Jan 10th Meeting: All about ZFS

Date: Jan 10th, 2013
Time: 7pm
Place: EE1 Building (Electrical Engineering)
Room 403
University of Washington Campus
Directions: http://www.ee.washington.edu/about/contact.html
Subject: All about ZFS
Presenter: Tommy Scherer

This presentation will describe the history of ZFS, its differences from other file systems, various solutions built on ZFS, and tips on how to deploy ZFS.

Tommy Scherer is a graduate of Portland State University and currently is a Product Engineer with Silicon Mechanics. From the SMB to large organizations, Tommy designs and architects storage, cloud and virtualization solutions. To adapt to the evolving software defined storage market, Tommy embraced open-source technologies as a cost-effective alternative to proprietary hardware and software stacks. With over 5 years of successful ZFS deployments, he is a recognized Subject Matter Expert and has been awarded the prestigious title of “Nexenta Fellow” by Nexenta System, Inc.

In his spare time, for which he has little, Tommy enjoys road racing his Suzuki GSXR 600 and is an avid skier and cycl


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.