[balug-admin] Announcement is out(?), etc.

Michael Paoli Michael.Paoli@cal.berkeley.edu
Sat Jul 15 12:25:35 PDT 2006

Okay, announcement is out ... er, uhm, ... any second now?
Okay, I sent it, ... still haven't seen it come through quite yet (or
get stuck in the queue for moderation).  Anyway, hopefully it comes
through *real soon now* ... I also include a copy further below.

Also, I tweaked a few things on the main web page that caught
my eye and/or that of my spell checker:
s/August 18/August 15/

Quoting Michael Paoli:

> Anyone want to add anything to announcement to go out *real soon now*?
> Unless someone beats me to it I'll send out announcement regarding
> Tuesday's meeting and also mention of next month's meeting.
> Anything else we should add?
> I'll probably get it out within the next two hours.

And copy of what I sent to the announce list (should show up *any time now*!):

Message-ID: <1152989309.44b9387d2c4a9@webmail.rawbw.com>
Date: Sat, 15 Jul 2006 11:48:29 -0700
From: Michael Paoli <Michael.Paoli@cal.berkeley.edu>
To: balug-announce@lists.balug.org
Subject: BALUG 2006-07-18: Mark Ferlatte of Linden Lab on Second Life, etc.

BALUG 2006-07-18: Mark Ferlatte of Linden Lab on Second Life, etc.


For our July 18th, 2006 BALUG meeting, we have:
Mark Ferlatte of Linden Lab will talk to BALUG about the technology
beneath Second Life and present techniques for managing large
quantities of servers with only a few support staff. (Second Life is
a 3-D virtual world entirely built and owned by its residents,
population 200,000!) http://www.secondlife.com/


Next month, for our August 15th, 2006 BALUG meeting, we have:
Splunk, a company that claims to take the SH out of IT: TOPIC:
Splunk: Illuminating the issues in your Data Center. SPEAKER: Patrick
McGovern BACKGROUND: Splunk, based in San Francisco, makes a
web-based AJAX-enhanced search engine that allows system
administrators and programmers to search all their incoming log files
in real time (any type of log files: Sendmail, Cisco, MySQL, syslog,
etc.) with a browser. It's a powerful tool to allow people to 'see'
inside their systems as they are running. ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Patrick
is the Chief Community Splunker at Splunk, Inc. Prior to joining
Splunk, Patrick McGovern managed SourceForge.net for five years for
VA Software / OSTG.


Meeting time, location, etc. (also on the BALUG web site):
2006-07-18* 7:00 P.M. US/Pacific
$11.00 fee for dinner
Four Seas Restaurant
731 Grant Ave., 3rd Floor Banquet Facility: "The China Room"**
San Francisco, CA 94108-2113
Feel free to join us as early as 6:30 P.M. at the bar for social chat,
etc. before the main meeting.
*Almost always the third Tuesday of each month, 7:00 P.M. local time
**Sometimes we eat and/or meet in the main dining facilities on the 2nd
floor, just ask where the BALUG meeting is when you arrive and you'll be
pointed to the appropriate place.


More information about the BALUG-Admin mailing list