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Tuesday, November 4 • 15:40 - 16:20
Docker Meets Swift: A Broadcaster's Experience

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RAI (Radiotelevisione Italiana), Italy's national public broadcasting company, has to deal with the growing cost for new storage hungry media formats (e.g., 4K UHDTV), while also enabling its employees to collaborate and manage content across geographically separated sites throughout the media production cycle. To address these needs, we have integrated Docker with Swift via a generic mechanism we call "storlets". Integrating Docker with Swift keeps the storage cost low as well as co-locating compute to avoid costly network transfer for a wide range of media workflows. In this talk we will present the problem RAI is solving including its requirements, present the storlet mechanism, demonstrate how storlets can be used for media workflows and other scenarios, and place our work in the context of other efforts.



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avatar for Alberto Messina

Alberto Messina

R&D Area Coordinator, RAI - Radiotelevisione Italiana
Alberto Messina (born 1971 in Torino, MSc. Electronic Engineering, PhD) began his collaboration as a research engineer with RAI in 1996. Since then, he has been involved in several internal and international research projects in digital archiving, automated documentation, and automated production. R&D coordinator since 2005, his competence area is Automated Information Extraction & Management/Information and Knowledge Engineering, where he is... Read More →
avatar for Eran Rom

Eran Rom

Research Staff Member, IBM
Eran Rom is a researcher in the IBM Haifa research lab focused on systems and storage. In recent years Eran has been mostly involved with object stores doing architecture research and development projects centered around object stores.


Tuesday November 4, 2014 15:40 - 16:20
Room 242AB

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