Our August meeting is set for Saturday, August 15th, starting at 2:00pm, and we’ll be meeting at Pumping Station: One. We’ll be learning about Canonical’s Juju project, and will get an intro to Amazon Web Services’ S3, as well. Speaking Topics Peter Baumgarten on Amazon S3 Peter will provide a brief overview of using Amazon S3 as part of system administration duties. If you’re new to AWS (and S3 in particular) this should be a good talk to check out.
Our July meeting is set for Saturday, July 18th, starting at 2:00pm, and we’ll be meeting at Pumping Station: One. We’ll be learning about Ansible, and will get some hands-on experience with it, too. Speaking Topics Sten Turpin, Ansible Sten Turpin will demonstrate Ansible, which is an agent-less deployment and configuration tool. Ansible is agent-less in the sense that it operates over regular SSH, and doesn’t require additional remote daemons to work.
The gathering is set for Friday, June 5th, starting at 7:00pm. We’ll be meeting at New Wave Coffee, located at 2557 North Milwaukee Avenue. You’re welcome to bring any project that you’d like, or to bring no project at all and hope to find one once you get there.
The meeting is set for Saturday, May 16th, starting at 7:00pm. We’ll be meeting at Pumping Station: One. Make note of the adjusted time! Speaking Topics Ryan Jarvinen, “Open Platforms for Federated Futures” Ryan will be speaking on “Open Platforms for Federated Futures.” His talk will cover popular open standards for identity (e.g., open id, persona) authentication (OAuth 1⁄2), and data (activity feeds, RSS), and will also take a look at several new protocols for federated communication (e.
The meeting is set for Saturday, April 25th, starting at 2:00pm. We’ll be meeting at Pumping Station: One. Speaking Topics Jake Weisz, Sandstorm.io Jake Weisz will be taking us through the features and functionality of Sandstorm.io, a web-application deployment platform. It aims to ease the pains of application deployment for many common web applications. Lincoln Bryant, Rolling your own kernel for fun. And for hardward enablement, and for performance and security.
March 2015 Meeting of the ChicagoLUG The meeting is set for Saturday, March 21st, starting at 2:00pm. We’ll be meeting at Pumping Station: One. Speaking Topics Ian McLeod - Linux Charcuterie - How the Linux Sausage is Made Ian McLeod will take a look at the entire chain of building a distribution from start to finish, exploring how source is packaged and built, and then complex combinations of packages are joined together to make a cohesive Linux distribution.
February 2015 Meeting of the ChicagoLUG The meeting is set for Saturday, February 28th, starting at 2:00pm. We’ll be meeting at Pumping Station: One. Speaking Topics Disk Encryption: A Deep Dive for Adminstrators Joel Luellwitz will kick things off with a discussion around disk encryption, largely focusing on things from an administrative perspective. With our ever-growing dependence on electronic data storage, hard disk encryption is a great way to keep your data safe and secure.
The meeting is set for Saturday, January 31st, starting at 2:00pm. We’ll be meeting at Pumping Station: One. Speaking Topics We’ll be taking a look at some helpful utilities during this meeting. Carl Karsten is going to demonstrate the ins-and-outs of using PXE to install Ubuntu on bare metal machines. Carl uses this to automate setups of Ubuntu on volunteer laptops as part of his Next Day Video service.
The meeting is set for Saturday, December 13th, starting at 2:00pm. We’ll be meeting at Pumping Station: One. Speaking Topics Andrew Spalding from 8th Light will give a talk and short workshop on Test Driven Development using Ruby, and will also have a short workshop to take us through the test-driven development approaches that he uses Foodstuffs We will have food! Probably pizza! At least a few of us typically bring some beverage to share, as well.
ChicagoLUG Certification Prep: Session Eight This will be the eigth session in our biweekly Linux Certification Prep series. We’ll be meeting on Wednesday, November 13th, at the Realtor Building at 430 North Michigan Avenue. Our discussions will begin at 6:30pm, with the session running until about 8:00-8:30pm. Meeting Agenda & Request For RSVP We’ve made a lot of progress! We’re covering exam objectives from the LPIC-2 exam, and during this session we’ll focus on LVM.