LUV Main May 2014 Meeting: Heartbleed + WLCG

May 6 2014 19:00
May 6 2014 21:00
Location: 

The Buzzard Lecture Theatre. Evan Burge Building, Trinity College, Melbourne University Main Campus, Parkville.

Russell Coker, Why I Hate OpenSSL and Heartbleed

Sean Crosby, Worldwide LHC Computing Grid


Russell Coker, Why I Hate OpenSSL and Heartbleed


Sean Crosby, Worldwide LHC Computing Grid

Abstract: The talk will give a brief but fascinating insight
into the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid (WLCG), the computational
backbone for the Large Hadron Collider situated at CERN in
Geneva, Switzerland. It will also include details on an
opensource web-based read-only filesystem engineered by CERN for
deployment of experimental software needed by the experiments.

Bio: Sean Crosby is the Research Computing System Administrator
and Developer for the Centre of Excellence for Particle Physics
at the Terascale, based at the University of Melbourne. He has
10 years experience in high performance computing for physics
research.


The Buzzard Lecture Theatre, Evan Burge Building, Trinity College Main Campus Parkville Melways Map: 2B C5

Notes: Trinity College's Main Campus is located off Royal Parade. The Evan Burge Building is located near the Tennis Courts. See our Map of Trinity College. Additional maps of Trinity and the surrounding area (including its relation to the city) can be found at http://www.trinity.unimelb.edu.au/about/location/map

Parking can be found along or near Royal Parade, Grattan Street, Swanston Street and College Crescent. Parking within Trinity College is unfortunately only available to staff.

For those coming via Public Transport, the number 19 tram (North Coburg - City) passes by the main entrance of Trinity College (Get off at Morrah St, Stop 12). This tram departs from the Elizabeth Street tram terminus (Flinders Street end) and goes past Melbourne Central Timetables can be found on-line at:

http://www.metlinkmelbourne.com.au/route/view/725

Before and/or after each meeting those who are interested are welcome to join other members for dinner. We are open to suggestions for a good place to eat near our venue. Maria's on Peel Street in North Melbourne is currently the most popular place to eat after meetings.

LUV would like to acknowledge Red Hat for their help in obtaining the Buzzard Lecture Theatre venue and VPAC for hosting, and BENK Open Systems for their financial support of the Beginners Workshops

Linux Users of Victoria Inc., is an incorporated association, registration number A0040056C.

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