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Agenda NOSIG Meeting, June 19th 2014, Snow B.V

Title: Oracle Solaris 11.2-beta Cool New Features
Presenter: Casper Dik, Oracle Nederland B.V.


Oracle released Solaris 11.2-beta in early May 2014. This release contains a pile of Cool New Features, amongst which are: fully integrated support for OpenStack, Immutable Global Zones, and Unified Archives. In his talk, Casper Dik will talk about this and many other features.


0. Dinner sponsored by Snow (buffet, opens at 18:30)
1. Opening and Introduction  - Bart Muijzer, NOSIG leader
2. Solaris 11.2 Cool New Features - Casper Dik - Oracle Nederland BV

BREAK - with extensive networking and socializing, including Snacks and Drinks

3. Solaris 11.2: More Cool New Features  - Casper Dik - Oracle Nederland BV
4. Open floor, Q&A, discussions etc.
5. Closing (around 22:00)

NOTE: Snow will provide for a simple (but nutricious ;-) ) dinner buffet, which opens at 18:30.

Please indicate the following in your registration email:
[ ] I will join for dinner
[ ] I do have special diet wishes or needs
    If yes, please specify:
[ ] I do need transport from and to the Geldermalsen train station

Note #1: Please register (to give us some idea of the number of attendees)
Note #2: Parking is free and there's more than enough spaces at the Snow office. Here's contact and route info.


This NOSIG meeting will be held at:

Snow B.V
De Ooyen 11
4191 PB Geldermalsen
June 19th 2014
19:30 - 22:00 CET (doors open 18:30 CET for dinner)
Conference room, 1st floor
Please register
(Don't forget to answer the registrations questions, see above)
Contact and route info 

Casper Dik

Biography of Casper Dik

Casper Dik has been with Sun Microsystems and Oracle for almost twenty years and holds the position of Principal Software Engineer within the Solaris Engineering Group. Casper's responsibilities include security but he's not known to limit himself to any particular subject. He is currently working on zone security, RBAC and fine grained privileges and recently delivered "Immutable Zones" to Solaris 11.

At Sun, Casper has held strategic positions in the Network Security Group and Solaris engineering. His main contributions to the Solaris 10 OS are fine-grained privileges, a.k.a. "Process Rights Management." He's a long time contributor to the Solaris community through Usenet, Sun Managers, the Netherlands OpenSolaris User Group and other venues, often acting as an informal channel between engineering and customers. He writes about Solaris at https://blogs.oracle.com/casper/.

Casper has nearly 25 years of computer industry experience and has a master's degree in Computer Science at the University of Amsterdam.

LinkedIn profile: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/casper-dik/2/969/341

Last update: 23-may-2014 by NOSIG/Bart Muijzer