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Tom Limoncelli's LISA 2009 Training: "Design Patterns for System Administrators"

Tom Limoncelli is one of the preeminent system administrators in the world right now. He is the co-author of "The Practice of System and Network Administration", what is considered by many to be something akin to a religious tome, and he has presented training sessions at LISA for several years on the subject of his second book, "Time Management for System Administrators". This year, he is offering a new training course, titled "Design Patterns for System Administrators".

LISA '09 Early Bird Registration Deadline: Monday, Oct. 12

The Early Bird Registration Deadline is approaching. Please register by Monday, October 12, to receive maximum savings on your LISA '09 registration.

You're invited to join us November 1-6, 2009, in Baltimore, MD, for the 23rd Large Installation System Administration Conference.

Just added! Get the latest in data storage technology and innovation at the Data Storage Day at LISA '09.

Tom Limoncelli on Time Management for System Administrators Training at LISA 2009

Tom Limoncelli is a System Administrator at Google NYC and a long time veteran of USENIX Conferences. Limoncelli has authored “Time Management for System Administrators, O’Reilly” and “The Practice of System and Network Administration”, Addison-Wesley, and is  a veteran LISA Conference presenter and trainer.  At this year’s LISA Conference, Limoncelli will be giving the classic “Time Management” training course, but with a “New Approach”, which he talks about here on the USENIX Blog exclusive.

LISA '09 Latest News and Top 5 Reasons to Attend

LISA '09 is coming up in November 1-6, 2009 in Baltimore, MD. New activities are still being added.

Take a look at a few of the reasons LISA '09 is a must-attend event:

OSDI '10 Call for Papers Now Available

The 9th USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation (OSDI '10) seeks to present innovative, exciting research in computer systems. OSDI brings together professionals from academic and
industrial backgrounds in what has become a premier forum for discussing the design, implementation, and implications of systems software.

More information and submission guidelines can be found here.

Submissions Deadline: May 7, 2010

USENIX NSDI '10 Paper Submissions Deadline Approaching

The paper submissions deadline for the 7th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI '10) is approaching. Please submit your work by September 25, 2009.

NSDI focuses on the design principles and practical evaluation of large-scale networked and distributed systems. The goal is to bring together researchers from across the networking and systems community to foster a broad approach to addressing our common research challenges.

LISA '09 Poster Submissions Deadline Approaching

Submitting a poster is a great way to let other people know about your work and to meet other people who are interested in the same issues. LISA '09 Poster Submissions are due September 18, 2009.

To submit a poster, please send a PDF file containing either a proposal of fewer than five (5) pages or no more than ten (10) slides to

LISA '09 Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the 23rd Large Installation System Administration Conference (LISA '09).

Join us in Baltimore, MD, November 1-6, 2009.

LISA '09 offers in-depth training by experts such as Mark Burgess on Cfengine and David N. Blank-Edelman on Over the Edge System Administration.

Back for 2009, training tracks on Solaris and virtualization will be taught by industry leaders such as James Mauro and Richard McDougall.