Ottawa Linux Symposium Issues CFP For Mini Summit on Virtualization

The Ottawa Linux Symposium today announced its Mini Summits that will be taking place on the Tuesday before the actual Symposium. One of these summits is the “Virtualization Technology & Management” Mini Summit which has just issued a Call for Presentations.

There will be two types of presentations

  • Full Presentations: These presentations will consume an entire 40 minute time slot. It is suggested that the presentation be planned for 25-30 minutes which will allow for a 10-15 minute period of dicussions with the audience.
  • Lightning talks: These talks will be scheduled for 5 minutes.
  • And the suggested topics are :

    Virtualization Technology: Review and/or provide deep insight into the fundamentals of specific virtualization technologies. Exploration of project development opportunities. Discussion of ideas to improve the technologies.

    Layered Tools and New Opportunities: How can virtualized environments be made manageable? What’s worked and not worked in the past? What new ideas are cropping up?

    Virtualization Deployment Experiences: What’s the “Good, the Bad and the Ugly”? What has gone right? What has gone wrong? What are end users’ thoughts about the whole experience? Are folks meeting goals and saving money overall? What are the unexpected benefits?

    Meet us there!

    About the author

    Kris Buytaert is a long time Linux and Open Source Consultant active in Belgium , Europe and the rest of the universe. He is currently working for Inuits Kris is the Co-Author of Virtualization with Xen ,used to be the maintainer of the openMosix HOWTO and author of different technical publications. He is frequently speaking at, or organizing different international conferences He spends most of his time working on Linux Clustering (both High Availability, Scalability and HPC), Virtualisation and Large Infrastructure Management projects hence trying to build infrastructures that can survive the 10th floor test, better known today as the cloud while actively promoting the devops idea ! His blog titled "Everything is a Freaking DNS Problem" can be found at

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