[OxLUG Announce] GlobalFileSystem (Tuesday)

Alasdair G Kergon oxlug@lists.compsoc.net
Sun, 14 May 2000 14:12:58 +0000

On Tuesday 16th May, Steve Whitehouse will talk about the Global File
System.  8.30pm

The GlobalFileSystem is a journalled, fault-tolerant, clustered file
system.  It provides a high-performance solution to many applications
where reliability is of foremost concern.  The talk will centre upon
the applications of the GlobalFileSystem and will also cover the
implementation and describe how it interacts with the Linux kernel.

Steve Whitehouse is a software consultant running his own company
(ChyGwyn Limited) which mainly takes on contract programming work
on Open Source and Linux based projects.  He is also in the final
stages of writing up his PhD thesis on "Error Resilient Image
Compression".  Steve first became involved with Linux when he
was an undergraduate at the University of Wales, Swansea where
he was an active member of the computer society. Steve maintains
the Linux DECnet kernel code.

Wednesday 17th May, Linux@work at Wembley, free registration.

Monday 22nd May - Thursday 25th May
Systems And NEtworking Conference 2000, Maastricht, Netherlands

Thursday 1st June - Friday 2nd June, Linux Expo, Olympia

  Incorporating The European Linux Conference (Thursday)

Sunday 4th June - OxLUG, 6.30pm.  Still TBA.

Thursday 29th June - Sunday 2nd July
LinuxTag, Stuttgart, Germany

Sunday 2nd July - OxLUG, 6.30pm.  TBA.

Friday 7th July - Sunday 9th July
Linux for the Enterprise, Hammersmith, London