Storage Developer Conference

A special thank you to those who attended SDC 2016!

Produced since 1998, SDC continues to be the only event created BY storage developers FOR storage developers. SDC 2016 took place at the Santa Clara Hyatt, Santa Clara, CA on September 19-22, 2016, and is a technical industry event designed for a variety of storage technologists at various levels from developers to architects to product managers and more.

SDC on YouTube

Check out SNIA's YouTube channel and see the live stream of the general sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday morning. For more SDC videos, click here.

SDC Agenda

The SDC 2016 Agenda  featured over 100 sessions spanning topics including file systems, performance, persistent memory, object storage, storage architecture, and much more.

Download the 2016 Conference Guide here. 

Keynote Speakers/General Sessions

Richelle Ahlvers, Principal Storage Management Architect, Broadcom Limited
Overview of Swordfish: Scalable Storage Management

Stephen Bates, Sr. Technical Director, Microsemi
Application Access to Persistent Memory – The State of the Nation(s)!

Jeff Bonwick, Co-founder and CTO, DSSD
Scalable High Performance Flash Systems

Peter Goglia, President, VeriTekk Solutions
The Magnetic Hard Disk Drive Today’s Technical Status and Its Future

Gary Grider, HPC Div Director, LANL
MarFS: A Scalable Near-POSIX File System over Cloud Objects for HPC Cool Storage

Edward Grochowski, Consultant, Memory/Storage
The Magnetic Hard Disk Drive Today’s Technical Status and Its Future

Dan Maslowski, Global Engineering Head, Citi Storage/Engineered Systems, Citigroup
Cloud Architecture in the Data Center and the Impact on the Storage Ecosystem: A Journey Down the Software Defined Storage Rabbit Hole

Niels Reimers, Strategic Planner, NVM Solutions Group, Intel Corporation
Future of Datacenter Storage

Carol Wilder, Strategic Planning / Memory & Storage Data Center Group, Intel
Future of Datacenter Storage


Download the Mobile App

Download the SDC 2016 Conference Mobile App for access to the agenda, speaker information, session abstracts. The app will help you schedule your day, as well as keep you up to date on any agenda updates.

Sponsorship Opportunities

SDC brings together solution-seeking developers, engineers, architects, product/program managers, and technical marketing managers. It will also provide managers, directors, and C-level executives the opportunity to meet the industry’s leading experts and solution-providing vendors. View sponsorship details here.

SDC Podcast Series

The SDC Podcast Series presents important technical topics to the Storage Developer community. Each episode is hand selected by the SNIA Technical Council from the presentations at SDC.

View this week's highlighted podcast.


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Sponsors and Partners of the 2016 Storage Developer Conference Include:

(as of 9/19/2016)

Platinum Sponsor


Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

2016 SNIA SMB3 Plugfest

  • Underwritten by

  • In Partnership with

2016 Cloud Interoperability Plugfest


Association Partners

Media Partners