If you weren’t at the Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE) this past weekend, you missed a geekfest of epic proportions. For three days over 1800 attendees crammed into the LAX Hilton Hotel for an avalanche of open-source goodness which included our co-founder, Sage Weil, speaking about the Ceph distributed file-system. DreamHost’s Robert Rowley gave another [...]
It’s no secret that all of us at DreamHost are HUGE fans of Linux. From our desktops to more than 3000 Debian-powered servers, Linux powers our global domination machine. But while most users are OK with merely using the operating system, we like to give back to the open-source community by donating time, money and [...]
As of today, Linus has decided to merge our Ceph distributed file system into 2.6.34! Awesome.
Just like Dallas did, I’d like to welcome everybody to the new year too… Zealand-style! Yup, all FOUR DreamHost honchos – and Prince William – are yukking it up this week in Wellington for a freaking linux conference. What are we, a bunch of neckbeards?! Don’t worry, we’re not just going for fun. Sage is [...]
Way back in March, one of our sysadmins Terri attended the Australian linux conference to give a talk about sysadminning at DreamHost as well as the open source distributed file system Sage’s been working on called Ceph! Blah blah blah, on to the IMPORTANT stuff. Apparently there’s some country or island or state or something [...]