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Michael Factor

Date Joined
February 25, 2013

IBM From (Current)
Statement of Interest

Cinder and Swift


Dr. Michael Factor is an IBM Distinguished Engineer with a focus on storage and systems and is the CTO for Cloud Storage Services.   Michael has presented on a range of storage topics at three of the last four OpenStack summits. His interest in cloud storage includes a deep focus on object storage (aka fixed content clouds) as well as storage support for compute clouds; this work is directed towards consumption via OpenStack. He takes a leading role in storage-related research in his lab including topics such as distributed storage systems, advanced storage networking technologies, cloud data stores, and analytics in the cloud.



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