June 2020 Issue

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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Storage and IT

Now more than ever, organizations are looking to Artificial Intelligence (AI) and in particular Machine Learning (ML) to solve complex data challenges and bring new insights and value to an ever-increasing volume of information stored within our business. Learn more in this article by Glyn Bowden, SNIA Cloud Storage Technologies Initiative Member; Chief Architect, AI & Data Science Practice at HPE.
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Weekend Watch – Intro to NVMe over Fabrics

We’re curating some of our most popular videos into playlists you can watch for vendor-neutral education on a wide range of storage topics. We think they will bring a little variety to your weekend, but you can watch them during the week too! 
Watch the Intro to NVMe over Fabrics Playlist

Geek Out on Storage

Ever wonder what can help or hinder storage systems inside the network? There are many concepts where subtle differences can be misunderstood. Watch to hear SNIA experts define key terms, explain how they are different and how they are complementary.
“Geek out” on topics that have a profound impact on storage design and performance, including:
  • Encapsulation vs. Tunneling
  • IOPS vs. Latency vs. Jitter
  • Different Quality of Service (QoS) Techniques
Geek Out Here
Featured Video

Understanding NVMe Namespaces

By Or Lapid, Storage Field Apps Engineer and Esther Spanjer, Micron Technology
SNIA Blogs

The Power of Data Aggregation during a Pandemic

Encryption Q&A

Everyone Wants Their Java to Persist
Speak at Storage Developer Conference
The call for SDC 2020 presentations is still open! Gain exposure to the technical work you are doing and submit a speaking proposal today at the annual event created BY developers FOR developers.
Submit your proposal here
Featured Podcast

Introducing the SNIA Swordfish™ PowerShell Tool Kit and Windows Admin Center Integration

by Rob (Barkz) Barker, Technical Director, Pure Storage, Inc. and Chris Lionetti, Reference Architect, HPE
SNIA is pleased to welcome the following new member:
Sichuan Huafeng Enterprise Group Co., Ltd. joined SNIA and SFF TA TWG.
Check out the top reasons to join SNIA in our Membership Infographic and see the full list of SNIA Members here.
Featured Event
OpenFabrics Alliance Virtual Workshop 2020

The OFA Virtual Workshop, June 8-12, 2020, fosters collaboration among those who develop fabrics, deploy fabrics, and create applications that rely on fabrics. Fabric developers and users can discuss emerging fabric technologies, collaborate on future industry requirements, and address challenges that exist today. View the agenda and abstracts and register. Registration is free for all attendees.
Upcoming Webcasts
Storage Networking Security Series – Key Management 101
June 10, 2020
Judy Furlong, Dell; J Metz, Rockport Networks
This webcast will introduce the fundamentals of cryptographic key management including key lifecycles, key generation, key distribution, symmetric vs asymmetric key management and integrated vs centralized key management models. Relevant standards, protocols and industry best practices will also be presented.
Storage Scalability in Hybrid Cloud and Multicloud Environments
June 11, 2020
Robert Cone, Intel; Piyush Chaudhary, IBM; Pekon Gupta, SMART Modular
As data growth in enterprises continues to sky rocket, datacenter cloud scalability, whether on premises, in hybrid cloud or in multicloud deployments, is key for businesses. So, what are enterprise IT organizations supposed to do, given that 'run anything anywhere' is becoming more important than ever? Customers are finding that hybrid cloud storage solutions better meet their IT and business growth needs, so they can rapidly scale their IT infrastructure and cover a wider array of services. This webcast will help architects and consumers better understand these cloud solutions.
A Multi-tenant Multi-cluster Kubernetes Datapocalypse is Coming
June 23, 2020
Paul Burt, NetApp; Jim Fister, The Decision Place
The need for rapid deployment of scalable clusters is creating an opportunity for container solutions such as Kubernetes. But what are the implications of multiple Kubernetes clusters in a broad deployment? What happens if a cluster goes down? What’s the impact on business resiliency? Managing and securing multiple clusters is becoming a key topic and area of debate. Multi-cluster Kubernetes that provides robustness & resilience is rapidly moving from “best practice” to a “must have.”
Event Schedule

Find SNIA at these events:

OpenFabrics Virtual Workshop – Online – June 8-12, 2020
Storage Developer Conference – Santa Clara, CA – September 21-24, 2020

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