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Monday, October 13 • 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Full System Rollback using btrfs and Snapper - Matthias G. Eckermann, SUSE

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Always have a "well known state" where you can go back - this helps to minimize risk for the administrator as well as the owner of a line of business depending on the running systems. With btrfs we have now reached the point, where not only the "well known state" is implemented ("Snapshot"), but also the "go back" works: "roll back". Attendees will learn about the ingredients to achieve this: btrfs, snapper, grub2 bootloader integration, how this can be used, and where we can head to on this bases. Beyond this, snapshotting with btrfs will be compared to other ways of snapshotting in Linux. The presentation includes live demonstrations of the technology.


Matthias Eckermann

Director Product Management, SUSE
Matthias is member of the Product Management team of SUSE. There he is responsible for specification and delivery of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and related products. Before joining the Product Management team he worked as consultant and senior architect for SUSE on complex and strategic new projects in EMEA, with partners and customers in enterprise and public sector. Matthias has 20 years of experience working with Linux and other Open... Read More →

Monday October 13, 2014 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Room 01