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"There are lots of places to go to get talked at by smart people. USENIX is the one place to go to talk with them."
—Dan Geer, Chief Information Security Officer, In-Q-Tel

Tuesday, June 14

Wednesday, June 15

Thursday, June 16

Friday, June 17


We know that keeping up with technology can be costly and time-consuming. USENIX Federated Conferences Week makes it easier than ever to stay ahead of the game.

By attending FCW '11, you'll get:

  • Cost-Effective Learning
    FCW '11 offers the unique opportunity to meet and learn from top researchers, practitioners, and authors all in one place, at one time. It's the most cost-effective and timely way to gain insight into the latest trends, rather than spending months reading books and articles, or browsing Web sites.
  • Information and Connections to Keep Your Career on Track
    Maintaining your career path is especially challenging when facing today's IT realities. Attending FCW '11 can make this daunting task easier by offering an in-depth look into many of the hottest topics comprising the industry today. Your access to leading researchers and industry experts will not only provide answers to your most difficult questions, but also will help you build lasting connections across multiple disciplines.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to create the conference experience that meets your unique needs.

USENIX Federated Conferences Week includes:

  • HotCloud '11: 3rd USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Computing
    Tuesday–Wednesday, June 14–15, 2011

    HotCloud '11 will discuss challenges in the design, implementation, and deployment of cloud computing. It will be a forum for academics and practitioners to share their experiences and identify emerging trends.
  • HotStorage '11: 3rd USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage and File Systems
    Tuesday, June 14, 2011

    HotStorage '11 will discuss the new opportunities presented by the increase in the volume and variety of digital data, "big data," the proliferation of consumer-electronics storage devices, and more.
  • WIOV '11: 3rd Workshop on I/O Virtualization
    Tuesday, June 14, 2011

    The focus of WIOV '11 is on the interplay of I/O with virtualization and cloud technologies. Our goal is to provide a forum to discuss the impact and challenges of I/O virtualization along multiple dimensions.
  • Tutorial: Securing Linux Servers
    Tuesday, June 14, 2011

    This class for Linux sysadmins and security managers shows you how to maintain a strong security posture by minimizing risks through careful configuration and proper use of Linux tools and services.
  • USENIX ATC '11: 2011 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
    Wednesday–Friday, June 15–17, 2011

    USENIX ATC '11 offers you cutting-edge systems research and insights into a variety of topics—virtualization, cloud computing, storage, security, distributed systems, personal devices, scheduling, and more.
  • WebApps '11: 2nd USENIX Conference on Web Application Development
    Wednesday–Thursday, June 15–16, 2011

    WebApps '11 is designed to bring together experts in all aspects of developing and deploying Web applications. The program includes refereed papers, posters, invited talks, and a panel.
  • Tutorial: SELinux (Security-Enhanced Linux)
    Wednesday, June 15, 2011

    Learn to work with SELinux: how to determine if SELinux is blocking an application and how to adjust policy to move beyond problems. This class is intended for Linux sysadmins and security managers.
  • Tutorial: VMware vCloud Overview and Design Considerations
    Wednesday, June 15, 2011

    Sysadmins and architects, get the knowledge you need to deploy a VMware cloud for use as an enterprise private cloud by learning how to implement and manage VMware vCloud technologies.
  • Tutorial: Linux Performance Tuning
    Thursday, June 16, 2011

    Intended for intermediate and advanced sysadmins, this class will cover the tools that can be used to monitor and analyze a Linux system, plus key tuning parameters to optimize Linux for server applications.
  • Tutorial: SANS Security 464: Hacker Detection for Systems Administrators
    Thursday–Friday, June 16–17, 2011

    This 2-day course is designed to help sysadmins better understand what is required by security teams and auditors and to turn into the human sensors for malicious activity.
  • Tutorial: Introduction to Automating System Administration with Cfengine 3
    Friday, June 17, 2011

    This is your opportunity to get a thorough grounding in automated system administration and configuration using Cfengine v3, and the ability to implement configuration policies on your systems.

Whether you are interested in the latest systems computing breakthroughs or want to get the low-down on Web application development, this week in June will have everything you need to stay ahead of the curve.

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