bwbug: FW: The Linux visionary Jon "Maddog" Hall speaking the BWBUG

David Rhoades drhoades at
Fri Mar 14 03:47:11 PST 2003

Note that you must register at to attend, please.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Fitzmaurice, Michael
> [mailto:Michael.Fitzmaurice at]
> Sent: Thursday, March 13, 2003 1:41 PM
> Mark your calendars for the April 8th Baltimore Washington Beowulf Users
> Meeting to be held in the new Northrop Grumman facility in McLean
> Virginia.
> This will be a golden opportunity to find out the latest and most accurate
> information from the leading Linux expert regarding the fastest growing
> sector of the IT market-Linux Beowulf Clusters.
> Please join us for the talk, some refreshments and some excellent door
> prizes. Please note that you must pre register on line at
> since space will be limited.
> April 8, 2003: Jon maddog Hall. "Beowulf: Standalone or part of a
> continuum?"
> 	Beowulf systems would be interesting just as they an
> alternative to expensive supercomputers. However, when you start
> to think of
> Beowulf systems as part of a continuum of computing, then Beowulf systems
> become very, very interesting indeed. This talk will address that
> concept.
> 	Jon "maddog" Hall has been in the computer field for over thirty
> years. While he has spent twenty years with Unix and ten years with Linux,
> he has also worked on wide variety of other operating systems and
> architectures. He has been a programmer, systems administrator, quality
> control engineer, product manager, technical marketing manager, and is
> currently Executive Director of Linux International. He has been
> a customer
> and a vendor, worked for small and large companies, and has taught at the
> college level. He has his undergraduate degree in Commerce and Engineering
> from Drexel University and his MSCS from RPI in Troy, NY. maddog (first
> called that by his loving students) likes talking to students,
> usually over
> a mug of beer and a pizza, but will substitute other food for the pizza as
> the culture dictates.
> Note: New location - The April meeting will be held at the
> Northrop Grumman
> Offices at 7575 Colshire Drive McLean VA 22102. Directions will
> be available
> online soon.
> T. Michael Fitzmaurice, Jr.
> Northrop Grumman Information Technology Government Solutions
> 8110 Gatehouse Road, Suite 400W
> Falls Church, VA 22042
> 703-205-3132 office
> 240-475-7877 cell
> Email  michael.fitzmaurice at
> <mailto:michael.fitzmaurice at>

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