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John Griffith

John Griffith
Project Technical Lead, OpenStack Block Storage, Lead OpenStack Developer, SolidFire

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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.


Databases & Datastores
Portland 256
John Griffith (SolidFire)
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In this session, SolidFire's John Griffith will review some of the key features included within OpenStack Block Storage to help achieve the enterprise storage functionality they require to host production applications in their cloud infrastructure. Read more.
Office Hours
Expo Hall (Table D)
John Griffith (SolidFire)
If you’re looking for answers about OpenStack, John is ready to field your questions. He’ll chat with you about block storage in OpenStack with Cinder, core OpenStack features and functionality, and general queries about OpenStack in general. Read more.