Media Alert: SNIA Experts Share the Latest Advancements on Persistent Memory at Flash Memory Summit

For Release: 
2018-07-31

Colorado Springs, CO., July 30, 2018 – The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) will deliver a variety of Persistent Memory and Solid State Storage presentations at the upcoming Flash Memory Summit.

As volatile and non-volatile technologies are continuing to converge, persistent memory brings storage to memory slots for system acceleration, real-time data capture, analysis, and intelligent response. SNIA continues to prioritize building the ecosystem driving system memory and storage into a single, unified, “persistent memory” entity, and will share its efforts with the industry at the Flash Memory Summit.

SNIA experts will discuss the latest developments including market trends, understanding new applications for persistent memory, and identifying new methods to better understand flash and persistent memory performance.

To learn about the technical work and key initiatives that SNIA experts are working on related to Persistent Memory and Solid State Storage, be sure to stop by SNIA’s Summit Booth #820 in the Exhibit Hall where two multi-vendor NVDIMM-N performance demonstrations from SNIA members AgigA Tech, Micron, Netlist, SMART Modular, Supermicro, and Viking Technology will be featured.

Exhibit Hall hours are as follows:

  • Tuesday, August 7: 4:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Wednesday, August 8: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Thursday, August 9: 10:00am - 2:30pm

Highlights of SNIA’s Key Activities at Flash Memory Summit

WHAT: Flash Memory Summit 2018

WHERE: Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA

WHEN: August 6-9, 2018

Monday, August 6, 2018

  • NVDIMM presentation by the Persistent Memory and NVDIMM Special Interest Group (SIG)
    • 8:30am -12:00pm in room 206
  • Bring Your SSD Testing Up-To-Date – Preconference Seminar G
    • 1:00pm-5:00pm in room 206
  • SNIA Tutorial Education afternoon
    • 1:00pm – 5:00pm in rooms 209/210
    • Topics covered:
      • The Case for Flash Storage
      • What if Programming and Networking Had a Storage Baby Pod?
      • Buffers, Queues, and Caches,
      • Birds of a Feather Session on Persistent Memory Futures
  • SNIA Solid State Storage Reception hosted by the Solid State Storage Initiative
    • 5:30pm - 7:00pm in rooms 209/210

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

  • SNIA: A Global Leader in Standards and Education
    • Presented by SNIA Executive Director, Michael Oros
    • 2:50pm - 3:00pm in the Mission City Ballroom
  • Persistent Memory Track (co-sponsored by SNIA, JEDEC, and the OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA)
    • Advances in Persistent Memory and Hardware sessions
    • 8:30am - 10:50am; 3:40pm - 6:05pm in Ballroom E
  • FMS Chat with SNIA Experts
    • Participants can speak with SNIA experts on Persistent Memory, NVDIMM and Remote Persistent Memory
    • 7:15pm - 8:30pm in Ballrooms A-E

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

  • Persistent Memory Track (co-sponsored by SNIA, JEDEC, and OFA)
    • Sessions on Software, Applications and Remote Persistent Memory
    • 8:30am -10:50am; 3:20pm - 5:45pm in rooms GAB J and GAMR 3
  • New Flexible Form Factors for Enterprise and Data Center SSDs sessions
    • Presentation on the Enterprise and Datacenter SSD Form Factor Working Group (EDSFF) and SNIA partnership on form factors
    • 8:30am – 9:35am in room GAB K
  • Session on Testing/Performance Analysis
    • Presentation on SNIA Real World Storage Workloads Specification
    • 8:30am – 9:35am in Ballroom F

FOLLOW: SNIA Developments on Persistent Memory:

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