Archive for November, 2010

Delphix welcomes Matt Ahrens and George Wilson

This week it was my pleasure to welcome my former Sun colleague Matt Ahrens and George Wilson to Delphix. Matt and I studied computer science together at Brown and then joined Sun in 2001. Matt joined Jeff Bonwick to start ZFS while I worked on DTrace. George joined Sun in 1996, and worked in a [...]





Posted on November 19, 2010 at 4:36 pm by ahl · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Delphix CEO joins the blogosphere

Welcome to Jed Yueh, our CEO at Delphix, who recently posted his first blog entry. … With three clicks from our intuitive, consumer-grade interface, you can cut through a decade of frustration and redundancy in enterprise datacenters. And customers are quickly seeing the value of the gun vs. the sword: in our first two quarters [...]





Posted on November 15, 2010 at 5:32 am by ahl · Permalink · One Comment
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ZIL analysis from Chris George

Chris George from DDRdrive put together a great presentation at the OpenStorage summit looking at the ZFS intent log (ZIL), and how their product is particularly well-suited as a ZIL device. Chris did a particularly interesting analysis of the I/O pattern ZFS generates to ZIL devices (using DTrace of course). With writes to a single [...]





Posted on November 15, 2010 at 2:48 am by ahl · Permalink · Comments Closed
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RAID-Z at the OpenStorage Summit

I had the chance to speak at the OpenStorage Summit a couple of weeks ago about RAID-Z (the ZFS implementation of RAID). The talk was an accumulation of blog posts and articles written by me and others as well as quite a bit of new material that’s been building up. The talk was an overview [...]





Posted on November 10, 2010 at 8:28 pm by ahl · Permalink · Comments Closed
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