[web-team] Re: [Speakers] Would you like me to give a talk on reiser4 when Icome to bay area in November?
Joyce Cao Traugott
joyce at TerraLuna.Org
Thu Oct 24 19:58:05 PDT 2002
I will update the website as soon as possible. Also, I think I am only
on the web_team list. I am not on the speakers nor the officers list.
Can I be added?
Marc MERLIN wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 25, 2002 at 01:09:05AM +0400, Hans Reiser wrote:
> > Oh, I thought it was Wed. Nov. 5th?
> poltron:~$ cal 11 2002
> November 2002
> Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
> 1 2
> 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
> > Ok, I'll be there.
> Great, thanks.
> I'm leaving the rest quoted for Joyce or Heather to post on the web site.
> > Reiser4
> > by Hans Reiser
> > Reiser4 is the fastest Linux filesystem (except when it crashes, it is
> > also the newest;-) ), performing 50-100% faster than ReiserFS V3. It
> > performs all filesystem operations as atomic transactions, and creates a
> > foundation for a general purpose atomic transaction kernel API. It is
> > built on a plugin based infrastructure that makes it feasible to
> > implement security attributes as just files with particular file
> > features selected. It is highly scalable due to the use of per node
> > locking in its balancing operations. Like version 3 it stores small
> > files space efficiently (packing them using database-like tree
> > algorithms), but its performance is much higher when it does so.
> > Microsoft is switching its focus from the browser to the filesystem, and
> > is folding database and search engine functionality into the filesystem.
> > Reiser4 is designed to serve as the storage layer in the Linux effort
> > to counter that move, and, well, the performance of that layer is
> > looking pretty good so far compared to NTFS.
> > Reiser4 employs dancing trees rather than balanced trees, and rejects
> > the BLOB approach, which may make the talk of interest to database
> > specialists.
> > Bio: Architect of Reiser4, ReiserFS.
> "A mouse is a device used to point at the xterm you want to type in" - A.S.R.
> Microsoft is to operating systems & security ....
> .... what McDonalds is to gourmet cooking
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