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Tuesday, October 27 • 5:30pm - 6:10pm
A Conversation With Cinder Developers

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Continuing the conversation from Vancouver, meet a number of Cinder developers including Core team members.  Hear thoughts from active developers on the state of Cinder, where things are going, and some of the current challenges with the block storage project.

This session will also provide the audience time to "ask the experts" in an interactive Q&A format.  This will be a great opportunity to get your questions answered and voice your ideas, opinions, and concerns about block storage within OpenStack.

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Jay Bryant

IBM Cinder Subject Matter Expert
Jay has worked for IBM since 2001 on Linux virtualization, supercomputing and storage related initiatives.  Jay started working with OpenStack during the Grizzly release and has been focussed on Cinder since Havana.  As the Cinder Subject Matter Expert for IBM's Cloud Division, Jay serves as the liason between the OpenStack Community and IBM's internal storage software development teams.  Jay has also been a member of Cinder's core... Read More →
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Patrick East

Software Engineer, Pure Storage
Patrick East is a member of Pure Storage's OpenStack team focusing on support for the Pure Storage FlashArray's within Cinder. Starting on the project for the Juno release Patrick has lead the Pure Storage OpenStack development efforts.
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John Griffith

Principal Software Engineer, SolidFire
John Griffith, Principal Software Engineer at SolidFire, helped to create the Cinder project in OpenStack.  His primary responsibility at SolidFire is technical contributor to OpenStack.  He served as Technical Lead for the Block Storage Project since it's beginning through the Juno release, and also holds an elected seat on the OpenStack Technical Committee. | John has over fifteen years of engineering experience in both hardware... Read More →
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Zhiteng Huang

Engineer, eBay
Zhiteng Huang is involved in OpenStack projects Nova and Cinder since Diablo release, and he is a core member in Cinder.  His daily job at eBay is to ensure eBay's private cloud runs well and offers reliable storage solutions to meet different needs.
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Sean McGinnis

Sr. Principal Software Engineer, Dell, Dell
Sean McGinnis is a software architect and project lead with the Dell Storage group. He focuses on enabling integration of Dell Storage capabilities with external systems to streamline the ease of use and availability of the various Dell storage offerings to meet application needs.
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Mike Perez

Developer Coordinator, OpenStack Foundation
Being a contributing member of OpenStack since 2010, Mike Perez has served as | a core developer for the OpenStack block storage project Cinder and as a PTL | for the Kilo and Liberty releases. During some of this time, he worked for | DreamHost in helping with their OpenStack public cloud, and helping with | integrating a variety of block storage solutions like Ceph and Datera. Today he | helps the OpenStack Foundation with seeing out the... Read More →
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Xing Yang

Consultant Technologist, Office of the CTO at EMC
Xing is a consultant technologist from the Office of the CTO at EMC. She has expertise in storage, data protection, disaster recovery, and cloud and virtualization technologies. Xing has been an OpenStack contributor since the Grizzly release and is a core member in Cinder and Manila.

Tuesday October 27, 2015 5:30pm - 6:10pm

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