John Mark Walker
Open Source Programs Director, EMC

Website | @johnmark

John Mark Walker has been a Free Software advocate and contributor for over a decade. His stints at VA Linux Systems, LinuxWorld Conference and Expo, Gluster, Red Hat and now EMC helped propel open source into global dominance and part of the daily fabric of life.

John Mark has spoken at numerous technology conferences around the world. You can find his musings on Open Standards, Open Clouds and Open Technology at as well as on twitter (@johnmark). He’s written such articles as “”">There is no Open Source Community", “”“>It Was Never About Innovation”, “”">Open Source is More About Process than Licensing" and “”">How to Make Money from Open Source Platforms"


Event, Sponsored Tutorials
Location: E148
Anand Babu (Gluster), John Mark Walker (EMC)
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GlusterFS is a community produced, open source, distributed file system capable of scaling to several petabytes(actually, 72 brontobytes!) and handling thousands of clients. The morning tutorial will provide attendees with a broad and deep overview of GlusterFS, from history and roadmap to the latest release, v 3.3. Read more.


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