  Davis, California 95616


  Linux Engineering Update

  Presented by:
    Sunil Mushran, Sr. Dev. Mgr., Oracle Linux Engineering Group
    Todd Trichler, Sr. Principal Product Mgr., Oracle Technology Network

  This talk will cover some of the latest changes in OCFS2
  (Oracle Cluster File System 2; http://oss.oracle.com/projects/ocfs2/ )
  and the advantages of clustering; how to choose the right files system
  for your enterprise storage needs, highlighting some of the strengths
  of various Linux files systems commonly used in corporate data centers.
  It will be followed by a general Q&A around some of the activities, and
  contributions from Oracle's Linux Engineering Team.
  ( http://oss.oracle.com/ )

  There will also be a brief progress report on Oracle's usage of Linux
  internally, filled with data points that will be useful for developers
  trying to convince their 'pointy-haired bosses' to make the switch to

About the Speakers:

  Sunil Mushran is a Senior Development manager in Oracle's Linux
  Engineering Group.  His team includes the developers and maintainers
  for OCFS2 and ASMLib (a Linux kernel driver library addon for the
  Automatic Storage Manager of Oracle Database 10g;
  http://oss.oracle.com/projects/oracleasm/ ).
  Todd Trichler is an Oracle veteran of eight years, having worked in
  alliances, product management, and marketing. As Senior Principal
  Product Manager for OTN, he has been working closely with development
  to drive Oracle's engagements with JUGs, LUGs, PUGs and other members
  of the Java, Linux, and PHP technical communities.

For details on this meeting, visit:


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Free Pizza and Give-Aways:

  Oracle Technology Network (OTN; http://www.oracle.com/technology/ ) will
  also pay for pizza, and have free Oracle software and Enterprise Linux
  media give-aways.

Borrow Books from LUGOD:

  LUGOD maintains a lending library containing nearly 150 books related
  to Linux, networking, programming and other topics.
  (See http://www.lugod.org/library/ for the complete list.)

  If you'd like for a book to be brought to this meeting so you may
  borrow it, contact: librarian@lugod.org

About LUGOD:

  The Linux Users' Group of Davis is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
  dedicated to the Linux computer operating system and other Open Source
  and Free Software.

  LUGOD holds regular meetings with guest speakers in Davis, California,
  as well as other events in Davis and the greater Sacramento region.
  Events are always free and open to the public.

  Please visit our website for more details:  http://www.lugod.org/

Bill Kendrick
Public Relations Officer
Linux Users' Group of Davis
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