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Community Systems Administrator
OSU Open Source Lab

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Computer Science and Business Administration

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Ben Kero

Ben has been a community systems administrator at the OSU Open Source Lab, where he helped and administered dozens of high-profile open source projects. He also has ample experience participating in the OSU Linux User's Group as their official Safety Officer, and as part of the Open Source Education Lab which aims to integrate Open Source software and ideologies into the university curriculum. Ben also played a role in the inception and coordination of the local Beaver Bar Camp.
After graduating with a degree in Computer Science and Business Administration, he joined Mozilla as a systems administrator. Mozilla gave him the opportunity to diversify his skill-set to operate on the scale of hundreds of millions of users.
In his spare time Ben is an avid embedded computer enthusiast and has spent countless nights toiling over tiny computers while cursing at them to work correctly. He enjoys the intersection of lifestyle and computers constructing things like homemade electric bicycles, restoring vintage hardware, electronics repurposing, wearable computers, and novel home automation.


News - linux.conf.au 2015 | 12 - 16 Jan | BeAwesome

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Speaker Feature: Martin Schwenke and Amitay Isaacs, Bradley Kuhn, Ben Kero

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Ben Kero
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Ben Kero
When Everything Falls Apart: Stories of Version Control System Scaling
1:20 pm Friday 16 January 2015
Ben has been a community systems administrator at the OSU Open Source Lab, where he helped and administered dozens of highprofile open source projects. He also has ample experience participating in the OSU Linux User's Group as their official Safety Officer, and as part of the Open Source Education Lab which aims to integrate Open Source software and ideologies into the university curriculum. Ben also played a role in the inception and coordination of the local Beaver Bar Camp.
After graduating with a degree in Computer Science and Business Administration, he joined Mozilla as a systems administrator. Mozilla gave him the opportunity to diversify his skillset to operate on the scale of hundreds of millions of users.
In his spare time Ben is an avid embedded computer enthusiast and has spent countless nights toiling over tiny computers while cursing at them to work correctly. He enjoys the intersection of lifestyle and computers constructing things like homemade electric bicycles, restoring vintage hardware, electronics repurposing, wearable computers, and novel home automation.
For more information on Ben and his presentation, see here.


Speaker Feature: Martin Schwenke and ...

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Speaker Feature: Martin Schwenke and Amitay Isaacs, Bradley Kuhn, Ben Kero

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Ben Kero
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Ben Kero
When Everything Falls Apart: Stories of Version Control System Scaling
1:20 pm Friday 16 January 2015
Ben has been a community systems administrator at the OSU Open Source Lab, where he helped and administered dozens of highprofile open source projects. He also has ample experience participating in the OSU Linux User's Group as their official Safety Officer, and as part of the Open Source Education Lab which aims to integrate Open Source software and ideologies into the university curriculum. Ben also played a role in the inception and coordination of the local Beaver Bar Camp.
After graduating with a degree in Computer Science and Business Administration, he joined Mozilla as a systems administrator. Mozilla gave him the opportunity to diversify his skillset to operate on the scale of hundreds of millions of users.
In his spare time Ben is an avid embedded computer enthusiast and has spent countless nights toiling over tiny computers while cursing at them to work correctly. He enjoys the intersection of lifestyle and computers constructing things like homemade electric bicycles, restoring vintage hardware, electronics repurposing, wearable computers, and novel home automation.
For more information on Ben and his presentation, see here.


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Ben Kero
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Ben is a system administrator by trade,and has experience with the Ganeti project from several sources. He has been a community systems administrator at the OSU Open Source Lab, where he helped and administered dozens of high-profile open source projects. Ben held this position for 4 years while attending classes at Oregon State University.
While at OSU, Ben held the role of the Linux Users Group's Safety Officer, and gave presentations on secure (and advanced) SSH usage and a tutorial on VIM to crowds of 15-30 people of varying technical abilities, including live demonstrations. Ben has also given several technical presentations at the local Beaver Barcamp, some of which were viewed by over 100 people.
After graduating with a degree in Computer Science and Business Administration, he joined Mozilla as a systems administrator. Mozilla gave him the opportunity to diversify his skill-set to operate on the scale of hundreds of millions of users.


People | Open Source Lab

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Ben Kero, Community Systems Administrator Community Systems Administrator

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Ben Kero
Ben is a community systems administrator for the OSL. He is responsible for the public PowerPC Development resources(PowerDev) sponsored by the OSL, as well as the availability and performance of enterprise monitoring systems. In his spare time he enjoys developing software for embedded Linux platforms, creating electric vehicles, and hacking on hardware. Ben is a junior in Computer Science with a specialization in Business. One of his goals is to incrementally integrate synergistically combined Web 2.0-paradigms with web analytics to create horizontally scalable enterprise solutions.

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