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SSUG::Digital Update on functional enhancements in Spectrum Scale (inode management, vCPU scaling, considerations for NUMA)

September 22 @ 16:00 - 17:30 BST

Spectrum Scale is a highly scalable, high-performance storage solution for file and object storage. It started more than 20 years ago as research project and is now used by thousands of customers. IBM continues to enhance Spectrum Scale, in response to recent hardware advancements and evolving workloads.
This presentation will discuss selected improvements in Spectrum V5, focusing on improvements for inode management, vCPU scaling and considerations for NUMA.

Part 1 (inode management):

Part 2 (vCPU scaling and NUMA considerations):

Download slides here

User group host: Simon Thompson


Speaker NamePhotoBio
Michael HarrisMichael HarrisMike is a Senior Software Engineer on the Spectrum Scale Core Team. Mike has a deep background on OS kernel, device drivers, virtualization, and system software with focus on NUMA, atomics and concurrency, high cpu count concurrency. On GPFS focusing on NUMA and scaling as well as DMAPI and host file system integration and system calls.
Karthik IyerKarthik IyerKarthik Iyer is a Senior Software Engineer in Spectrum Scale Core. Karthik has 18 years of design and development experience in distributed system software, specifically in the areas of file system core and database management. Karthik also specialises in trouble shooting Spectrum Scale corruption related issues.


September 22
16:00 - 17:30 BST
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Spectrum Scale User Group