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NYC LOCAL: Thursday 17 June 2010 UNIGROUP: Charles Milo on the Intel Ser


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Subject: NYC LOCAL: Thursday 17 June 2010 UNIGROUP: Charles Milo on the Intel Server Processor Roadmap
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2010 15:56:31 -0000

<blockquote
  what="official UNIGROUP announcement"
  rsvp="registration requested, see below"
  entrance-fee="yes, see http://www.unigroup.org/unigroup-fees.html";
  location="The Cooper Union School of Engineering, see below"
  info="http://www.unigroup.org";
  edits="some paragraphs removed so notice fits in mailboxen">

 Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2010 21:32:10 -0400 (EDT)
 From: Unigroup_of_NY <address@hidden>
 Subject: UNIGROUP 17-JUN-2010 (Thu): Intel Server Processor Roadmap

 =================================================================
 UNIGROUP OF NEW YORK - UNIX USERS GROUP - JUNE 2010 ANNOUNCEMENTS
 =================================================================

    -----------------------------------
 1. UNIGROUP'S JUNE 2010 MEETING NOTICE
    -----------------------------------

       When:  THURSDAY, June 17th, 2010    (** Regular 3rd Thursday **)

      Where:  The Cooper Union  <http://www.cooper.edu>
              School of Engineering  (*** New Building ***)
              41 Cooper Square  (3rd Avenue @ 7th St, between 6th & 7th Streets)
              East Village, Manhattan
              New York City
              Meeting Room: LL210_CS   (LL=LowerLevel, Note: Room Changes 
Month-to-Month)
              ** Please RSVP **

       Time:  6:15 PM - 6:30 PM  Registration
              6:30 PM - 6:45 PM  Ask the Wizard, Questions,
                                 Answers and Current Events
              6:45 PM - 7:00 PM  Unigroup Business and Announcements
              7:00 PM - 9:30 PM  Main Presentation

       Cost:  See the Meeting+Membership Fee Schedule Below.

              ------------------------------
      Topic:  Intel Server Processor Roadmap
              ------------------------------

    Speaker:  Charles Milo,
              Enterprise Technical Specialist, Enterprise Solution Sales
              Intel Corporation <http://www.intel.com>

    -------------------------------------------------------------------

    INTRODUCTION:
    -------------

    Perhaps the easiest thing to say about Unigroup's June 2010 General
    Meeting is:
      Intel is Coming! ... Intel is Coming!

    Unigroup's Planned Meeting Calendar:
      Thu 15-JUL-2010  (Regular 3rd Thursday meeting)
      (No meeting in August)

    -------------------------------------------------------------------

    SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
    ---------------------

    To REGISTER for this event, please RSVP by using the Unigroup
    Registration Page:
          http://www.unigroup.org/unigroup-rsvp.html

    This will allow us to automate the registration process.
    (Registration will also add you to our mailing list.)
    Please avoid Emailed RSVPs.

    Please continue to check the Unigroup web site and meeting page,
    for any last minute updates concerning this meeting.  If you
    registered for this meeting, please check your Email for any last
    minute announcements as the meeting approaches.  Also make sure
    any anti-spam white-lists are updated to _ALLOW_ Unigroup traffic!
    If you block Unigroup Emails, your address will be dropped from
    our mailing list.

    Also, if you have an interest in Unigroup, be sure to receive
    Unigroup information DIRECTLY from Unigroup, via direct receipt
    of Emails and by visiting the Unigroup Web Site.  NO OTHER SOURCE
    provides timely, accurate and complete Unigroup information.

    Please RSVP as soon as possible, preferably at least 2-3 days
    prior to the meeting date, so we can plan the food order.
    RSVP deadline is usually the night before the meeting day.

    Note: RSVP is requested for this location to make sure the guard
          will let you into the building.  RSVP also helps us to
          properly plan the meeting (food, drinks, handouts,
          seating, etc.) and speed up your sign-in at the meeting.
          If you forget to RSVP prior to the meeting day, you may
          still be able to show up and attend our meeting, however,
          we cannot guarantee what building security will do if
          you are "not on the list".

    -------------------------------------------------------------------

    MAIN PRESENTATION
    -----------------

    Topic:  Intel Server Processor Roadmap

    Summary:
    --------

    Charles Milo will be providing a technical presentation on Intel's
    server roadmap, which includes details on Intel's Xeon 5600 (Westmere)
    and Xeon 7500 (Nehalem-EX) server platforms.  Charles will focus the
    presentation on the impact these server technologies are having with
    financial customers.

    Detailed Outline:
    -----------------

    Xeon 5600 (Code name Westmere EP)
      - Overview of the architecture
      - Processor/platform features:
        - Hyper-threading
        - Turbo Mode
        - Memory configurations
      - Performance comparisons
      - FSI Workloads / Benchmarks
      - Virtualization
      - Competitive Analysis

    Xeon 7500 (Code name Nehalem EX)
      - Overview of the architecture
      - Processor/platform features:
        - Hyper-threading
        - Turbo Mode
        - In depth memory configurations (Memory Bandwidth)
      - Virtualization
      - Competitive Analysis


    References & Web Resources:
    ---------------------------

    Intel
      http://www.intel.com

    -------------------------------------------------------------------

    Speaker Biography:
    ------------------

    Charles Milo is an Enterprise Technical Specialist with Intel
    Americas.  He has been at Intel 12 years and is a member of Intel
    Americas Senior Staff.  Charles covers many of the large financial
    customers in the NYC area.  Charles has been responsible for
    technical presentations & trainings, benchmarking, performance
    tuning and competitive analysis and software products and solutions
    that support Intel architectures.  Charles has been deeply involved
    in understanding customer issues and provides feedback to Intel
    architects on the next generation Intel processors.  Due to his
    outstanding knowledge of Intel systems, he has received three of
    the most prestige awards from Intel, Intel's Customer Excellence
    and Intel's Achievement Award and Intel's Hall of Fame Award.

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    Company Biography:
    ------------------

    Intel Corporation was founded in 1968 and is based in Santa Clara,
    California.  The company designs, manufactures, and sells
    integrated circuits for computing and communications industries
    worldwide.  Intel is best known for producing the microprocessors
    used in notebooks, netbooks, desktops, servers, workstations,
    storage products, embedded applications, communications products,
    consumer electronics devices, and handhelds.  In addition, Intel
    offers NAND flash memory products primarily used in portable memory
    storage devices, digital camera memory cards, and solid-state
    drives; network processors used in networking equipment to manage
    and direct data moving across networks and the Internet; software
    products, including operating systems, middleware, and tools used
    to develop, run, and manage various enterprise, consumer, embedded,
    and handheld devices.  Intel has been the driving force behind the
    global technology revolution for more than 40 years.  Today, Intel
    is shaping the future with life-enhancing technologies that solve
    real-world problems and inspire the next generation of innovators.

    -------------------------------------------------------------------

    Giveaways:
    ----------

    Addison-Wesley Professional/Prentice Hall PTR, and O'Reilly have
    been kind enough to provide us with review copies of some of their
    books, which we will continue to raffle off as giveaways at our
    meetings.  The publishers always ask that the persons receiving
    the books provide a review and/or feedback about their books.

    Unigroup would like to thank both companies for the support
    provided by their User Group programs.

    As always, all of the books will be available for review at the
    start of the meeting.

    We have some Solaris Related CD-ROMs from our friends at the
    local NYC Sun Microsystems Office.

    -------------------------------------------------------------------

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    Food:
    -----

    Complimentary Food and Refreshments will be served.  This
    includes "wraps" such as turkey, roast beef, chicken, tuna
    and grilled vegetables as well as assorted salads (potato,
    tossed, pasta, etc), cookies, brownies, bottled water and
    assorted SOFT beverages.

    -------------------------------------------------------------------

    Directions:
    -----------

      The Cooper Union  <http://www.cooper.edu>
      School of Engineering  (*** New Building ***)
      41 Cooper Square (3rd Avenue @ 7th St, between 6th & 7th Streets)
      East Village, Manhattan
      New York City
      Meeting Room: ** (See Above, Room Changes Month-to-Month)

    Located on the East side of Cooper Square.  Look for the
    new building with the non-traditional appearance.
    Entrance is at the corner of 3rd Avenue and 7 Street.

    Building lobby sign-in is required at the guard's desk.
    Enter the building, check in with the guard at the lobby for
      directions to Unigroup (the room varies from month-to-month).

    Nearest mass transit stations are:
      '6'           to Astor Place (stops right at The Cooper Union),
                    then walk 1 block East and 1 block South.
      'R'           to 8th Street, then walk about 2 blocks East
                    then 1 block South.
      '4/5/6/R/N/Q' to Union Square, then walk South and East.
      'B/D/F/V'     to Broadway-Lafayette, then walk North and East.

    Free street parking in the area becomes available at 6pm.

    There are also parking lots on Broadway, at (or just south of)
      Astor Place (8th Street).

    -----

    Please mark this meeting on your calendar and join us!
    Please tell your friends about Unigroup!

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 < ... />

    --------------------
 5. UNIGROUP INFORMATION
    --------------------

    Unigroup is one of the oldest and largest Unix User's Groups serving
    the Greater New York City Regional Area since the early 1980s.
    Unigroup is a not-for-profit, vendor-neutral and member funded
    volunteer organization.  Unigroup holds regular and special event
    meetings throughout the year on technical topics relating to Unix
    and the Unix/Linux/BSD User Community.

    Unigroup holds regular meetings planned for (at a minimum) the Third
    THURSDAY of Odd Months.  We generally try to hold Field Trip or
    Vendor Specific Meetings on the Even Months, although we do have the
    ability to hold monthly meetings at our regular meeting location.

    Planned regular meeting dates are (usually 3rd Thursdays):
      7/15/2010, 9/??/2010, 11/18/2010, 1/20/2011, ...
    Also watch for Special Event meetings and "Field Trips" to the
    facilities of local hardware and software vendors.

    =========================================================================
    = For Unigroup Information, Events and Meeting Announcements be sure to =
    = visit our World Wide Web Home Page:                                   =
    =       http://www.unigroup.org                                         =
    =========================================================================

    For further information or to get on the Unigroup Electronic Mail Mailing
    List send an EMail message to:
         unilist (-a_t-) unigroup.org

    To contact the Board of Directors of Unigroup, send an EMail message to:
         uniboard (-a_t-) unigroup.org

    If you have recently attended a meeting and you are not receiving
    Email announcements, please send us an Email and we will make
    corrections to our lists.

    Please Email the Board with any suggestions, especially potential
    meeting topics and speakers.  Unigroup welcomes contributions and
    content suggestions for our newsletter.  Unigroup is a volunteer
    organization and we need your assistance!  Please let us know if you
    can help!

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 -Rob Weiner
  Unigroup Executive Director
  unilist (-a_t-) unigroup.org
  http://www.unigroup.org
      
</blockquote>


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