Leveraging BTRFS, Linux and Open Source in Developing Advanced Storage Solutions

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Monday, September 21, 2015
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The future of Linux filesystems is here with the emergence of BTRFS. Other advancements in Linux combined with BTRFS provide a robust OS platform for developers. Features from CoW snapshots, robust software raid, data protection to compression, dedup and efficient replication -- just to name a few, are accessible to developers. These Linux OS level advancements combined with proven application level open source tools and libraries give developers a lot of horsepower and raw material to build creative and powerful solutions.

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Learn to develop with BTRFS
Learn about new storage related advancements in Linux
Learn about challenges developing scalable storage solutions using open source
Learn about application level opensource tools and libraries that help storage development
Learn about open source storage ecosystem