2013 Storage Developer Conference Agenda

 

Below is the agenda from SDC 2013 for your reference.

Monday   |   Tuesday   |   Wednesday   |   Thursday

Monday, September 16, 2013
 

7:30


Registration Opens (Mezzanine)
 

7:30- 8:45


Continental Breakfast (Mezzanine)
 



 

Cloud
(Winchester)

File Systems
(San Tomas / Lawrence)

SMB2/SMB3
(Cypress)

Block Storage
(Lafayette)

Distributed Storage
(Stevens Creek)

8:30- 9:20

CDMI, The Key Component of Scality Open Cloud Access

Giorgio Regni
CTO,
Scality

Philippe Nicolas
Director of Product Strategy,
Scality
Advancements in Windows File Systems

Andy Herron
Principal Software Developer,
Microsoft
SMB3 Meets Linux: The Linux Kernel Client

Steven French
Senior Engineer SMB3 Architecture,
IBM
SCSI Standards and Technology Update

Marty Czekalski
President,
SCSI Trade Association
Getting the Most Out of Erasure Codes

Jason Resch
Lead Software Engineer,
Cleversafe, Inc.

9:30- 10:20

CDMI Federations, Year 4

David Slik
Technical Director,
NetApp
HDFS - What is New and Future

Sanjay Radia
Co-founder,
Hortonworks

Suresh Srinivas,
Hortonworks
Mapping SMB onto Distributed Storage

Christopher R. Hertel
Senior Principal Software Engineer,
Red Hat

José Rivera
Software Engineer,
Red Hat
SCSI and FC Standards Update

Fred Knight
Standards Technologist
NetApp
LRC Erasure Coding in Windows Storage Spaces

Cheng Huang
Researcher,
Microsoft Research

10:20- 10:35


Break (Mezzanine)
 

10:35- 11:25

LTFS and CDMI - Tape for the Cloud

David Slik
Technical Director,
NetApp

 
Multiprotocol Locking and Lock Failover in OneFS

Aravind Velamur Srinivasan
Senior Software Engineer,
EMC, Isilon Systems
 
Pike - Making SMB Testing Less Torturous

Brian Koropoff
Consulting Software Engineer,
EMC Isilon
Extending SAS Connectivity in the Data Center

Bob Hansen
Storage Architecture Consultant,
LHP Consulting Group
Distributed Storage on Limping Hardware

Andrew Baptist
Lead Architect,
Cleversafe

11:35- 12:25

Open-source CDMI-compliant proxy: "Stoxy"

Ilja Livenson
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Snapshots for IBRIX - Highly Distributed Segmented Parallel FS

Boris Zuckerman
Distinguish Technologist,
HP
Exploiting the High Availability features in SMB 3.0 to support Speed and Scale

James Cain
Principal Software Architect,
Quantel Ltd
FCoE Direct End-Node to End-Node (aka FCoE VN2VN)

John Hufferd
Hufferd Enterprises
Method to Establish a High Availability and High Performance Storage Array in a Green Environment

M. K. Jibbe
Director of Quality Architect Team for All APG Products,
NetApp

Marlin Gwaltney
Quality Architect,
NetApp

12:30- 1:30


Lunch (Terra Courtyard)
 



 

Cloud
(Winchester)

File Systems
(San Tomas / Lawrence)

SMB2/SMB3
(Cypress)

Object Storage
(Lafayette)

Distributed Storage
(Stevens Creek)

1:30- 2:20

Profile Based Compliance Testing of CDMI: Approach, Challenges & Best Practices Testing of CDMI: Approach, Challenges & Best Practices

Sachin Goswami
Solution Architect, and Storage COE Head@ Hi Tech,
Tata Consultancy Services

Udayan Singh
Head SPE-Storage & Platform and Lead Innovate@HiTech,
Tata Consultancy Services
Snapshot Cauterization

Sandeep Joshi
Manager,
EMC

Narain C. Ramdass
Manager,
EMC
SMB3 Update

David Kruse
Development Lead,
Microsoft


 
Huawei SmartDisk Based Object Storage UDS

Qingchao Luo
Cloud Storage Architect,
Huawei
Transforming PCIe-SSDs and HDDs with Infiniband into Scalable Enterprise Storage

Dieter Kasper
Principal Architect,
Fujitsu

2:30- 3:20

Lessons Learned Implementing Cross-protocol Compatibility Layer

Scott Horan
Integration Engineer,
Cleversafe, Inc
Cluster Shared Volumes

Vladimir Petter
Principal Software Design Engineer,
Microsoft
Implementation of SMB3.0 in Scale-Out NAS

Kalyan Das
Chief Architect, Storage Protocols,
Huawei Technologies

Jun Liu
Software Architect - Storage and NAS,
Huawei Technologies
Architecting Block and Object Geo-replication Solutions with Ceph

Sage Weil
Founder & CTO,
Inktank
Software Defined X
(Stevens Creek)
Defining Software Defined Storage

Lazarus Vekiarides
Entrepreneur and Technology Executive

3:20- 3:35


Break (Mezzanine)
 



 

Cloud
(Winchester)

File Systems
(San Tomas / Lawrence)

SMB2/SMB3
(Cypress)

Hardware
(Lafayette)

Software Defined X
(Stevens Creek)

3:35- 4:25

COSBench: A Benchmark Tool for Cloud Storage

Yaguang Wang
Sr. Software Engineer,
Intel
Balancing Storage Utilization Across a Global Namespace

Manish Motwani
Lead Software Developer,
Cleversafe
1 S(a) 2 M 3 B(a) 4

Michael Adam
Senior Software Engineer,
SerNet GmbH
PCI Express and Its Interface to Storage Architectures

Ron Emerick
Principal HW Engineer,
Oracle
Hosting Performance-Sensitive Applications in the Cloud with Software-Defined Storage

Felix Xavier
Co-Founder and CTO,
CloudByte

4:35- 5:25

Architecting An Enterprise Storage Platform Using Object Stores

Niraj Tolia
Chief Architect,
Maginatics
Scale-out Storage Solution

Mahadev Gaonkar
Technical Architect
iGATE
Samba 4.0 released: What Now for the Open Source AD Domain Controller?

Andrew Bartlett
Samba Developer,
Samba Team
PCI Express IO Virtualization Overview

Ron Emerick
Principal HW Engineer,
Oracle
Software-Defined Network Technology and the Future of Storage

Stuart Berman
Chief Executive Officer,
Jeda Networks

6:30- 7:30


Plugfest Open House and Reception (Magnolia Room)
 


Tuesday, September 17, 2013
 

7:30 - 8:45


Continental Breakfast (Mezzanine)
 

8:45 - 9:00


Welcome Remarks

Wayne Adams, SNIA Board Chairman
Don Deel, SNIA Technical Council Chairman

9:00 - 9:45


The Impact of the NVM Programming Model
Andy Rudoff, Architect in the Datacenter Software Division, Intel

9:45-10:25


Windows Azure Storage – Scaling Cloud Storage
Andrew Edwards, Principal Architect, Windows Azure Storage, Microsoft

10:25-10:40


Break (Mezzanine)
 

10:40-11:20


Optical Storage Technologies: The Revival of Optical Storage”
Ken Wood, CTO – Technology & Strategy, Office of Technology and Planning, Hitachi Data Systems

11:20-12:00


Hypervisors and Server Flash
Satyam Vaghani, CTO, PernixData

12:00-1:00


Lunch and Sponsor Showcase (Mezzanine)
 



 

Cloud
(Lafayette)

File Systems
(San Tomas / Lawrence)

SMB2/SMB3
(Cypress)

Hardware
(Stevens Creek)

Solid State
(Winchester)

1:00 - 1:50

Windows Azure Storage - Speed and Scale in the Cloud

Joe Giardino
Senior Development Lead,
Microsoft
A Brief History of the BSD Fast Filesystem

Dr. Marshall Kirk McKusick
Computer Scientist Author and Consultant
SMB Direct update

Greg Kramer
Sr. Software Engineer,
Microsoft

Tom Talpey
Architect,
Microsoft
Addressing Shingled Magnetic Recording Drives with Linear Tape File System

Albert Chen
Western Digital

Jim Malina
Technologist,
Western Digital
SNIA NVM Programming Model

Paul von Behren
Software Architect,
Intel

2:00 - 2:50

Resilience at Scale in the Distributed Storage Cloud

Alma Riska
Consulting Software Engineer,
EMC

Testing Methodologies
(San Tomas / Lawrence)
A Status Report on SMB Direct (RDMA) for Samba

Richard Sharpe
Samba Team Member,
Panzura
InfiniBand Architectural Overview

David Deming
President,
Solution Technology
NVMe based PCIe SSD Validation – Challenges and Solutions

Apurva Vaidya
Technical Architect,
iGATE

Sachin Gade
Technical Specialist,
iGATE
Testing iSCSI / SCSI Protocol Compliance Using Libiscsi

Ronnie Sahlberg
Site Reliability Engineer,
Google

2:50 - 3:05


Break (Mezzanine)
 



 

Cloud
(Lafayette)

Testing Methodologies
(San Tomas / Lawrence)

SMB2/SMB3
(Cypress)

Hardware
(Stevens Creek)

Solid State
(Winchester)

3:05 - 3:55

CDMI and Scale Out File System for Hadoop

Philippe Nicolas
Director of Product Strategy,
Scality
Message Analysis and Visualization in Heterogeneous Environments

Paul Long
Senior Program Manager,
Microsoft
Samba Scalability and Performance Tuning

Volker Lendecke
Samba Team / SerNet
Infiniband Verbs and Memory Management - RDMA

David Deming
President,
Solution Technology
TBF: A Memory-Efficient Replacement Policy for Flash-based Caches

Biplob Debnath
Research Staff Member,
NEC Laboratories America

4:05 - 4:55

Transforming Cloud Infrastructure to Support Big Data

Dr. Ying Xu
R&D Lead,
Aspera
A Software Based Fault Injection Framework for Storage Server

Vinod Eswaraprasad
Lead Architect,
Wipro Technologies

Smitha Jayaram
Wipro Technologies
Scaled RDMA Performance & Storage Design with Windows Server SMB 3.0

Dan Lovinger
Principal Software Design Engineer,
Microsoft

Spencer Shepler
Principal Program Manager,
Microsoft
Introduction to HP Moonshot

Tracy Shintaku
Distinguished Technologist, HP Server Engineering R&D,
HP
Delivering Nanosecond-Class Persistent Storage

Steffen Hellmold
Vice President of Marketing,
Everspin Technologies

5:00 - 7:00


Welcome Reception - Sponsor Showcase (Mezzanine)
 

 


"Birds of a Feather" Sessions

7:00-8:00

8:00-9:00


BoF - Available

9:00-10:00


BoF - Available


 



Wednesday, September 18, 2013
 

7:30 - 8:45


Continental Breakfast and Networking (Mezzanine)
 

8:45 - 9:00


Introduction to the Day and Housekeeping Announcements

Don Deel, SNIA Technical Council Chairman

9:00 - 9:45


Storage Infrastructure Performance Validation at Go Daddy – Best Practices from the World’s #1 Web Hosting Provider
Julia Palmer, Manager of Virtual Storage and Backup Teams, Go Daddy
Justin Richardson, Senior Storage Engineer, Go Daddy

9:45-10:25


Migrating to Cassandra in the Cloud, the Netflix Way
Jason Brown, Senior Software Engineer, Netflix

10:25-10:40


Break (Mezzanine)
 

10:40-11:20


Platform as a Service and the Newton: One of These Things is Just Like the Other
Gerald Carter, Senior Consulting Engineer, EMC, Isilon Storage Division

11:20-12:15


Software Defined Storage Roundtable

Moderator:
Leah Schoeb, Senior Partner, Evaluator Group
Panelists:
Alan Yoder, Senior Manager Storage Standards, Huawei
Dale Degen, Sr. Marketing Manager, HP Storage
Lazarus Vekiarides, Entrepreneur and Technology Executive
Rick Walsworth, Director Product Marketing, EMC
Satyam Vaghani, CTO, PernixData

12:15-1:15


Lunch and Sponsor Showcase (Mezzanine)
 



 

Long Term Retention
(San Tomas / Lawrence)

NFS
(Cypress)

Hot Topics
(Winchester)

New Thinking
(Stevens Creek)

Performance
(Lafayette)

1:15 - 2:05

Combining SNIA Cloud, Tape and Container Format Technologies for the Long Term Retention of Big Data

Sam Fineberg
Distinguished Technologist,
Hewlett Packard

Simona Rabinovici-Cohen
Research Staff Member,
IBM
NFS on Steroids: Building Worldwide Distributed File System

Gregory Touretsky
Solutions Architect,
Intel
Can Your Storage Infrastructure Handle the Coming Data Storm?

Amritam Putatunda
Technical Marketing Engineer,
Ixia
Screaming Fast Galois Field Arithmetic Using Intel SIMD Instructions

Ethan Miller
Solutions Architect,
Professor, Director of the NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center,
University of California
High-Throughput Cloud Storage Over Faulty Networks

Yogesh Vedpathak
Software Developer,
Cleversafe Inc

2:15 - 3:05

Best Practices, Optimized Interfaces, API’s designed for Storing Massive Quantities of Long Term Retention Data

Stacy Schwarz-Gardner
Strategic Technical Architect,
Spectra Logic
Implementing NFSv3 in Userspace: Design and Challenges

Tai Horgan
Software Engineer,
EMC
OpenStack Cloud Storage

Dr. Sam Fineberg
Distinguished Technologist,
Hewlett-Packard Company
NV-Heaps: Making Persistent Objects Fast and Safe with Next-Generation Non-Volatile Memories

Joel Coburn
Software Engineer,
Google/UCSD
Forget IOPS: A Proper Way to Characterize & Test Storage Performance

Peter Murray
Senior Product Specialist,
SwiftTest

3:05 - 3:20


Break (Mezzanine)
 



 

Big Data
(San Tomas / Lawrence)

NFS
(Cypress)

Data Management
(Winchester)

New Thinking
(Stevens Creek)

Performance
(Lafayette)

3:20 - 4:10

Can Storage fix Hadoop?

John Webster
Senior Partner,
Evaluator Group
pNFS, NFSv4.1, FedFS and Future NFS Developments

Tom Haynes
Ph.D., Sr. Engineer,
NetApp
Data Deduplication as a Platform for Virtualization and High Scale Storage

Adi Oltean
Principal Software Design Engineer,
Microsoft

Sudipta Sengupta
Sr. Researcher,
Microsoft
LazyBase: Trading Freshness for Performance in a Scalable Database

Brad Morrey
Senior Research Scientist,
HP Labs
Improvements in Storage Energy Efficiency via Storage Subystem Cache and Tiering

Chuck Paridon
Storage Performance Architect,
Hewlett Packard

Herb Tanzer
Storage Hardware Architect,
Hewlett Packard

4:20 - 5:10

Hadoop: Embracing Future Hardware

Sanjay Radia
Co-founder,
Hortonworks

Suresh Srinivas
Hortonworks
pNFS Directions

Matt Benjamin
Founder,
Cohort LLC

Adam Emerson
Developer,
Cohort LLC
Virtual Machine Archival System

Parag Kulkarni
VP Engineering,
Calsoft Inc.

Dr. Anupam Bhide
CEO Co-Founder,
Calsoft Inc.
GraphChi: Large-Scale Graph Computation on Just a PC

Aapo Kyrola
Ph.D. Student,
CMU Computer Science Department
Lessons Learned Tuning HP's SMB Server with the FSCT Benchmark

Bret McKee
Distinguished Technologist,
Hewlett Packard

Vinod Eswaraprasad
Lead Architect,
WiPro Technologies

 


“Birds of a Feather” Meetings

7:00-8:00

8:00-9:00

9:00-10:00


BoF - Available


 



Thursday, September 19, 2013
 

7:30 - 8:30


Continental Breakfast (Mezzanine)
 

8:15 - 8:30


Introduction to the Day, Housekeeping and Other Announcements

Wayne Adams, SNIA Board Chairman
Don Deel, SNIA Technical Council Chair
Gilda Foss, SNIA Analytics and Big Data Committee Chairperson

8:30 - 9:20


Closing Keynote:

Worlds Colliding: Why Big Data Changes How to Think about Enterprise Storage
Addison Snell, CEO, Intersect360 Research


 

Security
(San Tomas)

End User Viewpoint
(Lawrence)

Storage Utilities
(Lafayette)

Workloads
(Cypress)

9:30 - 10:20

Trusted Computing Technologies for Storage

Dr. Michael Willett
Storage Security Strategist,
Samsung
Demand for Storage Systems from a Customer Viewpoint in Japan

Satoshi Uda
Assistant Professor,
Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST)
Building the Public Storage Utility

Wesley Leggette
Software Architect,
Cleversafe, Inc.
Tunneling SCSI over SMB: Shared VHDX files for Guest Clustering in Windows Server 2012 R2

Jose Barreto
Principal Program Manager,
Microsoft

Matt Kurjanowicz
Software Development Engineer,
Microsoft

10:20 - 10:30


Break (Mezzanine)
 


 

Security
(San Tomas)

Development Methodologies
(Lawrence)

Storage Management
(Lafayette)

Workloads
(Cypress)

10:30 - 11:20

Multi-vendor Key Management – Does It Actually Work?

Tim Hudson
Technical Director,
Cryptsoft Pty Ltd
A Method to Establish Concurrent Rapid Development Cycle and High Quality in a Storage Array System Environment

M. K. Jibbe
Director of Quality Architect Team
NetApp APG Products,
NetApp

Kuok Hoe Tan
QA Architect
NetApp
Prequel: Distributed Caching and WAN Acceleration

Jose Rivera
Software Engineer,
Red Hat

Christopher R. Hertel
Senior Principal Software Engineer,
Red Hat
An SMB3 Engineer’s View of Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Workloads

Gerald Carter
Sr. Consulting Software Engineer,
EMC

11:25 - 12:15

Matching Security to Data Threats – More is Not Better, but Less Can be Bad

Chris Winter
Director Product Management,
SafeNet
Code Coverage as a Process

Aruna Prabakar
Software Engineer,
EMC

Niranjan Page
Engineering Manager,
EMC
A Method to Backup and Restore Configuration Settings for Each and Every Component in the SAN Environment Using SMIS

Dhishankar Sengupta
Test Architect,
NetApp

Krishanu Dhar
Test Lead,
NetApp
Direct NFS – Design Considerations for Next-gen NAS Appliances Optimized for Database Workloads

Gurmeet Goindi
Principal Product Manager,
Oracle

Akshay Shah
Principal Software Engineer,
Oracle

12:00


Cloud Interoperability Plugfest Concludes
 

12:15

Sessions Conclude
 

1:00


SNIA SMB2/SMB3 and iSCSI Plugfests Conclude
 

Birds of a Feather Sessions

If you or your company are interested in hosting a BoF session, contact Arnold Jones at arnold.jones@snia.org