[SASAG] heads-up / Jacob Farmer / Thursday

Stuart Kendrick skendric at fhcrc.org
Sun Jul 19 18:55:23 PDT 2009


please forward as widely as you see fit

--sk

James Affeld wrote:
> I can confirm this assessment of Jacob's presentation skills/style - he's great.  
> 
> Stuart - mind if I fwd? 
> 
> --- On Sun, 7/19/09, Stuart Kendrick <skendric at fhcrc.org> wrote:
> 
>> From: Stuart Kendrick <skendric at fhcrc.org>
>> Subject: [SASAG] heads-up / Jacob Farmer / Thursday
>> To: members at lists.sasag.org
>> Date: Sunday, July 19, 2009, 8:42 AM
>> Hi folks,
>>
>> Jacob Farmer will offer selections from his Next Generation
>> Storage seminar this
>> Thursday 10-11:30am, with Q&A + Lunch (provided) from
>> 11:30 - 1:00, somewhere on the Fred Hutchinson Cancer
>> Research Center campus (South East Lake Union), specific
>> location TBD.
>>
>> I'm taking advantage of opportunity here.  Jacob
>> dropped me a note Friday night
>> to say that he would be in town later this week, we
>> negotiated schedule & content Saturday, and I'll reserve
>> a conference room Monday.  This is free training; lunch
>> is on Jacob (likely boxed from Gretchen).
>>
>> Jacob is a frequent speaker at Usenix, SNIA, and
>> Interop.  For those of you who have not yet had the
>> pleasure of spending time with Jacob, I suggest that you are
>> in for a treat.  Listening to Jacob is somewhat like
>> trying to drink from a firehose.  Bright, hyperactive,
>> enthusiastic.  While he is conversant with the theory
>> behind storage and related topics, he also gets dirty with
>> product and can discuss the pros and cons of particular
>> platforms.
>>
>> Lighthouse
>> http://www.lighthouse-partners.com/linux/presentations09/HPL09-Session6.pdf
>>
>> Digital Library Forum
>> http://www.diglib.org/forums/spring2009/presentations/Farmer.pdf
>>
>> Usenix
>> http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa08/training/tutonefile.html#t6
>> http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa08/training/tutonefile.html#t13
>>
>> SNIA
>> http://www.snia.org/images/tutorial_docs/DataProt_Mng/Farmer-Crash_Course_Wide_Area_Replication.pdf
>> http://www.snia.org/education/tutorials/2008/spring/data-management/Farmer-J_Eliminating_%20Backup_System_Bottlenecks.pdf
>>
>> Interop
>> http://www.interop.com/newyork/conference/storage.php#
>>
>> I will be sending a more specific announcement, including
>> location and request
>> for RSVP, Monday evening.
>>
>>
>> --sk
>>
>>
>> BTW:  Jacob will be leaving at 1pm for another
>> appointment but can return at
>> 4:30pm and is then free until 8pm, when he heads to Seatac
>> for a flight home. If you are interested in hosting him in
>> the late afternoon, or would like to join him for dinner
>> and/or drinks, drop me a note.
>>
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