[Linux-aus] Second AUUG 2005 conference update - Bryan Cantrill

Gordon Hubbard gordon at customtech.com.au
Fri Oct 7 09:27:03 UTC 2005

FYI ....



This is the second in a series of previews of AUUG 2005 - The Conference 
for Unix, Linux and Open Source Professionals.

This week we are highlighting guest speaker Bryan Cantrill.

Bryan is a Senior Staff Engineer in the Solaris Kernel Development Group 
at Sun Microsystems. His interests include dynamic software 
instrumentation, postmortem diagnosability, real-time kernel 
implementation and microprocessor architecture.

Over his career Bryan has done work in many kernel subsystems. Most 
recently, he was part of the team that designed and implemented DTrace, 
a facility for systemic dynamic instrumentation of Solaris The DTrace 
team won the Sun 2004 Chairman's Award for Innovation, the InfoWorld 
2005 Innovators Award, and the high praise of SysAdmin magazine, which 
hailed DTrace as a brilliant piece of work.

Bryan will be presenting a plenary session on OpenSolaris and DTrace.

He will also be presenting a half-day tutorial on Solaris 10 Dynamic 
tracing (DTrace) and Containers (which allow you to virtualise your 
Solaris OS)

For more details on AUUG 2005 visit http://www.auug.org.au

Please note that the conference will have a wireless and wired network 
available for attendees.

I look forward to seeing you at AUUG 2005!

Steve Landers, Vice President
AUUG - The Organisation for Unix, Linux and Open Source Professionals
Ph: +61 2 8824 9511;  Fax: +61 2 8824 9522; 
mailto:steve.landers at auug.org.au

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