The following presentations are confirmed
- Open Source VoIP - it's really easy, and really useful! - Jonny Martin
- Using Nagios event handlers to silence the pager - Sam Sargeant
- Why systems engineers don't have short hair - Martin Kealey
- Citylink's StreamingNet Update - Rex Lovelock
- Overview of the CCIP - Paul McKitrick (Acting Managing Director, CCIP)
- IPTV and Multicast Video, end-to-end service - Greg Shepherd (Cisco Systems)
Open Source VoIP - it's really easy, and really useful! - Jonny Martin
Open Source based VoIP platforms have matured greatly over the past few years. They can provide reliable and flexible systems for any sized business or home. Current open source VoIP platforms will be covered, was an emphasis on Asterisk. Several examples will be looked at, ranging from stock standard PBX functionality through to complete helpdesk queueing systems and NOC integration.
Jonny has been interfering with the NZ internet for a while now. He's done time with Telecom, Alcatel, CityLink, designing and running DSL, optical, ethernet, and VoIP networks. Jonny now works for FX Networks.
Using Nagios event handlers to silence the pager - Sam Sargeant
Some organisations use Nagios to monitor systems and page engineering staff. This talk shows how you can apply some glue so that simple problems are solved automatically, before the pager wakes you and your partner up.
Why systems engineers don't have short hair - Martin Kealey
- On the bleeding edge with RoundCube: rolling out a "version 0.1" open source project to support over 100000 users.
- Rant session: why not to use MySQL. Even in cluster mode. (Especially in cluster mode!)
- Round-table on application scalability; including
- Smtp/imap/pop and webmail (see point 1)
- Database engines to support same (see point 2)
- What to do when 100 TCP connections per second isn't enough.
- Discussion on virtualization. Our experience with VMware.
Citylink's StreamingNet Update - Rex Lovelock
- Use of Anycast
- Node Upgrade in San Francisco
- LVS Load Balancing
- Squid Based Service Delivery
- Windows Media Streaming
- Managing Windows Servers in a Unix World.
Overview of the CCIP - Paul McKitrick (Acting Managing Director, CCIP)
The Centre for Critical Infrastructure Protection (CCIP) is the Government agency dedicated to working with New Zealand's Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) organisations, industry and government agencies to improve the protection and computer security of our CNI from cyber based threats.
The first part of this presentation will provide an overview of CCIP including CCIP's current focus, core functions and key services that CCIP provides. The second part of this presentation will look at how CCIP and NZ ISP'ss have been working together and some potential initiatives of how they can work together in the future.
IPTV and Multicast Video, end-to-end service - Greg Shepherd (Cisco Systems)
IPTV deployments are increasing daily around the world, yet some people still question whether IP is "ready" for consumer TV and production video services. The presentation will give an overview of the current status of what works, articulate the end-to-end requirements for a successful coordination between hosting and the network, and introduce an ongoing AMT (Automatic Multicast Tunnels) proof of concept deployment to extend IPTV beyond the walled gardens.