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Wednesday, March 11 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Ext4 Filesystem Scaling - Jan Kára, SUSE

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Ext4 is one of the mainstream file systems used in Linux. In this presentation, Jan Kara will talk about some of the work he and other ext4 developers did to improve scalability and performance of the file system. Presented topics will include reducing contention resulting from handling of list of inodes with truncate in progress (called orphan list), improving latency of shrinking of a cache of logical-to-physical block mappings, and more.

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Jan Kara

Kernel engineer, SUSE
Jan Kara is doing Linux kernel hacking in file systems area over 15 years. He is the maintainer of udf file system, and quota subsystem. He is also working on ext4 and other filesystems, writeback logic, notification framework, and other miscellaneous stuff. Currently he is working... Read More →


Wednesday March 11, 2015 3:00pm - 3:50pm PDT
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