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[Discuss] Boston Linux Meeting Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - OpenStack from Scratch

When:August 14, 2013 7PM (6:30PM for Q&A)
Topic: OpenStack from Scratch
Moderator:Federico Lucifredi

Location: MIT Building E51, Room 335

   Federico talks about OpenStack

       OpenStack is a global collaboration of developers and cloud 
computing technologists producing the ubiquitous open source cloud 
computing platform for public and private clouds. The project aims to 
deliver solutions for all types of clouds by being simple to implement, 
massively scalable, and feature rich. The technology consists of a 
series of interrelated projects delivering various components for a 
cloud infrastructure solution.

About Federico
Federico Lucifredi is the maintainer of the man suite, the primary 
documentation-delivery tool under Linux, a graduate of Boston College 
and Harvard University, and the Ubuntu Advantage Product Manager at 
Canonical. As a software engineer-turned-manager at the Novell 
corporation, Federico was part of the SUSE Linux team for five years, 
overseeing the update stack of a 150 million dollar maintenance 
business. Previously, Federico has been a CIO and a network software 
architect at technology and embedded Linux startups, and he has spent 
two years teaching in Boston University's graduate and undergraduate 
programs, while simultaneously consulting for MIT. He is a frequent 
speaker at user group and conference events, notably the Linux 
Foundation's LinuxCon, LinuxWorld, the O'Reilly Open Source Convention, 
and the IMPlanet conferences, where he was a panelist representing the 
Jabber community. Federico is a recognized expert in computing 
performance issues, and consults pro-bono with Standard and Poor's 
clients interested in Free/Open Source Software technical and strategic 
issues. He participated in the GPL v3 drafting process in the 
large-corporation panel.

For further information and directions please consult the BLU Web site
Please note that there is usually plenty of free parking in the E-51
parking lot at 2 Amherst St, or directly on Amherst St.

After the meeting we will adjourn to the official after meeting meeting
location at The Cambridge Brewing Company

Also don't forget the BLU BBQ on Saturday August 14th.

Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
Boston Linux and Unix
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