[sf-perl] BayLISA Monitoring SIG: Extra-Special LinuxWorld Activities: Tues August 7 and Weds August 8

Chris Barton Anderson cba at groundworkopensource.com
Thu Aug 2 13:45:11 PDT 2007


The BayLISA Monitoring SIG is proud to offer this fantastic lineup of  
people and activities in conjunction with LinuxWorld Expo next week:  
These activities are centered around the visits of these illustrious  
Project Leads:

Alex Russell – Dojo, http://dojotoolkit.org/
Ethan Galstad – Nagios, http://www.nagios.org/
Howard Jones – php-Weathermap, http://www.network-weathermap.com/
Ian Berry – Cacti, http://www.cacti.net/ (and the rest of the Cacti  
Development Team)
Matt Massie – Ganglia, http://ganglia.sourceforge.net/
Remo Rickli – NeDi, http://nedi.sourceforge.net/
Scott Parris – Monarch, http://sourceforge.net/projects/monarch/
Taylor Dondich – Fruity, http://fruity.sourceforge.net/
Tobi Oetiker - RRDtool, MRTG, and Smokeping, http://oss.oetiker.ch/mrtg/

Register for a free exhibits pass in advance (to avoid long lines) at:


(Use GroundWork's Priority Code N0170 to see if that gets you  
anything extra.)

The activities are:

1) "Ask the Expert" presentations Tuesday and Wednesday
2) IT Monitoring BoF Tuesday, Aug 7, 6PM

Here are details of the events:

1) "Ask the Expert" presentations

Here's your chance to learn about your favorite tools direct from the  
project leads, and to ask them questions one-on-one about their  

Tuesday and Wednesday, August 7, 8:

"Ask the Expert" Q&A presentations at booth 501 in Exhibits Hall.   
Tentative schedule:

Tuesday, August 7:
11-Noon Remo Rickli - NeDi
1-2 Taylor Dondich - Fruity
2-3 Tobi Oetiker - RRDtool, MRTG, Smokeping
3-4 Ian Berry - Cacti
4-5 Howard Jones - php-Weathermap

Wednesday, August 8:
11-Noon Alex Russell - Dojo Toolkit
1-2 Scott Parris - Monarch
2-3 Ethan Galstad - Nagios
3-4 Remo Rickli - NeDi
4-5 Tobi Oetiker - RRDtool, MRTG, Smokeping

2) IT Monitoring BoF Tuesday, 6PM (BOF5)

BOF5:  IT Monitoring Tips and Tricks
08/07/2007, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

A freeform Q&A session where you can take advantage of the assembled  
wisdom to tackle your thorniest (or most basic) monitoring issues.  
Featuring the project leads for Ganglia, Cacti, RRDtool, MRTG, NeDi,  
Sendpage and Smokeping. Also on hand: members of the SF-Bay Area- 
local BayLISA Monitoring SIG, which has been meeting regularly to  
develop, document, and disseminate best practices with regards to IT  


Questions? Email Peter Mui, pmui at groundworkopensource.com

Hope to see you (multiple times) next week! 

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