oVirt - Development of shared storage management system in the virualization world

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Proposal
Short Form
Intermediate

Excerpt

What is oVirt? Why do we need shared storage management in virtualized environment? How can we manage it safely?

Description

oVirt is management software for server and desktop virtualization, as such it to manage shared storage used by the system managed VMs which can run on different hypervisors. The challange to do so increases as the demand for high performance rises as well as the number of managed hypervisors/vms and the potential number point of failures. In this session I’ll give quick introduction to oVirt, we’ll go over the basic oVirt storage concepts and will tackle two different approaches taken in oVirt to manage shared storage by understanding the pros of each approach and its drawbacks.

Tags

virtualization, storage, performance, management

Speaking experience

Senior software engineer with over 9 years of experience working for Red Hat for the past 3.5, maintainer of oVirt open virtualization project (www.ovirt.org). Senior member of the oVirt storage team.

Speaker

  • Biography

    Senior software engineer with over 9 years of experience working for Red Hat for the past 4, maintainer of oVirt open virtualization project (www.ovirt.org). Senior member of the oVirt storage team.

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