Using VMs for Special Purposes, SUSEstudio talk and BTRFS presentation

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August Meeting: Using VMs for Special Purposes, SUSEstudio talk and BTRFS presentation

Date: August 6, 2013 at 7 p.m.
Location: Shopify Headquarters

This month we are having a short talk on the utility of VMs for accomplishing specific goals and the main talk will be based on a demo of SUSEstudio and BTRFS

virtual machines

VMs as a solution for badly designed services

Speaker: John C. Nash

John Nash will be presenting a short talk on his experiences with the Ottawa Public Library and how he solved his issues with their lending system.


About the Speaker

Retired Professor of Management at U of Ottawa.

  • 2006 - May -- Pres. of OCLUG -- Now I'll have to learn more about Linux!
  • 2007 - Mar -- have learned a lot, including how much still to learn.
SUSE studio

SUSEstudio

Speaker: Sean Rickerd

Sean Rickerd will be giving a talk and demo of SUSEstudio


About the Speaker

Sean is currently a sales engineer with SUSE, having held that position since March of 2013. Prior to that, Sean has worked at Headstrong and Rocket Networks.

bttrfs

Overview of the BTRFS

Speaker: Sean Rickerd

Sean Rickerd will be giving a talk and demo of the BTRFS (Butter/Better/B-Tree File System) which is considered production ready with SUSE Linux


About the Speaker

Sean is currently a sales engineer with SUSE, having held that position since March of 2013. Prior to that, Sean has worked at Headstrong and Rocket Networks.


Finding the Meeting Location

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=126+York+Street,+Ottawa,+ON,+Canada&hl=en&sll=43.145815,-70.657206&sspn=0.012791,0.019784&hnear=126+York+St,+Ottawa,+Ottawa+Division,+Ontario,+Canada&t=m&z=16
http://www.byward-market.com/en/maps_detailed.html

Shopify is in the Byward Market, at 126 York Street, half a block east of Dalhousie and the Byward Market. Enter from the parking lot at the back.



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