SNIA Podcasts

Storage Developer Conference Podcast Series

Every week the Storage Developer Conference (SDC) podcast series presents important technical topics to the Storage Developer community. Each episode is hand selected by the SNIA Technical Council from the presentations at SDC.

This week’s highlighted Podcast: #82: Eusocial Storage Devices: Offloading Data Management to Storage Devices that Can Act Collectively by Philip Kufeldt, Expert in Residence, UCSC (MP3, Video, PDF of Slides)

As storage devices get faster, data management tasks rob the host of CPU cycles and DDR bandwidth. In this session, we examine a new interface to storage devices that can leverage existing and new CPU and DRAM resources to take over data management tasks like availability, recovery, and migrations. This new interface provides a roadmap for device-to-device interactions and more powerful storage devices capable of providing in-store compute services that can dramatically improve performance. We call such storage devices “eusocial” because we are inspired by eusocial insects like ants, termites, and bees, which as individuals are primitive but collectively accomplish amazing things.

The Podcast can be downloaded at iTunes. Download a copy of the original presentation slides as well.


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