UKUUG Biographical details

Alan Robertson,
IBM Linux Technology Center

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from NLUUG's SANE2000

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Alan has been an active developer and project leader for High-Availability Linux for several years. He maintains the Linux-HA project web (, and has been a key developer for the open source heartbeat program.

He joined IBM's Linux Technology Center in March 2001 from SUSE, before that he was a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff for Bell Labs where he had worked for 21 years.

Alan also jointly leads the Open Cluster Framework effort ( to define standard APIs for clustering, and provide an open source reference implementation of these APIs.

UKUUG Presentations, etc.
LISA/Winter Conf '04
Tutorial with Lars Marowsky-Bree
High Availability Clusters
idem The Evolution of the Linux-HA Project


See the UKUUG events page for scheduled meetings.


Last modified: 2004-01-23_12:10 GMT