SNIA Tutorials

Fall 2012 Tutorials

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Big Data

Marty Foltyn, Track Manager
Introduction to Analytics and Big Data - HadoopRob Peglar download (3 MB) Protecting Data in the "Big Data" WorldThomas Rivera download (731K) How to Cost Effectively Retain Reference Data for Analytics and Big DataMolly Rector download (417K)
Big Data Storage Options for HadoopDr. Sam Fineberg download (731K) Massively Scalable File StoragePhilippe Nicolas download (744K) Can You Manage at Petabyte Scale?John Webster download (445K)


Cloud and Emerging Technologies

Mark Carlson, Track Manager
Interoperable Cloud Storage with the CDMI StandardMark Carlson download (3MB) The Business Case for the CloudAlex McDonald download (807K) Archiving and Preservation in the Cloud: Business Case, Challenges and Best PracticesChad Thibodeau
Sebastian Zangaro
download (2MB)
Enterprise Architecture and Storage CloudsMarty Stogsdill download (872K)    


Data Protection and Management

Michael Fishman, Track Manager
Introduction to Data Protection: Backup to Tape, Disk and BeyondJason Iehl download (592K) Trends in Data Protection and Restoration TechnologiesMichael Fishman download (548K)

Advanced Data Reduction ConceptsGene Nagle
Thomas Rivera
download (347K)


File Systems and File Management

SW Worth, Track Manager
The File Systems EvolutionThomas Rivera download (1MB) SMB Remote File Protocol (including SMB 3.0)Jose Barreto download (790K)  


Green Storage

SW Worth, Track Manager
Green Storage and Energy EfficiencyCarlos Pratt
download (733K)
Green Storage - the Big Picture ("Green is More Than kWh!")SW Worth download (3MB)  



Joseph White, Track Manager
Technical Overview of Data Center NetworksDr. Joseph White download (970K) Single and Multi Switch Designs with FCoEChad Hintz download (1MB) The Unintended Consequences of Converged Data Center Deployment ModelsSimon Gordon download (1MB)
FCoE Direct End-Node to End-Node (a/k/a FCoE VN2VN)John Hufferd download (1MB) PCI Express IO Virtualization OverviewRon Emerick download (476K) How Infrastructure as a Service (laaS) and Software Defined Networks (SDN) will Change the Data CenterSamir Sharma PENDING (389K)
IP Storage Protocols: iSCSIJohn Hufferd download (3MB) Fibre Channel Over Ethernet (FCoE)John Hufferd download (4MB)  


Professional Development

David Deming, Track Manager

Social Media and the IT Professional - Are You a Match?Marty Foltyn download (3MB)

Reaction Management and Self-facilitation TechniquesDavid Deming download (2 MB)  



Gianna DaGiau, Track Manager
Practical Storage Security with Key ManagementRuss Fellows download (155K) Unmasking Virtualization SecurityEric Hibbard download (216K) Data Breaches and the Encryption Safe HarborEric Hibbard download (338K)
Storage Security - the ISO/IEC StandardEric Hibbard download (342K) A Hype-free Stroll Through Cloud SecurityEric Hibbard download (sizeK) Got Lawyers?  They've Got Storage and ESI in the Cross-hairs!Eric Hibbard  download (222K)


Solid State Storage

Luanne Dauber, Track Manager
The Benefits of Solid State in Enterprise Storage Systems David Dale download (695K) An In-depth Look at SNIA's Enterprise Solid State Storage Test Specification (PTS v1.1)Easen Ho download (3MB) Realities of Solid State StorageLuanne Dauber download (1MB)
What Happens When Flash Moves to Triple Level Cell (TLC)Luanne Dauber download (547K) NVMe the nextGen Interface for Solid State StorageAnil Vasudeva download (547K) SCSI Express - Fast & Reliable Flash Storage for the EnterpriseMarty Czekalski download (3MB)


Storage and Storage Management

Marty Foltyn, Track Manager
What's Old is New Again - Storage TieringKevin Dudak download (602K) Simplified Integration and Management in Multi-Vendor SAN EnvironmentsChauncey Schwartz download (2MB) SAS: The Emerging Storage FabricMarty Czekalski download (4MB)



Anjan Dave, Track Manager
Virtualization Practices: Providing a Complete Virtual Solution in a BoxJyh-shing download (778K) VDI Optimization - Real World LearningsRuss Fellows download (1MB)