OpenZFS Advancements

A session at LISA15

Wednesday 11th November, 2015

2:00pm to 2:45pm (EST)

This talk will focus on the latest advancements in OpenZFS in the areas of performance, scalability, and usability. It will go into details on the following:

  • performance improvements with fragmented and imbalanced pools
  • enhancements to the adaptive replacement cache
  • improvements in backing up or replicating ZFS filesystems.

George Wilson is a software engineer at Delphix where he works on filesystems for the Delphix data platform. Most recently, George has developed the single-copy arc, compressed arc, nop write feature, and enhancement for imablanced LUNs as well as many performance enhancements to ZFS. Before joining Delphix, George was a senior member of the ZFS kernel development team at Sun Microsystems working on key features such as LUN expansion, Log Device removal, and Deduplication. He was also the tech lead for the Solaris 10 ZFS integration and developed an in-depth ZFS training course for Sun's field organization. George graduated from Clemson University with a BS in Computer Science.

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ZFS Developer working at Delphix bio from Twitter

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Time 2:00pm2:45pm EST

Date Wed 11th November 2015


Thurgood Marshall South, Washington Marriott Wardman Park

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