2021 Conference Presentations

Keynote Sessions

Quantum Technology and Storage: Where Do They Meet?

Doug Finke

Doug Finke Managing Editor, Quantum Computing Report

Maximizing Flash Value with the Software-Enabled Flash™ SDK

Eric Ries

Eric Ries, SVP Memory and Storage Strategy Division, KIOXIA

Rory Bolt

Rory Bolt, Principal Architect, Sr. Fellow KIOXIA America, Inc.

The Perspective of Today’s Storage Architectures, Viewed Through a Long Lens

Randy Kreiser

Randy Kreiser, Storage Specialist/FAE, Supermicro

 

Alan Johnson

Alan Johnson, Director of Emerging Technologies, Supermicro

Panel Discussion: From DNA Synthesis on chips to DNA Data Storage

Dave Landsman

Hosted by Dave Landsman, DNA Data Storage Alliance; Director Industry Standards, Western Digital

 

John Hoffman

Moderated by John Hoffman, Lead Scientist, QS-2

Panelists:
Karin Strauss, Sr. Principal Research Manager, Microsoft
Craig Ciesla, VP Advanced Enginerring, Ilumia
Daniel Chadash, Sr. Director DNA Data Storage, Twist Bioscience
Steffen Hellmold, VP Strategic Initiatives, Western Digital

Amazon Aurora storage – Purpose built storage for databases

Murali Brahmadesam

Murali Brahmadesam, Director of Engineering, Aurora Databases, Amazon

 

Break Out Sessions and Agenda Tracks Include:

Note: This agenda is a work in progress. Check back for updates on additional sessions as well as the agenda schedule.

 


BLOCKCHAIN

Applying Blockchain for Digital Identity Management

Abirami Ravichandran, Senior DevOps Engineer MSys Technologies

BLOCKCHAIN

Analysis of Distributed Storage on Blockchain

Tejas Chopra, Senior Software Engineer, Netflix, Inc.

CLOUD STORAGE

Compression, Deduplication & Encryption Conundrums for Cloud Storage

Tejas Chopra, Senior Software Engineer, Netflix, Inc.

CLOUD STORAGE

Compacting Smaller Objects in Cloud for Higher Yield

Tejas Chopra, Senior Software Engineer, Netflix, Inc.

CLOUD STORAGE

Managing Cloud Infrastructure by using Terraform HCL

Kannadasan Palani, Senior Test Manager, MSys Technologies

CLOUD STORAGE

Transparent Encryption and Dual End Point Access Controls to Secure AWS S3 Buckets

Sridharan "Sri" Sudarsan, Director, Ciphertrust Transparent Encryption Engineering, Thales Group

Carlos Wong, Senior Principal Software Engineer, Ciphertrust Transparent Encryption Engineering, Thales Group

CLOUD STORAGE

FlexAlloc a Lightweight Building Block for User Space Data Management

Joel Granados, Staff Software Engineer, Samsung Electronics

Jesper Devantier, Staff Software Engineer, Samsung Electronics

Adam Manzanares, Software Engineer, Samsung Electronics

CLOUD STORAGE

Apache Ozone - Balancing and Deleting Data At Scale

Lokesh Jain, Software Engineer, Cloudera

COMPOSABLE INFRASTRUCTURE

Future of Storage Platform Architecture

Mohan Kumar, Intel Fellow, Intel

Anjaneya ‘Reddy’ Chagam, Principal Engineer and Chief SDS Architect, Intel’s Data Center Group / Board Member at SODA Foundation, Intel Corp.

COMPOSABLE INFRASTRUCTURE

Disaggregated Data Centers: Challenges and Opportunities

Jason Vanvalkenburgh, Technical Product Management, Fungible

COMPOSABLE INFRASTRUCTURE

Paravirtualized NVMe with vfio-user

Benjamin Walker, Technical Lead, Intel

COMPUTATIONAL STORAGE

Computational Storage Update from the Working Group

Scott Shadley, Co-Chair, Computational Storage TWG - VP Marketing, NGD Systems

Jason Molgaard, Co-Chair, Computational Storage TWG - Senior Principal Storage Device Architect, Arm

COMPUTATIONAL STORAGE

NVMe Computational Storage Update

Kim Malone, Storage Software Architect, Intel

Stephen Bates, CTO Eideticom

COMPUTATIONAL STORAGE

Computational Storage APIs

Oscar Pinto, Principal Engineer, Samsung Semiconductor Inc

COMPUTATIONAL STORAGE

Computational Storage Moving Forward with an Architecture and API

William Martin, SSD IO Standards, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

COMPUTATIONAL STORAGE

Computational Storage Architecture Simplification and Evolution

Jason Molgaard, Sr. Principal Storage Solutions Architect, Arm Inc.

COMPUTATIONAL STORAGE

The Building Blocks to Design a Computational Storage Device

Jerome Gaysse, Senior Technology and Market Analyst, Silinnov Consulting

COMPUTATIONAL STORAGE

Accelerating File Systems and Data Services with Computational Storage

Brad Settlemyer, Storage Researcher, Los Alamos National Laboratory

COMPUTATIONAL STORAGE

Computational Storage Deployment with Kubernetes and Containerized Applicationed

Scott Shadley, Co-Chair, Computational Storage TWG - VP Marketing, NGD Systems

COMPUTATIONAL STORAGE

Computational Storage Directions at Fungible

Jai Menon, Chief Scientist, Fungible

COMPUTATIONAL STORAGE

Scientific Data Powered by User-Defined Functions

Lucas Villa Real, Research Software Engineer, IBM Research

COMPUTATIONAL STORAGE

Stop Wasting 80% of Your Infrastructure Investment!

Tony Afshary, Sr. Director, Product Line Management, Pliops

COMPUTATIONAL STORAGE

SkyhookDM: An Arrow-Native Storage System

Jayjeet Chakraborty, IRIS-HEP Fellow IRIS-HEP and CROSS, UC Santa Cruz

CONTAINER STORAGE

Istio Service Mesh: A Primer

Binitha MT, Software Senior Engineer, Dell Technologies

Deepika K, Software Senior Engineer, Dell Technologies

CONTAINER STORAGE

CSI Driver Design: Bringing a Parallel File System to Containerized Workloads

Eric Weber, Software Engineer, NetApp

Joe McCormick , Software Engineer, NetApp

CONTAINER STORAGE

Containerized Machine Learning Models Using NVME

Ramya Krishnamurthy, Senior QA Architect [Test Expert], HPE

Ajay Kumar, Senior Test Specialist, HPE

Ashish Neekhra, Senior Test Specialist, HPE

CONTAINER STORAGE

Data Protection for Stateful Application: OpenSource Way!!

Ashit Kumar, Lead Architect, SODA Foundation/Huawei Technologies

CONTAINER STORAGE

Data Management Going Beyond Storage Boxes

Sanil Kumar D, Chief Architect, TOC, Arch Lead, Huawei / SODA Foundation

DATA PROTECTION TECHNOLOGIES

LTO Technology and Two-Dimensional Erasure-Coded Long-Term Archival Storage with RAIL Architecture

Turguy Goker, Director of Advanced Development LTO, Quantum, Quantum Corporation

DATA PROTECTION TECHNOLOGIES

Hardening OpenZFS to Further Mitigate Ransomware

Michael Dexter, CTO, Gainframe

DATA PROTECTION TECHNOLOGIES

A Quintuple Parity Error Correcting Code - a Game Changer in Data Protection

Marek Rychlik, CEO of Xoralgo Inc., Professor of Mathematics at the University of Arizona, co-inventor of a patented RAID and ECC technology, Xoralgo, Inc

DATA PROTECTION TECHNOLOGIES

Fighting Ransomware using Intelligent Storage

Chris Lionetti , Senior Technical Marketing Engineer, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

DATA PROTECTION TECHNOLOGIES

DOTS - A Simple, Visual, Method for Preserving Digital Infomation

Robert Hummel, President, Group 47, Inc.

DATA PROTECTION TECHNOLOGIES

“Streaming Replication” of Object Storage System Data to achieve Disaster Recovery

Gowtham Alluri, Staff Software Engineer, Nutanix Inc

Sarthak Moorjani, Member of Technical Staff, Nutanix Inc

DNA Data Storage

DNA Data Storage and Near-Molecule Processing for the Yottabyte Era

Karin Strauss, Senior Principal Research Manager, Microsoft

Luis Ceze, Co-founder and CEO, OctoML

DNA Data Storage

From DNA Synthesis on Chips to DNA Data Storage

Andres Fernandez, Senior Director Silicon Engineering, Twist Bioscience

DNA Data Storage

Storing Data over Millennia. Long term Room Temperature Storage of DNA

Marthe Colotte, Platform Operations Manager, Imagene

DNA Data Storage

Scalable and Dynamic File Operations for DNA-based Data Storage

James Tuck, Professor, NC State University / DNAli Data Technologies

DNA Data Storage

DNA Sequencing at Scale

Craig Ciesla, VP Advanced Engineering, Ilumina

Emerging Interfaces

Compute Express Link 2.0: A High-Performance Interconnect for Memory Pooling

Andy Rudoff, Persistent Memory SW Architect, Intel

Emerging Interfaces

PCIe® 6.0: A High-Performance Interconnect for Storage Networking Challenges

Mohiuddin Mazumder, Principal Engineer, Data Center Group, PCI-SIG, Intel

Emerging Interfaces

Enabling Heterogeneous Memory in Python

Daniel Waddington, Principal Research Staff Member, IBM Research

Emerging Interfaces

Rethinking Software Defined Memory (SDM) for Large-Scale Applications with Faster Interconnects and Memory Technologies

Anjaneya "Reddy" Chagam, Senior Principal Engineer, Intel Corporation

Manoj Wadekar, Senior Storage Architect, Facebook

Emerging Interfaces

InfiniBand/RoCE RDMA Specification Update

Chet Douglas, Principal SW Architect, Intel Corporation

Hard Drives / HDD

Unleashing the Performance of Multi-Actuator Drives

Arie van der Hoeven, Principal Product Manager, Seagate Technology

Tim Walker, Principal Engineer, Seagate Technology

Hard Drives / HDD

BFQ Linux IO Scheduler Optimizations for Multi-Actuator SATA Hard Drives

Tim Walker, Principal Engineer, Seagate Technology

Paolo Valente, Assistant Professor, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Hard Drives / HDD

Facts, Figures and Insights from 250,000 Hard Drives

Andrew Klein, Principle Storage Cloud Evangelist, Backblaze

Hard Drives / HDD

Drive Health Monitor (DHM) for Drives On-Prem (or Core Data Center) and Cloud

Mahmoud Jibbe, Technical Director, NetApp

Charles Binford, Software Architect, NetApp

NVMe

Towards Copy-Offload in Linux NVMe

Kanchan Joshi, Staff engineer, Samsung Semiconductor India Research (SSIR)

Selvakumar Somasundaram, Engineer, Samsung Semiconductor India Research (SSIR)

NVMe

Enabling Asynchronous I/O Passthru in NVMe-Native Applications

Javier Gonzalez, Principal Software Engineer, Samsung Electronics

Kanchan Joshi, Staff engineer, Samsung Electronics

Simon Lund, Staff Engineer, Samsung

NVMe

Can SPDK Deliver High Performance NVMe on Windows?

Nick Connolly, Chief Scientist MayaData / DataCore Software

NVMe

Testing NVMe SSDs against the DatacenterSSD Specification

David Woolf, Senior Exec Technology Office, UNH-IOL

NVMe

QEMU NVMe Emulation: What's New

Klaus Jensen, Staff Software Engineer, Samsung Electronics

Padmakar Kalghatgi, Software Engineer, Samsung Electronics

Naveen Nagar, Software Engineer, Samsung Electronics

NVMe-oF

Automating the Discovery of NVMe-oF Subsystems over an IP Network

Erik Smith, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, Dell

NVMe-oF

Securing an NVMe-oF IP Fabric

Claudio DeSanti Distinguished Engineer, Dell Technologies

NVMe-oF

Intel SmartNIC/IPU Based NVMe/TCP Initiator Offload

Ziye Yang, Staff software engineer, Intel

Yadong Li, Principal Engineer, Intel

NVMe-oF

Scalable Storage Performance for High Density Applications

Jayamohan Kallickal, Distinguished Engineer, Broadcom

Naveen Krishnamurthy, Sr. Product Manager, VMware

NVMe-oF

Challenges and Effects of EDSFF-based NVMe-oF Storage Solution

Duckho Bae, Principal Engineer, Samsung Electronics

Jungoo Kim, Staff Engineer, Samsung Electronics

NVMe-oF

NVMe/TCP in the Enterprise

Mukesh Gupta, Technical Staff, Dell Technologies

Murali Murali Rajagopal, Director of Technology, VMware

SECURITY AND PRIVACY

Ransomware!!! – an Analysis of Practical Steps for Mitigation and Recovery

Thomas Rivera, Strategic Success Manager, VMware

Mounir Elmously, Executive, Consulting Services Ernst & Young

SECURITY AND PRIVACY

Privacy's Increasing Role in Technology

Cathleen Scerbo, VP, Chief Information Officer, International Association of Privacy Professionals

SECURITY AND PRIVACY

Designing with Privacy in Mind

David Sietz, Systems / Solution Architect, IAPP

SECURITY AND PRIVACY

Emerging Storage Security Landscape

Eric Hibbard, Director, Product Planning – Storage Networking & Security, Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

SECURITY AND PRIVACY

Quantum Safe Cryptography for Long Term Security

Basil Hess, Research Engineer, IBM Research Europe

SECURITY AND PRIVACY

Sanitization – Forensic-Proofing Your Data Deletion

Eric Hibbard, Director, Product Planning – Storage Networking & Security, Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

SMB

SMB3 Landscape and Directions

Wen Xin, Software Engineer, Microsoft Corporation.

Steven Tran, Software Engineer, Microsoft Corporation

SMB

The New Samba VFS

Ralph Böhme, Senior Software Engineer, SerNet / Samba Team

SOLID STATE STORAGE SOLUTIONS

Challenges & Opportunities with Hyper-Scale Boot Drives

Karthik Shivaram, Storage Engineer, Facebook

SOLID STATE STORAGE SOLUTIONS

From DRAM to SSDs, Challenges with Caching at FB Scale

Sathya Gunasekar, Software Engineer, Facebook

SOLID STATE STORAGE SOLUTIONS

SPDK Implementation on a Manycore / Many Node System

Jean-François Marie, Chief Solution Architect, Kalray

Rémy Gauguey, Senior Software, Architect, Kalray

STORAGE ARCHITECTURE

Netflix Drive for Media Assets

Vikram Krishnamurthy, Senior Software Engineer, Netflix, Inc.

Kishore Kasi, Software Engineer in Data Platform, Netflix, Inc.

STORAGE ARCHITECTURE

TCG Storage Workgroup Status Update

Chandra Nelogal, DMTS (distinguished member of technical staff), Trusted Computing Group

Joseph Chen, CEO, ULINK Technology

STORAGE ARCHITECTURE

Fine Grain Encryption Control for Enterprise Applications

Festus Hategekimana, Senior FW Engineer, Trusted Computing Group

Frederick Knight, Principal Standards Technologist, Trusted Computing Group

STORAGE ARCHITECTURE

Emerging Computer Architectures Powered by Emerging Memories

Thomas Coughlin, President, Coughlin Associates, Inc.

Jim Handy, Principal Analyst, Objective Analysis

STORAGE ARCHITECTURE

Unify Data and Storage Management with SODA ODF

Steven Tan, VP & CTO Cloud Solution, Storage at Futurewei / Board Chairman at SODA Foundation, Futurewei Technologies

Anjaneya ‘Reddy’ Chagam, Principal Engineer and Chief SDS Architect, Intel’s Data Center Group / Board Member at SODA Foundation, Intel Corp.

STORAGE ARCHITECTURE

How to Connect a SAS System

Alex Haser, Senior Industry Standards Engineer, Molex, Board Member, SCSI Trade Association

STORAGE ARCHITECTURE

A Tiering-Based Global Deduplication for a Distributed Storage System

Sung Kyu Park, Staff Engineer, Samsung Electronics

Myoungwon Oh, Staff Engineer, Samsung Electronics

STORAGE ARCHITECTURE

On Asymmetrical Storage Implementations

Josh Salomon, Senior Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat

Orit Wasserman, Senior Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat

STORAGE NETWORKING

Introducing Fabric Notifications, from Awareness to Action

Howard Johnson, Technology Architect, Broadcom BSN, Member, Fibre Channel Industry Association

STORAGE NETWORKING

SmartNICs, The Architecture Battle Between Von Neumann and Programmable Logic

Scott Schweitzer, Sr. Mgr Product Planning - SmartNICs, Achronix

STORAGE PERFORMANCE / WORKLOADS

Uncovering Production Issues - with Real World Workload Emulation

Swati Chawdhary, Senior Manager, Samsung

Byju Ravindran, Associate Director, Samsung Semiconductor India Research

STORAGE PERFORMANCE / WORKLOADS

Unearthing the Impact of Sanitize on Performance and Latency in Embedded Storage

Shankar Athanikar, Staff engineer, Samsung Semiconductor India Research

Sumeet Paul, Staff Engineer, Samsung Semiconductor India Research

STORAGE PERFORMANCE / WORKLOADS

A Primer on GPUDirect Storage

Kushal Datta, Senior Product Manager, Nvidia

STORAGE PERFORMANCE / WORKLOADS

Distributed WorkLoad Generator for Load Testing Using Emerging Technologies

Vishnu Murty, Karrotu Automation Technologist, Dell Technologies

STORAGE PERFORMANCE / WORKLOADS

Revolutionizing Cloud Data Center Designs

Jai Menon, Chief Scientist, Fungible

STORAGE PERFORMANCE / WORKLOADS

SPDK Schedulers – Saving CPU Cores in a Polled Mode Storage Application

Jim Harris, Principal Software Engineer, Intel

Tomek Zawadzki, Cloud Software Engineer, Intel

STORAGE PERFORMANCE / WORKLOADS

The Future of the Storage World is Autonomous

Irfan Ahmad, Founder & CEO, Magnition.io

STORAGE PERFORMANCE / WORKLOADS

Software-Defined Performance Engineering

Irfan Ahmad, Founder & CEO, Magnition.io

STORAGE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Redfish Ecosystem for Storage

Jeff Hilland, Distinguished Technologist, President DMTF, DMTF; HPE

STORAGE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Open Industry Storage Management with SNIA Swordfish™

Richelle Ahlvers , Senior Storage Management Architect, Intel Corporation

STORAGE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

What’s New in SNIA Swordfish™ in 2021

Richelle Ahlvers , Senior Storage Management Architect, Intel Corporation

STORAGE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Managing Open Fabrics with a Standards-based Interface: Bringing GenZ, Redfish, and Swordfish Together

Erich Hanke, Sr. Principal Engineer, Storage and Memory Products, IntelliProp

STORAGE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Managing Exported NVMe-oF Resources and Fabrics in Swordfish and Redfish

Phil Cayton, Senior Staff Engineer, Intel Corporation

STORAGE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Managing Ethernet-Attached Drives using Swordfish

Mark Carlson, Principal Engineer, Industry Standards, KIOXIA

STORAGE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Building a SNIA Swordfish™ Implementation: A Retrospective

Chris Lionetti , Senior Technical Marketing Engineer, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

STORAGE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

How to Drive Adoption of Your Products with the Swordfish Conformance Test Program

Richelle Ahlvers , Senior Storage Management Architect, Intel Corporation

STORAGE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Expanding Development of your Swordfish Implementations Using Open Source Tools

Don Deel, Storage Management Architect, SNIA Member

STORAGE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Accelerating NVMe / NVMe-oF RF/SF Development Using DEM

Rajalaxmi Angadi, Senior Engineer / Lead, Intel Corporation

STORAGE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Simplifying Client Interactions with SMI-S using PyWBEM

Mike Walker, Storage Management Architect, Storage Networking Industry Association

STORAGE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

We Addressed the Elephant in the Room with OpenStack Sahara

Ajitha Robert, Cloud Stack Engineer, MSys Technologies