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NYCBSDCon 2014

The New York City *BSD User Group ( will be holding NYCBSDCon
2014 on February 8th, focused on the BSDs in production environments.
The website at includes full information about the event.

The day conference, to be held from 9 AM until 6 PM, will take place at
Suspenders Restaurant located at 111 Broadway in downtown Manhattan.

The theme of the conference speaks to the vital role that FreeBSD,
NetBSD and OpenBSD play in the current infrastructures.  Topics and
speakers include:

- John Hixson on "Introduction to FreeNAS Development"
- Ray Percival on "Interconnections with BSD"
- Andrew Wong on "FreeBSD + ZFS + Postgres: the BSD Database Stack"
- Scott Long on "FreeBSD and Netflix"
- Jeff Rizzo on "Releasing NetBSD: So Many Targets, So Little Time"

And the final wrap-up session will feature well-known technical author
Michael W. Lucas on "BSD Breaking Barriers."

Conference registration is available online for $50 in advance.
Full-time students with valid identification can register for $15.
There are a number of opportunities to register for $25 listed on the
web site.  The conference fee includes continental breakfast and a hot
lunch, plus beverages throughout the day.

Additionally, during lunch, a number of BSD-related projects will be
conducting "Exposes" highlighting activities, soliciting testers and more.

The BSD Certification Group will be holding a BSDA examination the
following morning in downtown Brooklyn.

There are limited sponsor opportunities available.  For sponsorship and
others questions not covered on the web site, contact the organizers at
info AT nycbsdcon DOT org.

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