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SDC EMEA sessions now available 

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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.

Smart Data Accelerator Interface (“SDXI”) Specification v0.9.0 rev 1 Open for Public Review

SDXI is an architectural data-mover device for server platforms. It aims to provide a variety of benefits including architectural stability, modularity, virtualization-friendly programming interface, both user and kernel mode support, and new capabilities designed to accelerate virtualized workloads.



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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.


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