By Deirdre' Straughan on Feb 05, 2009
A Conversation between Tom Albers, QFS File System Engineer, and Margaret Hamburger.
Note: (June 4, 2010) - Use the updated list here.
So much video has rolled through this blog that it's getting hard to find stuff you know is here. So I thought I'd provide for your reference a list of all the videos we've done so far, by topic.
Lori Alt on ZFS as a Root File System - SNIA Storage Developers' Conference 
ZFS Boot in Solaris 10 Update 6 - Lori Alt gives us the deep-dive lowdown.
Examining ZFS On-Disk Format Using mdb and zdb: Max Bruning - Open Solaris Developer Conference in Prague on June 28, 2008.
Andy Bechtolsheim on Open Storage Townhall - Sun's Andy Bechtolsheim, Matt Baier, and Jeff Bonwick join John Fowler to discuss advancements in Open Storage in May, 2008.
Jeff Bonwick on the Open Storage Revolution - CommunityOne (May 5, 2008) on "The Open Storage Revolution". With a live demo by Jim Hughes.
Brian Wong on Open Storage for OpenSolaris - Sun Tech Days, Milan, Sept 2007.
Storage in the Cloud Ben Rockwood's Opening Keynote at the Open Storage Summit
Storage the Solaris Way - Thomas Nau, Head of Infrastructure Department, Solaris Geek, University of Ulm, speaks at Sun's HPC Consortium (Dresden, Germany, June 2008).
Are You as Smart as a 5th Grader? Build Your Own NAS Box - Open Storage community manager Jeff Cheeney and his son Chase built a home NAS box, and shared their recipe with FROSUG.
The Solid State Storage Revolution - Andy Bechtolsheim speaking at SNIA SDC, Sept 2008.
SSD: Flash in the Panel or Recipe for Success? - panel discussion at SNIA SDC 2008.
An Introduction to Developing in OpenSolaris - Charles Baker speaking to the Front Range Solaris User Group, Nov 2008.
Native OpenSolaris CIFS Service - Alan Wright speaks at SNIA SDC, Sept 2008.
Open Storage Community Discussion - Mark Carlson, Jeff Cheeney, and Peter Buckingham lead a community discussion at the Open Storage Summit, Sept 2008.
The Open Storage Summit Party - After the OpenSolaris Storage Summit (Sept 2008), we had a great party!
Jeff Jackson's Keynote at Sun Tech Days, Milan - Sept, 2007.
Technology Deep Dives
The Management Framework Reference - At SNIA SDC (Sept, 2007), Mark Carlson provides an early look at SNIA's Management Framework effort.
Sun and EMC Engineers Talk About the SNIA XAM - SNIA SDC, September 2007.
MPxIO - A multipathing solution for devices accessible through multiple host controller interfaces. An in-depth transfer of information by Chris Horne, in three parts.
Robert Thurlow on NFS Namespace Futures - SNIA SDC, 2007.
eDiscovery and the Electronic Data Universe - Attorney Steven W. Teppler presents at SNIA's Storage Security Industry Forum Summit on "eDiscovery and the Electronic Data Universe" - rules of electronic discovery and other factors that the storage industry needs to consider in designing systems to store data that will stand up in a court of law.
The New and Improved Filebench - Sun Senior Software Engineer Drew Wilson speaks at Usenix FAST (Feb, 2008).
A New iSCSI Management API - John Forte presents at SNIA SDC, September, 2007.
A New Multipath Management API for SCSI Devices - Hyon Kim reports at SNIA SDC, September 2007.
OpenSolaris 2008.11 is here - "The latest release of OpenSolaris (2008.11) just posted a few weeks ago. As we discussed in Brasil it is so easy to get and so easy to kick the tires using Virtual Box. The community has been busy building out the latest enhancements to this release. We have aggregated FOSS components such as GNOME, FireFox and Thunderbird while having innovated as well. Take notice of our new installer, OpenOffice 3.0, ZFS Time Slider as well as the integrated packaging system (IPS) repository. Innovation and aggregation brought to you by the same source..." - Bob Porras
My favourite delivery today (it's not 2008.11 !) - "Last night, close to midnight, I'd started writing a blog entry about Solaris on the desktop, the different environments we've used, and was going to talk a bit about how far we've come from when I joined Sun back in 1996 up to today's release of OpenSolaris 2008.11 (I was also going to mention my role in writing a chunk of Time Slider for the current desktop environment) but that post's for another day..." - congrats to Tim Foster!
CommunityOne: Call for Participation Deadline - "The deadline for CommunityOne's call for participation is rapidly approaching: December 15th. So, if you want to talk, get your submissions in soon." - Jim Grisanzio
ZFS Snapshot Rollup Bash Script - "As a follow on to my blog entry Provisioning Disaster Recovery with ZFS, iSCSI and VMware I
created this snapshot rollup script to help maintain the growing
snapshots and minimize disk consumption. The script is an add-on to the
zfsadm account cron jobs and runs under the security privileges of the
zfsadm user detailed in that blog. An input text file is used to
specify what ZFS path's will be rolled up to a Grandfather Father Son
backup scheme." - Mike La Spina
Max Bruning presents on the ZFS On-Disk Format Using mdb and zdb. Recorded at the Open Solaris Developer Conference in Prague on June 28, 2008.
Mark Carlson, Jeff Cheeney, and Peter Buckingham lead a community discussion at the Open Storage Summit, Sept 2008. ~30 mins.
Lori Alt gives us the deep-dive lowdown on ZFS boot. ~ 40 mins.
View the subtitled video here.
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