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Wednesday, April 20 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
SMB2 and Linux - A Seamless File Serving Protocol - Jeremy Allison, Google

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SMB2 is the default Windows and MacOS X file sharing protocol, but what about making it the default on Linux ? After developing the UNIX extensions to the SMB1 protocol, the Samba developers are planning to add UNIX extensions to SMB2 also. Co-creator of Samba Jeremy Allison will discuss the technical challenges faced in making SMB2 into a seamless file sharing protocol between Linux clients and Samba servers, and how Samba plans to address them. Come learn how Samba plans to make NFS obsolete (again :-) !


Jeremy Allison

Jeremy Allison is the co-creator of the Samba project and a lead developer on the Samba Team, a group of programmers developing a Free Software Windows compatible authentication, file and print server product for Linux and UNIX systems. Samba is used by all Linux distributions as well as many thousands of corporations worldwide. He works for Google, Inc. who fund him to work full-time on improving Samba and solving the problems of Windows and... Read More →

Wednesday April 20, 2016 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Congressional Room AB

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