[svlug-announce] SVLUG Apr. 6th meeting: John Sokol on 'Content Distribution Networks and Broadcast Video
rick at linuxmafia.com
Tue Apr 5 13:07:12 PDT 2011
Wednesday, Apr. 6th, 2011
Content Distribution Networks and Broadcast Video
John Sokol, our speaker, has considerable experience designing and
operating content-distribution networks (CDNs) on free Unixes. He
will talk to us about design and operation issues relating to all
varieties of contents on CDNs, and then more specifically about
issues unique to large-scale streaming of video.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
John is an Internet video pioneer, having developed streaming video
systems for Sun Microsystems in 1990, and the "Livecam" in 1994.
In 1995, he built was was probably the very first CDN. His recent
work involved automating management of a global network of 1300
Linux servers across 20 data centers for Citrix Online's
GoToMeeting, GoToMyPc, and GoToAssist products.
350 Ellis Street (near E. Middlefield Road)
Mountain View, CA 94043
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If you just can't get enough, a smaller group usually goes to a local
restaurant/diner after the meeting. We'll announce the restaurant
selection at the meeting.
We look forward to seeing you there!
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