Ric Wheeler

Ric Wheeler

Red Hat


Ric works at Red Hat as the manager and part time architect of the file system team. He has extensive experience in storage and file systems after spending ten years at EMC in its Symmetrix and Centera groups, four years at The Open Group’s Research Institute and four years at Thinking Machines working on the CM5 operating system. In the distant past, Ric worked on the original MOSIX process migration system at Hebrew University’s distributed systems laboratory. For the past ten years, he has been active in the Linux file system and IO world where he helped organize workshops, inform open source developers about high end storage and helped advance the robustness of the Linux IO & file system stack.

Proposals for this user

* Migrating Data from Old Hardware to New Hardware

This talk will focus on some of the challenges in migrating data from old, potentially failing hardware to new hardware: dealing quickly with IO errors, how to optimize the list of files to move and suggestions about how to handle failures during migration.
Storage 06/11/2009
Ric Wheeler