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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You have 30 seconds to make a good impression. Here's how to make your open source resume stand out.
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No longer a simple log-processing pipeline, Logstash has evolved into a powerful and versatile data processing tool. Here are basics to get you started.
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Keep your website clean, fast, and available with these maintenance must-dos.
A cube of innovation.

Cross-function collaboration among engineering, operations, and DBAs is key to creating stable, scalable, and successful products.
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Why do so many organizations struggle to create clear, cohesive documentation? Here's how to avoid common documentation mistakes.
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Engineers know that there’s much more to a successful software project than meets the eye...
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One of Mozilla's senior engineering program managers, Larissa Brown Shapiro, wants to show us how...
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James Mickens provides a preview of his LISA15 closing keynote. (Spoiler alert: Be ready to laugh.)