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Agenda NOSIG Meeting on SmartOS, July 3 2012

Note #1: We plan to broadcast this event live on Ustream. The channel to tune in to is: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/illumos-user-group
Note #2: Parking is most convenient on P3.  Cost: 2.40 EUR/hour. Here's more info and a PDF of the map.
Note #3: NEW: Use Twitter @nosigorg to submit your questions during the meeting ! We'll catch them live and Max will provide answers during the event.

1. Opening
2. Introducing the Netherlands Open Solaris Interest Group - Bart Muijzer, NOSIG leader
3. SmartOS (part 1) - Max Bruning, Joyent

  • Introduction to Joyent and to SmartOS
  • Modifications to IllumOS that Joyent made in SmartOS
  • How Zones are used for cloud provisioning

BREAK - with extensive networking and socializing

4. SmartOS (part 2) - Max Bruning - Joyent
  • SmartOS KVM implementation
5. Open floor, Q&A, discussions etc
6. Closing

AFTERMATH - with Snacks and Drinks

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


This NOSIG meeting will be held at:

Universiteit van Amsterdam,
Faculteit der Natuurwetenschappen, Wiskunde en Informatica
July 3 2012
19:30 - 22:00 CET (doors open 19:00 CET)
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.

Biography of Max Bruning

Max Bruning began using and programming Unix-based systems while obtaining a Master's degree at Columbia University in the mid 1970's. He has been teaching Unix Internals, Device Drivers, and various other courses since 1981. Max has also spent many years doing kernel development, device driver work, and debugging work, mostly on SVR4-based systems. He has done consulting and/or training work for Bell Labs, AT&T, Motorola, Sun Microsystems, HP, Siemens-Nixdorf, and various other companies. Max has had articles published on device drivers, ZFS, Solaris/Linux/Freebsd kernels, and application programming on Solaris and Linux. In September, 2010, he started porting Linux KVM to SmartOS for Joyent. His extremely occasionally written blog is at mbruning.blogspot.com, and website is at www.bruningsystems.com.

Last update: 29-jun-2012 by NOSIG/Bart Muijzer