Presented by

  • Lance Albertson

    Lance Albertson

    Lance Albertson is the Director for the Oregon State University Open Source Lab (OSUOSL) and has been involved with many open source projects since 2003. The OSUOSL provides hosting for more than 160 projects, including those of worldwide leaders like Debian Linux, the Linux Foundation and AlmaLinux. The most active organization of its kind, the OSUOSL offers world-class hosting services, professional software development and on-the-ground training for promising students interested in open source management and programming. Since joining the OSUOSL in 2007, Lance has managed all of the hosting activities that the OSL provides for more than 160 high-profile open source projects. He was promoted to Director in early 2013 after being the Lead Systems Administration and Architect since 2007.


Data centers are a crucial part of any IT organization that still needs on premise hosting. Running a datacenter requires attention to power, cooling, networking, rack space, cabling among many other aspects. But how does running AArch64 in a data center differ from traditional x86? This session will discuss the differences between AArch64 and x86 in the scope of hosting it in a data center. Long are the days of just sticking raspberry Pi’s in a rack!