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CentOS Dojo at Antwerp, 8th Apr 2013

A one day sysadmin centric learning and sharing experience

The CentOS Dojo's are a one day event, organised around the world, that bring together people from the CentOS Communities to talk about systems administration, best practises in linux centric activities and emerging technologies of note. The emphasis is to find local speakers and tutors to come together and talk about things that they care about most, and to share stories from their experiences working with CentOS in various scenarios.

Venue Sponsors http://www.donboscowilrijk.be/site/


In order to keep the sessions productive, the number of seats available are limited. We encourage everyone to register as early as possible. This also gives us a good chance to make sure we have a T-Shirt for you on the day with the right size!

Registrations are running via Event Brite Click Here to Register Now; We have an early bird ticket price of 20 Eur, and a regular priced 30 Eur. Registrations close on the 6th April 2013, however please register as early as you can.

Registration cost includes light refreshments on the day and an exclusive CentOS Dojo T-shirt

Speakers and Agenda

There are speaker slots still available, if you have something interesting to talk about, get in touch with KaranbirSingh.

Confirmed speakers at the event :

Geert Goossens


Lifecycle management with Spacewalk: Using spacewalk to plan, provision, monitor and maintain CentOS machines, either physical servers, or virtualised instances in the cloud . You can read a quick start guide for Spacewalk at the SpaceWalk wiki page

Jaime Melis


Cloud environment with CentOS, OpenNebula and KVM: Moving to a Cloud environment is the next logical step for any Virtualization environment. This step, that is sometimes daunting to undertake, is extremely simple with the powerful combination of CentOS, OpenNebula and KVM. In this talk we will discuss the benefits of moving to a Cloud environment using OpenNebula, and the appropriate workflows to manage the infrastructure while preserving the control and optimization that of Virtualization perspective. We will discuss in more details how to optimize your virtual machines.

Jan-Piet Mens


Multiple choice: DNS servers on CentOS Some people say "everything is a f...ine DNS problem"; we say: you have the choice. Whether you're a developer who needs a DNS name server on your laptop to test your latest distributed whizbang app in a taxi, or whether you're a network administrator who has to offer DNS services to a corporate environment: which DNS server should you choose? In this short talk I'll give a quick overview of the choice you have on CentOS: authoritative vs. recursive; big vs. small; database vs. files; complex vs. simple; DNS and/or DNSSEC. Take one, take two, take 'em all: they're free!

Karanbir Singh


Advanced Yum: Everyone knows the basics of installing and removing software, but yum can do so much more. In the first half of this talk I will demo some of the more advanced features, like using lvm snapshots for rollback support, tracking cve info from yum on CentOS, syncronising packages across multiple machines, managing yum repositories. The second half of the talk will focus on scripting with yum. You can find out more about Karanbir Singh on his wiki page at KaranbirSingh

Kris Buytaert


Deploying Software on CentOS: An application deployment process for CentOS, including external tools including Jenkins for CI, Puppet for config management, Packaging and introduce pulpproject for managing rpm repositories. You can find out more about Kris on this wiki page at KrisBuytaert

Roger Pau Monne


Performance tuning Xen: How to tune your Xen deployment for performance: Xen has several options and different kinds of guests, knowing when to use each kind of guest, and how to tune it's parameters for optimal performance can make a big difference. This talk will cover the types of guests that can be deployed on Xen, and the different options you can use to obtain the best performance.

Toshaan Bharvani


CentOS and SElinux: A journey through SELinux, from the early steps to some of the more intense processes. You can find out more about Toshaan on his wiki page at ToshaanBharvani

Vincent Van Der Kussen


Getting started with oVirt: Introduction to oVirt, what its about and why its generating so much excitement in the virtualised infrastructure space


The CentOS Dojo, Antwerp 2013 is going to be held at

Don Bosco werken én leren  
Valkenveld 70  
2610 Wilrijk  

This is a colocated event with the Linux Open Admin Days event that runs on the 6th and 7th of April. Detailed travel instructions are avialable on their website at : http://loadays.org/pages/where.html


Thanks to Johan Jacquemin and his team at the Don Bosco School for sponsoring the Venue for this Dojo.

We have sponsorship opportunities available, please get in touch with us at Donate address for more details. NOTE: This is a not for profit event, all funds raised as a part of the CentOS Dojo effort are rolled into the CentOS promo fund and will be used for further CentOS Dojo Events

2023-09-11 07:22