[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?

Joyce


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.
> >
> >
> >
> 
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