TNC17 in Linz - Wednesday 31/5-2017
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Linz has a lot of surprises. Here, we have a kindergarten for old
Anna Everitt from GÉANT tells me that she was shipped in a
container together with the furniture of the booth, and lives there for
the rest of the year.
A unified e-Infrastructure landscape in Europe is a vision which is easy
to explain, but difficult to achieve. Are we creating the tower of Babel
in trying to unite them?
The first session in the morning is on research engagement. First, the
initiator of the newly-created TF-RED, Sylvia Kuijpers from SURFnet.
The panel is chaired by Jakob Tengel froma DFN.
The conference bags can serve as tank tops if you cut away the bottom.
Only problem is that one size does not fit all, as Victor Reijs fraom
HEAnet demonstrates here.
Displaying their laid back attitudes, we have here Maarten Kremers
Ioannis Kakavas (GRnet)
Ready for a plenary again
But first a word from the other platinum sponsor, Geoff Bennett
The first speaker is introduced by Inder Monga from ESnet
Still no stress in the cloakroom
Erik Huizer is getting legal advice from Evelijn Jeunink.
Chairs and secretaries of TFs and SIGs meet in the lunch break
A running ADVA demo
At TNC, meetings take place on all levels - everywhere. Here, we have
Helga Spitaler from GÉANT and Arianna Akmatova from CAREN.
The technical guys on the balcony that we need to thank for so much of
the conference experience. Thank you.
One of the techies is my former colleague, Bo Sixten Staahle, now
employed by NORDUnet.
He shows me the normal internet traffic from the Wireless LAN. Up to 180
Mbps traffic is impressive.
However, this fades into background noise when a big trial is using
This URIMAT is not a good place to urinate
This session is chaired by Baiba Kaskina, who has been a part of our
community for many years and who now heads the Latvian CERT
Gustavo Garcia from CLARA phoning home
You also need to see the Infinera bus
and the Infinera products
including those where the glue on the Infinera sticker covering the
logo is not yet dry
Very elaborate "Ampelmänner"
Is it Polish week or why are treir flag alongside the Austrian?
Is in houses like this you imagine that Mozart could have stayed in Linz
when he wrote his "Linzer" symphony in 1783.
A view towards the town hall and its bell tower,
where we have a good example of redundant infrastructure: If the sun is
not visible, there is a backup clock on top. Et vice versa.
Danes having dinner in town
A name with the Danish version of the letter "Æ". Nordic influence
is creeping in everywhere.
A visualization of the magnetosphere of Earth which protects
us against cosmic radiation, that would otherwise be lethal. Luckily, it
is there and we can sleep well. Just what we need after such an
Martin Bech, DeiC, email@example.com