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GlusterFS is a scalable network filesystem suitable for data-intensive tasks such as cloud storage and media streaming. GlusterFS is free and open source software and can utilize common off-the-shelf hardware.

We’ll go over the basic terminology, Gluster features and architecture, and then do a demo of configuring and using (and abusing) Gluster.


Patrick Ladd has been a technical account manager at Red Hat for 3 1/2 years, working with large financial institutions and telcos. While at Red Hat, he’s specialized on RHEL, Ansible, Satllite 6, Gluster, and OpenShift. Prior to that, he was IT manager for a local fuel company and a software engineer for IBM. He’s been a member of HV Open since it’s founding (ok, second meeting…). This will be his 10th talk for HV Open.

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