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DevConf.IN is the annual Developer’s Conference organized by Red Hat, India. The event provides a platform to the FOSS community participants and enthusiasts to come together and engage in knowledge sharing activities through technical talks, workshops, panel discussions, hackathons and much more.

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When: August 2-3, 2019

Venue: Christ University - Bengaluru, India

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Last Date of Registration: 31st July, 2019

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Friday, August 2 • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Strategies for Replication in Distributed Systems

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Any distributed storage system that scales out has some form of high availability (HA) built in to it. HA involves replication of data - either synchronously or in the background. This talk gives a brief introduction to both methods, explaining the pros and cons of each before diving in detail in to how gluster uses the the synchronous method in its Automatic File Replication translator for replicating data. We will understand the concepts involved in maintaining data consistency: locking of nodes, quorum checks, reconciliation of states, healing of data, preventing split-brains etc. and how they are actually implemented in code in gluster. Postulates like the CAP theorem are explained in practice from a real world system implementation.

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RaviShankar N

Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat
Ravishankar a.k.a. Ravi is a glusterfs developer/ maintainer employed with Red Hat. He is a Linux/ OSS enthusiast and has presented in various conferences like LinuxCon EU (2015), Gluster Summit (2016), VAULT (2016) , SDC India (2016) etc. He goes by the online handle of' itisrav... Read More →