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Tuesday, October 22 • 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Block Device Configuration Done Right - Markus Armbruster, Red Hat & Kevin Wolf, Red Hat

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The brave presenters will be your guides through the garden of pain. How to make the accumulated block layer features and user interfaces a respectable citizen in a world of QAPI, QOM, and friends. Perhaps also covering topics like BlockFilter and breaking BlockDriverState into smaller pieces.


Markus Armbruster

Red Hat
Markus Armbruster is a senior software engineer at Red Hat, and a long term contributor to QEMU. He has worked on block devices, QAPI/QMP, Coverity modelling, device model infrastructure, and more, and is currently maintaining a few of these subsystems. He enjoys a reputation as thorough patch reviewer.

Kevin Wolf

Red Hat
Kevin Wolf works at Red Hat as a KVM developer, with a focus on block devices. He is the maintainer of QEMU's block subsystem and has contributed many patches to block device emulation and image format drivers. After graduating in Software Engineering at the University of | Stuttgart, Germany in 2008 he worked on Xen's block layer for a year before he started working on KVM for Red Hat in 2009.

Tuesday October 22, 2013 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Melville Suite

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