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Thursday, August 21 • 11:45am - 12:35pm
A Walk Through File Synchronization Lane - John Hawley, Intel

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Storage is hard. One of the aspects of that is getting files synchronized to different places, how do you do it efficiently and effectively. It's a hard problem because of the myriad of use cases from mirror infrastructures, content distribution networks, backups, remote office locations, mobile devices, websites and clouds. With a myriad of different use cases there's a huge breadth of potential options to dealing with trying to keep files in sync. I intend to do a reasonable dive into what technologies are out there for the more general use cases, get into why you may or may not want to use them, what their strengths and weaknesses are and attempt to help give guidance to folks trying to find their way through this complex and hard problem

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John Hawley

Open Source Developer, VMware - OSPO - OSTC
John 'Warthog9' Hawley led the system administration team on kernel.org for nearly a decade. His other exploits include working on Syslinux, OpenSSI, a caching Gitweb, and patches to bind to enable GeoDNS. He's the author of PXE Knife, Boot Boot, as well as SyncDiff(erent) a state-full... Read More →

Thursday August 21, 2014 11:45am - 12:35pm CDT
Sheraton Ballroom V

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