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Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2008 16:20:28 +0000
Subject: [UKUUG-Announce] UKUUG - Spring 2008 Tutorial & Conference
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UKUUG is pleased to announce full details about the forthcoming Spring
Conference & Tutorials.
The event will take place on 31st March, 1st & 2nd April in Birmingham.
3 parallel tutorials will be held on Monday 31st March.
T1. An Introduction to Python,
Tutor: John Pinner (Clockwork Software Systems)
Abstract: For people who may have some programming knowledge
in other languages and want to fast track into Python.
You will get to know the Python interpreter and look
at Python's introspective features, moving onto data
types, sequences and dictionaries and finally functions
T2. A Perl Teach in,
Tutor: Dave Cross (Magnum Solutions)
Abstract: This tutorial covers some of the more advanced Perl
topics that may be missing from your Perl programming
knowledge. Topics include: CPAN tools, templating,
ORM, testing, benchmarking and object oriented Perl.
T3. Building the Network You Need with PF,
Tutor: Peter N. M. Hansteen
Abstract: This tutorial focuses on building the high performance,
low maintenance network you need. We shall explore the
whys and hows and cover all bases from the basic one
machine configuration and basic local area networks,
all the way up to configurations with traffic shaping
and load balancing with "self healing" networks and
countermeasures against common problems such as DoS
attempts and spamming. A basic understanding of TCP/IP
and some Unix knowledge is assumed.
A two day conference (with parallel streams) will take place on
Tuesday 1st & Wednesday 2nd April.
All Conference delegates receive a free place at the Conference
Dinner (Tues 1st April).
In addition the UKUUG is hosting the UK's first PostgreSQL User
Conference on Wednesday 2nd April at the same venue.
All the information, including abstracts, bios, and an online
booking form can be found at:
Take a look now....
Early bird booking rates are currently available....
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