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NYC LOCAL: Wednesday 19 May 2010 NYLUG: Wietse Venema on Postfix: past,
NYC LOCAL: Wednesday 19 May 2010 NYLUG: Wietse Venema on Postfix: past, present and future
Wed, 08 Dec 2010 15:56:17 -0000
what="official NYLUG announcement"
From: NYLUG Announcements <address@hidden>
To: NYLUG Announcements <address@hidden>
Date: Mon, 17 May 2010 09:45:02 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: [nylug-announce] NYLUG Presents: 5/19 @ 6:30PM Wietse Venema on
Postfix: past, present and future
Reply-To: Announcements from NYLUG <address@hidden>
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
590 Madison Ave, 12th Floor
corner of 57th Street
*** RSVP Closes at 4:30 PM the day of the meeting (sharp!) ***
Please RSVP for EVERY meeting at this time.
Register at http://rsvp.nylug.org/
Check in with photo ID at the lobby for badge.
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Postfix: past, present and future
In the 12 years since its initial release by IBM, the open source Postfix
mail system has become part of the email infrastructure. The system has
proven itself on personal systems and on ISP infrastructures with 10s of
millions of mailboxes. After Postfix reached completion by 2006, the focus
of development has moved from building new functionality towards making the
system more extensible and more survivable in the face of changing threats
and requirements. In this presentation Wietse will review lessons learned,
current developments, and some speculation about the future.
* Postfix Homepage
* Homepage of Wietse Venema
About Wietse Venema:
Wietse Venema is known for his software such as the TCP Wrapper and the
POSTFIX mail system. He co-authored the SATAN network scanner and the
Coroner's Toolkit (TCT) for forensic analysis, as well as a book on
Forensic Discovery. Wietse received awards from the Free Software
Foundation, the System Administrator's Guild (SAGE), the Netherlands UNIX
User Group (NLUUG), as well as a Sendmail innovation award. He served a
two-year term as chair of the international Forum of Incident Response and
Security Teams (FIRST). Wietse currently is a research staff member at the
IBM T. J. Watson research center. After completing his Ph.D. in physics
he changed career to computer science and never looked back. In his spare
time he enjoys hiking and cycling with his wife, Annita.
Please note that this meeting will be held at IBM, 590 Madison Ave,
12th floor, corner of 57th Street, and not at Google. This is
the building with the IBM logo on the front of the building.
Swag (Give Away):
During/after the meeting... unusually terrific swag may be given
After the meeting ... You may wish to join up with other NYLUGgers
for drinks and pub food. This month we'll be over at TGI Friday's
(677 Lexington and 56th Street, Second floor, Northeast corner),
but we are also evaluating other options for the future and welcome
Python/Smalltalk Workshops/Hacking Society:
This is a group of people that wants to learn about Python and other
languages, and hack on code. Sometimes they go out to eat afterward.
The workshops meet every other Tuesday, at the NY Public Library,
Hudson Park Branch. 66 Leroy St. NY NY from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Next meetings are May 11, and May 25.
See the calendar at: http://nylug.org/hackcalendar
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