My BarCamp Antwerp Presentation: “High Availability in IT = AAARGH”

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Mattias Geniar, September 12, 2010

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Last Saturday, a BarCamp event was held in Antwerp, Linkeroever. Last year we sponsored the event, and I had a “free” ride without having to prepare anything. This year, I wanted to change that, by giving a presentation of my own.

I decided to talk about “High Availability” in IT, what it means to prepare systems that run 24/7, without going offline. In short; a cry for respect for what all ITers out there do – keeping the world online.

Here’s the presentation as served by SlideShare. Depending on where you work, this might be NSFW. ;)

Update: this presentation contains some NSFW content. I’m leaving them in because it’s a mistake I made in 2010. I learned my lesson, I won’t do that again – but it feels wrong to change history and pretend I was never this stupid.

High availability in IT: AAAARGH from Mattias Geniar

I had a great day, with some very interesting talks. I look forward to going again next year!

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