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May 19-23, 2008


Call for Participation

The AFS & Kerberos Best Practices Workshop 2008 announces the 2008 Call For Participation.

Come talk to your peers about:

  • Completed projects
  • Work in progress
  • Theories
  • Best practices
  • Related research
  • Updates on previous talks

or anything else of note involving AFS and/or Kerberos.

The AFS & Kerberos Best Practices Workshop is a week long conference for the novice and the experienced. The week is filled with two full-day classes introducing AFS and Kerberos and two and one half days of talks by your peers and colleagues. This year's workshop will be held May 19-23, 2008 at the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, New Jersey.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Best practices
  • Performance tuning
  • Benchmarking
  • Server scaling
  • Service monitoring
  • AFS & Kerberos v5
  • AFS & Kerberos v5 related tools
  • Upgrade strategies
  • Unique uses of AFS and/or Kerberos Backups
  • Web integration Administration delegation
  • AFS and Kerberos v5 on non-Unix platforms
  • Automation
  • Work on new features

Past talks have included:

  • Using Kerberos for Web Authentication
  • Accessing OpenAFS Through The Web
  • Backup Strategies
  • A View of Rx
  • Kerberos & Grid Systems
  • Automated Keytab Installations
  • Site-wide Software Installation with OpenAFS
  • Tuning the OpenAFS Unix Client Cache Manager
  • Implementing Internet Storage Service Using OpenAFS Cluster
  • NetBSD, Kerberos & AFS: From Zero to Distributed File System in N Easy Steps

The Call for Participation has been extended to March 19, 2008. Acceptances will be made based upon quality, applicability, and fit with other submissions.  Acceptances will be made no later than April 2, 2008.

We look forward to hearing about your talk!  Click here to submit a talk.

The Workshop Organizers