30 January 2017 to 1 February 2017
Europe/Zurich timezone

Next generation scalability

30 Jan 2017, 15:10
Amsterdam (SURFSara)



Science Park


Frank Karlitschek


One of the main challenges of on premise file sync and share solutions is scalability. It is essential that solutions scale from small to very big installations with millions of users and petabytes of files. This talk will present the current approaches to scale a system including a case study how to scale to millions of users. It also presents a new approaches to bring the scalability of on premise file sync and share solutions to the next level. Part of the talk will be the presentation of a new architecture that enables close to unlimited scaling of a Nextcloud instance.

Frank Karlitschek
Frank founded the ownCloud project in 2010 to put home users and enterprises back in control of their data. To improve the company-community balance and accelerate the project he founded Nextcloud in 2016 and has been tirelessly working to realize his vision ever since.

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Frank Karlitschek

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