Data Storage Innovation Conference Agenda

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Monday   |   Tuesday   |   Wednesday


Monday, June 13, 2016
 

7:30- 9:00

Registration Opens - Continental Breakfast and Networking

 

Breakout Sessions

 

/etc
(Convene 1)
Hyperconverged
(Convene 2)
Cloud
(Synergy 1)
Data Protection
(Synergy 5)
Filesystems
(Synergy 4)

8:30- 9:10

Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR) – Data Management Techniques Examined

Moderator:
Tom Coughlin
President,
Coughlin Associates

Panelists:
Jorge Campello, Western Digital
Mark Carlson, Toshiba
Josh Bingaman, Seagate

Hyperconverged Infrastructures – What They Can Do and Where They’re Going

Eric Slack
Sr. Analyst,
Evaluator Group

Beyond the Cloud: Space-based Data Storage

Scott Sobhani
Co-founder & CEO,
Cloud Constellation Corporation


Intro to Data Protection-Backup to Tape, Disk & Beyond

Tom Sas
Worldwide Product Marketing Manager,
Hewlett Packard Enterprise


Massively Scalable File Storage

Philippe Nicolas
Advisor,
OpenIO

9:15- 9:55


Windows Interoperability Workshop

Christopher Hertel
Software Developer, Sr. Program Manager,
Dell/Compellent

Bringing the Benefits of Hyperconvergence to Secondary Storage

Nick Howell
Tech Evangelist,
Cohesity

Plotting Your Data Exit Before Entering the Private Cloud

Fredrik Forslund
Director of Cloud and Data Center Erasure Solutions,
Blancco Technology Group


Trends in Backup and Restoration Technologies

Jason Iehl
Manager - Systems Engineering,
Netapp

The Tip of the Iceberg: The Coming Era of Open Source Enterprise Storage

Michael Dexter
Senior Analyst,
iXsystems, Inc

10:00- 10:40


Object Drives: Simplifying the Storage Stack

Mark Carlson
Principal Engineer, Industry Standards,
Toshiba

Distributed Storage
(Convene 2)

Storage in Combined Service/Product Data Infrastructures

Craig Dunwoody
CTO,
GraphStream Incorporated

Hot Topics
(Synergy 5)
Ceph For The Enterprise

David Byte
Senior Technology Strategist,
SUSE

Maximizing Storage Density While Conserving Valuable Rack Real Estate

Chaz Stevens
Director of Marketing,
Aberdeen LLC

New Fresh Storage Approach for New IT Challenges

Laurent Denel
CEO,
OpenIO

Philippe Nicolas
Advisor,
OpenIO

10:40- 10:55

Break

 

Innovation Showcase
(Convene 1)
Hyperconverged
(Convene 2)
Cloud
(Synergy 1)
Data Protection
(Synergy 1)
Filesystems
(Synergy 4)

10:55- 11:35

1. Caringo
2. Tegile
3. Sponsor TBA
4. Sponsor TBA

Selecting Workloads for Hyperconverged vs Hyperscale Software-Defined Storage

Eric Carter
Senior Director of Marketing,
Hedvig

Dealing with the “Other” Latency: What the Cloud Portends for IT Infrastructure

Lazarus Vekiarides
CTO and Co-founder,
ClearSky Data


Protecting Data in a Big Data World

David A. Chapa
CTO and Managing Partner,
Elovate

High Performance Storage for Science Workloads

Ulrich Fuchs
IT Service Manager,
CERN

11:40- 12:20

1. Exagrid
2. SUSE
3. Compuverde
4. Sponsor TBA
Hyperconverged Infrastructure – Use Cases and Buyer’s Guide

Ibrahim Rahmani
Director of Product and Solutions Marketing,
DataCore


Why Analytics on Cloud Storage?

Padmavathy Madhusudhanan
Principal Consultant,
Wipro Technologies

Radhakrishna Singuru
Principal Architect,
Wipro Technologies


Privacy vs Data Protection: The Impact of EU Data Protection Legislation

Thomas Rivera
Sr. Technical Associate,
HDS

MarFS: A Scalable Near-POSIX File System over Cloud Objects

Gary Grider
HPC Division Leader,
Los Alamos National Laboratory

12:20- 1:40

Lunch and Networking in the Innovation Showcase

1:40- 1:55

General Sessions

Welcome Remarks
David Dale, Chairman, SNIA Board of Directors

1:55- 2:10

Where to Now? Considerations for Storage in the New Data Center
Camberley Bates, Managing Director and Senior Analyst, The Evaluator Group

Note: Camberley will be the DSI General Sessions Emcee

2:10- 2:50

Enterprise Architectures - The Pace Accelerates
Camberley Bates, Managing Director and Senior Analyst, The Evaluator Group

2:50- 3:30

Storage Implications of Cognitive Computing
Balint Fleischer, Chief Research Officer, Huawei
Jian Li, Research Program Director, Huawei

3:30- 3:45

Break

3:45- 4:25

A DNA-based Archival Storage System
Luis Henrique Ceze, Torode Family Associate Professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department, University of Washington

4:25- 5:05

Preparing Applications for Persistent Memory
Doug Voigt, Distinguished Technologist, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

5:15- 7:30

Networking Reception in Innovation Showcase

 

"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

7:00-8:00

Privacy Versus (In)security: Who Should Win and Why Between Apple and the FBI?

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
 

7:30- 9:00

Registration Opens - Continental Breakfast and Networking

 

Breakout Sessions

 

Big Data
(Synergy 5)
Security
(Synergy 1)
Cloud
(Convene 1)
Storage Class Memory
(Convene 2)
Storage Networks
(Synergy 4)

8:30- 9:10


Big Data Essentials For IT Professionals

Sujee Maniyam
Founder/Big Data Principal,
Elephant Scale


Intro to Encryption and Key Management: Why, What and Where?

Eric Hibbard
CTO-Security and Privacy,
HDS

Introduction to OpenStack Cinder

Sean McGinnis
Sr. Principal Software Engineer,
Dell


Planning for Persistent Memory in the Data Center

Sarah Jelinek
Senior SW Engineer,
Intel Corp

Benefits of 25, 40 and 50GbE Networks for Ceph and Hyperconverged Infrastructure

John Kim
Director, Storage Marketing,
Mellanox Technologies

9:15- 9:55

Scalable and Smart Storage Class Memory Layer for Big Data

Robert Geiger
Chief Architect and VP Engineering,
Ampool Inc.

Multi-Vendor Key Management with KMIP

Tim Hudson
CTO & Technical Director,
Cryptsoft

Deploying and Optimizing for Cloud Storage Systems using Swift Simulator

Gen Xu
Software Engineer,
Intel

Prescriptive Analytics in the NVM Technology

Olga Buchonina
CEO,
ProstoLabs


Networking Flash Storage? – Fibre Channel was Always the Answer

Mark Jones
President, FCIA, Director of Technical Marketing and Performance, Broadcom Limited - ECD,
Fibre Channel Industry Association

10:00- 10:40

Storage Performance
(Synergy 5)

Implementing Stored-Data Encryption

Michael Willett
VP Marketing,
Drive Trust Alliance

Swift Use Cases with SwiftStack

John Dickinson
Director of Technology,
SwiftStack

Emerging Non Volatile Memory and Spin Logic

Edward Grochowski
Consultant,
Self Employed

Jim Handy
General Director,
Objective Analysis

Demonstrating NVMe Over Fabrics Performance on Ethernet Fabrics

Rob Davis
VP of Storage Technology,
Mellanox Technologies

Learn Your Alphabet - SRIOV, NPIV, RoCE, iWARP - to Pump Up Virtual Infrastructure Performance

Dennis Martin
President,
Demartek

10:40- 10:55

Break

 

Big Data
(Synergy 5)
Security
(Synergy 1)
Cloud
(Convene 1)
Filesystems
(Convene 2)
Storage Networks
(Synergy 4)

10:55- 11:35

“Direct-to-Cloud” Technology Innovations that Open Up the Cloud for Big Data App

Jay Migliaccio
Director of Cloud Platforms & Services,
Aspera, an IBM company

Self-Encrypting Storage for Consumers

Robert Thibadeau
CEO,
Drive Trust Alliance


Storage in Combined Service/Product Data Infrastructures

Craig Dunwoody
CTO,
GraphStream Incorporated

High Performance NAS, New design for New IT Challenges

Pierre Evenou
CEO,
Rozo Systems

Philippe Nicolas
Advisor,
Rozo Systems

Application Advantages of NVMe over Fabrics – RDMA and Fibre Channel

Brandon Hoff
Director, Product Management,
Broadcom

11:40- 12:20

Solving the Framework-Storage Gap in Big Data

Haoyuan Li
Founder and CEO,
Alluxio

Deploying Simple Secure Storage Systems

Chris Allo
Security Engineering Lead,
Seagate LLC

Cloud Bursting

Jim Thompson
Senior Systems Engineer,
Avere System

Hot Topics
(Convene 2)
Breaking the limitations of captive NVMe storage – 18M IOPs in 2u

Bob Hansen
V.P. Systems Architecture,
Apeiron Data Systems

Are You Ready to Deploy In-memory Computing Applications?

Shaun Walsh
Managing Partner,
G2M Communications

12:20- 1:40

Lunch and Networking in the Innovation Showcase

1:40- 1:55

General Sessions

SNIA Directions and Enabling IT Progress
Michael Oros, Executive Director, SNIA Board of Directors

1:55- 2:10

Welcome Back and What did We Learn from Day One?
Camberley Bates, Managing Director and Sr. Analyst, The Evaluator Group

2:10- 2:50

Achieving a Software Defined Cognitive Infrastructure for Oceans of Data
Michelle Tidwell, SNIA Board Member IBM Systems Storage, Business Line Manager, Software Defined Storage

2:50- 3:30

Panel: Cloud Computing and Storage, Will Enterprises be All-in and When?
Moderator: Mark Carlson, Principal Engineer, Industry Standards, Toshiba
Panelists: Scott Sobhani, Cloud Constellation; Fredrik Forslund, Blancco Technology Group; Craig Dunwoody, GraphStream; Laz Vekiarides, ClearSky Data; Padmavathy Madhusudhanan, Wipro

3:30- 3:45

Break

3:45- 4:25

Today’s Big Changes Are Just the Tip of the Iceberg
Jim Handy, General Director, Objective Analysis

4:25- 5:05

Panel: Solid State Storage, Persistent Memory - Harvesting the Wheat from the Chaff
Moderator: Wayne M. Adams, SNIA Chairman Emeritus
Panelists: Jim Handy, Objective Analysis; Peter Murray, Virtual Instruments; Doug Voigt, Hewlett Packard Enterprise; Mat Young, Netlist

5:15- 7:30

Networking Reception in the Innovation Showcase

 

"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

7:00-8:00

Open Source Storage and Datacenter Compute, Bandwidth and Storage Implications for Next Generation Entertainment Applications

8:00-9:00

BOF - Available

9:00-10:00

BOF - Available
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
 

7:30- 9:00

Registration Open - Continental Breakfast and Networking

 

Breakout Sessions

 

Capacity Optimization
(Synergy 5)
Software Defined Storage
(Convene 2)
Storage Performance
(Convene 1)
Containers
(Synergy 1)
Data Management
(Synergy 4)

8:30- 9:10


Advanced Data Reduction Concepts

Ronald Pagani Jr.
Principal Consultant,
Open Technology Partners LLC;
SNIA Data Protection and Capacity Optimization Committee

Storage on Your Terms: Deep Dive Into Software-Defined Storage Technologies

Michael Letschin
Field CTO,
Nexenta Systems, Inc

Workload Acquisition for the Enterprise Data Center

Peter Murray
Principal System Engineer,
Virtual Instruments

Efficient and Agile Persistent Storage for Containers

Carlos Carrero
Sr. Principal Technical Product Manager,
Veritas

Chad Ryan Thibodeau
Product Manager,
Veritas

5 Ways to Convince Your CEO It’s Time for a Storage Refresh

David Siles
CTO,
DataGravity

9:15- 9:55

How to Reduce Data Capacity in Object Storage: Dedup and More

Dong In Shin
CTO,
G-Cube Inc

Storage Virtualization in Modern Data Centers

Farid Yavari
VP of Technology,
FalconStor

Delivering Predictable Storage Performance in a Virtualized Environment

Vince LaPaglia
Senior Storage Engineer,
Pivot3

/etc
(Synergy 5)
The Role of Tape Technology in Managing the Exponential Growth of Cold Data

Osamu Shimizu
Research Engineer,
FUJIFILM Corporation


Windows Interoperability Workshop

Christopher Hertel
Software Developer, Sr. Program Manager,
Dell/Compellent

10:00- 10:40

Cloud
(Synergy 5)
SDS in Practice at Mission Community Hospital

Ibrahim Rahmani
Director of Product and Solutions,
DataCore Software

100G iSCSI — A Bright Future for Ethernet Storage

Tom Reu
Consulting Application Engineer,
Chelsio

Hot Topics
(Synergy 1)
Embrace Hyper-scale Storage Architecture to Drastically Increase Reliability and Lower Costs

Sudhakar Mungamoori
Vice President, Customer Success and Sales Engineering,
Formation Data Systems

Imminent Challenges for the Cloud Storage Industry and the Solution

Mark Carlson
Principal Engineer, Industry Standards,
Toshiba

Udayan Singh
Head, SPE-Storage, Platform and Manageability,
Tata Consultancy Services

Machine Learning Based Prescriptive Analytics for Data Center Networks

Hariharan Krishnaswamy
Principal Engineer,
Dell

10:40- 10:55

Break

 

Green Storage
(Synergy 5)
Storage Management
(Convene 2)
Solid State Storage
(Convene 1)
Protocols
(Synergy 1)
Distributed Storage
(Synergy 4)

10:55- 11:35

Power-Efficient Data Storage

Brian Zahnstecher
Principal,
PowerRox

Introduction to Swordfish: Scalable Storage Management

Richelle Ahlvers
Principal Storage Management Architect,
Broadcom

An Examination of User Workloads for SSDs

Eden Kim
CEO,
Calypso Testers

Under the Hood with NVMe over Fabrics

J Metz
R&D Engineer,
SNIA ESF

Identifying Performance Bottlenecks with Real-World Applications and Flash-Based Storage

Dennis Martin
President,
Demartek

11:40- 12:20

Storage Systems Can Now Get ENERGY STAR Labels and Why You Should Care

Dennis Martin
President,
Demartek

Best Practices for Enterprise-Wide Data Protection and Compliance

Kurt Kuckein
Product Manager,
DataDirect Networks

Increasing SSD Performance and Lifetime with Multi-stream Technology

Changho Choi
Principal Engineer,
Samsung Semiconductor, Inc


SAS: Today’s Fast and Flexible Storage Fabric

David Demming
Chief Technologist,
Solution Technology

High Availability for Centralized NVMe

Zivan Ori
CEO and Co-founder,
E8 Storage

 

Sessions Conclude