Carlos Maltzahn

Carlos Maltzahn is an adjunct professor for Computer Science & Engineering at UC Santa Cruz. He is the founder and director of Center for Research in Open Source Software (, and a co-founder of the Systems Research Lab, known for its cutting-edge work on programmable storage systems, big data storage & processing, scalable data management, distributed system performance management, and practical replicable evaluation of computer systems. In 2005 he co-founded and became a key mentor on Sage Weil’s Ceph project. Dr. Maltzahn joined the CSE faculty in 2008, has graduated nine Ph.D. students since, and has previously worked on storage for NetApp.