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Welcome to the Silicon Valley Linux Users Group

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SVLUG meetings are first Wednesdays of each month at 7PM-9PM!

Next Meeting

Date Location Speaker
November 5th, 2014 Symantec, Mountain View James Taylor
Topic: Puppet: In The Beginning (There Was Darkness)
This is an introduction to Puppet (open-source configuration-management software) from someone who is not a Puppet Labs spokesbeing. The presenter says he will will also detail some basic structures that allow a systems administrator to put multiple machines into a simple production environment, within minutes of running the Puppet agent.
MORE ABOUT THE SPEAKER: James Taylor is a systems administrator who has worked for multiple companies here in the Valley. In his current role at Qualcomm, he is using Puppet everyday in order to automate computer builds for various functions.

Future Meetings

Date Location Speaker
December 3rd, 2014 Symantec, Mountain View Kevin Dankwardt
Topic: The Go Programming Language on Linux
MORE ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Kevin Dankwardt, Ph.D. has been training engineers and administrators in Linux for over fifteen years. He does lots of embedded Linux work, among other things. He currently serves as VP of Technology at Open Source Careers.

Earlier meetings and more details are available on our previous meetings page.
Possible future meetings, yet to be scheduled, are listed on our TBA page.

Note to presenters: At present, we have no Internet connection in our meeting room, so please plan accordingly. If you will be giving a presentation using a Mac, please bring your own Mac > VGA adapter. Symantec does not provide these, and this is the one accessory Mac users forget to bring.

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