The 2012 LOPSA PICC conference will be held May 11-12, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency hotel in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The PICC committee announced the closing keynote speaker, Rebecca Mercuri, lead forensic expert at Notable Software, Inc. See the complete schedule on the PICC '12 site.
Luke Kanies, founder of Puppet and Puppet Labs, is a familiar face at USENIX LISA events. In a recent interview, Kanies explains why he thinks Puppet won the 2011 Configuration Management Tool in the LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Awards. "The biggest difference between Puppet and other tools is our focus on great design and user experience," he says.
3rd ACM SIGOPS Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems (APSys 2012) Call for PapersSeoul, South Korea July 23-24th, 2012Building on the success of its 2010 and 2011 predecessors in New Delhi, India and Shanghai, China, APSys 2012 will be a lively forum for systems researchers and practitioners across the world to meet, interact, and collaborate with theirpeers from the Asia/Pacific region. We take a broad view of computer systems, and solicit papers on topics such as:
Phew! Those SCALE folks know how to put on a fabulous event!
A big THANKS to all the organizers, volunteers, exhibitors, and attendees for making SCALE10x the best one yet. Also, I’d like to thank everyone who stopped by the USENIX booth. I loved seeing so many familiar faces and old friends, and it’s always great to meet new people each year, too.