May PLUG Meeting; The Open Source Datacenter

Jones, Scott (GE Money, consultant) Scott.1Jones at
Mon May 11 14:18:40 MDT 2009

I'd love to attend. Alas, I have cancelled two other events, to attend a
third on this same night. Will there be any notes taken and shared on
the list here after the presentation? 


>-----Original Message-----
>From: plug-bounces at [mailto:plug-bounces at] On 
>Behalf Of Ryan Simpkins
>Sent: Monday, May 11, 2009 2:13 PM
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>Subject: May PLUG Meeting; The Open Source Datacenter
>Date: May 13th, 2009
>Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
>Location: Omniture, Inc. Building H this month.
>FREE FOOD provided by Omniture!
>I apologize for getting this out so late! Be sure to come. 
>This is going to be a great presentation. Dan manages over 
>15,000 Linux servers. You may not have that many, but the 
>lessons learned can help anyone who is using Linux as a server 
>(from few to many). From Dan:
>"During the last 10 years of system administration I have been 
>involved in a number of data center migrations and build-outs. 
>As these projects came and went I began to see patterns emerge 
>in the set of services and software required to run a 
>successful operations infrastructure. This presentation will 
>describe these patterns, and provide an overview of the Open 
>Source software available to implement them."
>About Dan:
>Dan Hanks has been involved with Linux System administration 
>since 1998, when he worked for EagleNet Online, a small ISP in 
>Provo, which, in a sense, was the birthplace of PLUG. After 
>EagleNet he worked as a systems and database administrator for 
>Nothsky/ Online and is currently a 
>system administrator for Omniture. He has varied interests, 
>ranging from computers and technology to astronomy, geology, 
>music, art, and family history research. He holds a Bachelor's 
>degree in Computer Science from BYU, and is the father of 4 
>adventuresome children. He (occasionally) blogs at 
>, and tweets as @danhanks.
>See you all there!
>PLUG:, #utah on
>Don't fear the penguin.

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