Btrfs: Status and Overview

von Lenz Grimmer (Oracle Deutschland B.V. & Co. KG)

Thursday, 24.05.2012, London, 14:45-15:30 Uhr

This talk will give a technical overview over the Btrfs file system, its main features and recent developments. Btrfs is under active development and has a number of capabilities that are not available in any other Linux file system.

Among others, the talk will cover subjects like:

Snapshots and clones Multiple device support (RAID, online adding/removal of devices) Checksums and redundancy (Scrubbing) SSD awareness and optimizations Recovery from corruption Converting existing ext3 and ext4 file systems into Btrfs Snapshot integration into the yum package management

Über den Autor Lenz Grimmer:

Lenz does product management for Oracle Linux. He is located in Hamburg, Germany and joined Oracle via the acquisition of Sun Microsystems in 2010. Lenz has been a member of the MySQL Group for 9 years. He came to MySQL AB as a release engineer in 2002 and then moved to the MySQL Community Relations team in 2005. Prior to MySQL AB, he worked at SuSE Linux AG in Nuremberg for four years, as a distribution core developer and evangelist. He started working with Linux and free software during his computer science studies in 1995 and has been using it as his primary operating system since then.