Ali Maredia works on Ceph for Red Hat with a focus on object storage. Ali maintains Ceph’s S3-tests repository, which is responsible for testing Ceph’s S3 interface. Ali has done work all over Ceph, including in RGW, ceph-ansible, and the testing infrastructure. This spring Ali is mentoring a group of graduate students from Boston University on a project to implement object caching in the RGW. Ali also coordinates Ceph’s Google Summer of Code and Outreach program. Ali got involved with Ceph while working for CohortFS.