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August Meeting: Crypto Algorithms

Date: Tuesday, August 18th Time: 7:30pm Location: UVU Business Resource Center Aaron Toponce will talk about symmetric and asymmetric cryptography, and the current cipher algorithms covering them, such as RSA, AES, and ECC. He’ll talk about how encryption and decryption

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July Meeting: MySQL Optimization Hands-on Tutorial

Date: Tuesday, July 21st Time: 7:30pm Location: UVU Business Resource Center Sasha Pachev will solve some common MySQL performance problems. Ideally we would like to have some volunteers bring their own problems we could solve for them. Jump at your

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June Meeting: Mobile Development on Firefox OS

Date: Tuesday, June 16th Time: 7:30pm Location: UVU Business Resource Center AJ ONeal will be giving a demonstration of developing for Firefox OS, using the Firefox Flame phone. See how easy it is to develop for Firefox OS, and try

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May Meeting: Ternary Logic and Computer Design

Date: Tuesday, May 19th Time: 7:30pm Location: UVU Business Resource Center In this presentation, Alphy Madsen will provide a brief introduction to ternary computing, and why it may be more efficient than binary (and why binary may win out anyway).

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April Meeting: Technical Debt Management

Date: Tuesday, April 21st Time: 7:30pm Location: UVU Business Resource Center Speaker: Mark Niebergall For every short-cut taken technical debt is added to a project. Taking that path may come from one of many factors, including inexperience, time constraints, scope

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March Meeting: Managing Hybrid Clouds with Red Hat CloudForms

Date: Tuesday, March 17th Time: 7:30pm Location: UVU Business Resource Center Brandon Johnson will be presenting about RedHat CloudForms. CloudForms is a Cloud Management Platform that allows you to manage VMware, RHEV/oVirt, OpenStack and Amazon (More providers to come). CloudForms

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February Meeting: Coping Without DB Normalization, the No-Win Scenario We All live With

Date: Tuesday, February 17th Time: 7:30pm Location: UVU Business Resource Center Unless you work in purely embedded programming, chances are you work with a relational database at some juncture. Unless you are astronomically lucky, that database isn’t even first form

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January Meeting: Docker

Date: Tuesday, January 20th Time: 7:30pm Location: UVU Business Resource Center Brayden Winterton will present about Docker, an open platform for developers and sysadmins to build, ship, and run distributed applications. Over the past year, Docker has taken over the

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December Meeting: Using UEFI on Modern x86 Systems

Date: Tuesday, December 16th Time: 7:30pm Location: UVU Business Resource Center (or how UEFI isn’t a corporate plot to ruin Linux) Just about any new x86 system comes with a UEFI Firmware instead of the traditional BIOS. To most people,

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November Meeting: Cargo Cult Security

Date: Tuesday, November 18th Time: 7:30pm Location: UVU Business Resource Center Derrick Isaacson will present common anti-patterns for securing web applications and how to correct them. Learn how to differentiate between authentication, authorization, secrecy, integrity, non-repudiation, and other security goals.

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