2015 Pre-Conference Primer Agenda

The 2016 SDC pre-conference agenda is under development. In the meantime, please see the 2015 pre-conference agenda below.

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 Optional Pre-Conference Primer: Sunday, September 20, 2015

 (Primer sessions are included with SDC full-conference registration. If you are not registered for SDC, there is a $49.00 fee fee for this afternoon of sessions. If you register for just the primer sessions and choose to attend SDC, your $49 fee will be applied toward your full conference pass.)

11:00 - 2:00

Pre-Conference Registration Opens
 

 

Breakout Sessions
 

 

Pre-Conference Seminar
Persistent Memory
Pre-Conference Seminar
Cloud and Interop
Pre-Conference Seminar
Data Center Infrastructure

1:00 - 1:50

Advances in Non-Volatile Storage Technologies

Thomas Coughlin
President,
Coughlin Associates

Edward Grochowski
Storage Consultant,
Self Employed

What You Need to Know on Cloud Storage

David Slik
Technical Director,
NetApp

Mark Carlson
Principal Engineer, Industry Standards,
Toshiba

Next Generation Data Centers: Hyperconverged Architectures Impact On Storage

Mark OConnell
Distinguished Engineer,
EMC

2:00 - 2:50

Understanding the Intel/Micron 3D XPoint Memory

Jim Handy, General Director, Objective Analysis

PCI Express: Driving the Future of Storage

Ramin Neshati
PCI-SIG Board Member and Marketing Chair,
PCI-SIG

2:50 - 3:05

Break
 

3:05 - 3:55

Nonvolatile Memory (NVM), Four Trends in the Modern Data Center, and the Implications for the Design of Next Generation Distributed Storage Platforms

David Cohen
System Architect,
Intel

Brian Hausauer
Hardware Architect,
Intel

Using REST API for Management Integration

Brian Mason
MTS-SW,
Netapp

Next Generation Low Latency Storage Area Networks

Rupin Mohan
Chief Technologist - Storage Networking,
HP

4:05 - 4:55

Developing Software for Persistent Memory

Dr. Thomas Willhalm
Senior Application Engineer,
Intel

Karthik Kumar
Senior Application Engineer,
Intel


Windows Interoperability Workshop

Christopher Hertel
Software Senior Program Engineer,
Samba Team / Dell Compellent

The Pros and Cons of Developing Erasure Coding and Replication Instead of Traditional RAID in Next-Generation Storage Platforms

Abhijith Shenoy
Engineer,
Hedvig