CentOS Dojo Santa Clara schedule

Monday 31st March 2014

  • Welcome and Housekeeping

    by Karsten Wade

    Introduction to the Dojo, information on how the sessions will run, info on breaks, etc.

    At 10:00am to 10:10am, Monday 31st March

  • The New CentOS Project

    by Karsten Wade

    A new board members perspective on where the CentOS project is today and the road ahead.

    At 10:10am to 10:50am, Monday 31st March

  • Break and Intros

    Attendee introductions and networking.

    At 10:50am to 11:10am, Monday 31st March

  • Systems Automation and Metrics at Pinterest

    by Jeremy Carroll

    At Pinterest metrics instrumentation and presentation has been an increasingly vital as our systems scale. In this talk we will cover the challenges of running a high volume metrics collection system using Open Source tools. Detailed information about how the system scaled over time and the current challenges of piecing together performance data in a distributed system.

    At 11:10am to 12:00pm, Monday 31st March

  • Lunch

    Lunch provided as part of the program - good chance to catch up with speakers and other attendees and enjoy the "hallway track."

    At 12:00pm to 1:15pm, Monday 31st March

  • Software Collections on CentOS

    by Joe Brockmeier

    The power to build, install and use multiple versions of software on the same system, without affecting system-wide installed packages. Welcome to software collections. In this talk Joe will cover some of the background on software collections, how to implement them and highlight some of the scl's being shipped today in CentOS Linux.

    At 1:15pm to 1:50pm, Monday 31st March

  • Two Years in Your Future

    by joe miller

    Systemd is the new kid on the block, everyone is talking about it, everyone is thinking about it, everyone is planning for it. Having run it in production for over 2 years now, I will cover some of the caveats, challenges and wins from systemd and how everyone can get ready for it in the upcoming CentOS-7. I will also touch upon journald and how it might impact existing setups.

    At 2:00pm to 2:50pm, Monday 31st March

  • Running MySQL on CentOS Linux

    by Peter Zaitsev

    Linux is by far the most common platform to run MySQL, and there is a lot of accumulated knowledge about which way is best to run MySQL. In this presentation we will go into a number of topics including: Choosing Hardware, Cloud and Virtualization, Choosing Linux Distribution, Choosing Filesystem and Storage Configuration, Linux Kernel Configuration, MySQL Configuration, Setting up Monitoring and Trending.

    At 3:00pm to 3:50pm, Monday 31st March

  • Break

    Take some time and get to know the rest of the attendees!

    At 3:50pm to 4:10pm, Monday 31st March

  • Notes on MariaDB 10

    by Michael Widenius

    MariaDB is coming along in great strides, and is now included by default in the EL7 Beta cycle. In this talk Monty will cover some of the major performance wins in the new MariaDB10 release's parallel replication, group commits etc on CentOS; He will also cover some of the reasons why MariaDB should be on the list of db's every sysadmin should include on their db consideration lists.

    At 4:10pm to 5:00pm, Monday 31st March

  • Happy Tools

    by Jordan Sissel

    Happy tools! This talk will introduce three different operations-friendly tools to help make you happier. The first tool is fpm, which brings happiness to software packaging. The second tool is pleaserun, which makes running software less painful. The last tool is logstash, which helps make log management and search more awesome.

    All these are open source and built to help you get work done faster and easier so you can stay a happy, cheerful person.

    At 5:10pm to 6:00pm, Monday 31st March