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Author: PLUG Announcements
To: plug-announce
Subject: PLUG Meeting Thursday Feb 13th

PLUG Meeting for Feb 13^th


    Ourpresenters this month
    Jill Rouleau: Ansible Everything!and der.hans: GNU/Linux tuning for

    For more info, Meeting time and location see:***

** *******
**Jill Rouleau: Ansible Everything!*

Ansible is an IT automation tool designed for simplicity and ease of
use. This talk will cover what that means, how it works, and what you
can do with Ansible.

*About Jill*:
Jill is a long time member of the Free Software community, serving on
the PLUG steering committee and as BoF organizer for the Southern
California Linux Expo (SCaLE). They are a member of the Ansible core
development team at Red Hat, focused on AWS and other Cloud modules.

*der.hans: GNU/Linux tuning for MongoDB*

MongoDB is a popular document-oriented database.

Like most databases, MongoDB benefits from particular GNU/Linux system

While GNU/Linux distributions and container distributions create good
default configurations, they need some changes to get optimal
performance for your database needs.

Attendees will learn about the following for MongoDB:

* Linux kernel tuning
* memory tuning
* block device tuning
* filesystem tuning
* network tuning

*About der.hans*:
der.hans is a Free Software, technology and entrepreneurial veteran. He
is a repeat author for the Linux Journal with his article about online
privacy and security using a password manager as the cover article for
the January 2017 issue.

He's chairman of the Phoenix Linux User Group (PLUG), BoF organizer for
the Southern California Linux Expo (SCaLE), and founder of the Free
Software Stammtisch and Stammtisch Job Nights.

Currently a Customer Data Engineer at Object Rocket. Most likely
anything he says publicly was not approved by $dayjob.

He often presents at large community-led conferences (SCaLE, SeaGL,
LFNW, Tübix) and many local groups.*

The meeting will start at 7pm at The Desert Breeze Substation. People
start arriving as early as 6pm, so if you would like to help setup
and/or chat for a while, arrive a little early.
*Meeting Location*:
Desert Breeze Substation
251 North Desert Breeze Blvd West
Chandler, AZ 85226

The Desert Breeze Substation is on Chandler Blvd and Desert Breeze Blvd,
which is half way between McClintock and Rural.  It is very close to
both the south 202 and 101 freeways.  Public transportation is
available into the late hours.

For more information see the meeting information on our web site

Contact PLUG:

We will go for food (usually to BJs at the Chandler Fashion Center Mall)
after the meeting so we can chat with each other comfortably. Please
feel free to join us. Please come even if you aren't hungry, the food is
not mandatory.

See you there,
Brian Cluff

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