LISA is an annual USENIX event where systems engineering and operations professionals share real-world knowledge about designing, building, and maintaining the critical systems of our interconnected world.

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OSDC lead tea

James Mickens provides a preview of his LISA15 closing keynote. (Spoiler alert: Be ready to laugh.)