Steven French

Principal Software Engineer - Azure Storage

Steve French is a member of the Samba team, and Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft (Azure Storage), and long time maintainer (as well as original author) of one of the more active Linux file systems (cifs.ko), and a frequent presenter at SMB and storage conferences. He is also co-maintainer of the Linux kernel server (ksmbd). He was formerly chair of the SNIA CIFS Working group and co-author of the SNIA CIFS Specification. Formerly he was File System Architect for the IBM Linux Technology Center.

The Linux SMB3.1.1 client continues to be one of the most active filesystems in Linux with many improvements added each…

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