Feb 28th 2009
FLOSS Weekly 58
ZFS, the Sun Microsystems-created file system providing simple administration, transactional semantics, end-to-end data integrity, and significant scalability.
Our guests are Aaron Newcomb and David Brittle for ZFS
Aaron Newcomb's day job is being the Solutions Development Manager for Open Storage at Sun Microsystems. Open Storage refers to storage systems that are built with open source software like ZFS, open standards and open architecture. ZFS is a major component in each the systems that Aaron works with. When he is not working for Sun, Aaron is the host and producer of "the_source," a video podcast about all things related to open source software. The podcast is produced entirely with open source software, including Cinelerra (the open source video editor), GIMP, and Audacity.
David Brittle's day job is being a software development manager for Sun Microsystems as. He has brought to market projects including NFS v4 and IETF development effort requiring open development, directed Connectathon (an IETF testing environment), and his latest product, ZFS.
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