ACS Adelaide IT Architecture Special Interest Group

Daniel Brown dropped me a note to let me know this is happening in Adelaide:

When & Where:

· Where: Excom Education, 191 Pulteney Street, Adelaide (map)

· When: 9th of October (09/10/2008) @ 5:30PM


The agenda for this month’s evenings activities are:

·5:30pm - arrive, relax and network

·5:45pm - welcome and introductions - Daniel Brown

·6pm An Overview of the Defence Architecture Framework (DODAF) - Dennis Medlow

Architecture: Systems Engineering/Architecture

Dennis will present on the background to the DODAF, motivations for its use, DODAF layers and views. He will also provide samples of DODAF representation and cross-view relationships, architecture repositories and Australian use in the Defence Industry.

Participants will gain an understanding of how the DODAF is structured, why it is being introduced and the architectural views that are defined in it.

Who should attend? Team Leaders, Architects and anyone with an interest in how systems architecture can be captured and disseminated.

· 7:00PM – Storage Architecture - Fibre vs iSCSI – Peter Chenoweth and George Stone

Architecture: Enterprise/Infrastructure Architecture

Peter will present on best practices for assessing server hosts for Fibre Channel vs iSCSI consolidated storage platforms with examples and rationale for platform selection.

George will be presenting on managing and understanding the in’s and outs of storage performance.

Who should attend? People that are interested and focused on Storage Infrastructure and Information Architecture.

· 8:00PM – Meeting Close

·8:05pm - coffee

If you plan to attend the evening’s festivities, can you please ensure to reserve your place by clicking here .