Unigroup is the oldest and largest Unix User's Group (Unix/Linux/BSD) serving the Greater New York City Regional Area since the early 1980s. Unigroup has been serving the NYC Unix/BSD Community for over 30 years, and the NYC Linux Community for over 20 years!
Unigroup is a not-for-profit, vendor and platform neutral, member funded, volunteer organization. Unigroup holds regular and special event meetings throughout the year on technical topics relating to the Unix/Linux/BSD Operating Systems and the Unix/Linux/BSD User Community. Most Unigroup meetings are open to the public!
Unigroup presentations cover topics relating to both Unix and Unix-like Operating Systems (Unix/Linux/BSD), as well as other related technologies including: Computers, Communications, Cryptography, Databases, Storage, Internet, Networking, Security, Programming Languages, Software Development, Web Development, Systems Administration, DevOps, Datacenter, High Performance and Low Latency Computing/Networking, Embedded Computing, IT Technology, Free Software, Open Source and Software Tools.
Unigroup meeting topics span ALL varieties of UNIX, BSD, LINUX, and related Operating Systems, covering both Commercial / Closed Source, and Freely Available / Open Source: projects, products, methods and tools. Our Unix/BSD/Linux technical presentations have covered subject matter relating to the following operating systems and projects: AIX; HP-UX, True64, Ultrix; IRIX; OS/X, A/UX; SCO, OpenServer, UnixWare, OpenUnix, Xenix; Solaris, OpenSolaris, SunOS, UnbreakableLinux; FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, BSD/OS; RedHat, CentOS, Fedora; SuSE, OpenSUSE; Debian, Ubuntu, Knoppix, Raspbian; Caldera, OpenLinux; Plan9; as well as a variety of other distributions.
Spanning its 30+ year history, Unigroup has presented technical meetings covering IT Technology which is of interest to a broad audience of IT Professionals, including: Software and Web Developers, System Administrators, System Engineers, System Architects, Security Administrators, Network Administrators, Database Administrators, End-Users and Computer Enthusiasts. Unigroup has historically had a large percentage of Wall-Street/Financial and Banking/Brokerage professionals attending our meetings. Unigroup is known for being one of the most Technical User Groups around NYC, and with 2.5 hours of presentation time available, we are able to explore the meeting subject matter in depth.
Unigroup's September 2014 Meeting will be at our regular meeting location, at our regular time, at: The Cooper Union, School of Engineering located at: 41 Cooper Square, East Village, Manhattan, NYC. Room: 101_CS, on TUESDAY, September 23, 2014 (** SPECIAL 4th TUESDAY Meeting **) at 6:30pm.
Our presentation topic is: FPGA Hardware Acceleration using OpenCL and our speakers are: Ron Huizen from Bittware Inc. and Nick Finamore from Altera Corporation.
RSVP for Unigroup's next meeting via the Unigroup Next General Meeting Page, this page includes information specific to the upcoming meeting.
Upcoming Unigroup Meetings/Events:
The Cooper Union School of Engineering (New Academic Building) 41 Cooper Square (3rd Avenue @ 7th Street, between 6th and 7th Streets) East Village, Manhattan, New York City, 10003 Room: To-Be-Announced (changes from month-to-month)Unigroup meetings usually start after work, at 6:30pm. Always check the Unigroup Next Meeting Page for updated meeting location and starting time details.
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