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[vox] [brian@brie.com: [Lug-Nuts] December talk: Configuring the Sac SPCA network with FreeBSD]




Here's the announcement for December's SacLUG meeting.
Enjoy!

-bill!

----- Forwarded message from Brian Lavender <brian@brie.com> -----

Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2002 11:29:10 -0800
From: Brian Lavender <brian@brie.com>
Subject: [Lug-Nuts] December talk: Configuring the Sac SPCA network with FreeBSD
To: Lug Nuts <lug-nuts@saclug.org>
Reply-To: lug-nuts@saclug.org

Thursday, Dec 12, 2002 -
Note: Back to our usual second thursday of the month

Colin Weiner and Shu Chow discuss the Network/Servers they
built using [9]FreeBSD for the [10]Sacramento SPCA
Location: [11]ExitCertified
Time: 7 - 9pm

Colin Weiner and Shu Chow formed a volunteer team that used
free and open source software to upgrade the [12]Sacramento
SPCA's computer network architecture including web, database,
and email services. They used the Apache web server, MySQL
database, and Postfix mail server, virtual private network
(VPN), remote web-based email on FreeBSD to create a
database-driven website that allows the shelter staff to
updated the web site without knowing HTML. Staff and volunteers
make real-time updates to key areas of content such as
[13]adoptable pets, [14]events, news, posting of
[15]newsletters and available [16]volunteer positions

So far, the new site has increased adoptions, increased
revenue, and the site has experienced approximately a 200%
increase in visitor traffic.

 9. http://www.freebsd.org/
10. http://www.sspca.org/
11. http://www.saclug.org/#map
12. http://www.sspca.org/
13. http://www.sspca.org/ViewAdoptablePets.html
14. http://www.sspca.org/Calendar.html
15. http://www.sspca.org/NewsEvents.html
16. http://www.sspca.org/VolunteerPositions.html

brian
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