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[vox-announce] Linux Users' Group of Davis,Dec. 15th meeting: "Cloud Computing and Hosting"
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[vox-announce] Linux Users' Group of Davis,Dec. 15th meeting: "Cloud Computing and Hosting"



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

  Monday
  December 15, 2008
  7:00pm - 9:00pm


The meeting will be held at our regular location:

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


Presentation:

  Cloud Computing and Hosting

  Presented by:
    Paul Lancaster, GoGrid

    GoGrid is a multi-server control panel for deploying and scaling
    load-balanced cloud server network. GoGrid allows the deployment of
    both 32- or 64-bit RHEL and CentOS Linux servers and Windows Server
    2008 servers.  A web-based GUI and an API for developers are available
    for interacting with GoGrid's cloud hosting infrastructure.

    Cloud computing is Internet-based ('cloud') development and use of
    computer technology ('computing').  The cloud is a metaphor for the
    Internet (based on how it is depicted in computer network diagrams)
    and is an abstraction for the complex infrastructure it conceals.
    It is a style of computing in which IT-related capabilities are provided
    'as a service,' allowing users to access technology-enabled services
    from the Internet ('in the cloud') without knowledge of, expertise
    with, or control over the technology infrastructure that supports them.

  About the Speaker:

    Paul Lancaster is a Business Development Manager of GoGrid, at ServePath.
    He's responsible for the creation of the Channel Partner Program at
    GoGrid, and was previously an Accounts Manager with ServePath.

For details on this meeting, visit:

  http://www.lugod.org/meeting/


For maps, directions, public transportation schedules, etc., visit:

  http://www.lugod.org/meeting/library/


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
pr@lugod.org
Public Relations Officer
Linux Users' Group of Davis
http://www.lugod.org/
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