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ALE Central Mtg. for May 11, 2006

Filed at 4:29 pm May 8, 2006 under by Ruscetta

The feature presentation for ALE’s
May 11, 2006 Central Meeting will be

“An Introduction to the Xen of Virtualization”

with Andrew Cathrow,
Red Hat Solutions Architect

The presentation will be a brief introduction to virtualization,
from business drivers through to the technical implementation.
Various virtualization technologies will be covered, such as
VMware, Bochs and QEMU, but the concentration will be on
the newer open source project, Xen, a Paravirtualizing
Hypervisor. We’ll discuss the technical implementation details
of Xen with features and benefits comparisons to traditional
approaches. The finish will be a demo with shameless plugs for
Fedora and Red Hat.

About the presenter:
Andrew Cathrow is a Solutions Architect for Red Hat working
out of Atlanta. He has been working with Linux for 9 years,
RHCE certified for 7 years. Born and bred in the UK, he moved to
the US around 5 years ago – which, he suggests, might explain his

— 2006.05.18 —
Slides from the Xen presentation (pdf)
are now availble at:


Meeting time is 7:30pm to ~9:30pm
Directions to Emory Law School are at the
Central Meeting link on the side bar.

ALE-NE May Meeting – May 4, 2006 7:30PM

Filed at 6:21 pm May 4, 2006 under by Michael Still

Yes Folks! There is a meeting. I know it will happen, I just didn’t get final word on what the topic is. I believe one of our longtime ALE members will talk about something interesting.