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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 […]

Why 4K? – George Wilson's ZFS Day Talk

George Wilson at ZFS Day. For over 30 years, hard drives have designated the smallest storage location as 512 bytes. In January 2011, all major hard drive manufactures began shipping their hard drive platforms using a new standard called Advanced Format. To aid in the transition, these new hard drives provide a 512 byte emulation […]

DTrace in the Non-Global Zone

Bryan Cantrill speaking at the BayLISA meetup at Joyent, August 16, 2012. Slides.

Using Video to Communicate Technology

Deirdré Straughan’s talk at FISL, July 2012. Slides here.

Video: Instrumenting the Real-Time Web: Node.js, DTrace and the Robinson Projection

Bryan Cantrill, VP of Engineering at Joyent, describe his team’s experiences developing DTrace-based system visualization of Node.js in an early production environment: the 2010 Node Knockout programmingcontest. He describes the challenges of instrumenting a distributed, dynamic, highly virtualized system — and what their experiences taught them about the problem, the technologies used to tackle it, […]

Computing History with Bryan Cantrill

A recent lunchtime conversation at Joyent.

Illumos Meetup Video

From the June 15, 2011, meetup. Garrett D’Amore, Adam Leventhal and Bryan Cantrill discuss the past, present, and future of the Illumos operating system.