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Individual Member Profile


Simon Lorenz

Date Joined
March 03, 2014

IBM From 1993-09-06 (Current)
Statement of Interest

Working on Swift and GPFS cinder driver


Simon Lorenz is an IT Architect in IBM Research and Development Germany. He
joined IBM Germany in 1993 and worked on productivity and manufacturing quality
improvements within IBM Disk Drive Manufacturing Management software. During
international assignments, he helped to improve fully automated chip factories in the US and
Asia. Simon has held various positions within IBM Research and Development. Since 2009,
he has worked on Storage Systems Management software and has been responsible for
subcomponents, such as system health reporting, cluster configuration management, and
recovery. Simon joined the IBM Spectrum Scale (built upon IBM GPFS) development team in 2014 and works on the integration of Openstack with Spectrum Scale.



I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Swift,Cinder