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[vox] [fwd] SVLUG General Meeting, Wednesday, June 4th;Alan DuBoff on OpenSolaris
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[vox] [fwd] SVLUG General Meeting, Wednesday, June 4th;Alan DuBoff on OpenSolaris



----- Forwarded message from Mark Weisler -----

Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 19:27:36 -0700
From: Mark Weisler
Subject: [svlug-announce] SVLUG General Meeting, Wednesday, June 4th;
	Alan DuBoff on OpenSolaris

Join the Silicon Valley Linux Users Group (SVLUG) this coming Wednesday to 
learn about OpenSolaris interworking with Linux, *BSD, and Virtual Box.

 WHEN:
   Wednesday, June 4th, 2008
   7pm-9pm

MAIN PRESENTATION:
Update on OpenSolaris interworking with Linux, *BSD, and Virtual Box 

PRESENTED BY:
Alan DuBoff
  
 TOPIC SUMMARY:
June's meeting will have Alan DuBoff of Sun Microsystems speaking on the new 
release of OpenSolaris, formerly known as Project Indiana. In addition, Alan 
will also be discussing some of the open source software currently being 
developed between Sun and the communities. Such software includes Virtual 
Box, OpenOffice, MySQL, Xen/Xvm. 


   ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Alan also currently works in the Solaris x86 IHV/OEM group where he works with 
both hardware and software vendors, as well as working with the OpenSolaris 
community with part of his time. Alan has been working at Sun Microsystems 
for close to 5 years. Prior to working at Sun, Alan was a lead engineer on 
the Kerbango Internet Radio project, one of the early adopters of Monta Vista 
Embedded Linux. Alan worked at VA Linux Systems (and VA Research before 
that;-) where he wrote and maintained the backend of their order/entry system 
for about 1.5 years. He worked on WebVan for a year before going to VA, and 
has been a consultant around Silicon Valley for close to 15 years, working at 
many large companies. Alan has been consulting to the high tech industry for 
more than 25 years. Alan founded and is President of the Silicon Valley 
OpenSolaris User Group (SVOSUG) which meets in Santa Clara, CA, at the Sun 
Microsystems Santa Clara Campus. He has run user groups with IBM, Microsoft, 
and Heathkit in the past, as well as being a long standing member in the 
communities of BayLISA, SVLUG, Debian, and the BSD. He has given 
presentations at the LISA conferences as well as OSCON, JavaOne, and Sun 
Network. Alan is currently involved in a project to port 
flask/type_enforcement to OpenSolaris with a project called Flexible 
Mandatory Access Control (FMAC). This is the technology used in SELinux for 
Madatory Access Control (MAC). 


 NIFTY OF THE MONTH:
None this month.

 LOCATION:

   Symantec  (formerly Veritas Software Corp.)
   VCAFE Facility
   350 Ellis Street  (near E. Middlefield Road)
   Mountain View, CA 94043

   Directions on how to get there are listed at:
   http://www.svlug.org/directions/veritas.php

   We've tried our very best for these directions to be accurate.
   If you have any improvements to make, please let SVLUG's volunteers know!
   webmaster {at} svlug -dot- org


 MEETING REFRESHMENTS:

None planned for this meeting.

 POST-MEETING GATHERING:

   If you just can't get enough, a smaller group usually goes to a local
   restaurant/diner after the meeting.  We'll announce the restaurant
   selection at the meeting.


 We look forward to seeing you there!

-- 
Mark Weisler       

----- End forwarded message -----

-- 
-bill!
bill@newbreedsoftware.com
http://www.newbreedsoftware.com/
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