ILUGC Monthly Meet

Dec 9, 2017 · Chennai, India

Hello all,

Indian Linux Users Group, Chennai [ ILUGC ] is spreading awareness on Free/Open Source Software (F/OSS) in Chennai since January 1998.

We usually meet on the second Saturday of every month, and for the month of October we shall meet on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 1500 IST.

Venue: Classroom No 1,
Aerospace Engineering,
Near Gajendra Circle,
IIT Madras.
Link for the Map:

Talk I

Topic: A simple programming workflow in emacs

Description: Demonstrates a simple workflow showing one of the main
reasons, why I started using emacs during my early days working on *NIX.

Duration:20 mins

About Yourself: I'm a Senior Software Developer at Duta (Chennai); fairly
familiar with server-side application programming, been working on it for a
few years now.

Talk II

Topic: Introduction to Aerospike

Description: Aerospike is a Free and Open Source distributed, key-value, NoSQL database that is optimized for SSDs. It is very useful for high performant, low latency, scalable applications. In this talk, I will introduce you to the basic architecture of Aerospike, its installation and usage.

Duration: 1 hour

About Yourself: Shakthi Kannan is a Free Software enthusiast who blogs at .

Topic 3:

Topic: Introduction to Bitcoin
Duration: 45 min
Description: what is Bitcoin ? Bitcoin future ? How to buy ?
About speaker : Sivakkumaran, A veteran Bitcoin and crypto currency consultant

Topic 4:
Any lighting talks, QA session, etc.

Entry is free.

Event organizers
  • Indian Linux Users Group Chennai [ILUGC] Meetup

    ILUGC was started on 1997 and it is an one of the oldest Linux Users Group in India. We are a heterogeneous group of computer users from the South Indian city of Chennai (a.k.a Madras), united in our use of Free/Libre/Open Source Software and support of Software Freedom in general and GNU/Linux in particular. Most of our monthly meetings see a technical talk, not necessarily on GNU/Linux but also on FSF/GNU/OSS/BSD related topics such as Perl, Python, PHP, FreeBSD, TCP, IP, etc,. We meet regularly on every

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