2022 SDC EMEA Agenda

Agenda (all times CEST)

Sessions are in 20 minute or 40 minute blocks. Speakers may download the conference Powerpoint template here.



Tuesday June 14th 2022

8:30 Registration
8:50

Welcome and introduction to SDC EMEA

Alex McDonald, Chair

SNIA EMEA

9:10

PREMIER PARTNER PRESENTATION 

Enabling Performance and Capacity Scaling for Big Data Using Cloud Storage Accelerate Layer (CSAL)

Intel Corporation

9:50

TBD

10.30

How to quantify the carbon footprint benefits of a computational storage based system

Jerome Gaysse, Senior Technology and Market Analyst

Silinnov Consulting

  TRACK 1 TRACK 2
11.00

Container Data Protection: Challenges and Opportunities

Amit Kumar Roushan, System Architect, Engineer, Huawei Technologies

Pravin Ranjan, Senior System Architect, Huawei Technologies

Sushantha Kumar, Lead Architect, Huawei Technologies

SODA Foundation

SSD Thermal Impact Study with different workloads

Ganesh Babu Vasudevan, Senior Software Engineer

Mohan Raj Veerasamy, Associate Director

Javier Gonzalez, Site Manager

Samsung Semiconductor

11.20    NETWORKING BREAK
11.30

Enterprise Container Storage Observability: State, Challenges and Trends

Sanil Kumar D, TOC, AWG Lead, SODA Foundation & Chief Architect, Huawei

SODA Foundation

Bringing certainty to Enterprise disk-drive failure management using Conformal prediction

Hemant Gaikwad, Senior Principal Engineer,

Dell Technologies

Rahul Vishwakarma, Graduate Student

California State University

11.50
12.10

Is Your Storage Software ready for 80M IOPS?

Karol Latecki, Infrastructure & DevOps Engineer

Konrad Sztyber, Cloud Software Development Engineer

Intel Poland

Symlink Races for dummies, and how to deal with them

Volker Lendecke, Developer, 

SerNet GmbH

12.30
12.50

Ansible Automation Mesh to connect disparate Automation Components for Hybrid Clouds

Kannadasan Palani, Senior Test Manager

Msys Technologies

Samba, quo vadis?

Ralph Bohme, Samba Team Lead 

SerNet GmbH/Samba Team

13.10    NETWORKING BREAK
13.30

An Innovative Approach to Achieve Compositionality using Multi-Version Object Based Transactional Systems to Exploit multi-cores

Archit Somani, Research Scientist

Sweta Kumari, Research Scientist

Huawei India

The Importance of QoS Latency on Application Performance

Or Lapid, Storage Field Apps Engineer

Micron Technology Israel 

13.50

Unlocking the potential of NVMe-oF in modern storage arrays

Constantine Gavrilov, Storage Architect & Master Inventor

IBM Israel

You thought SPDK was everywhere before...now in infrastructure offload too!

Tomasz Zawadzki, Cloud Software Architect

Jacek Kalwas, Technical Lead

Intel Poland

14.10
14.30

Machine Learning at scale on container (Kubernetes) and distributed file system

Suman Debnath, Principal Developer Advocate

Amazon Web Services

Accessing files from the smallest devices to the largest, and to the cloud: Improvements to SMB3.1.1. and Linux

Steve French, Principal Software Engineer, Azure Storage

Microsoft

14.50
15.10

Persistent Memory usage model in Ceph Crimson

Chunmei Liu, Software Engineer

Yingxin Cheng, Software Engineer

Intel Corporation

What’s New in SNIA Swordfish™

Richelle Ahlvers, Storage Management Architect, Intel Corporation & SNIA Board Member

SNIA

15.30

Persistent Memory and NAND Flash: Where to use and why?

Pekon Gupta, Solutions Architect

SMART Modular Technologies

Kubernetes and Fibre Channel: A Compelling Case

Mark Jones, Technical Marketing & Performance

Broadcom & FCIA

15.50

Data Protection and rapid recovery for Peta Scale Cloud Deployments without any compromise

Ofer Frishman, Senior Director of Infrastructure

Pliops

Smart contract for DNA based archival storage

Rahul Vishwakarma, Graduate Student

California State University

Hemant Gaikwad, Senior Principal Engineer

Dell Technologies

16.10

Kerberos/Authentication Updates in Samba

Stefan Metzmacher, Developer

SerNet GmbH/Samba Team

How is 64GFC different?

Fausto Vaninetti, Technical Solutions Architect

Cisco Systems

16.30
16.50

Benefits of Compute Express Link™ (CXL™) for Next-Generation Datacenter's

Danny Moore, Senior Manager, CXL Product Management, Rambus

CXL Consortium

Computational Storage Drive: Making the best data structure B+ Tree even better

Tong Zhang, Chief Scientist

Scaleflux

17.10

A Persistent CXL Memory Module with DRAM Performance

Bill Gervasi, Principal Systems Architect

Nantero

PCIe® 6.0 Specification: Advancing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Applications

Vamshi Kandalla, Chief Strategy Officer

Miki Takahashi, Executive Vice President of Engineering

Granite River Labs & PCI-SIG

17.30

Accelerating Oracle workloads using Intel DCPMM, Oracle PMEM Filestore on VMware

Sudhir Balasubramanian, Senior Staff Solution Architect & Global Oracle Practice Lead

Arvind Jagannath, Product Line Manager

VMware

Why SAS is a Gold Mine for Crypto

Jonmichael Hands, VP Storage Business Development, 

Chia

Cameron Brett, President, SCSI Trade Association & Senior Director of Cloud and Enterprise Marketing

KIOXIA

17.50
18.10

WineFS: a huge page-aware file system for persistent memory that ages gracefully

Rohan Kadekodi, PhD Student

University of Texas at Austin

Computational Storage: How do NVMe CS and SNIA CS work together?

Bill Martin, SSD IO Standards

Samsung Semiconductor

18.30

Fabric Notifications - An update from awareness to action

Howard Johnson, Technology Architect

Broadcom

Automotive SSD Specification Update

Bill Gervasi, Principal Systems Architect

Nantero