LISA'12, San Diego CA Tentative Slate

Latest update: Sat Jun 23 14:35:33 2012

This is a tentative slate, and there may be some changes. Any comments or suggestions will be greatly appreciated! Please do not disseminate this URL to anyone outside of the USENIX staff and board - it should certainly not be linked to in any publicly accessable page.

A concatenated list of all tutorials in one file is also available.

Sun, 09 Dec 2012(6 slots available)

A concatenated list of all classes on Sun is also available
S1am(NEW)
VMware vCloud Concepts, Technology, and Operations

John Arrasjid and Ben Lin

S2pm(NEW)
vCloud Architecture Design with vCAT (vCloud Architecture Toolkit)

Ben Lin and David Hill

Mon, 10 Dec 2012(7 slots available)

A concatenated list of all classes on Mon is also available
M1am(NEW)
vCloud Advanced Topics 1 - Compliance, Security, and Networking with VMware Network and Security technologies

Mahesh Rajani, Ben Del Vento

M2am
Core skills: Scripting for automation

Mike Ciavarella

M3pm
vCloud Advanced Topics 2 - Availability, Business Continuity, and Disaster Recovery

David Hill and Mahesh Rajani

M4pm
Advanced Shell Programming

Mike Ciavarella

Tue, 11 Dec 2012(7 slots available)

A concatenated list of all classes on Tue is also available
T1am
DNS and DNSSEC

Shumon Huque

T2am
Documentation Techniques for Sysadmins

Mike Ciavarella

T3am
Ganeti: your private virtualization cloud "the way Google does it"

Guido Trotter and Tom Limoncelli

T4pm
PowerShell Fundamentals

Steven Murawski

Wed, 12 Dec 2012(3 slots available)

A concatenated list of all classes on Wed is also available
W1
Seven Habits of the Highly Effective System Administrator: Hints, Tricks, Techniques, and Tools of the Trade

Lee Damon and Mike Ciavarella

W2
Using and Migrating to IPv6

Shumon Huque

Thu, 13 Dec 2012(2 slots available)

A concatenated list of all classes on Thu is also available

Fri, 14 Dec 2012(3 slots available)

A concatenated list of all classes on Fri is also available
F1
Puppet

Nan Liu

All other tutorial proposals

  1. Verifiable Configuration Management with Bcfg2 Half Day  Chris St. Pierre
  2. The Accidental PostgreSQL Adminstrator Half Day  Christophe Pettus, Josh Berkus
  3. Understanding PostgreSQL Replication Half Day  Christophe Pettus, Josh Berkus
  4. Performance Whack-a-Mole Half Day  Christophe Pettus, Josh Berkus
  5. Editing with vi: Fundamentals Half Day  Aleksey Tsalolikhin
  6. ZFS: a Filesystem for Modern Hardware Full Day  Richard Elling, Enterprise Systems Consultant
  7. Techniques for Managing Huge Amounts of Data Half Day  Richard Elling, Director of Solution Engineering, Nexenta Systems
  8. Building Appliances for Fun and Profit Half Day  
  9. Databases: What you Need to Know Half Day  John Sellens, SYONEX
  10. Nagios: Advanced Topics Half Day  John Sellens, SYONEX
  11. Communications on the tech / management boundary Half Day  Rudi van Drunen
  12. IPv6 in the enterprise: the next step Half Day  Rudi van Drunen
  13. NanoBSD: the art of building FreeBSD appliances Half Day  Rudi van Drunen
  14. OpenVPN: Your Next VPN Solution Half Day  Rudi van Drunen
  15. Sensor networks: as introduction (completely reworked from last yesr) Half Day  Rudi van Drunen
  16. Wireless Networks, State of the art. Half Day  Rudi van Drunen
  17. Getting started with the Roundup Issue Tracker Half Day  Mike Ciavarella, Coffee Bean Software Pty Ltd, John Rouillard, Consultant
  18. Understanding Service Levels and Service Level Agreements Half Day  Mike Ciavarella, Coffee Bean Software Pty Ltd
  19. Configuration Management Solutions with Cfengine 3 Full Day  Mark Burgess, Cfengine, Inc.
  20. A sysadmins guide to navigating the business world Half Day  Mark Burgess, Cfengine and Carolyn Rowland, National Institute of Standards and
  21. Real-world insights on how to secure and route your Linux network Half Day  Jay Faulkner, Rackspace
  22. Perl 5 Update Half Day  Tobias Oetiker, Consultant and author of RRDTool
  23. Perl 6 for Perl users and Sysadmins Half Day  Tobias Oetiker, Consultant and author of RRDTool
  24. RRDtool Advanced Topics Half Day  Tobias Oetiker, Consultant and author of RRDTool
  25. RRDtool First Steps Half Day  Tobias Oetiker, Consultant and author of RRDTool
  26. NASes for the Masses Half Day  Lee Damon, University of Washington
  27. Maintaining Stable Systems and Services Half Day  Lee Damon
  28. The Python Programming Language Full Day  David Beazley, Dabeaz LLC
  29. Advanced Time Management: Team Efficiency Half Day  Thomas A. Limoncelli, Google, Inc.
  30. The Limoncelli Test: 32 Questions for Your Sysadmin Team Half Day  Thomas A. Limoncelli, Google, Inc.
  31. Introduction to Time Management for System Administrators Half Day  Thomas A. Limoncelli, Google, Inc.
  32. Building OpenSource clouds with OpenStack Full? Half? Day  Tomasz Paszkowski
  33. An Introduction to Cloud Storage Half Day  Gerald Carter, Likewise Software
  34. Have a Drink from the Network Services Firehose Half Day  Gerald Carter, Likewise Software
  35. Wireshark and the Art of Debugging Networks Half Day  Gerald Carter, Likewise Software
  36. Securing Linux Servers Full Day  Rik Farrow, Secuyrity Consultant
  37. SELinux - Security Enhanced Linux Full Day  Rik Farrow, Security Consultant
  38. High-Availability Linux Clustering with ricci and luci Full Day  Joshua Jensen, Cisco Systems Inc
  39. Linux Network Service Administration Full Day  Joshua Jensen, Cisco Systems Inc
  40. RPM Package Management Full Day  Joshua Jensen, Cisco Systems Inc
  41. VMware vCloud Overview and Design Considerations Full Day  John Arrasjid and Ben Lin, VMware
  42. VMware vShield and Networking Deep Dive Full Day  Carlos Camacho and Mahesh Rajani, VMware
  43. DNS - a high-speed introduction Half Day  Alan Clegg, ISC
  44. DNSSEC Implementation Overview - It's not that scary if you do it right Half Day   (or, "This will only hurt for a moment, I promise")
  45. From Datacenter to the Cloud - Featuring Xen and XCP Half Day  Steve Maresca, Josh West, Patrick F. Wilbur, Lars Kurth
  46. Root Cause Analysis Full Day  Stuart Kendrick
  47. Pacemaker and Linux-HA - World Class High Availability Software Full Day  Alan Robertson, IBM Linux Technology Center (Founder, Linux-HA project)
  48. Advanced Unix tools Half Day  Doug Hughes, D. E. Shaw Research, LLC.
  49. Using Amazon Web Services Full Day  William LeFebvre and Marc Staveley, Consultants
  50. Implementing an Open Source NAS Using FreeNAS Full Day  Dru Lavigne
  51. Building a massively scalable, geographically disparate, IaaS cloud using Apache CloudStack aka: Building a big IaaS cloud Half Day  David Nalley
  52. Pre-requisites for the Cloud Half Day  David Nalley
  53. Networking in the cloud age Half Day  David Nalley
  54. RPM Packaging for Sysadmins Half Day  David Nalley
  55. Monitoring servers, networks, and lunchrooms with Zenoss. Half Day  David Nalley
  56. A Day Over the Edge in System Administration Full Day  David N. Blank-Edelman
  57. Implementing WordPress for SysAdmins Half Day  David Blank-Edelman
  58. Getting It Out the Door Successfully Half Day  Strata Rose Chalup, Project Management Consultant
  59. Acing the Technical Interview Half Day  Strata Rose Chalup
  60. Problem-Solving for IT Professionals Half Day  Strata Rose Chalup, Project Management Consultant
  61. Practical Project Management for Sysadmins and IT Professionals Half Day  Strata Rose Chalup, Project Management Consultant
  62. Introduction to Provisioning Half Day  Strata Rose Chalup
  63. Project Troubleshooting Half Day  Strata Rose Chalup, Project Management Consultant
  64. Recovering From Linux Hard Drive Disasters Half Day  Ted Ts'o, Google
  65. Linux Performance Tuning Full Day  Ted Ts'o, Google
  66. How to Interview a System Administrator Half Day  Adam Moskowitz, Constant Contact
  67. Workplace Presentations 101 for System Administrators Half Day  Adam Moskowitz
  68. Hands-on Introduction to Amanda Open Source Backup Full? Half? Day  Paul Yeatman, Zmanda, Inc.
  69. Backups, Archiving, and Life Cycle Management: Riding the Wave of Data Proliferation Half Day  Jacob Farmer, Cambridge Computer Services
  70. Next-Generation Storage Networking:Beyond Conventional SAN and NAS - Fully Revised for 2011! Half Day  Jacob Farmer, Cambridge Computer Services
  71. How to survive IPv6 and flourish Full Day  Paul Ebersman
  72. Install and Configure a Eucalyptus Cloud Full? Half? Day  Steve Bradshaw, Eucalyptus Systems
  73. Apache Hadoop for Operations Staff Full Day  Tom Wheeler
  74. The First Hundred Days Half Day  Geoff Halprin, The SysAdmin Group
  75. vCloud Advanced Topics 1 - Compliance, Security, and Networking with VMware Network and Security technologies Half Day  Mahesh Rajani and Ben Del Vento
  76. vCloud Advanced Topics 2 - Availability, Business Continuity, and Disaster Recovery Half Day  David Hill and Mahesh Rajani
  77. vCloud Concepts, Technology, and Operations Half Day  John Arrasjid, Ben Lin
  78. vCloud Architecture Design with vCAT (vCloud Architecture Toolkit) Half Day  John Arrasjid, Ben Lin
  79. Linux Systems Administration, Reloaded Full Day  Joshua Jensen, Cisco Systems Inc
  80. High-Availability Linux Clustering with ricci and luci Full Day  Joshua Jensen, Cisco Systems Inc
  81. Open Source Virtualization with KVM, oVirt, Linux, and libvirt Full Day  Joshua Jensen, Cisco Systems Inc
  82. Administering Linux in Production Environments Full Day  Aeleen Frisch
  83. Cfengine-3 for Cfengine-2 Users (NEW) Half Day  Aeleen Frisch
  84. Take a Gulp from the Sysadmin Automation Firehose Half Day  Aeleen Frisch
  85. Chef 101 Workshop Full Day  Joshua Timberman and others TBD
  86. MongoDB Operations Hands-On Full Day  Michael Fiedler, Systems Engineer, 10gen
  87. DevOps - What's it about? Half Day  Mark Burgess
  88. Knowledge Management Half Day  Mark Burgess