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2004 USENIX Annual Technical Conference, June 27-July 2, 2004, Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, MA
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Is networking your life? USENIX '04 offers a wide variety of sessions on the latest topics in networking—theoretical and practical, Linux and UNIX.

  • Follow the latest trends and debates in the one-day SIG sessions—new this year.
  • Pick and choose the sessions that best fit your interests.
  • Enhance your skills with the in-depth training program.
  • Check out the latest developments and interesting applications in the General and FREENIX tracks.
  • Bring your most difficult questions to the experts at the Guru Is In sessions.

Below is a list of training sessions, plenary sessions, refereed paper sessions, and SIG and Guru sessions related to networking. Mix and match to create the networking-focused conference you need!

S1: Hands-On Linux Security Class: Learn How to Defend Linux/UNIX Systems by Learning to Think Like a Hacker (Day 1)

S2: Next Generation Storage Networking and Data Protection

S3: Linux Network Service Administration

S4: Network Security Protocols: Theory and Current Standards

S5: Advanced Solaris System Administration Topics

M4: Network Security Profiles: Protocol Threats, Intrusion Classes, and How Hackers Find Exploits

T1: Network Security Assessments Workshop—Hands-on (Day 1)

W1: Network Security Assessments Workshop—Hands-on (Day 2)

W5: System and Network Monitoring: Tools in Depth

F2: Managing Samba 2.2 & 3.0

F4: System and Network Performance Tuning

Plenary Session
T: Network Complexity: How Do I Manage All of This?

Refereed Paper Sessions
M: Network Performance

T: Overlays in Practice

T: The Network-Application Interface

SIG Sessions
T: Using Globus with FreeBSD

T: Building a NIDS with OpenBSD

W: Panel: Wireless Devices and Consumer Privacy

F: Cluster Interconnect Overview

F: A New Distributed Security Model for Linux Clusters

Guru Sessions
M: Embedded Linux

T: NFS Deployment for High Performance

T: Lessons from the Trenches: Enterprise Wireless LANs

W: High-Performance Linux Clusters

W: How to Talk with a VC

R: Deploying the Lustre Cluster File Systems

F: Practical IPv6 Deployment

F: Experiences with Voice over IP

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