To contact us about sponsorship opportunities (listed at the bottom of this page), go here.


Joyent is the high-performance cloud infrastructure company, offering enterprises and developers the best public, private and hybrid cloud infrastructure, based on SmartOS, for today’s web and mobile applications. Joyent delivers public cloud services to some of the most innovative companies in the world, including LinkedIn, Voxer, and Modcloth, and licenses the software that runs its public cloud to enterprises wishing to operate their own private or hybrid clouds. For more information, visit


DEY Storage Systems, Inc., provides innovative software-delivered storage solutions. Our software virtualizes storage by unbundling storage management from the physical layer, enabling customers to design and operate dynamic storage platforms supporting their services-based infrastructures. DEY is a global company based in San Mateo, CA.


Nexenta Systems is the leading supplier of enterprise-class OpenStorage solutions. Its flagship software-only platform, NexentaStor, delivers high-performance, ultra-scalable, cloud- and virtualization-optimized storage solutions. Built upon ZFS technology, and running on industry-standard hardware, NexentaStor eliminates vendor lock-in and provides open, unified storage management at a fraction of the cost of legacy systems.

More information about Nexenta Systems, and free trials of the ZFS-based NexentaStor, can be found at or call +1 (855) NEXENTA. Partners selling NexentaStor-based hardware/software appliances can be found at


Delphix enables agile data, transforming the economics of database and application management. Delphix software addresses the single largest source of inefficiency and inflexibility in the modern datacenter—provisioning, managing, and refreshing databases for business-critical applications. Leading global organizations such as Proctor & Gamble, Facebook, Qualcomm, and StubHub use Delphix to dramatically reduce the time, cost, and risk of application rollouts, simplifying database operations by 100x, while consolidating redundant hardware by 10x.


High-Availability’s flagship product, RSF-1, has been a trusted commercial Unix failover technology since 1996 and is now used widely as the “HA plugin” of choice for many leading Open Storage providers across many Solaris platform variants to provide enhanced enterprise-grade storage service availability.

We work closely with application and service providers on Unix/Solaris/Linux/BSD platforms integrating and seamlessly embedding our technology to enable their applications and solutions to be highly available.


DDRdrive LLC is the only SSD vendor exclusively targeting ZIL acceleration. Our product, the DDRdrive X1, combines the superior speed, reliability, and longevity of DRAM with the non-volatility of NAND (Flash) all powered by a custom supercapacitor power pack. The X1′s forte is extremely low latency and sustained random write IOPS, both critical to dramatically improving ZFS performance when bound by synchronous writes. We at DDRdrive have made ZFS not only our focus but passion, please join us for the first ever ZFS Day! Visit us at

Sponsorship Opportunities

We’re keeping this informal and cheap, but a bit more support is always welcome. To contact us about sponsorship opportunities, go here.

Sponsorship opportunities include:

dedicated Internet/wifi for the conference: for both days $1500
Coffee breaks:
illumos Day pre-conference $300
illumos Day morning break $300
illumos Day lunchtime $300
illumos Day afternoon break $300
ZFS Day pre-conference $300 Delphix
ZFS Day morning break $300 Nexenta
ZFS Day lunchtime $300 DDRdrive
ZFS Day afternoon break $300 DDRdrive
morning donuts illumos Day OmniTI
morning donuts ZFS Day OmniTI
2nd Annual Solaris Family Reunion – Beer Nexenta
2nd Annual Solaris Family Reunion – Pizza for 50 $350
2nd Annual Solaris Family Reunion – Pizza for 50 $350
2nd Annual Solaris Family Reunion – Pizza for 50 $350
2nd Annual Solaris Family Reunion – La Med Large Party Platter $115 High-Availability
2nd Annual Solaris Family Reunion – La Med Large Party Platter $115 High-Availability
2nd Annual Solaris Family Reunion – La Med Large Party Platter $115 High-Availability
after-conference beer ZFS evening Delphix

Other Sponsors


What you get for sponsoring

  • your name/logo/link on this conference site (which will later host the edited videos)
  • thank-you mentions during opening and closing talks both days
  • logo on final conference video pre-roll/post-roll (see dtrace.conf videos for examples); all video will be posted on this site (embedded from YouTube) as well as and
  • space to put up your pop-up banner at the conference venue
  • table space for brochures, giveaways, etc.
  • an opportunity to be known as a supporter of a very talented and influential community working on these very exciting technologies