The Solid State Storage Symposium

First of all I want to thank Matt Simmons and Stephen Foskett from GestaltIT.com as I am really honored to receive an invitation for the Storage Field Days in San Jose (CA) on 26 and 27 April. Tuesday I’ll get on the plane from Amsterdam to Frankfurt, to join Hans de Leenheer (see his post here) for our flight to San Francisco.

On wednesday it all starts with the Solid State Storage Symposium!

This all-day in-person event features panelists from key enterprise storage companies and will be moderated by independent experts, including Stephen Foskett, Robin Harris, Chris Evans, Howard Marks, and Nigel Poulson.

The day order will be:

9:00 Welcome and introduction by Stephen Foskett

9:15 Vision Presentations:

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11:45 Keynote by Robin Harris

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13:30 – 16:00 Technology Deep-Dive Sessions

Panel 1- Tier vs. Cache

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The following vendors will take place in this panel:

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Panel 2 – Array Architecture

NewImage Nigel Poulson will discuss how to make the right solid-state storage array architecture

The following vendors will take place in this panel:

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Panel 3 – Future Architecture

NewImage Howard Marks will discuss what the future of Solid State Storage look like

The following vendors will take place in this panel:

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About the Organizers

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