3. LOPSA-East CancellationThe LOPSA-NJ Local is going to focus on growth for 2017, and postpone the large effort of hosting a conference to another year. LOPSA will focus on another Cascadia IT Conference, and supporting locals around the country.
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SASAG: Seattle Area System Administrators GuildSASAG's big event this month is the Cascadia IT Conference. Register now!
SASAG needs speakers. If you are interested in speaking, or have a vendor contact that can give a good technical presentation (no marketing please), contact the organizers through Meetup.com or the email list: firstname.lastname@example.org
LOPSA-LA / UUASC: Los Angeles
Next Meeting: Shell Basics: Under the Hood II
Tuesday, February 217:00 PM to 9:00 PM
- 4th Floor
175 E Olive Ave
Burbank, CA (map)
Consulting sysadmin Mike Weilgart returns to LOPSA LA with a presentation on UNIX/Linux Shell Basics.
We've all heard of the shell, and we've all used it at least a little bit. But what IS a shell, really? What makes shell scripting fundamentally different from any other programming language? What really happens when you type a command into your shell--and how does this relate to the mistake found in over 50% of Production shell scripts? Attend this talk, demystify the shell and learn to use it right!
LOPSA-NJ: New Jersey
LOPSA-NJ needs speakers. Contact the organizers through Meetup:
6. Thanks to our Sponsors & Lifetime Members
Thanks to our Lifetime Members: Benjamin Carrell, Philip Kizer, Greg Rose, Todd Taft, Jennine Townsend
Thanks to our individual sponsors:
Platinum: Jennine Townsend, Dan Rich
Gold: Ski Kacoroski
Silver: Matt Disney, Lee Damon, Scott Murphy, Ian Viemeister
Bronze: Gary Studwell
Gold Sponsor Paessler AG
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