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The SNIA is a non-profit global organization dedicated to developing standards and education programs to advance storage and information technology.

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Our collection of educational resources – presentations, white papers, webcasts, tutorials, videos and more are just a click away in the SNIA Educational Library!


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SDC 2021 Kicks off on Sept. 28th!

This year’s conference boasts an impressive list of expert presenters with exceptional keynote speakers and over 120 sessions on a wide range of storage topics. Register today

Swordfish Scalable Storage Management API Specification v1.2.3 Open for Public Review

The Swordfish Scalable Storage Management API defines a RESTful interface and a standardized data model to provide a scalable, customer-centric interface for managing storage and related data services.

Geek Out on These Great Storage Debates

Our “Great Storage Debates” compare technologies with similar functions. There aren’t any winners or losers. We explain how they work, compare the pros & cons, and debate which technologies work best based on data, workloads, and storage requirements. So, let the debates begin.


Technology Focus Areas

Our areas of focus are well-aligned with both existing and emerging technologies, and with the needs of legacy and of emerging IT infrastructures.
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Blogs, Webcasts & Podcasts


Can Cloud Storage and Big Data Live Happily Ever After?
“Big Data” has pushed the storage envelope, creating a seemingly perfect relationship with Cloud Storage. But local storage is the third wheel in this relationship, and won’t go down easy. Can this marriage survive when Big Data is being pulled in two directions? SNIA Cloud Blog


#152: SkyhookDM: Storage and Management of Tabular Data in Ceph
by Jeff LeFevre, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California, Santa Cruz SNIA Podcasts


Upcoming Webcast: SAN Overview - How Fibre Channel Hosts and Targets Really Communicate
Each SAN transport has its own way to initialize and transfer data. So how do initiators (hosts) and targets (storage arrays) communicate in Fibre Channel (FC) Storage Area Networks (SANs)? Find out in this live webcast.


SNIA Events

From multi-day conferences to symposia to webcasts, SNIA develops and participates in events across the industry and around the world.

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