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Managed Block Storage in oVirt

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How oVirt leverages storage vendors provided offloading API to do fast storage side actions.

oVirt is a mature open source datacenter virtualization solution used by many organizations, such as in a Brussels airport and many more.

oVirt supports a broad range of storage backends, including iSCSI, FC, NFS and Gluster. There are certain operations in oVirt that require exclusive access to the disks, and when working with large volumes this prevents any other operations on that volume for a long time, greatly impacting performance.

So how can we reduce the locking time in oVirt for operations such as snapshotting and cloning?

In this talk, we will present how oVirt leverages storage vendors provided offloading API to do fast storage side actions.

Audiences: Virtualization users, developers, and admins interested in new oVirt features to boost storage operation performance.

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Freddy Rolland

Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat
Freddy is a team lead with over 15 years of experience in software engineering, currently working at Red Hat's RHV and CNV Storage Team. Beside coding, Freddy has a great interest in education, teaching middle school students about Linux and Python as part of a volunteering project... Read More →
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Eyal Shenitzky

Eyal is a Software Engineer at Red Hat, working on Red Hat Virtualization storage team. He has been involved in many of the product features such as Managed Block Storage, VM leases, disaster recovery and contribute to the VDSM product. He holds a B.Sc in Software Engineering from... Read More →

Saturday January 25, 2020 5:00pm - 5:25pm CET
D0206 Faculty of Information Technology Brno University of Technology, Božetěchova, Brno-Královo Pole, Czechia