July 2013 Beginners Meeting: An Introduction to Virtualisation

Jul 20 2013 12:30
Jul 20 2013 17:00

VPAC Training Room, 110 Victoria Street, Carlton South

"Introduction to Virtualisation for Beginners" by Daniel Jitnah

Virtualization is simulating a hardware platform, operating system (OS), storage device, or network resources. Hardware virtualization or platform virtualization refers to the creation of a virtual machine that acts like a real computer with an operating system. Software executed on these virtual machines is separated from the underlying hardware resources.

LUV July 2013: Raspberry Pi and Server Transfers with Xen

Jul 2 2013 19:00
Jul 2 2013 21:00

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

Alec Clews, Recent developments with Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi is a credit-card-sized single-board computer developed in the UK by the Raspberry Pi Foundation with the intention of promoting the teaching of basic computer science in schools.

Alec Clews is called alecthegeek on various social web site. He drinks lots of espresso and works as freelance consultant on software process and application lifecycle management. He first used Linux probably at patch 0.99p, founded the Greater London Linux User Group and organised the UK's 1st Linux conference.

LUV June 2013: Beginners Workshop: Backup Options for Linux Users

Jun 15 2013 12:30
Jun 15 2013 16:30

VPAC Training Room, 110 Victoria Street, Carlton South

Presenter: Wen Lin

This talk will focus on backing up of data for your personal computer, using a variety of free and open source backup software.

The backup software I will be introducing a bit more will be:
- Back In Time
- command line rsync
- Clonezilla

All Welcome and bring a friend too!

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