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Agenda NOSIG Meeting, June 12th 2014

Title: Oracle Solaris 11.2-beta Cool New Features
Presenter: Casper Dik, Oracle Nederland B.V.

Abstract:

Oracle released Solaris 11.2-beta in early May 2014. This release contains a pile of Cool New Features, amongst which are: fully integrated support for OpenStack, Immutable Global Zones, and Unified Archives. In his talk, Casper Dik will talk about this and many other features.


Agenda


1. Opening and Introduction  - Bart Muijzer, NOSIG leader
2. Solaris 11.2 Cool New Features - Casper Dik - Oracle Nederland BV

BREAK - with extensive networking and socializing

3. Solaris 11.2: More Cool New Features  - Casper Dik - Oracle Nederland BV
4. Open floor, Q&A, discussions etc
5. Closing

AFTERMATH - with Snacks and Drinks

NOTE: Dinner will NOT be provided!!!! You'll need to take care of that yourself.
Some suggestions:

Note #1: Please register (to give us some idea of the number of attendees)
Note #2: Parking is most convenient on P3.  Cost: 2.40 EUR/hour. Here's more info and a PDF of the map.

Venue

This NOSIG meeting will be held at:

Location
Universiteit van Amsterdam,
Faculteit der Natuurwetenschappen, Wiskunde en Informatica (FNWI)
Science Park 904
1098 XH Amsterdam
Date
June 12th 2014
Time
19:30 - 22:00 CET (doors open 19:00 CET)
Room
SP B0.204 (signs will be provided ;-))
Registration
Please register
Route
directions (public transport; by car)
Parking is most convenient on P3.  Cost: 2.40 EUR/hour. Here's more info and a PDF of the map.


Casper Dik

Biography of Casper Dik

Casper Dik has been with Sun Microsystems and Oracle for almost twenty years and holds the position of Principal Software Engineer within the Solaris Engineering Group. Casper's responsibilities include security but he's not known to limit himself to any particular subject. He is currently working on zone security, RBAC and fine grained privileges and recently delivered "Immutable Zones" to Solaris 11.

At Sun, Casper has held strategic positions in the Network Security Group and Solaris engineering. His main contributions to the Solaris 10 OS are fine-grained privileges, a.k.a. "Process Rights Management." He's a long time contributor to the Solaris community through Usenet, Sun Managers, the Netherlands OpenSolaris User Group and other venues, often acting as an informal channel between engineering and customers. He writes about Solaris at https://blogs.oracle.com/casper/.

Casper has nearly 25 years of computer industry experience and has a master's degree in Computer Science at the University of Amsterdam.

LinkedIn profile: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/casper-dik/2/969/341




Last update: 23-may-2014 by NOSIG/Bart Muijzer