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Re: [dm-devel] [Lsf] Preliminary Agenda and Activities for LSF



On Wed, 2011-03-30 at 16:55 +0200, Hannes Reinecke wrote:
> On 03/30/2011 04:26 PM, James Bottomley wrote:
> > On Wed, 2011-03-30 at 16:10 +0200, Hannes Reinecke wrote:
> >> On 03/30/2011 04:02 PM, James Bottomley wrote:
> >>> On Wed, 2011-03-30 at 07:58 +0200, Hannes Reinecke wrote:
> >>>> No, seriously. I think it would be good to have a separate slot
> >>>> discussing DCB (be it FCoE or iSCSI) and cgroups.
> >>>> And how to best align these things.
> >>>
> >>> OK, I'll go for that ... Data Centre Bridging; experiences, technologies
> >>> and needs ... something like that.  What about virtualisation and open
> >>> vSwitch?
> >>>
> >> Hmm. Not qualified enough to talk about the latter; I was more
> >> envisioning the storage-related aspects here (multiqueue mapping,
> >> QoS classes etc). With virtualisation and open vSwitch we're more in
> >> the network side of things; doubt open vSwitch can do DCB.
> >> And even if it could, virtio certainly can't :-)
> >
> > Technically, the topic DCB is about Data Centre Ethernet enhancements
> > and converged networks ... that's why it's naturally allied to virtual
> > switching.
> >
> > I was thinking we might put up a panel of vendors to get us all an
> > education on the topic ...
> >
> Oh, but gladly.
> Didn't know we had some at the LSF.

OK, so I scheduled this with Dell (Shyam Iyer), Intel (Robert Love) and
Emulex (James Smart) but any other attending vendors who want to pitch
in, send me an email and I'll add you.

James



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