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Monday, April 15 • 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Total Data Center Victory: Open Source Data Storage - John Mark Walker, Red Hat

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We have seen the last ubiquitous, proprietary technology in the data center. Current technology trends tie together a few vectors - virtualization, automation, scalability, and open source - into a common direction: speed, agility and rapid iteration.

Out of all the areas of IT, data storage is one of the last to be abstracted from the hardware. Networking is another. Traditional data management software and hardware does not lend itself to the speed and agility of today's data center needs, but the coming data deluge alters this dynamic considerably, and only the scalable will win. With unstructured data growing exponentially, our open source industry is now at the vanguard of a new era of data storage and management, and software-based storage is the way to claim victory over these challenges.

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John Mark Walker

Open Source Ecosystems Leader, Red Hat, Inc
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.

Monday April 15, 2013 4:30pm - 5:00pm PDT
Cyril Magnin Ballroom

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