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Wednesday, August 20 • 12:15pm - 1:05pm
Write Once, Read Everywhere: GlusterFS in a Hybrid Cloud World - John Mark Walker, ManageIQ

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GlusterFS is a highly flexible distributed filesystem that can store many petabytes of data and scale out with linear performance growth. This talk will focus on how to utilize GlusterFS as a general purpose storage system for multiple cloud and big data workloads. We will explore:
  • Why filesystems. There is lots of talk about object storage, but files are what most admins still need to store
  • Why GlusterFS. There are a number of open source solutions for storage, but GlusterFS is the only one that supports file, block and object storage in the same namespace
  • When to use GlusterFS vs. other storage software, such as Ceph
This talk will also feature a demo of the write once, read everywhere philosophy embodied by GlusterFS. 

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John Mark Walker

John Mark is the ManageIQ Community Leader. For three years prior to his ManageIQ role, he was the Gluster Community Leader and is a long-time Open Source community advocate and strategist. He has spoken at many conferences, including OSCON, FISL, LinuxCon and many others on subjects ranging from Open Cloud and Open Source to, more recently, "It Was Never About Innovation."


Wednesday August 20, 2014 12:15pm - 1:05pm
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