2010 Storage Developer Conference Agenda

Note: Agenda times/locations are subject to change. Please check on-site for the latest information.

Monday   |   Tuesday   |   Wednesday   |   Thursday


Monday, September 20, 2010
 

7:30 - 8:45

Continental Breakfast and Networking
 

7:30

Registration Opens
 

 


Standards to Solutions

Filesystem

Cloud

CIFS/SMB/SMB2

8:30 - 9:20

FC-BB-6: New FCoE Functionality

David Peterson
Senior Advisory Engineer,
Brocade

ZFS What's New

Jeff Bonwick
Distinguished Engineer,
Oracle

The Evolution of Cloud Storage - From "Disk Drive in the Sky" to "Storage Array in the Sky"

Dan Decasper
Co-founder and CEO
Cirtas

Allen Samuels
Co -founder,
Cirtas
 

Are We There Yet: The Long and Winding Road to SMB/CIFS Specifications

Christopher R. Hertel
Storage Architect and CIFS Geek,
ubiqx Consulting, Inc

José Rivera
SA3G,
ubiqx Consulting, Inc
 

9:30 - 10:20

The Pieces to Managing FCoE

John Crandall
Architect, Technology and Standards, Network and Storage Management,
Brocade
 

ZFS Advanced

Jeff Bonwick
Vice President and Senior Software Architect,
Oracle

CDMI Specification for Developers

Mark Carlson
Senior Architect,
Oracle
 

MS-FSA: Describing Wire Visible Behavior of Microsoft File Systems

Neal Christiansen
Principal Software Development Lead,
Microsoft
 

10:20 - 10:35

Break
 

10:35 - 11:25

iSCSI and FCOE Testings: What are the Test Challenges Under the Hood of a 10 Gb iSCSI and a 10G FCOE Storage Array Product Certification?

Mahmoud Jibbe
Distinguished Engineer/ Quality Technologist,
LSI Corporation
 

pNFS Development Status

Brent Welch
Director Software Architecture,
Panasas
 

Developing with CDMI

David Slik
Technology Architect,
NetApp
 

CIFS Map of Solaris

Jiri Sasek
Ing. (Engineer),
Oracle
 

11:35 - 12:25

SMI-S Over WS-Management: A Progress Report

Josh Cohen
Senior Program Manager,
Microsoft

Jim Davis
CTO,
WBEM Solutions, Inc.
 

OpenAFS: Ten Years of Open Source Storage Systems

Jeffrey Altman
Gatekeeper and Elder,
OpenAFS

Developing a Cloud Client

David Moolennar
CTO,
R2AD, LLC

Michael Behrens
CTO
R2AD, LLC
 

A Comparison Between the Samba 3 and Likewise Lwiod SMB File Servers

Steven Danneman
Software Development Engineer II,
Isilon Systems
 

12:30 - 1:30

Lunch (Terra Courtyard)
 

1:30 - 2:20

Tutorial: “Green Storage is About More Than kWh!”

SW Worth
Sr. Standards Program Manager,
Microsoft

Building Windows File Systems: A Look at the OpenAFS Client for Windows

Peter Scott
Consulting Partner,
Kernel Drivers

Jeff Altman
President,
Your File System Inc
 

CDMI Clients

Rich Ramos
Chief Technologist,
Consultant
 

Status of Clustered CIFS Using Samba

Volker Lendecke
Samba Team / SerNet
 

2:30 - 3:20

Energy Management: The Key to an Effective Storage Consolidation Strategy

Joe Polastre
CTO & Co-founder,
Sentilla Corporation
 

Ultra High-Speed Transport Over WAN

Michelle Munson
CEO & Co-founder,
Aspera
 

The Cloud Data Management Interface Reference Implementation

Scott Baker
Technologist
 

IPv6 and Samba/SMB

David Holder
Co-founder and Director,
Erion
 

3:20 - 3:35

Break
 

3:35 - 4:25

Introducing and Validating SNIA SSS Performance Test Suite

Esther Spanjer
Director, SSD Technical Marketing,
SMART Modular

Optimizing Disk Layouts for Mixed Sequential Read Workloads

Rik Faith,
Sr. Member Technical Staff
NetApp
 

Cloud HoLD Introduction: Implementing CDMI for Developers

Mark Carlson
Senior Architect,
Oracle
 

Implementing SMB2 Within Samba

Jeremy Allison
Engineer,
Google
 

4:35 - 5:25

Trends in Solid State Storage

Jeff Kimmel
Senior Technical Director,
NetApp
 

IDA based Virtual Appliance for Secondary Storage Solutions

Giridhar Lakkavalli
General Manager/Technical Architect,
MindTree Ltd
 

Cloud Storage - Hands on Lab for Developers (HoLD)

 

SMB2 Meets Linux: Developing the SMB2 and CIFS Kernel Clients for Linux

Steve French
IBM - Linux Technology Center
 

5:30 - 6:30


 

 
Cloud Storage - Hands on Lab for Developers (HoLD) (continued)

 

Introduction to the CIFS/SMB/SMB2 Plugfest
 

6:30 - 7:30

Plugfest Open House & Reception
 

Tuesday, September 21, 2010
 

7:30 - 8:45

Continental Breakfast and Networking
 

8:45 - 9:00

Welcome Remarks

Wayne Adams, Chairman, SNIA Board; EMC
Mark Carlson,SDC Program Committee Chairman; Oracle

9:00 - 9:45

General Session Speaker

Henry Baltazar, Senior Analyst, Storage & Systems, The 451 Group
“Clouds, Convergence and Consolidation”

9:45-10:30

General Session Speaker

Sam Fineberg, Distinguished Technologist, Hewlett-Packard
“Long Term Information Retention”

10:30-10:45

Break
 

10:45-12:00

Solid State Storage Panel Discussion: “Is Solid State Storage Ready for Primetime?”

Tom Coughlin (Moderator), Coughlin Associates; Marty Czekalski, Seagate; Jim Handy, Objective Analysis; Dr. Easen Ho, Calypso Systems, Inc; Esther Spangler, Smart Modular

12:00-1:00

Lunch (Mezzanine)
 

 


Solid State Storage

Filesystem

Cloud

CIFS/SMB/SMB2

1:00 - 1:50

Storage Acceleration, Driven by Autonomic Software

Sam Siewert
Chief Technology Officer,
Atrato, Inc.
 

NFS in Windows Platform

Jeff Biseda
Senior Software Development Engineer,
Microsoft

Facilitating the Open Source Community Transition to Cloud Storage

Giorgio Regni
CTO,
Scality

Brad King
Director Customer Architectures,
Scality
 

Interoperability Tools for CIFS/SMB/SMB2

Paul Long
Technology Evangelist Winterop Engineering Team,
Microsoft

Simon Sun
Software Design Engineer,
Microsoft
 

2:00 - 2:50

The Write Endurance of SSDs - Is MLC NAND Fit for Data Centers?

Moshe Selfin
VP Enterprise Solutions, Anobit
 

The Metadata Problem - Understanding the Issues and How to Address Them

Anand Babu Periasamy
CTO & Co-Founder,
Gluster
 

Leveraging Cloud Storage through Mobile Applications Using Mezeo Cloud Storage REST APIs

John Eastman
CTO,
Mezeo Software
 

SMB Traffic Analyzer - Monitor the Data Flow of Samba Servers

Holger Hetterich
Level 3 Support Engineer / Samba Developer,
Novell
 

2:50 - 3:05


Break
 

3:05 - 3:55

Flash and the Architecture of Storage Systems

Moshe Selfin
VP Enterprise Solutions, Anobit
 

Solving Data Loss in Massive Storage Systems

Jason Resch
Senior Software Engineer,
Cleversafe, Inc
 

Virtualization Storage Concepts, APIs and Performance Best Practices

Aditya Vasudevan
Technical Architect,
Patni Americas Inc

Evaluating SMB2 Performance for Home Directory Workloads

David Kruse
Principal Developer Lead Software Developer,
Microsoft

Dan Lovinger
Senior Software Design Engineer,
Microsoft

4:05 - 4:55

Hybrid Storage Architecture Marries Performance and Efficiency

Bill Mottram
VP of Marketing
Atrato, Inc
 

Database Techniques to Manage a Distributed POSIX Namespace and Associated Metadata

David Boomer
Information Architect,
IBM
 

Using SMI-S with the Cloud Data Management Interface (CDMI)

Scott Baker
Technologist
 

Scaling Likewise-CIFS Beyond 50k Concurrent Connections on a Single Node

Gerald Carter
Senior Software Design Engineer,
Likewise Software
 

5:00 - 7:00

Welcome Reception - Sponsor Showcase
 

 

"Birds of a Feather"
 

7:00 - 8:00

BoF - "How to participate in SNIA Standards Development"

Arnold Jones
Technical Council Managing Director
SNIA

 


BoF - "SMI-S and the Role of the Storage Management Initiative"

Steve Peters
Project Lead
PMC-Sierra

 

8:00 - 9:00


BoF - "Data and Storage Management for Quantum Computing"

Lei Liu
Principal Engineer
Oracle Corporation


BoF - Available

9:00 - 10:00


BoF - Available

BoF - Available
Wednesday, September 22, 2010

7:30 - 8:45

Continental Breakfast and Networking
 

8:45 - 9:00

Introduction to the Day and Housekeeping Announcements

Mark Carlson, SDC Program Committee Chairman; Oracle

9:00 - 9:45

General Session Speaker

Jeremy Allison, Engineer, Open Source Programs Office, Google
“The Death of File Protocols. This time I really mean it!”

9:45 - 10:30

General Session Speaker

Gilberto Medeiros-Ribeiro, Senior Scientist, HP Laboratories
“The challenges of configurable hybrid Memristor-CMOS Integrated circuits fabrication: Physics and Materials Science”

10:30 - 10:45

Break
 

10:45 - 12:00

Cloud Storage Panel Discussion: “Cloud Storage - Critical Challenges and Trends (and What Impact on Developers...?)”

Ashar Baig, Asigra; Val Bercovici, NetApp; Mark Carlson, Oracle; Vincent Franceschini, HDS; Erik Riedel, EMC

12:00 - 1:00

Lunch and Sponsor Showcase
 

 


Storage Management

Virtualization

Cloud

CIFS/SMB/SMB2

1:00 - 1:50

Process of Generating Power from Hard disk Vibration in Datacenters

Senthilkumar Vijayakumar
TATA Consultancy Services
 

An Enterprise Messaging Solution using Integrated Open Source Software

Prateek Sinha
Storage Solution Developer,
Tata Consultancy Services

CDMI and Cloud Federation

David Slik
Technology Architect,
NetApp
 

Embedded Private Cloud Storage Using Samba and Ceph

Kai Blin
Samba Team
 

2:00 - 2:50

SMI-S Client and Server Development, from Check Box to Industrial Strength

Steve Peters
Project lead,
PMC-Sierra
 

"Sparse Storage" for VMs - Often Overlooked Facts

Dilip Naik
Managing Partner,
VMUtil Inc
 

Hadoop File System Internals

Dhruba Borthakur
Project Lead, Apache Hadoop DFS,
Facebook
 

Identity Mapping for Windows+UNIX Environments

Jordan Brown
Principal Software Engineer,
Oracle
 

2:50 - 3:05

Break
 

3:05 - 3:55

Embedded SMI-S Lessons Learned

Mike Lamb
TPC, Storage Resource Management Software,
IBM
 

LSI’s VMware vCenter Plug-In: A Study in the Use of Open Source Software

Brian Mason
Staff Software Engineer,
LSI

Erik Johannes
Staff Software Engineer,
LSI
 

Designing Secure Storage for the Cloud

Jesus Molina
Security Researcher,
Fujitsu America
 

Unix Extensions for SMB2 - A Protocol Initiative

Tom Talpey
Architect,
Microsoft
 

4:05 - 4:55

Automatic Generation of SMI Providers

David Dodgson
Software Engineer,
Unisys
 

Improve Storage Efficiency on Deploying Oracle Databases for Dev/Test in a Virtualized Environment Over NFS

Bikash Roy Choudhury
NetApp
 

Cloud Security Using Information Dispersal

Julie Bellanca
Founder & Director,
Cleversafe
 

Analyzing Metadata Caching in the Windows SMB2 Client

Mathew George
Sr. Software Development Engineer,
Microsoft

David Kruse
Principal Developer Lead Software Developer,
Microsoft
 

 

"Birds of a Feather"
 

7:00 - 8:00



BoF - The Latest Updates on Fibre Channel

Greg McSorely, Technical Business Development Manager, Amphenol

8:00 - 9:00


BoF - Best of FAST
Award winning papers from the USENIX File & Storage Technology Conference!

8:00 pm:
"Membrane: Operating System Support for Restartable File Systems"
Abhishek Rajimwale, University of Wisconsin

8:40 pm:
"quFiles: The Right File at the Right Time"
Kaushik Veeraraghavan, University of Michigan

 


Tom Coughlin (Moderator), Coughlin Associates
Marty Czekalski, Seagate
Eden Kim, Calypso Systems, Inc.
Dimitri Obukhov, Sandforce

9:00 - 10:00


BoF - Available
 

BoF - Available

Thursday, September 23, 2010
 

7:30 - 8:30

Continental Breakfast and Networking
 

8:15 - 8:30

Introduction to the Day and Housekeeping Announcements

Mark Carlson, SDC Program Committee Chairman; Oracle

8:30 - 9:20

Keynote Speaker

Geoffrey Moore, Managing Partner, TCG Advisors
"Partly Cloudy Business and Innovation in the Internet Era"

 


Block Storage

Security

Hot Topic

Virtualization

9:30 - 10:20

Analyzing Large-scale Network Boot Workload for Windows

Qiang Wang
Development Lead,
Microsoft Corporation
 

Seven Myths About Storage Encryption

Dmitry Oblukhov
Firmware Security Manager,
SandForce Inc.
 

KMIP - Key Management Interoperability Protocol Implementation Guidance

Gordon Arnold
Senior Technical Staff,
IBM

Larry Hofer
Technologist, Advanced Development Organization,
Emulex

Storage I/O Control: Proportional Allocation of Shared Storage Resources

Chethan Kumar
Senior Member of Technical Staff,
VMware
 

10:20 - 10:30

Break
 

 


Block Storage

Security

Best Practices in Storage Testing

Advances in Hardware

10:30 - 11:20

Software FCoE – A Case Study

Sudheer Nair
Technical Architect,
Patni Americas Inc

Manu Gupta
Technical Architect,
Patni Americas Inc
 

The Self- Encrypting Hard and SSD Drive Revolution: Managing the Data at Rest Solutions

Robert Thibadeau
Senior Vice President and Chief Scientist,
Wave Systems, Corp.
 

BUGS...Catch them before they catch you! A Survey of Storage Test Tools and Industry Best Practices

Peter Murray
Product Manager,
SwiftTest

Alan Newman
Vice President Marketing
SwiftTest
 

Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) and iSCSI – Uncompromised Performance for Virtual Server Environments

Leonid Grossman
Vice President, Software Engineering,
Exar
 

11:25 - 12:15

PCI Express I/O Virtualization Explained

Richard Solomon
Host Interface Architect,
LSI
 

RESTful Filesystems

James Cain
Principal Software Architect,
Quantel Limited
 

Error Injection on an Emulated Virtual SCSI Disk

Pulkit Tanwar
Software Engineer,
Wipro Technologies
 

SAS Technical Update and Advanced Connectivity Roadmap

Marty Czekalski
Vice President,
SCSI Trade Association SCSI Trade Association

Jay Neer
Member Representative
SCSI Trade Association
 

12:15

Sessions Conclude
 

1:00

Plugfest Conclude
 


Hot Spares
 

CIFS

Storage Hardware
Case Study: MS-DFS - Writing New Drivers to Extend Likewise-CIFS

Gerald Carter
Senior Software Design Engineer,
Likewise Software
 

Out-of-Band Recovery Mechanism for I/O module using Alternate Control Path

Mayank Saxena
Software Engineer,
NetApp