Next Meeting: February 21st, 2008 at 7pm

Date: February 21st, 2008
Time: 7pm
Place: EE1 Building (Electrical Engineering)
Room 403
University of Washington Campus
Directions: http://www.ee.washington.edu/contact.html
Subject: Scaling Nagios to monitor large heterogeneous enviroments
Presenters: Dr. Dave Blunt

The open source Nagios project has been in wide use for a number of years for monitoring of IT infrastructure. Learn how Nagios can be coupled with other open source tools for monitoring of large environments which contain a mix of operating systems and device types. A key aim of this talk is to prompt discussion of monitoring problems you face today and provide possible solutions using open source tools.

Dave Blunt currently manages Professional Services for GroundWork Open Source, Inc. and has previously held roles as system administrator, systems architect, manager of internal and production IT organizations, and IT consultant.

Next Meeting: January 10, 2008

Date: January 10, 2008
Time: 7pm
Place: EE1 Building (Electrical Engineering)
Room 403
University of Washington Campus
Directions: http://www.ee.washington.edu/contact.html
Subject: Lessons learned on implementing a large scale NAS
Presenters: Ski Kacoroski

Northshore School District just finished initial implementation of a multi-protocol NAS solution for all file system services. This talk will discuss the system selection criteria/results, test criteria/results, technical details on the winning system, and Northshore’s implementation experience.

Seattle based special interest group for system and network administrators