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Video: The 3rd Annual Solaris Family Reunion

Everyone was invited to give a short talk about “What I’ve been doing since Sun”. Speakers: Bryan Cantrill Brendan Gregg Eric Schrock & Adam Leventhal Keith Wesolowski Robert Mustacchi Max Bruning Garrett D’Amore Kevin Zimmerman Bill Moore Sunay Tripathi Blake Jones Comments:

A Smarter OS

Joyent’s Ben Rockwood and Blake Irvin and Eric Saxby of Wanelo talk SmartOS on the Foodfight show. With special guest appearance by Bryan Horstmann-Allen of SourceFire. Why do these folks love and use SmartOS? DTrace, SMF, ZFS…

DTrace with node.js

Max Bruning spoke at node Dublin, Oct 2012.

New Video: Running Without a ZFS Root Pool

(Apologies to Bill for this taking so long! I was hoping to find a way to improve the audio quality, but… I didn’t.) At ZFS Day, Bill Pijewski: One of the main design principles of ZFS is merging the management of physical volumes with individual filesystems. Instead of relying on an underlying volume manager, ZFS […]

dtrace.conf Videos

Lest we all forget, we held a pretty damned good conference back in April, 2012, all about DTrace. For a good overview and wrap-up, see Adam’s blog post on dtrace.conf. Below is the complete list of talks and links to the videos. 8:30 AM registration, coffee by Stone Cobra, breakfast by DEY for illumos 9:00 opening 9:15 State of […]

ZFS Performance Analysis and Tools

Brendan Gregg‘s talk at ZFS Day. The performance of the file system, or disks, is often the target of blame, especially in multi-tenant cloud environments. At Joyent we deploy a public cloud on ZFS-based systems, and frequently investigate performance with a wide variety of applications in growing environments. This talk is about ZFS performance observability, […]

Making the Impossible Possible: Disposable Staging Environments At Scale

Eric Sproul of OmniTI speaks on ZFS Day How does one go about running intensive business-intelligence (BI) database queries on rapidly changing data? We found ourselves pondering this question while helping Etsy do periodic reporting on their massive BI database. We harnessed the power of ZFS to create lightweight, yet writable, clones of production […]

ZFS Day Videos

ZFS State of the Union Matt Ahrens’ overview on the state of open ZFS, at ZFS Day. ZFS Day Panel: The State of ZFS on… A panel covering the state of ZFS on Linux, FreeBSD, illumos, and more, moderated by Deirdré Straughan with Matt Ahrens, Justin Gibbs, Will Andrews, Don Brady, Brian Behlendorf

SmartOS Video Roundup – Nov 6, 2012

I’ve been posting final edits of videos from illumos and ZFS Days (more to come), but in different sites according to subject matter. So here’s a collection: The illumos Home Data Center – Dan McDonald Building a Business on illumos – Rod Boothby, Joyent; Bill Roth, Nexenta; Richard Elling, DEY; moderated by Deirdré Straughan SmartOS Operations – Ben […]

Enhanced OS Virtualization for the Cloud – Jerry Jelinek at illumos Day

SmartOS is an Illumos-derived distro developed by Joyent as the base OS for their cloud. This presentation at illumos Day focuses on the operating system virtualization capabilities of SmartOS and details the extensive enhancements made to the OS, based on real-world production experience deploying SmartOS in the Joyent cloud.