FreeBSD HPC Cluster Presentation in Fremont, California

Matt Olander matt at
Wed Oct 20 13:47:01 PDT 2004


my company is sponsoring a FreeBSD cluster presentation given by Brooks
Davis and some boys from Intel next month in Fremont, CA. details below.


High Performance Computing Blade Cluster Presentation Using FreeBSD

Come join us while Brooks Davis demonstrates a FreeBSD cluster running
on cutting edge Intel Blade hardware. Brooks will show us how to build a
High Performance Cluster on FreeBSD using popular open-source software.
Intel representatives will demonstrate the cool new Intel Blade hardware
and systems management software. A question and answer session will
follow after the presentations.

Rumor has it that Beastie, the FreeBSD mascot, may also make an
appearance with numerous FreeBSD giveaways. OffMyServer will provide
food and beverages and FreeBSD Mall will be on-hand with FreeBSD books
and CDs.

About the Speakers
Brooks Davis - FreeBSD Clustering Expert
Brooks is a FreeBSD committer focusing on networking.  In his day job,
Brooks designed, built, and maintains a 225 node (and growing) computing
cluster using FreeBSD.  His professional interests include high
performance computing, high performance networking, massive storage,
and system administration research.  Brooks graduated from Harvey Mudd
College in 1998 with BS in Computer Science.  He is a member of the IEEE
Computer Society, SAGE, and USENIX.

Bill Elwell - Intel Blade Server Product Marketing
Bill has spent 7 years with Intel performing Product Marketing duties
for workstation motherboards, Itanium Servers and now for Intel's line
of blade servers.  Prior to joining Intel, Bill spent 9 years in Systems
Engineering and Product Marketing rolls for a Zenith Data Systems.  His
first few years after college were spent designing data collection
systems for the FAA and NASA.  Bill graduated from Drexel University in
Philadelphia with a BS in Electrical Engineering.

About the Event
Sponsored by OffMyServer, Intel, and FreeBSD Mall
Hosted at Hurricane Electric in Fremont, California

When: Wednesday, November 17th, 7:00pm
Where: Hurricane Electric, 760 Mission Court, Fremont, CA 94539

Space is limited so please RSVP at
Your email address will only be used to notify you about changes and
notifications regarding this event.

Matt Olander
Chief Technology Officer, OffMyServer Inc.
Public Relations, The FreeBSD Project
(408)943-4100 Phone
(408)943-4101 Fax
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