Brussels / 4 & 5 February 2023


Nir Soffer

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Nir is a long-time contributor to free software projects, working many years in Red Hat on storage management in oVirt, focusing on incremental backup, image transfer, and NBD tools. Continuing work on fast checksums in oVirt, he started the blkhash project, providing a library and a command line tool that can be used outside oVirt. Recently he started to work on disaster recovery in OpenShift data foundation (ODF).

He has talked about incremental backup DevConfCZ 2020, 4k storage support in oVirt and running VMs out of thin air in FOSDEM 2020, Python concurrency in PyCon Israel 2017, and Ceph integration with oVirt in DevConfCZ 2016.



Title Day Room Track Start End
blkhash - fast disk image checksums Saturday K.3.201 Virtualization and IaaS 13:00 13:30