Inaugural STH Meetup – April 2, 2016 – One month to go!

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STH Inaugural Meetup
STH Inaugural Meetup

On April 2, 2016 (one month from today) we are going to have the inaugural STH Meetup at Hacker Dojo in Mountain View, California. Over the last month since we first announced the Meetup, we have been working on getting a formal agenda together and securing speakers. We already have over 30 folks who have RSVP’d even with very sparse details. Today we have more details to share.

We are piggybacking on a Supermicro/ Intel event where the newest Intel platforms are going to be displayed. Since we managed to get the go-ahead for some “low cost” space, we are going to hold our meetup at that event.

We have the space from 1-4PM that day and will have snacks for folks. There is a larger area for general meet and greet as well as showcases. Supermicro/ Intel will also have a series of talks in a breakout room during the event that will be available to STH members and the Hacker Dojo communities.

Main area activities

  • Meet and Greet with the STH community and introduction to the event
  • Hands-on time with hardware – we may also have some machines setup for remote testing in the datacenter
  • Bring your own “home” server showcase – have a home server that is portable and runs on less than 1A @ 120V? Bring it along to show off to fellow STH’ers
  • Hacker Dojo donation time

Breakout sessions that Supermicro and Intel will have for the STH and Hacker Dojo communities

  • New platform discussion (currently under NDA)
  • Intel Xeon D Microlab
  • IOT / low power appliance with Intel
  • Xeon E5 motherboard discussion and opportunity for user feedback/ input

We are also working on getting a few giveaways for the event. Stay tuned on that.

There is certainly more to come but if you are going to be in the area, mark your calendars for April 2, 2016 from 1-4PM at Hacker Dojo in Mountain View, California. Here is a link to the official STH Meetup group that we will use for this and future STH Meetups.

If you plan to attend, sign-up and RSVP here.

STH Inaugural Meetup
STH Inaugural Meetup

Do you have feedback on the agenda or want to present something? Feel free to drop a suggestion in the forums here. We have several items that are still being finalized, but that should get us a good start.

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Patrick has been running STH since 2009 and covers a wide variety of SME, SMB, and SOHO IT topics. Patrick is a consultant in the technology industry and has worked with numerous large hardware and storage vendors in the Silicon Valley. The goal of STH is simply to help users find some information about server, storage and networking, building blocks. If you have any helpful information please feel free to post on the forums.

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