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The LISA '08 Blog Is Here!

Check out the LISA '08 blog for the latest updates and behind-the-scenes information about the 22nd Large Installation System Administration Conference.

USENIX HotPower '08 CFP Submission Deadline Extended

The Call for Papers submissions deadline for the USENIX Workshop on Power Aware Computing and Systems (HotPower '08) has been extended. Please submit all work by September 15, 2008, 11:59 p.m. PDT.

FAST '09 Call For Papers Submissions Deadline: September 12, 2008

The submissions deadline for the The 7th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST '09) is quickly approaching. Please submit all work by 9:00 p.m. EDT, September 12, 2008.

FAST '09 brings together storage system researchers and practitioners to explore new directions in the design, implementation, evaluation, and deployment of storage systems.

USENIX Other Event of Interest: NYCBSDCon 2008

USENIX is pleased to be a sponsor of the The New York City *BSD User Group's NYCBSDCon 2008, taking place at Manhattan's Columbia University on October 11-12, 2008.

The technical conference will feature a dozen presentations, Birds of Feather sessions, BSD Certification exam opportunities and sponsor tables.

Much of the conference will be podcasted by BSDTalk, and FreeBSD and NetBSD developer summits/get-togethers will be happening before the conference.

HotPower '08 Call For Papers Submission Deadline: September 11, 2008

The submission deadline for the Workshop on Power Aware Computing and Systems (HotPower '08) is quickly approaching.

Please submit all work by September 11, 2008.

This workshop hopes to provide a forum in which to present the latest research and to debate directions, challenges, and novel ideas about building energy-efficient computing systems.

Find out more in the Call for Papers.

USENIX WASL '08 CFP Submission Deadline: September 8, 2008

The submission deadline for the First USENIX Workshop on the Analysis of System Logs (WASL '08) is approaching. Please submit all work by September 8, 2008.

WASL '08 will focus on novel techniques for extracting more information from existing logs and on methods to improve the information content of future logs.

See the Call for Papers for information on how to participate.

LISA '08 Registration Now Open

Join us November 9–14, 2008 in San Diego, CA for the 22nd Large Installation System Administration Conference (LISA '08).

LISA '08 offers in-depth training by experts such as Mark Burgess on Cfengine and David N. Blank-Edelman on Over the Edge System Administration. NEW! LISA includes training tracks on Solaris and Virtualization taught by industry leaders such as James Mauro and Richard McDougall.

The SAGE Blog is Back!

Yes, it's true. The SAGE Blog is back. We'll be bringing you announcements of sysadmin events as well as guest bloggers, tips and tricks, and a few sneak peaks of upcoming booklets.

Now up on the blog, the first in a 3-part series on monitoring tools by guest blogger and ;login: author, Matthew Sacks.

Check it out today!

USENIX Security '08 Early Bird Registration Deadline: July 14, 2008

The Early Bird Registration Deadline for the 17th USENIX Security Symposium is Monday, July 14, 2008. Register today to save!

LISA '08 Poster Submission Deadline: July 16, 2008

This year's LISA '08 conference will include a poster session. This is an opportunity to display a poster describing recent work. The posters will be on display during the conference, and fixed times will be advertised when authors should be present to discuss their work with anyone who is interested. This provides a very good opportunity to make contact with other people who may be interested in the same area. Student posters, practitioners sharing their experiences, and submissions from open source communities are particularly welcome.