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Sage Weil (born March 17, 1978) is the founder and chief architect of Ceph, a distributed storage platform.
Sage Weil

Ceph (software)

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Sage Weil (born March 17, 1978) is the founder and chief architect of Ceph, a distributed storage platform.
Ceph made its debut at the 2006 USENIX Confernece on Operating System Design (OSDI 2006) in a paper by Weil, Brandt, Miller, Long and Maltzahn; a more detailed description was published the following year in Sage Weil's doctoral dissertation,.

Webring

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He also was the creator of WebRing, a co-founder of Los Angeles-based hosting company DreamHost, and the founder and CTO of Inktank. Sage launched WebRing in June 1995 and eventually sold it to Starseed, Inc. in 1997.
Sage Weil developed such a script in May 1994.

O'Reilly Open Source Award

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In 2014, he won an O'Reilly Open Source Award.

DreamHost

He also was the creator of WebRing, a co-founder of Los Angeles-based hosting company DreamHost, and the founder and CTO of Inktank. As an undergraduate Sage worked with fellow Harvey Mudd College students Dallas Bethune, Josh Jones, and Michael Rodriguez to build DreamHost. The company was initially funded by DreamHost and later supplemented by Mark Shuttleworth.

Inktank Storage

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He also was the creator of WebRing, a co-founder of Los Angeles-based hosting company DreamHost, and the founder and CTO of Inktank. In 2011 Sage co-founded Inktank with (CEO) Bryan Bogensberger as the CTO and technical architect.

Red Hat

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Sage now works for Red Hat as the chief architect of the Ceph project.

Harvey Mudd College

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Weil earned a Bachelor of Science in computer science from Harvey Mudd College in 2000 and completed his PhD in 2007 at the University of California, Santa Cruz working with Prof. Scott Brandt on consistency protocols, data distribution (CRUSH), and the metadata manager in the Ceph distributed file system. As an undergraduate Sage worked with fellow Harvey Mudd College students Dallas Bethune, Josh Jones, and Michael Rodriguez to build DreamHost.

University of California, Santa Cruz

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Weil earned a Bachelor of Science in computer science from Harvey Mudd College in 2000 and completed his PhD in 2007 at the University of California, Santa Cruz working with Prof. Scott Brandt on consistency protocols, data distribution (CRUSH), and the metadata manager in the Ceph distributed file system.

Free On-line Dictionary of Computing

FOLDOCDenis Howe
In May 1994 Sage developed a script based on work by Denis Howe and Giraldo Hierro that became the technology behind WebRing.

Mark Shuttleworth

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The company was initially funded by DreamHost and later supplemented by Mark Shuttleworth.