[CDBUG-talk] CDBUG UPCOMING: January 13 - David Cross on FreeBSD's GEOM

Brian Callahan bcallah at devio.us
Fri Jan 9 19:00:54 EST 2015

On 01/09/15 18:41, Brian Callahan wrote:
> Hi everyone --
> Here's the meeting details for this month's CDBUG meeting. We will be
> meeting at the usual place and time: INOC, 80 State St., Albany, at 6:45 PM.
> See you guys there! As always, please forward this announcement to
> anyone you feel would want to attend.

David also wants to let everyone know that he'll be demonstrating
setting up full disk encryption during the talk. I will add this in to
the Monday reminder email. But let that entice you (and your friends)
for now!


> ~Brian
> --
> Abstract:
> One of the most important aspects of running systems is configuring and
> managing disks; the FreeBSD "GEOM" system is an extraordinarily powerful
> modular system for configuring and controling 'flow' of data through the
> system. With this plugin system you can interface with BIOS 'softraid'
> systems, partitioning, encryption, device scheduling, remotely attached
> storage, multipathing, and caching to just name a few provided modules
> on every FreeSBD system.
> Speaker Bio:
> David Cross has spent most of his professional career working with
> FreeBSD; First as the Laboratory Director for the Department of Computer
> Science at Rensselaer.  From there he designed and supported the
> infrastructure for the website OkCupid.  Recently he's helped to develop
> the website whosay.com that lets celebreties syndicate themselves to the
> world of social media; and currently helps people receive their
> ecommerce orders on time by working on the Platform and Pipeline teams
> at CommerceHub.
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