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Wednesday, March 11 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
BoFs: SMR and Zoned Block Devices: Seagate & HGST - Adrian Palmer, Seagate & Jorge Campello, HGST

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Come and discuss the issues & proposed solutions of enabling the benefits of SMR-based HDDs in Linux.  Engineers & developers from HGST and Seagate will be on hand to explain the planned approaches, answer questions, listen to feedback, and describe the future of ZBD (zoned block devices).

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Jorge Campello

Global Director of Systems and Solutions, HGST
Jorge Campello is the Global Director of Systems and Solutions at HGST Research. He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 1999 and has been working in the storage industry over the last 16 years. An SMR evangelist, he was deeply involved in the formation of the standardization efforts around SMR and now directs his efforts at the libzbc open source project. He is also Co-Chair of the Storage Work Group within... Read More →

Adrian Palmer

Adrian Palmer holds a MS of Electrical Engineering and a BS of Computer Engineering and Math, all from the University of Wyoming. He has spent over 10 years in Systems Administration, and has hobbyist experience in Linux and UNIX systems, creating router/gateway and NAS systems. In 1999, he was the first public high school student to earn an MCSE. Adrian currently works at Seagate and leads the SMRFFS project, contributing to the open source... Read More →

Wednesday March 11, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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