Tonight's Activity:

Rebuilding the airplane in flight... safely

Tonight's Agenda:

  • 5:30 - Open Room
  • 6:05 - Lightning Talks
  • 6:20 - Main Lecture
  • 8:00 - Drinks (TBD)

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Next Month

GlusterFS - Open source software defined storage

Wednesday, Jan 9th

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.


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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Jan 9 GlusterFS - Open source software defined storage
Feb 6 Everything is on fire, everything is fine: investigating data breaches
Mar 6 Quantum Computing & 16th Anniversary Meeting

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