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Office Hour with John Griffith (SolidFire)

John Griffith (SolidFire)
Office Hours
Expo Hall (Table D)

Are you looking for answers about OpenStack? John is here to chat with you about the following:

  • Block Storage in OpenStack (Cinder)
  • Core OpenStack features/functionality
  • General OpenStack cloud questions
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John Griffith


John Griffith is a Senior Software Engineer at SolidFire, where his primary responsibility is driving the OpenStack Cinder Block Storage Project. John is an open source expert serving as the project team lead for Cinder. He leads the team to provide first-class SolidFire product functionality and Quality of Service integration within OpenStack. John is also responsible for the development of a true Quality of Service storage appliance designed and built for the cloud.
He has significant software engineering experience, most recently serving as lead software engineer at HP. During his tenure, John focused on building large scale fibre channel SANS to continuously test and develop storage and lead the development on a Unified Storage API.

John holds a bachelor’s degree from Regis University in Denver, Colorado.