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Past Meetings

2014
Date/Loc. Topic Speaker Links
March 10
TEKsystems
Squeezing More Out Of Your Storage: Dollars, Efficiency, and Performance Richard Swain
IBM Corp.
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February 10 [cancelled] - -
January 13 [cancelled] - -
2013
Date/Loc. Topic Speaker Links
December 9 [cancelled] - -
November 11 [cancelled] - -
October 14
TEKsystems
MySQL on Linux Michael Coburn
Percona
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September 9
TEKsystems
Modern Web Development With HTML5/CSS3/Javascript: What's the big deal? Jim Duffy
TakeNote Technologies
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August 12 [cancelled] - -
July 8
TEKsystems
Oracle SPARC Overview Brian Ward
Oracle Corp.
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June 10 [cancelled] - -
May 13 [cancelled] - -
April 8
TEKsystems
Oracle Storage Solutions Jonathan Sherman
Oracle Corp.
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March 11
TEKsystems
Installing Servers on a Simulated Network Stephen P. Schaefer
RFMD, Inc.
slides (ODP)
February 11
TEKsystems
TCP/IP - How it Really Works! Nathan Flowers
IBM Corp.
-
January 14
TEKsystems
Wireshark Nathan Flowers
IBM Corp.
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2012
Date/Loc. Topic Speaker Links
December 10 [cancelled] - -
November 12 [cancelled] - -
October 8 [cancelled] - -
September 10 [cancelled] - -
August 13 [cancelled] - -
July 9 [cancelled] - -
June 11 [cancelled] - -
May 14 [cancelled] - -
April 9 [cancelled] - -
March 12 [cancelled] - -
February 13
UNC-TV
Overview of Oracle Solaris 11 Jason Schroeder
Oracle Corp.
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January 9 [cancelled] - -
2011
Date/Loc. Topic Speaker Links
December 12 [cancelled] - -
November 14
UNC-TV
Best Practices and Benefits of Thin Provisioning: Configuring NetApp SAN for Maximum Efficiency Jeremy LeBlanc
NetApp, Inc.
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October 10
UNC-TV
How to Install and Configure Xymon Monitoring Craig Cook
Carquest Corporation
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September 12
UNC-TV
Hands-on guide to prepping sites for VoIP deployment Jaimie Livingston
FeatureTel, LLC
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August 8
UNC-TV
IT Operations, Systems Management, and the New Data Center Maury Cupitt
BlueStripe Software, Inc.
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July 11
UNC-TV
The Citrix Virtual Computing Story Keith Qualter
Citrix Systems, Inc.
-
June 13
UNC-TV
HP BladeSystem - Your Ultimate Converged Infrastructure Scott Scheve & Kevin Shabow
Hewlett-Packard Co.
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May 9
UNC-TV
Cisco UCS: A New Approach to Server Provisioning Bruce Clounie
Cisco Systems, Inc.
slides (PDF)
April 11
UNC-TV
VCE's Vblock Infrastructure Platform John Conway
EMC Corporation
slides (PPT)
March 14
UNC-TV
High-Availability Low-Dollar Load Balancing Simon Karpen
Karpen Internet Systems
slides (PDF)
February 14
UNC-TV
From Nuts to Soup: A look at what's cooking in Oracle Solaris 11 Express Jason Schroeder
Oracle Corporation
slides (PDF)
January 10 [cancelled] - -
2010
Date/Loc. Topic Speaker Links
December 13
Shodor Education Foundation
XIV - Simple, Easy Enterprise Storage Rob Brittain
Dynamix Group
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November 8
Shodor Education Foundation
Strategies for Job Seeking Craig Cook
Carquest Corporation
slides (ODP)
October 11
Shodor Education Foundation
Monitoring Aaron Joyner
Google Inc.
slides (PDF)
September 13
UNC-TV
Penetration Testing for System Administrators Ryan Linn
SAS Institute Inc.
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August 9
UNC-TV
What's New in Mid Tier Storage? Mike Wooten
EMC Corporation
slides (PDF), link (PDF)
July 12
UNC-TV
Intermediate Puppet Mike Seda
Seda Systems, Inc.
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June 14
UNC-TV
Using VMware in Support of an On-Demand Global Computing Cloud Environment Douglas Donofrio
SAS Institute Inc.
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May 10
UNC-TV
Puppetize It! Mike Seda
Seda Systems, Inc.
slides
April 12
UNC-TV
Blade Technology Sander Kim
IBM Corporation
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March 8 [cancelled] - -
February 8
UNC-TV
Implementing Backup Media Encryption Using Symantec NetBackup Software with IBM LTO-4 Tape Drives Len Boyle
SAS Institute Inc.
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January 11 [cancelled] - -
2009
Date/Loc. Topic Speaker Links
December 14
Shodor Education Foundation
The Value of Virtualization David McCarty
Hitachi Data Systems
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November 9
UNC-TV
Cloud Computing Stephen P. Schaefer and Liyun Yu -
October 12
UNC-TV
What's Hot in System Administration? panel discussion -
September 14
UNC-TV
Use Cases for Data De-Duplication and Backup Eric Melvin
EMC Corporation
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August 10 [cancelled] - -
July 13
UNC-TV
SUNFREEWARE.COM: Past, Present, and Future Steven M. Christensen, Ph.D.
Sunfreeware.com
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June 8
UNC-TV
Sun Solaris / OpenSolaris Roapmap and Conjugation with Oracle Mike Watkins
Sun Microsystems, Inc.
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May 11
UNC-TV
Deterministic System Administration (LiveStream from LISA2008) Andrew Hume
AT&T Labs-Research
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April 13
UNC-TV
Using Microsoft Active Diretory for Unix Authentication: LDAP and Kerberos Challenges Overcome Stephen Schaefer
RFMD, Inc.
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March 9
UNC-TV
Reconceptualizing Security (LiveStream from LISA2008) Bruce Schneier
BT
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February 9
UNC-TV
Virtualization (LiveStream from LISA2008) (various)
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January 12
UNC-TV
How to Proceed When 1000 Call Agents Tell You, "My Computer Is Slow": Creating a User Experience Monitoring System (LiveStream from LISA2008) Tobias Oetiker
OETIKER+PARTNER AG
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2008
Date/Loc. Topic Speaker Links
December 8
UNC-TV
A Month Later - What I Learned from LISA 2008 Liyun Yu
Dept. of Radiation Oncology, UNC
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November 10
UNC-TV
Achieving Virtualization Nirvana Citrix Systems -
October 13
UNC-TV
Apple IT Strategies Francis Shepherd
Apple Inc.
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September 8 [cancelled] - -
August 11 [cancelled] - -
July 14
UNC GEC Auditorium
Deploying DNS Security Extension (DNSSEC) in Six Minutes Alan Clegg
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.
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June 9
Shodor Education Foundation
High Availability Storage for Low Dollars Simon Karpen
The Shodor Education Foundation, Inc.
slides (ODP), slides (PPT), slides (PDF)
May 19
UNC-TV
PCI Protection Jeff Mercer
USPS
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April 28
UNC-TV
System Admin Survival Series: Crossfire: Outsourcing NC*SA members and guests -
March 10 [cancelled] - -
February 11
UNC-TV
Avamar & Data De-Duplication Backup Technology Robert Bradish and Eric Melvin
EMC Corporation
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January 16
UNC-TV
Amazon Web Services Mike Culver
Amazon
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2007
Date/Loc. Topic Speaker Links
December 10
MCNC
If Kubler-Ross Were Handling Vulnerabilities James N. Duncan
BB&T
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November 12 [cancelled] - -
October 8 [cancelled] - -
September 10
MCNC
Lenovo Overview George Reichert, Mary Peuler, George Dolicker
Lenovo
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August 13
MCNC
Secure Data with LTO-4 Tapes Harlen Greene
IBM
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July 9
MCNC
IBM and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA): The Bigger Picture Ed Ungemach
IBM
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June 11
MCNC
Privilege Messaging: An Authorization Framework over Email Infrastructure Brent ByungHoon Kang
UNCC
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May 14
UNC GEC Auditorium
Site Reliability At Google Tom Limoncelli
Google, Inc.
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April 9
MCNC
iSCSI Protocol Analysis and Tools Neeraj Kuppam
Network Appliance, Inc.
slides (PPT)
March 12
MCNC
HIPAA and System Administration Dennis Schmidt
OIS, UNC Medical School
slides (PPT)
February 12
MCNC
Introduction to Leo Stephen Schaefer
RFMD, Inc.
-
January 8
MCNC
Steering Committee Meeting and Open Forum - -
2006
Date/Loc. Topic Speaker Links
December 11
Satisfaction Restaurant (Durham)
Server Hardening for Real Sysadmins Jeff Mercer
Northrup Grumman
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November 13
MCNC
Secure Storage with Decru John Lavelle
Network Appliance
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October 9
MCNC
The Iceberg - Used vs. Retained Data John Sapone and Greg Horsley
Data Domain
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September 11
MCNC
The Marriage of Virtual Systems with Virtual Storage - VMware Infrastructure 3 and EqualLogic iSCSI PeerStorage Eric Hardcastle
VMware
Chris Mojica
EqualLogic
EqualLogic slides (PPT)
August 14
Tyler's Taproom (Durham)
social gathering everyone -
July 10
MCNC
Blade Technology and the IBM BladeCenter Scott Tease and Steven Hunter
IBM
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June 12
MCNC
System Administration, Professionalism, and the State of the Profession David Parter
Univ. of Wisconsin and LOPSA
Sysadmin Top 10 List: slides (PDF)
May 8
MCNC
SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 Server and Desktop Gregory J. Pryzby
Novell, Inc.
slides-1 (PDF)
slides-2 (PDF)
April 10
MCNC
Trusted Network Connect - An Architecture for Endpoint Integrity Lisa Lorenzin
Juniper Networks
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March 13 [cancelled] - -
February 13
MCNC
A Model for Comprehensive Protection of Sensitive Stored Mike Fleck
Vormetric, Inc.
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January 9
MCNC
Embedded Linux Tom Billman
Giant Shoulder Inc.
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2005
Date/Loc. Topic Speaker Links
December 12
Tyler's Taproom (Durham)
holiday social gathering everyone -
November 14
MCNC
Solaris 10 Service Management Facility Steve Jones
Strategic Technologies, Inc.
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October 10
RTI Intl.
Radware for Continuous Business Operation Iztok Umek
Radware
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September 12
RTI Intl.
Tools for Coding in the Dark Brad Oaks
McClatchy Interactive
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August 8
RTI Intl.
Fundamental Elements of IT - What Folks Really Need to Know Jim Ray
Neuse River Network, Inc.
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July 11 [cancelled] - -
June 13
MCNC
Bluetooth Wireless Technology Jamel Lynch
IBM Strategic Consulting
slides (PDF)
May 9
RTI Intl.
Spam Prevention Using Maia Mailguard Tanner Lovelace
Oculan
-
April 11
RTI Intl.
Packet mangling with iptables and netfilter Lisa Lorenzin
Juniper Networks
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March 14
RTI Intl.
NFSv4 John Scott
Network Appliance
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February 14 [cancelled] - -
January 10
RTI Intl.
IPSec-based and SSL-based VPNs Lisa Lorenzin
Juniper Networks
-
2004
Date/Loc. Topic Speaker Links
December 13
RTI Intl.
DNS Aaron Joyner
Intrex.Net
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November 8
RTI Intl.
Voice Over IP Jon Carnes and Paul Levering
FeatureTel, LLC
slides
October 11
RTI Intl.
Crossing the Bridge Before You Come To It - Securing Your Infrastructure Tim Crofton
NEC Unified Solutions, Inc.
-
September 13
Redhat, Inc.
Where the Heck is My Flying Car? Tom Limoncelli slides (PDF)
August 9
RTI Intl.
IronPort - Email Infrastructure Products and Services John Nguyen
Ironport Systems
-
July 12
RTI Intl.
Outsourcing in the Information Technology Industry Joe Mack
Lockheed Martin Corporation
presentation
June 14
RTI Intl.
An overview of IBM's Linux Technology Center Frank Novak
IBM Corporation
-
May 10
RTI Intl.
Fedora vs. RHEL Jeremy Hogan
Red Hat, Inc.
-
April 12
RTI Intl.
Novell Linux Dean Edwards
Novell, Inc.
-
March 8
RTI Intl.
Intrusion Prevention Lisa Lorenzin
Netscreen Technologies
-
February 9
RTI Intl.
Uninterruptible Power Supply Devices Stephen Schinkel
Faulkner/Haynes & Associates, Inc.
-
January 12
RTI Intl.
Linux 2.6 Kernel Hunter Matthews
Duke Univ. BioScience
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2003
Date/Loc. Topic Speaker Links
December 8
RTI Intl.
Automating System Administration Stephen Schaefer
RF Micro Devices
-
November 10
RTI Intl.
Wireless Security and WarDriving Alan Clegg
HCS Systems, Inc.
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October 13
RTI Intl.
NC*SA Tenth Anniversary social gathering - -
September 8
RTI Intl.
Internet2 and NSF Middleware Michael Gettes
Duke Univ. Office of Information Technology
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August 11
RTI Intl.
How to Build a Linux Email Server Jason Tower
Cerient Technologies
-
July 14
RTI Intl.
How IPSec and VPNs Work (and Don't) Lisa Lorenzin
Netscreen Technologies
-
June 9
RTI Intl.
iSCSI and SAN Technology Toby Creek
Network Appliance, Inc.
-
May 12
RTI Intl.
Value of Ongoing Security Assessments Bill Gavin
Secure Logic, LLC
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April 14
RTI Intl.
HP and Compaq: HP-UX After the Honeymoon Greg Fountaine
Hewlett-Packard Corporation
-
March 10
RTI Intl.
Solaris Resource Management - Today and Tomorrow Phil Kinslow
Sun Microsystems, Inc.
-
February 5
NC School of Science and Math
Freedom, Power, and Software: What the Internet teaches us about ethics and politics Eric S. Raymond
Open Source Initiative
-
January 13
RTI Intl.
Electrical Grounding and Power Curtis Leary
Grounding Solution Services Inc.
-
2002
Date/Loc. Topic Speaker Links
December 9 [cancelled due to weather] - -
November 11
RTI Intl.
GPG keysigning and elections - -
October 14
RTI Intl.
Securing Solaris Michael Garvin -
September 9
RTI Intl.
Bare Metal Restore Gray Clark -
August 12
RTI Intl.
GPG Encryption Tanner Lovelace -
July 8
RTI Intl.
802.11b Wireless Security with Cisco LEAP Lisa Lorenzin -
June 10
RTI Intl.
Compare/Contrast Solaris Jumpstart/JASS and Red Hat Kickstart Stephen Schaefer -
May 13
RTI Intl.
Building Content Management Systems with Zope Jim Fulton -
April 8
RTI Intl.
Computer Crime, Network Security, and Infrastructure Protection SA Tom McGrath -
March 11 [cancelled] - -
February 11
RTI Intl.
Linux for the Masses: It's Finally Here Robin Miller -
January 14 [cancelled] - -
2001
Date/Loc. Topic Speaker Links
December 10
RTI Intl.
Embedded Linux Marc Curry -
November 12
NC School of Science and Math
The Fate of Free Software: Why the Battle is Now, What They'll Do, How We'll Win Dr. Eben Moglen -
October 8
RTI Intl.
Tech Tracker application James Oden -
September 10
RTI Intl.
contributed war stories of sysadmin experiences attendees -
August 13
RTI Intl.
Gromit, an automated Unix configuration tool Hunter Matthews -
July 9
RTI Intl.
Gnucash and double entry accounting Joe Mack -
June 11 [cancelled] - -
May 14
RTI Intl.
Continuous Availability In The Network Storage Arena Stacy Jackson and George Hogshead -
April 9
RTI Intl.
How Stuff Works, and related topics Marshall Brain -
March 12
RTI Intl.
SGML and DocBook Mark Johnson -
February 12
RTI Intl.
EMC CLARiiON IP4700 Network-Attached Storage Systems Tim J. Hicks -
January 8 [cancelled] - -
2000
Date/Loc. Topic Speaker Links
December 11 [S.C. meeting] - -
November 13
RTI Intl.
CVS for System Administrators Kevin Sonney -
October 9
RTI Intl.
IBM Special Events Web Hosting Herbie Pearthree -
September 11
RTI Intl.
Storage Networking using NAS and SAN Kevin Dawson -
August 14
RTI Intl.
Backups Andrew Feldman -
July 10
RTI Intl.
Global Desktop Environment Andrew Schretter -
June 12 [cancelled due to hardware failure] - -
May 8
RTI Intl.
VERITAS Cluster Server Bill May -
April 10
RTI Intl.
Network and Systems Management - An Open Source Revolution in Enterprise Management Steve Giles -
March 13 [cancelled] - -
February 21
RTI Intl.
Using LDAP (OpenLDAP in particular) as a Network Information System for UNIX Hosts as a Replacement for NIS/NIS+/files Hunter Matthews -
January 10
RTI Intl.
LDAP and Perl - they do like each other Stephen Schaefer -
1999
Date/Loc. Topic Speaker Links
December 13 [cancelled] - -
November 8
RTI Intl.
SGI's XFS File System Pam Coffey -
October 25
RTI Intl.
Computer Crime and Security Philip R. Reitinger -
September 13
RTI Intl.
NAS & SAN, and the Auspex NS2000 Data Server Albert J. Valletta -
August 10
RTI Intl.
Year 2000 Discussion Dawna Clephas -
July 12 [cancelled] - -
June 14
RTI Intl.
Linux Virtual Server Project Joe Mack -
May 10
RTI Intl.
Panel discussion: Security Is a Real Profession Randall W. Bennett, Chris H arper, and Leonard Hight -
April 12
RTI Intl.
Using Multicast Traffic Effectively in Your Network Bob Levy -
March 8 [cancelled] - -
February 8
RTI Intl.
Privacy on the Web Paul Jones -
January 11
RTI Intl.
The NC Networking Initiative: What It Is, Where We're Going John C. Collins -
1998
Date/Loc. Topic Speaker Links
December 14
RTI Intl.
The Name Game: Domain Name Administration as Internet Governance Lisa Lorenzin -
November 9
RTI Intl.
SAN: Networking for Storage RB Hooks III -
October 12 ? ? -
September 14 ? ? -
August 10 ? ? -
July 13 ? ? -
June 8 ? ? -
May 11
RTI Intl.
Linux: From the SysAdmin Perspective Ernest Bowman-Cisneros -
April 13
RTI Intl.
SNMP and Network Management Taurus Balog -
March 9
RTI Intl.
Scaleable Web Servers Bill LeFebvre -
February 9
RTI Intl.
Students with Access to Technology: The Duke University SWAT Team Philip Vergis, Kevin Cheung, and Bill Chen -
January 12
RTI Intl.
open discussion - -
1997
Date/Loc. Topic Speaker Links
December 8 ? ? -
November 10
RTI Intl.
Enterprise Storage Management Derek Gamradt -
October 13
RTI Intl.
DNS: A Practical Perspective Gordon Galligher -
September 8
RTI Intl.
GE vs ATM vs FDDI: Gigabit Ethernet vs Asysnchronous Transfer Mode vs Fiber Distributed Data Interface Dan Berglund -
August 11
RTI Intl.
Jaguar Component Transaction Server for Sybase. Don Crenshaw and Mike Bleistein -
July 14
RTI Intl.
Single Protocol Networks Using TCP/IP David Jordan -
June 9 ? ? -
May 12
RTI Intl.
The Past, Present, and Future of FreeBSD Jonathan Bresler -
April 14
RTI Intl.
? Alan Clegg and John Rittelmeyer -
March 10
RTI Intl.
HAHTsite presentation Jim Hebert -
February 10
RTI Intl.
UNIX-NT integration focusing on SAMBA John Denis -
January 13
RTI Intl.
WebNFS Rex Walters -
1996
Date/Loc. Topic Speaker Links
December 9
RTI Intl.
DHCP Steve Winters -
November 11 ? ? -
October 14 ? ? -
September 9 ? ? -
August 12 ? ? -
July 8
RTI Intl.
Ask the Guru - -
June 10 ? ? -
May 13 ? ? -
April 15
RTI Intl.
Storage Management & High Availability Systems Juan Orlandini -
March 22
RTI Intl.
ISDN: Increasing Bandwidth for Today's "tele-client" Tom Snyder -
March 11
RTI Intl.
Panel Discussion: Using the System to Locate Talent and Market Your Skills Stan Briggs (moderator) -
February 12
RTI Intl.
Contemporary Questions in Networks & Storage Dr. Bruce Nelson -
January 8 ? ? -
1995
Date/Loc. Topic Speaker Links
December 11
SAS
Java - What is it and how we will use it? Maureen Chew -
November 13
SAS
Fibre Channel vs UltraSCSI Benjamin Monderer -
October 9
Strategic Technologies
Legato's Networker backup and data management product Don Campell -
September 11
RTI Intl.
Tracking Hardware Configurations in a Heterogeneous Network Using syslogd Rex Walters -
August 14 ? ? -
July 10 ? ? -
June 12
RTI Intl.
History of Unix Connectivity Tom Truscott -
May 8
MCNC
Pong: A Flexible Network Services Monitoring System Helen Harrison -
April 10
Glaxo
The Computer Crime Initiative: The Justice Department's Response to the Growing Threat Posed by Computer Criminals Scott Charney -
March 13
MCNC
Disaster Recovery in a Client-Server Environment Jim Murphy -
February 13 ? ? -
January 9 ? ? -
1994
Date/Loc. Topic Speaker Links
December 12
The Ginger Inn
1st Annual NC*SA Holiday Party Buffet - -
November 14
Strategic Technologies
Security Firewalls, elections held Chris Swanson -
October 10
RTI
Advanced Internet Paul Jones -
September 12
RTI
AFS and DFS Audrey Dunning -
August 8
Becton Dickinson Research Center
Fast NSF File Servers John Costa, Dave Hitz, Brian Wilson -
July 11
Strategic Technologies
CDE/COSE Mike McMullen -
June 13
UNC
Introductory Internet Stan Briggs, Scott Huler, Grant Parsons -
May 9
UNC
ATM Networks Clark Abrams -
April 11 ? ? -
March 14 ? ? -
February 14 ? ? -
January 10 ? ? -

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