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    Fiscal Year 2008 Storage Community Recap Fiscal Year 2008 Storage Community Recap Presentation Transcript

    • OpenSolaris Storage Community Update June 30, 2008 Lynn Rohrer Jeff Cheeney Deirdre Straughan
    • OpenSolaris Storage Images Storage Mojo Robin Harris “ OpenSolaris is becoming the finest storage platform out there. Adding CIFS support to the kernel is a Big Deal: OpenSolaris will be industry’s first OSS universal storage platform. Only a company with nothing to lose in the traditional big iron storage business could be so bold. My hat is off to Jonathan and Bob.”
    • FY08 Quick Facts
      • Projects
        • 36 approved & live
        • 5 approved, not live
        • 6 non-Sun leaders
      • Community
        • 136 Storage Observers
        • 232 ZFS Observers
        • 27 Core Contributors
        • 35 Contributors
      • Membership
        • Storage-discuss: 436
        • Total: 4082
      • Traffic
        • Web: 697,936 hits/yr
        • Forums: 14,594 msg/yr
      • Blogs:
        • Posts: 396/ 6 mo
        • Hits: 752,139 /yr
    • Storage Community Page Views FY08
      • Highlights
      • Traffic increased 18% in FY08
      • Updated site to address needs of developer and administrator audiences
      • Added Community Spotlight Page (with Interviews)
      • Localized site to 6 languages (fr,es, pt_br, ja, zh, ru)
    • Forum Subscriptions & Traffic
      • Observations
      • Forum traffic up 12% in FY08
      • Storage-discuss subscribers grew (17% 6mo)
      • Total FY08 storage subscribers grew to 4082 (18% 6mo)
      • ZFS-discuss still the largest and most active forum
    • Storage Blogs Page Views
      • Highlights
      • Views increased 45% in FY08
      • Blog posts remain relatively flat at 79 / month
      • In FY08 we localized more blogs to increase traffic
      • Management blogs can drive traffic to technical ones
    • OpenSolaris Storage Events
      • SunTech Days - various
      • SNIA Developer Conference – Sept 2007
      • Sun Forum – Oct 2007
      • SuperComputing – Nov 2007
      • USENIX File and Storage Technologies Conf – Feb 2008
      • OpenSolaris Developer Summit – May 08
      • CommunityOne – May 08
      • OpenSolaris Developer Conference – June 08
      • OpenSolaris User Groups - various
    • Items to Support Community
      • Developed and Distributed > 500 USB Storage Starter Kits
      • Posted at least one new video each week for over 50 hours of video content
      • Generated 3 Community PodCasts to highlight community use of OpenSolaris Storage
      • Solicited feedback on community wish list features and open source packages
    • Non-Sun Contributions to OpenSolaris
    • Q1FY09 OpenSolaris Storage Comm Goals
      • Community
        • Host Storage Developer Summit prior to SDC
        • Host External Community planning/ status meeting
        • Create an events plan
      • Storage Community site
        • Maintain Localizations
        • Integrate all Storage Communities and Projects
        • Add Media page for all Video and Podcasts
      • Developer
        • Highlight Developer contributions
        • Focus on needs of potential storage distributions
    • Takeaways
      • What Worked Well
      • Technology diagram
      • Community Manager
      • Videos
      • Wish List
      • Blogs
      • Localized Content
      • Working with partners to get contributions
      • What Needs Work
      • “How you can contribute”
      • Regular community updates
      • External community meetings
      • Site formatting
      • Event announcements
      • Internal awareness