2018 SDC EMEA Agenda


Tuesday February 27, 2018

8:30 Registration
  Plenary - Keata Dan
Welcome comments - Daniel Sazbon, Chair SNIA Europe and Michael Oros, Executive Director, SNIA
Transforming Storage with Innovations in Non-Volatile Memory
Bill Bollengier - Director of Application Engineering, Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group (NSG)
Intel® Corporation
Enhancing NVMe-oF Capabilities using Storage Abstraction
Yaron Klein – System and Architecture Leader    
Verly Gafni-Hoek – Inbound Product Manager
Toshiba Israel Storage Design Center
Paving the way for All-Flash with new SSD technologies
Kristian Vatto - SSD Product Manager, Samsung Semiconductor Europe
Object Storage: Storage for Developers
Dr. Michael Factor, IBM Fellow, Storage and Systems, IBM Haifa Research Lab
11:10 Morning Break
  Track 1 - Keata Dan Track 2 - Caesarea

Controller Reliability Challenges in Emerging NAND Memory Technologies

Hanan Weingarten - Head of Haifa Site, Toshiba Israel Storage Design Center

Intel® 3D XPoint™ based products – Use Cases for Enterprise and Cloud Storage

Behnam Eliyahu - EMEA AE Lead, Non-volatile memory Solutions Group (NSG), Intel® Corporation



Estimating Compression and Deduplication Ratios

Dr. Danny Harnik - Research Staff Member, IBM Research Haifa

Techniques for Maximising Shingled Disks, A view from inside

Andrew Kowles - Principal Engineer, Global Firmware, Seagate Technology


What's New in NVM Express

Dr. J Metz - R&D Engineer, Office of the CTO, Cisco Systems

Enabling Tape in the Storage Stack using Open-Source Software

Dr. Ioannis Koltsidas - Researcher/Engineer, IBM


Achieving Predictable Latency for Solid State Storage

Mark Carlson - Principal Engineer, Industry Standards, Toshiba

Where Network meets Storage. Three ways of integrating Network Protocol into a storage platform

Mark Rabinovich - CTO, Visuality Systems


Accelerating Storage with RDMA - Leveraging RDMA for higher performance File, Block and Object Storage

Max Gurtovoy and Idan Burstein - Storage Architects, Mellanox

ZUFS - How to Develop an Efficient PM-based File System in User Space

Dr. Amit Golander - Technical Director, NetApp

15.15 Afternoon Break Afternoon Break

Accelerating Remote Virtual Machine Access with the Storage Performance Development Kit (SPDK) – Vhost Deep Dive

Anu Rao - Product Line Manager, Data Center Group, Intel® Corporation

Optimising Storage Architectures for Modern Data Analytics

Seongyong Lee - SSD Product Planning Engineer, Samsung


Persistent Memory - what developers need to know

Mark Carlson - Co-Chair, SNIA Technical Council

Developments in Swordfish

Alex McDonald, SNIA Technical Council

16:40 Panel Discussion - Q&A from the audience
17:15 Close