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Monday, November 5 • 2:15pm - 3:00pm
SSD Devices & Caching: fscache, Block Cache or Device Driver - Ric Wheeler, Red Hat

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SSD devices promise a lot - very high random IO rates, high performance streaming IO and different failure modes than traditional storage. SSD devices are still considerably more expensive than traditional storage, so multiple projects have worked to use SSD's as a cache for cheaper and denser traditional storage.
This panel will have developers from several SSD caching projects - file system, device mapper and device driver level caching.


Moderators
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Ric Wheeler

Red Hat
Ric works at Red Hat as the senior manager and architect of the kernel group's file system team and manages the Red Hat Storage development team. He has extensive experience in storage and file systems after having spent ten years at EMC in the Symmetrix and Centera groups, four years at The Open Group's Research Institute and four years at Thinking Machines working on the CM5 operating system. Ric is an active member of the Linux file system... Read More →

Speakers
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James Bottomley

Parallels
James Bottomley is CTO of Server Virtualisation at Parallels and Linux Kernel maintainer of the SCSI subsystem, PA-RISC Linux and the 53c700 set of drivers. He has made contributions in the areas of x86 architecture and SMP, filesystems, storage and memory management and coherency. He is currently a Director on the Board of the Linux Foundation and Chair of its Technical Advisory Board. He was born and grew up in the United Kingdom. He went to... Read More →
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Hannes Reinecke

SUSE Labs
Linux addict since the earliest days (0.95); various patches to get Linux up and running. Now working for SUSE Linux Products GmbH handling basically all storage-related issues. | Main interests are all the nifty things you can do with SCSI, like multipathing, iSCSI, FCoE etc.


Monday November 5, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Rossini II

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