[svlug-announce] SVLUG Oct 7th meeting: Nolan Leake on Cumulus Linux: Linux for Network Switches
tim at tetro.net
Tue Oct 6 09:21:45 PDT 2015
Wednesday, October 7th, 2015
Cumulus Linux: Linux for Network Switches
Wouldn't it be cool to have the entire software universe available for
Linux servers available on your networking devices? Wouldn't it be
cool to reuse your knowledge, scripts, automation tools from your
servers on your switches? Cumulus Linux is a Debian-derived Linux
distribution that runs on a wide variety of 1G, 10G, 40G, and soon
Nolan will talk about why the Cumulus Linux team built it, how it
works, and what advantages there are to managing your switches like
This meeting will be co-sponsored by the Silicon Valley Linux
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
A Linux user (and occasional kernel contributor) since 1995, Nolan
Leake co-founded Cumulus Networks (http://cumulusnetworks.com/) to
replace proprietary network appliances with open Linux systems. Nolan
loves systems software, hardware, and high-power rocketry.
350 Ellis Street (near E. Middlefield Road)
Mountain View, CA 94043
Directions on how to get there are listed at:
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webmaster at svlug.org
If you just can't get enough, a smaller group usually goes to a local
restaurant/diner after the meeting: Frankie, Johnnie & Luigi, Too,
939 West El Camino Real between Shoreline and Castro, Mountain View.
We look forward to seeing you there!
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