678-333-8491 (10a to 10p est)
Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts
c/o Jim Kinney
Emory University School of Medicine
Department of BioMedical Informatics
36 Eagle Row, Suite 588
Atlanta, GA 30322
L3 networking throughout the datacenter
Routing on the host refers to the notion of running a routing daemon on your host to directly advertise reachability from the host into the network fabric. Traditionally, this is done using Layer 2 technologies (VLANs, VXLANs) to segment L2 domains and put hosts in a specific VLAN with the ToR advertising subnet reachability. With software such as Quagga users can free users from the lock in of MLAG, help server load balancing via Anycast, and make VMs and Containers dynamically migratable across Datacenters without changing IP addresses.
Speaker Scott Suehle
Community Manager, Cumulus Networks
Scott Suehle is currently the Community Manager for Cumulus Networks. He is a member of the Fedora Project community. Previously worked in support with Eucalyptus Systems and assisted in testing, systems analyst at Duke University and at Yardi Systems, Scott has taught classes on server configuration and SQL.
July 30 starting around 4pm
Bring something to grill and the family (kids very welcome). I’ll (JimK) be making some sides. Adult beverages with responsibility are certainly welcome. Note the preponderance of “beer snobs” in ALE these days – so that Bud Light you were thinking about bringing will go home with you afterwards.
Note: my house is also inhabited by 4 cats. If you have allergies, you’ve been warned.
Email Jim Kinney off list for the address.
So how about the meeting attendees come with their own 1-2 minute topic of how Linux is used by them to get something done. Maybe the first project you did using Linux that convinced you Linux was a tool that you wanted to know more about.
As Thursday is St. Patrick’s day, we will certainly adjourn to Melton’s for libations. The crowd there may be larger than normal.
Please email Jim or JD off list ASAP if you want to present.
November’s topic will be LVM, Logical Volume Management. What it is, how it works, how to use it and when not to use it will be discussed. Additionally some “gotcha’s” that cause heartburn will be covered as well.
We will meet at 7:30 at the ALE-Central location.
It’s time for another ALE-Central meeting!
Your truly will discuss factors to consider when designing a Linux cluster for various types of needs. Cluster types include: web servers, database replication, file servers, HPC systems, and the most important type, backup servers.
As usual, we will meet at the ALE-Central location at 7:30, talk about stuff for about an hour and a half or so and then relocate to Meltons for post meeting snacks and libations.