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Wednesday, April 17 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Panel - LSF/MM 2013: Hot Topics in File & Storage Systems and Memory Management - Jens Axboe, Fusion-io ; James Bottomley, Parallels; Dave Chinner, Red Hat; Trond Myklebust, NetApp; Rik van Riel, Red Hat; Ric Wheeler, Red Hat (Moderator)

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Each year, the key kernel developers from the file and storage systems and memory management get together in an invitation only summit to tackle the most pressing issues. This summit helps set the stage for work that will be appearing in future releases of the kernel.
Our panel will have leaders from each of these areas who will give an overview of what is on the agenda for this year's summit which will be held immediately after the Collaboration Summit. Come hear from them and let them know what topics you find most interesting and pressing.


Ric Wheeler

Kernel File and Storage Team Director & Architect, Red Hat
Ric works at Red Hat as the director of Red Hat's Storage Engineering team and a past director of file and storage kernel engineering. He 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 a frequent speaker at Linux Foundation events, past chair of the USENIX FAST conference and a member of the Linux... Read More →


Jens Axboe

Jens Axboe is a Fellow at Fusion-io, and also serves as the Linux block layer maintainer. Jens has worked on all things Linux IO related, such as data writeback, IO scheduling, SATA/SCSI, and others. Most recently his interests have been centered around making super fast flash based devices work and scale well in the kernel.
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James Bottomley

Distinguished Engineer, IBM Research
James Bottomley is a Distinguished Engineer at IBM Research where he works on Cloud and Container technology. He is also Linux Kernel maintainer of the SCSI subsystem. He has been a Director on the Board of the Linux Foundation and Chair of its Technical Advisory Board. He went to university at Cambridge for both his undergraduate and doctoral degrees after which he joined AT&T Bell labs to work on Distributed Lock Manager technology for... Read More →

Dave Chinner

Dave Chinner has an advanced case of Filesystem Developer Syndrome (FDS). Symptoms first developed back in 2002 when employed by SGI to work on NFS. After a confusing diagnosis including NFS, gigabit ethernet driver and TCP/IP stack hacking on Irix, he was discovered in a delirious state, not knowing where he was or what he was doing. Editors with open XFS source code files were found on his workstation, and the diagnosis was clear: it was... Read More →

Trond Myklebust

Biography coming soon.

Rik van Riel

Biography coming soon.

Wednesday April 17, 2013 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Market Street

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