June 14th Meeting: NTFS the workhorse file system for the Windows Platform

Date: June 14th, 2012
Time: 7pm
Place: EE1 Building (Electrical Engineering)
Room 403
University of Washington Campus
Directions: http://www.ee.washington.edu/about/contact.html
Subject: NTFS the workhorse file system for the Windows Platform
Presenter: Neal Christianson

This presentation will provide a high level overview of NTFS for those who may be less familiar with how it operates. The focus of the presentation will then shift to functionality added in the Windows 7 and Windows 8 timeframe.

Neal Christiansen is a Principal Software Development Lead for the Resilient File Systems team in the Windows Storage and File Systems Group at Microsoft (Redmond WA). His team’s primary responsibility is the development of the Windows NTFS File System. Neal joined Microsoft in 1999 as a member of the Core File Systems Group working in the File System Filters team. In 2002 he became the lead for the File System Filters team and was involved with the design and implementation of the Windows Filter Manager. Neal has 30 years of system software development experience. He led the design and implementation of the NSS File System for NetWare while at Novell. Neal also led the design and implementation of the Motorola 68000 based WMCS operating system for Wicat Systems. Neal has a BS in Computer Science from Brigham Young University.


As always, there will be dinner sponsored by Silicon Mechanics. Check them out at http://www.siliconmechanics.com/

There will also be several CACert assurers present.

The meeting will be at the Electrical Engineering building on the University of Washington Campus, aka EE1. Directions are linked to the EE Department’s web site above. Parking is $5 after 5pm.