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Fall 2011 Tutorials


Cloud Technologies

Mark Carlson and Josh Tseng, Track Managers
The Business Case for the CloudAlex McDonald download (275 KB) The Role of WAN Optimization in Cloud InfrastructuresJosh Tseng download (826 KB) Interoperable Cloud Storage with the CDMI StandardMark Carlsondownload (5 MB)
Deploying Public, Private, and Hybrid Storage CloudsMarty Stogsdilldownload (3 MB) Enterprise Architecture and the CloudMarty Stogsdilldownload (525 KB) Cloud Archive and Long Term Preservation Challenges and Best PracticesChad ThibodeauSebastian Zangarodownload (2 MB)


Data Protection and Management

Michael Fishman, Track Manager
Introduction to Data Protection: Backup to Tape, Disk and BeyondJason Iehldownload (518 KB) Trends in Data Protection and Restoration TechnologiesMichael Fishmandownload (524 KB) Bringing Light to the "Digital Dark Age" Preserving Information for the Long TermRoger Cummingsdownload (434 KB)
Advanced Deduplication ConceptsThomas Rivera, Gene Nagledownload (304 KB) Primary Data Optimization: What it Should BePanel Moderator: David Vellante
Panelists: Larry Freeman, Steve N. Kenniston,
Jered Floyd, Craig Nunes
download (88 KB)


File Systems and File Management

Paul Massiglia, Track Manager
The File Systems EvolutionCraig Harmerdownload (588 KB)    


Green Storage

SW Worth, Track Manager
Green Storage Technologies OverviewDr. Alan Yoderdownload (2 MB) Green Storage Products: Efficiency with ENERGY STAR.  SNIA Emerald Program and BeyondPatrick Stanko, Carlos Prattdownload (536 KB)  



Joseph White, Track Manager
Data Center Evolution and Network ConvergenceDr. Joseph Whitedownload (2 MB) pNFS & NFSv4.2; A Filesystem for Grid, Virtualization and DatabaseAlex McDonalddownload (587 KB) FCoE Direct End-Node to End-Node (aka FCoE VN2VN)John Hufferddownload (2 MB)
The Confusion Arising from Converged Multihop Topologies as to the Roles and Capabilities of FCFs, FCoE-FC Gateways and FCoE Transit SwitchesSimon Gordondownload (887 KB) PCI Impact on Storage Architectures and Future Data CentersRon Emerickdownload (431 KB) IP Storage Protocols: iSCSIJohn Hufferddownload (3 MB)
Fibre Channel Over Ethernet (FCoE)John Hufferddownload (4 MB)    


Professional Development

David Deming, Track Manager
Can U B Social? Defining Social Media for Your OrganizationDiana Eastty, Marty Foltyndownload (2 MB)    



Gianna DaGiau, Track Manager
Got Lawyers? They've Got Storage and ESI in the Cross-HairsDavid Stevensdownload (288 KB) Implementing Stored-Data EncryptionMichael Willettdownload (512 KB) A Hype-free Stroll Through Cloud Storage SecuritySubhash Sankuratripatidownload (1 MB)
Practical Secure Enterprise Storage: A Vendor Agnostic OverviewWalt Hubisdownload (572 KB)    


Solid State Storage

Paul Massiglia, Track Manager
Benefits of Solid State in Enterprise StorageDavid Daledownload (705 KB) The Why and How of SSD Performance BenchmarkingEsther Spanjer, Easen Hodownload (3 MB) PCle SSD Storage SolutionGary Kotzurdownload (314 KB)
Leveraging Flash Memory in Enterprise StorageLuanne Dauberdownload (1 MB)    


Storage and Storage Management

Marty Foltyn, Track Manager
Storage Performance Management (SPM)Brett Allisondownload (1.8 MB) Writing Storage RFPs in 2011John Websterdownload (128 KB) Understanding High Availability in the SANMark Flemingdownload (634 KB)
Storage Optimization for Virtual DesktopsRuss Fellowsdownload (1.1 MB) SAS and SATA Combine to Change the Storage MarketHarry Mason, Marty Czekalskidownload (3.4 MB) Fundamentals and Futures of Long Term MediaLinda Kempsterdownload (178 KB)
OS Storage Performance AnalysisRobert Smithdownload (553 KB)    



Josh Tseng, Track Manager
Solving the I/O Bottlenecks in NextGen Data Centers and Cloud ComputingAnil Vasudevadownload (1.3 MB) Virtualization I - Who, What, Why, When?Walt Hubisdownload (976 KB) Virtualization II - Effective Use of VirtualizationWalt Hubisdownload (724 KB)