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Wednesday, October 23 • 12:05pm - 12:55pm
Recent Developments in GFS2 - Steven Whitehouse, Red Hat

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The GFS2 cluster filesystem has been under development for a number of years, however there has been no uptodate presentation covering all of the latest features since OLS 2007. The intent of this talk is to provide an overview of the current feature set, noting recent significant developments, as well as an introduction into the major algorithms of GFS2 for those less familiar with its capabilities. During the development process, many lessons were learned which would apply equally to any open source project, and these will be discussed too.


Steven Whitehouse

Upstream GFS2 Cluster Filesystem Kernel Maintainer, Red Hat
Steven Whitehouse is the upstream GFS2 cluster filesystem kernel maintainer, on which he has worked for over 8 years while at Red Hat and has previously been kernel maintainer of the Linux DECnet networking stack. His introduction to Linux kernel development came in 1993 when he wrote a small patch for the AX.25 protocol. He has previously worked for Racal, Sistina Software, and his own consultancy company ChyGwyn Ltd. Steven has spoken at a... Read More →

Wednesday October 23, 2013 12:05pm - 12:55pm

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