OpenZFS Office Hours

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An opportunity to chat live with a ZFS expert (usually a developer) about their work. Depending on who shows up, it could be an interview, a lecture on ZFS internals, or a discussion of how to get the best performance from ZFS in a particular situation.

Upcoming event

Next event scheduled for April 2nd at 9AM PDT 12PM EDT 4PM GMT

Host will be Justin Gibbs, ZFS developer working for Spectra Logic on the FreeBSD platform.

Join by clicking this g+ hangout link, this youtube link or embedded video below, or #openzfs on IRC.

Previous event

Office Hours with Brian Behlendorf was held on January 29th, 2014.

Future events

Next event scheduled for April 2nd at 9AM PDT 12PM EDT 4PM GMT

Host will be Justin Gibbs

Ask questions, or just listen.

Future hosts will include:

  • Andriy Gapon (FreeBSD®/ZFS kernel dev at HybridCluster)
  • Richard Yao.

Event listing

Topic Speakers Date and time Venue
Everything OpenZFS Matt Ahrens October 11, 2013 video
Everything OpenZFS George Wilson December 12, 2013 video
ZFS on Linux Brian Behlendorf January 29th, 2014 video
Everything OpenZFS Justin Gibbs 9AM-10AM PDT (16:00 UTC), April 2, 2015 g+ hangout or YouTube


  • use the links in the event listing above to join the specific Hangout or YouTube live, any time before the event.

You can participate using the following technologies.


Google+ Hangouts On Air require:

  • a Google+ account
  • a browser plug-in (works on Mac, Windows, and Linux), or iOS or Android app

This is the preferred option; latency will be lowest and you can interact via voice, video, and text.


View and hear the conversation live

  • works even on FreeBSD and Solaris
  • ask questions via IRC
  • thirty second delay.


Ask questions on #openzfs on freenode (web interface).

View and hear answers via YouTube or the hangout; the host probably won't have time to type out responses.