[talk] NYC*BUG Nov 2: Ike on Infrastructure in a Post-Cloud Era

Shawn Webb shawn.webb at hardenedbsd.org
Mon Oct 31 14:03:28 EDT 2016

On Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 03:00:24PM -0400, George Rosamond wrote:
> We are working on some upcoming meeting topics. Feel free to ping admin@
> if you have a potential meeting idea.
> Wednesday, November 2
> Infrastructure in a Post-Cloud Era, Isaac (.ike) Levy
> 18:45, Woolworth Building: 233 Broadway, 21st Floor
> Notice: Location Change
> Abstract
> With a *BSD-minded perspective, we'll walk through the money and
> administrative ends of deploying cloud infrastructure, and compare it to
> experiences in colocation.
> Building modern internet applications is challenging; so why are so many
> technology companies relinquishing control over their technology? The
> public clouds, after all, are just computers owned by somebody else.
> This presentation contains real data crunched by data scientists, to
> help cut through marketing hype. Also covered, strategies and approaches
> to help you keep your stack "infrastructure agnostic", as well as
> strategies to make cloud metered costs less opaque.
> Note: This material was previously presented at LHMK, April 2016 - and
> will be presented assuming a technical audience.
> Speaker Bio
> Standing on the shoulders of giants, ike's background includes
> partnering to run a Virtual Server ISP before anyone called it a cloud,
> as well as having a long history building internet-facing infrastructure
> with UNIX systems.
> NYC startup veteran, and a long-time community contributor to the *BSD
> UNIX family, ike has grown computing infrastructure from a hand-full of
> virtual servers, to full datacenter-scale internet-facing infrastructure
> for a number of growth stage startups.
> .ike has been a part of NYC*BUG since it was first launched in January
> 2004, was a long-time member of the Lower East Side Mac Unix User Group.
> He has spoken frequently on a number of UNIX and internet security
> topics at various venues, particularly on the topic of FreeBSD's
> jail(8), and his involvement in the OPNsense router firewall project.

Any chance of live streaming this?


Shawn Webb
Cofounder and Security Engineer

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