2020 SDC India Agenda

Schedule is subject to change. Sessions will be made available on-demand (via the event platform) at the listed times.

View the video previews here:

Day One - Plenary and Track 1

Day One - Track 2

Day Two - Plenary and Track 1

Day Two - Track 2

Extract from Micron presentation on storage acceleration

Extract from KIOXIA presentation on delivering faster storage to database workloads in Kubernetes

Friday, December 4th
09:00 Introduction to Virtual SDC India
Udayan Singh, Chair, SNIA India
09:10
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
Jim Handy, General Director
Objective Analysis
09:50
PREMIER PARTNER
Rohit Srivastava, Technical Director
Calsoft
10:30
PREMIER PARTNER
Manoj Vaddineni, Director of Business Development
Viavi Solutions
  Breakout sessions - available at the listed times
 

Track One
NVMe
Cloud
Object Storage
Storage Management
Storage Security

Track Two
Computational Storage
AI/ML
HCI
Storage Performance
Containers
Solid State Storage
Storage Security

 

11:10 NVMe Computational Storage
TECHNOLOGY PARTNER
SPDK (Storage Performance Development Kit) to Accelerate NVMe Drives

Niranjan R Nilugal, Product Test Architect
Mindteck
Deploying Computational Storage at Scale with Ease
Scott Shadley, VP Marketing
NGD Systems
11:45 NVMe AI/ML
QEMU-NVMe Protocol Simulator for Shift-Left Test Development
Karthik Balan, Associate Director
Gollu Appalanaidu, Software Engineer
Samsung Semiconductor Research
Natural Language to SQL Query conversion using Machine Learning techniques
Shoba G, Professor
RV College of Engineering
12:20 NVMe AI/ML
Zoned Namespaces: Bringing Zones to NVMe SSDs
Aravind Ramesh, Principal Engineer
Western Digital
The journey to smartness: Data Protection
Pradip Mukhopadhyay, Senior Engineer
Srinivas Nagarajan, Technical Staff Member
NetApp
12:55 NVMe AI/ML
Architecting Quality Engineering for New Generation Drives
Amit Devgan, Associate Staff Engineer
Shashikiran Revankar, Associate Director
Samsung R&D
AI/ML for Archival Storage in Quartz Glass
Kannadasan Palani, Senior Test Manager
MSys Technologies
13:30 Cloud AI/ML
Data Sovereign Collaboration Platform for Autonomous Vehicles
Radha Krishna Singuru, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff
Akhil Gokhale, Managing Consultant
Wipro Technologies
AI/ML based Customer IO Workload Simulation
Susanta Dutta, Master Technologist
HPE
14:05 Cloud HCI
Predictive analytics and heterogeneous storage systems management using modernized services
Ramakrishna Vadla, Architect
Arunagiri Rajasekaran, Senior Staff Software Engineer
IBM

High-performance data replication in HCI environment
Niranjan Pendharkar, Senior Staff Engineer
Shubham Sharma, Technical Staff Member
Kiran Tatipathi, Technical Director
Nutanix

14:40 Cloud HCI
Storage in Open Hybrid Cloud - can storage be the same across clouds?
Sahina Bose, Software Engineering Manager
Red Hat
New Age HCI - Performance Innovations
Alok Kataria, Staff Engineer
Hema Venkataramani, Staff Engineer
Nutanix
15:15 Cloud Storage Performance
Mission Critical Databases - On-premise vs Cloud
Amol Bhoite, Senior Technical Lead
Xoriant Software Solutions
Uncovering production issues – with Real World Workload Emulation
Swati Chawdhary, Senior Manager
Shiva Pahwa, Associate Director
Samsung
15:50 Object Storage Containers
Scalable open source object storage architecture
Shilpa Jagannath, Senior Software Engineer
Pritha Srivastava, Senior Software Engineer
Red Hat
Distributed filesystems as container persistent storage with applied security
Smita Raut, Senior Software Engineer
IBM
16:25 Object Storage Containers
Object Store Performance: Benchmarking & Troubleshooting
Subin Francis, Senior Performance Engineer
Arth Patel, Senior Member, Technical Staff
Dheer Moghe, Principal Engineer
Nutanix
Server, storage and networking device simulation at scale with containers
Hemant Gaikwad, Test Architect
Dell EMC
17:00 Storage Management Solid State Storage

SNIA PRESENTATION

What’s New in SNIA Swordfish™
Richelle Ahlvers, Storage Management Architect
Intel Corporation & SNIA Board Advisor

SmartNICs and SmartSSDs, the future of smart acceleration
Scott Schweitzer, Systems Architect
Xilinx
17:35 Storage Security Storage Security

Trustworthy Storage - Expectations and realities
Eric Hibbard, Managing Director
PrivSec Consulting LLC

Ransomware - Is it the ultimate malware?
Eric Hibbard, Managing Director
PrivSec Consulting LLC

18:10 Persistent Memory Persistent Memory

SNIA PRESENTATION

Persistent Memory Overview
Niranjan Pendharkar
Senior Staff Engineer, Nutanix and SNIA India Technical Council

SNIA PRESENTATION

Introduction to Persistent Memory
Alex McDonald, Chair
SNIA EMEA

18:45

Conference sessions end.

PERSISTENT MEMORY HACKATHON open until 11pm IST

 

Saturday, December 5th
09:00 Introduction to SNIA and SDC India
J Metz, Chair, SNIA
09:10
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
Sanil Kumar D, Head SODA India
Ashit Kumar, Maintainer SODA India
SODA Foundation
09:50
PREMIER PARTNER
Prakash Venkat, Distinguished Engineer
DELL EMC
10:30
PREMIER PARTNER
Roopesh Chuggani, Senior Engineer
NetApp
  Breakout sessions - available at the listed times
 

Track One
File Systems
Emerging Technologies
Persistent Memory
Storage Management

Track Two
File Systems
Storage Security
Blockchain
Solid State Storage
Storage Networking
11:10 File Systems File Systems
The Future of Accessing Files remotely from Linux: SMB3.1.1 update
Steven French, Principal Software Engineer
Shyam Prasad, Senior Software Engineer
Azure Storage, Microsoft
TECHNOLOGY PARTNER
NAS File System: Panacea for extreme performance at High Bandwidth to High IOPS Workloads
Ankit Mathur, Chief Architect, NAS Storage
Huawei
11:45 File Systems Storage Security
Multi node scale out NAS using NFSv4 referrals
Ashish Sangwan, Staff Engineer
Suhrud Patankar, Staff Engineer
Nutanix
Securing Kubernetes in Premise & Cloud: challenges and solutions
Anupam Jagdish Chomal, Principal Software Security Engineer
Dell EMC
12:20 File Systems Storage Security
Testing a Distributed File System
Mukul Kumar Singh, Engineering Manager
Cloudera
Storage Security: Proactive Threat Detection and Safeguarding of Data for enhanced Cyber Resiliency
Sandeep R Patil, STSM, Master Inventor
Mandar J Vaidya, Storage Solutions Architect
IBM
12:55 Computational Storage Storage Security
Deploying Computational Storage at Scale with Ease
Scott Shadley, VP Marketing
NGD Systems
Data Protection of Kubernetes workloads : A Performance engineering case study
Anand Reddy, Principal QA Engineer
Dell EMC
13:30 Emerging Technologies Storage Security
High Speed Active Active clustering over Ethernet RDMA
Bharti Soni, Senior System Staff Engineer
Subhojit Roy, STSM Storage Development
IBM
Ransomware proof storage
Nalini Nallamalli, Sr Principal Software Engineer
Anindya Banerjee, Technical Director
Veritas Technologies
14:05 Emerging Technologies Storage Security
Gen-Z emerging technology for memory intensive applications
Pekon Gupta, Solutions Architect
Arthur Sainio, Director, Product Marketing
SMART Modular Technology
Preventive Safety from unauthorized IoT devices
Rekha MS, Senior Engineer
Shilpa PV, Senior Software Engineer
Dell EMC
14:40 Emerging Technologies Blockchain
Storage acceleration and near memory compute with CXL/CCIX
Ravi Kiran Gummaluri, Engineering Leader
Micron Technology
Rethinking Blockchain in Storage
Parmeshwr Prasad, Software Principal Engineer
Rahul Vishwakarma, Software Quality Senior Engineer
Dell EMC
15:15 Emerging Technologies Solid State Storage
Optimized Storage and Network layer for Next Gen Industry workloads
Sumit Dighe, Sr Principal Software Engineer
Prajakta Zagade, Principal Software Engineer
Ajinkya Nakave, Senior Software Engineer
Veritas
SmartNICs and SmartSSDs, the future of smart acceleration
Scott Schweitzer, Systems Architect
Xilinx

 

15:50 Emerging Technologies Solid State Storage
Leveraging Modern Network to Deliver Faster Storage to Database Workloads in Kubernetes
Amarjit Singh, Director, DevOps Solutions
KIOXIA Corporation

MicroSD Card as adoptable storage: Measurement, Evaluation and Impact.
Sheetal Kulkarni, Senior Manager
Mythri Krishnamurthy, Senior Manager

Samsung Semiconductor Research

16:25 Storage Management Storage Networking

SNIA PRESENTATION

SNIA Swordfish™ Overview and Deep Dive
Richelle Ahlvers, Storage Management Architect
Intel Corporation & SNIA Board Advisor

NVMe over fabric performance
Eden Kim, CEO
Calypso Systems Inc. & Chair, SNIA Solid State Storage Technical Working Group
17:00 Persistent Memory Storage Networking

SNIA PRESENTATION

Persistent Memory Overview
Niranjan Pendharkar
Senior Staff Engineer, Nutanix and SNIA India Technical Council

Use cases for NVMe-oF for Deep Learning Workloads and HCI Pooling
Nishant Lodha, Director of Technologies
Marvell
17:35 Persistent Memory  

SNIA PRESENTATION

Introduction to Persistent Memory
Alex McDonald, Chair
SNIA EMEA

 
18:10

Conference sessions end

PERSISTENT MEMORY HACKATHON open until 11pm IST