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Erasure Code Principles Made So Simple, You'll Really Like Them
Erasure Code storage applications (RAID 6, Object Storage, Information Dispersal, etc.) are all the rage, and deservedly so. They have intrinsic, engineering beauty and elegance that merit front-row seats in deep, advanced-technology discussions. But mastering Erasure Code principles can quickly prove challenging, if not impossible, because Erasure Coding's simple principles are typically steeped in academic obfuscation. This has historically presented impenetrable obstacles to uncounted intrepid, serious, and competent engineers—maybe even you. Luckily, that's totally unnecessary.
This presentation's goal is to arm aspiring, inquisitive engineers with Erasure Code foundational insights, intuition, and fundamental understandings that enable them to totally dominate Erasure Code discussions, both on their home courts and on their own terms.
Make no mistake: this session intends to be fun, but technically informative at a deep, visceral level. There will even be a Python programming demonstration, time allowing. Erasure Code principles likely will never be made more accessible than what you experience here. This is the Erasure Code train to catch; don't be left behind.
- Numbers, Counting Ducks, Clubs, and Special Club Members Such as 0 and 5
- Elementary School Arithmetic—Addition and Multiplication
- Powers and Inverse Powers—2x2x2x2 = 2^4
- Solving High School Equations—Determining Apple and Banana Prices
- The Parallel Universes Around Us—Star Trek Stuff or Just GF(N)s?