LUV March Meeting 2009

Mar 3 2009 18:30
The Buzzard Lecture Theatre. Evan Burge Building, Trinity College, Melbourne University Main Campus, Parkville.


  • James Turnbull - How to write a technical book
  • Avi Miller - Oracle VM and Enterprise Life-Cycle Management

After the meeting, come have dinner with us at Maria's Trattoria! 122-124 Peel St

Here are the details of the talks:

How to write a technical book by James Turnbull

James TurnbullAre you an expert in your field? Want to share your knowledge with others? This tutorial introduces technical publishing:

  • How to come up with an idea;
  • How to sell the idea;
  • How to write the book, and
  • How to market the book

Oracle VM and Enterprise Life-Cycle Management by Avi Miller

Avi MillerVirtualisation is a hot topic in the industry today. There are many offerings and players in the virtualisation market. This presentation takes a look at Oracle's virtualisation offering, Oracle VM, and the value proposition it has over competitors including how it fits into Oracles Unbreakable Linux program. The talk will also discuss the management capabilities and features of Oracle Enterprise Linux and Oracle VM via the Oracle Enterprise Manager management suite and the Management pack for Linux.

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. Maps of Trinity and the surrounding area (including its relation to the city) can be found at:

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. If you are interested in coming to dinner afterwards, it may be advisable to park on the Swanston St side of Melbourne University.

For those coming via Public Transport, the number 19 tram (North Coburg - City) passes by the main entrance of Trinity College (around stop 12). The city end of this tram departs from the Elizabeth Street tram terminus (Flinders Street end). Timetables can be found on-line at:

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!