[Seattle-SAGE] Next meeting is TONIGHT @ 7PM

Scott McDermott scottm at octaldream.com
Thu Jan 12 06:00:01 PST 2006

The next Seattle SAGE meeting is Thursday, January 12, 2006 at 7pm.

There will be party food sponsored by Silicon Mechanics.  Check them out
at http://www.siliconmechanics.com/

There will also be several CACert assurers present.

The meeting will be at the Electrical Engineering building on the University
of Washington Campus, aka EE1. Directions are linked to the EE Department's
web site below. Parking is $4 after 4pm.

  Next meeting: Thursday January 12, 2006 at 7:00 PM
         Topic: Benchmarking Parallel Systems
       Speaker: Joanna Gaski <jgaski at hydro.washington.edu>
      Location: Department of Electrical Engineering (EE1 Building)
                University of Washington
                Seattle, WA
    Directions: http://www.ee.washington.edu/directions.html
      Web Site: http://www.seattle-sage.org/

Joanna will discuss the goals of benchmarking, summarize the types of
benchmarking tools available for parallel systems, cover in more depth
the NAS Parallel Benchmarks, and give examples of their use on two
Linux cluster systems.

Speaker Bio:

Joanna is currently the sysadmin for a small research group at the UW,
modeling land surface water behaviour. She has been a primarily UNIX
admin for ten years, and worked with multi-CPU clusters for the past
five. She holds an MSCS and BS Mathematics.


This is FREE and open to the public and a wonderful opportunity.

The Seattle SAGE Group (SSG) is a local group for systems & network
administrators in the Seattle and Pacific northwest areas (North
Western Washington). We are a local chapter of SAGE, but SAGE / USENIX
membership is not a requirement.  We sponsor a regular monthly meeting
open to the public on the second Thursday if each month at 7 p.m.

Check out our Web site for more information:

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