LISA Conference Early Bird extended (and how Game Theory applies)

Date October 16, 2013

LISA is extending the Early Bird discount for a week. It's now lasting until October 22nd, and for the first time in my memory, the hotel block room rate is also being extended. So, it strikes me that a lot of people don't have any transparency into pricing on conferences or why things like "Early […]

Interview with me up on the USENIX Blog!

Date October 8, 2013

Once more into the breach... I'm doing the USENIX Blog thing again this year at LISA, and my fellow Blog Team member Ben Cotton decided to interview me! How fun. You can read it on the USENIX Blog. Make sure to talk to your boss about coming to LISA this year, because you don't want […]

Possible Nagios Conference in Baltimore

Date April 10, 2009

The LinkedIn Nagios Users Group posted a link to a survey to gauge interest in Nagios conference in Baltimore, MD timed to coincide with LISA, the misnamed Large Installation Systems Administration conference. If you're considering going to LISA (and you should at least consider it) and you'd like to attend a Nagios Conference at the […]

Sources of wisdom and experience

Date August 8, 2008

If you're a sysadmin (and given the fact that you're reading this, you're at least interested), you may be familiar with SAGE, which I've mentioned before. Every year, SAGE and USENIX put on a convention called LISA, the Large Installation Systems Administration conference. Each year, there are plenty of speakers and programs covering topics of […]