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Thursday, November 1 • 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Turning Network Attached Storage into a Multipurpose Platform- IXsystems

FreeNAS 8.2.0 brought the much anticipated Plugins Framework. This new feature enables the community to step forward and extend their NAS with custom features that have no real place in a traditional storage product. Using the all-in-one PBI format borrowed from PC-BSD, users will be able to create stand-alone packages that integrate with and extend the current GUI for even easier usability. The FreeNAS plugin PBIs are built around the FreeBSD ports system, giving users some 20,000+ potential packages to take their storage system and create their own dream machine.


Joseph Atkinson

Joseph Atkinson has 15 years of experience with BSD based operating systems. He is a developer with the FreeBSD Project and an evangelist for Open Source. He has also made contributions to projects such as Ardour, Exaile, and VLC.  Joseph takes a special interest in multimedia and insists that technology is yet another tool for creativity.  Joseph is the latest addition to the FreeNAS developer team at iXsystems and is helping to... Read More →

Thursday November 1, 2012 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Online Session