SPDEcon Agenda

 

Agenda times are subject to change.

Tuesday   |   State of the Stack
Flash Memory & Virtualization: Choosing Your Path
Storage Performance for VDI Tools, Techniques and Architectures
The New European Data Protection Regulation - Why You Should Care
PCIe-based Storage Technology Architectural Design Considerations

The State of Solid State Storage

Thomas Coughlin
President,
Coughlin Associates

SW Worth
Sr. Standards Program Manager,
Microsoft
Michael Elliott
Enterprise Cloud Evangelist,
Dell
Gene Nagle
Senior Systems Engineer,
Nirvanix

PCI Express and Its Interface to Storage Architectures

Benefits of Flash in Enterprise Storage Systems

Building a successful storage product with Samba

Windows Azure Storage - Speed and Scale in the Cloud

Trends in Data Protection

SAS: The Emerging Storage Fabric

Gregory McSorley
Vice President,
SCSI Trade Association;
Technical Business Development Manager,
Amphenol

Radoslav Danilak
Co-founder & CEO,
Skyera
Alex McDonald
CTO Office,
NetApp
Mark Carlson
Principal Member of Technical Staff,
Oracle
Gene Nagle
Senior Systems Engineer,
Nirvanix

SCSI Express: Fast & Reliable Flash Storage for the Enterprise

Gregory McSorley
Vice President,
SCSI Trade Association;
Technical Business Development Manager,
Amphenol

Khye Wei
Flash Product Planning Manager,
Samsung Semiconductor, Inc
Philippe Nicolas
Director of Product Strategy,
Scality
Alex McDonald
CTO Office,
NetApp
David Pease
IBM Distinguished Engineer,
IBM Almaden Research Center

 

Open Data Center Alliance: Smooth Scaling
Active Archive Strategies and Media Choices for Long Term Data Retention
‘Software Defined Storage’: New Technology, or Just a New Buzzword?

Moderator:
Dr. Alan Yoder, Huawei, Principal Engineer, Storage Standards
Lazarus Vekiarides, Entrepreneur and Technology Executive
Rick Walsworth, Director Product Marketing, EMC

11:35-12:15

Philippe Vincent, President and CEO, SwiftTest

12:15-1:15

Lunch and Sponsor Showcase
 

 

Storage Plumbing
Solid State
Storage Performance
Cloud Storage
Data Engineering

1:15-2:05

John Hufferd
President,
Hufferd Enterprises
Wen Yu
Storage Architect,
Nimble Storage
Michael Ault
Oracle Flash Consulting Manager,
IBM
Gene Nagle
Senior Systems Engineer
Nirvanix
Ryan Childs
VP Solutions Architecture,
Actifio

2:15-3:05

Kevin Deierling
VP Marketing,
Mellanox
Doug Dumitru
CTO,
EasyCo LLC
Robert Finlay
Business Development Manager,
JDSU
Sage Weil
Founder & CTO,
Inktank
Floyd Christofferson
Director, Storage Products,
SGI;
Board Member,
Active Archive Alliance

3:05-3:20

Break
 

 

Storage Plumbing
Solid State
Storage Performance
VDI Storage
Data Engineering

3:20-4:10

Scott Shimomura
Director, Product Marketing,
Brocade

Flash vs. DRAM - It's Not Always about Storage

The Plumbing Power: Open Source Technologies and Market Products together...

FCoE Direct End-Node to End-Node (aka FCoE VN2VN)

Retention Issues within the World of Healthcare

Network Convergence at Blazing Speeds with Fibre Channel over Ethernet

Properly Testing SSDs For Steady State Performance

Workload Mixology

How Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Keeps Up with IOPS Joneses: A Technical Look at the Union of VDI and SSDs

What's Old is New Again - Storage Tiering

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Wednesday, June 12, 2013
 

7:30 - 8:30

Continental Breakfast and Networking
 

 

Storage Plumbing
Hot Spares
Storage Performance
Virtualization
Security

8:30-9:20

Dr. Joseph White
Distinguished Engineer,
Juniper Networks
Hubbert Smith
Consultant CEO,
Hubbert Smith LLC
Kannan Mani
Sr. Technical Solutions Architect,
VMware
Irfan Ahmad
CTO and Co-Founder,
CloudPhysics
Lee Donnahoo
Storage Architect,
Microsoft

9:25-10:15

David Fair
ESF- Board of Directors, Unified Networking Marketing Manager,
Intel

Storage Multi-Tenancy for Cloud Service Providers

Storage Performance Analysis

Virtual Storage in a VMware Evaluation Environment

Implementing Kerberos authentication in the Large-Scale Production NFS Environment

NVM Express: Optimizing for PCIe SSD Performance

Peter Onufryk
Director of Engineering,
Integrated Device Technology

Thomas Coughlin
President,
Coughlin Associates
Jared Hulbert
Software Development Manager,
Micron Technology
Rob Peglar
CTO, Americas,
EMC Isilon
Chris Winter
Director, Product Management,
SafeNet

11:25-12:15

Lazarus Vekiarides
Entrepreneur and Technology Executive
Harsh Singh
Product Marketing Manager,
Juniper Networks
Cameron Brett
Director of Solutions Marketing,
QLogic
Sreev Doddadalapur
Applications Performance Manager,
Mellanox
Dr. Michael Willett
Storage Security Strategist,
Samsung

12:20-1:10

Thomas Nadeau
Distinguished Engineer,
Juniper Networks
Chris Lionetti
Reference Architect,
NetApp
Kirill Malkin
CTO,
Starboard Storage
Big Data: What You Don’t Know Will Hurt You

Server, App, Disk, Switch, or OS - Where is My Encryption?

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