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Thursday, April 21 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Building a File Sync and Share Mesh Network with Federation - Frank Karlitschek, ownCloud

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The future of global file sync and share is federation of independent cloud servers instead of centralized and monolithic services. It should be possible that dentralized and distributed cloud server work together and behave from a user point of view as one big virtual service. Similar to Email where different organizations can host their own mail server but they exchange mails as if it one big centralized service.

This talk will cover how a global federated mesh network can be build on top of Linux, cluster file systems, virtualization cloud services, http an open APIs, giving an outlook on the upcoming strategical and architectural decisions of the open source community to move the internet to the next level in the years to come.


Frank Karlitschek

Frank Karlitschek is a long time open source contributor and former board member of the KDE e.V. In 2010 he started the ownCloud project and is leading the community project since then. In 2011 he co-founded ownCloud Inc. to offer commercial services around ownCloud. Frank has spoken... Read More →

Thursday April 21, 2016 3:00pm - 3:50pm PDT
State Ballroom B

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