Ethernet Summit
 
LSI

Program At-A-Glance

Monday, August 4th
8:00-8:45am
Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30:10:15am
SNIA Seminar 1 (9:30-10:15am)
Practical Secure Storage: A Vendor Agnostic View
OPEN
Room 203/204  
10:15-10:30am
Break
10:30am - Noon
 SNIA Seminar 2 (10:20-11:05am)
Synthetic Enterprise Workload Testing
OPEN 
Room 203/204
11:10-11:55am
 SNIA Seminar 3 (11:10-11:55am)
How Flash Storage Can Benefit Your Enterprise
OPEN  
Room 203/204
Noon-1pm
Registration and Lunch
1:00-2:45pm
 SNIA Seminar 4 (1:30-2:15pm)
PCI Express in Flash Storage Architecture
OPEN
Room 203/204  
2:45-3pm
Break
3:00-5:00pm
 SNIA Seminar 5 (2:20-3:05pm)
Net Benefits of Flash in Enterprise Storage System
OPEN  
Room 203/204
5:00-6:30pm
 
 
 SNIA Seminar 6 (3:10-3:55pm)
The Future of Flash Memory
OPEN
Room 203/204  
5:30-7:00pm
OPEN - Solid State Storage Reception (Sponsored by SNIA and the Solid State Storage Initiative)
Room 203/204
Tuesday, August 5th
7:30-8:30am
Registration & Continental Breakfast
 
 
PCIe Storage
Architectures
SSDs
Enterprise Storage
Enterprise Applications
Testing
Applications
System Integration
Hardware
8:30-9:35am
Forum A-11
NVMe and PCIe SSDs
Ballroom A
Forum B-11
Flash Memory Based Architectures: A Technical Discussion, Part 1
Ballroom B
Forum C-11
Enterprise SSDs
Ballroom C
Forum D-11
Flash in Data Centers
Ballroom D
Forum G-11
Enterprise Applications, Part 1
OPEN
Mission City Ballroom
Session 101-A
SSD Testing Challenges, Part 1
Ballroom G
Session 101-B
Mobile Applications
OPEN
Ballroom H
9:35-9:45am
Break
 
PCIe Storage
Architectures
SSDs
Enterprise Storage
Enterprise Applications
Hardware
Applications
Controllers
Enterprise Storage
9:45-10:50am
Forum A-11
NVMe and PCIe SSDs (cont.)
Ballroom A
Forum B-11
Flash Memory Based Architectures: A Technical Discussion, Part 1 (cont.)
Ballrooom B
Forum C-11
Enterprise SSDs (cont.)
Ballroom C
Forum D-11
Flash in Data Centers (cont.)
Ballroom D
Forum G-11
Enterprise Applications, Part 1 (cont.)
Mission City Ballroom
Session 102-A
3D Flash: The Next Dimension
Ballorooms E & F
Session 102-B
Consumer Applications
OPEN
Ballroom H
11:00-11:30am
OPEN - Special Keynote A
How Flash Memory Can Help Alibaba Meet Its Challenges
Mission City Ballroom
Peng Wu, Senior Expert, Alibaba
11:30am-Noon
OPEN - Keynote 1
Making Flash Work for the Enterprise Customer
Mission City Ballroom
Ty McConney, Vice President All-Flash Arrays, NetApp
and
Steve Knipple, CTO and VP of Engineering, Easy Street
Noon-12:30pm
OPEN - Keynote 2
Evolution of Vertical-NAND and the New Data Center Era
Mission City Ballroom
Bob Brennan, Senior Vice President - Memory Solutions Lab, Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.
and
Jim Elliott, Vice President - Memory Marketing, Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.
12:30-1:30pm
Lunch (includes BoldEcho Communications' Lunch and Learn)
1:30-2:00pm
OPEN - Keynote 3
Software Defined Flash Solutions Herald an Era of Choice
Mission City Ballroom
Derek Dicker, Vice President - Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group, PMC
2:00-2:30pm
OPEN - Keynote 4
The Future of Flash Across teh Enterprise
Mission City Ballroom
Forrest Norrod, Vice President / General Manager - Worldwide Server Solutions, Dell
2:30-3:00pm
OPEN - Keynote 5
The Flash Transformed Data Center & the Unlimited Future of Flash
Mission City Ballroom
John Scaramuzzo, Senior Vice President and General Manager - Enterprise Storage Solutions, SanDisk
3:00-3:15pm
Break
 
Standards
Architectures
SSDs
Enterprise Storage
Enterprise Applications
Security
Applications
Marketing
Hardware
3:15-4:25pm
Forum A-12
NVMe and PCIe SSDS (continued from A-11)
Ballroom A
Forum B-12
Flash-Memory Based Architectures: A Technical Discussion
Part 2
Ballroom B
Forum C-12
SSD
Technology
Ballroom C
Forum D-12
Enterprise Storage Design
Part 1
Ballroom D
Forum G-12
Enterprise Applications, Part 2
OPEN
Ballrooms E & F
Session 103-A
Storage
Security: Back to the Future
Hyatt Bayshore E & W
Session 103-B
Flash in wearable Applications
OPEN
Ballroom H
Session 103-C
Enterprise SSDs: Who's Adopting Them and Why?
OPEN
Ballroom G
Session U-3
Annual Update on Interfaces
Room 209
4:25-4:35pm
Break
 
Standards
Architectures
SSDs
Enterprise Storage
Enterprise Applications
Security
Applications
Marketing
 
4:35-5:45pm
Session 104-D
Standards
Ballroom A
Forum B-12
Flash-Memory Based Architectures: A Technical Discussion
Part 2 (cont.)
Ballroom B
Forum C-12
SSD Technology (cont.)
Ballroom C
Forum D-12
Enterprise Storage Design
Part 1 (cont.)
Ballroom D
Forum G-12
Enterprise Applications, Part 2
OPEN
Ballrooms E & F
Session 104-A
Security in a Flash!

OPEN
Hyatt Bayshore E & W
Session 104-B
Flash in 4K Broadcast Content Development
OPEN
Ballroom H
Session 104-C
How Flash-Based Storage Performs on Real Applications
OPEN
Ballroom G
 
6:00-7:00pm
7:00-8:30pm
Wednesday, August 6th
7:30-8:30am
Registration & Continental Breakfast
 
 
Applications
Controllers
Enterprise Applications
Data Management
Enterprise Applications
PCIE Storage
Tutorials
Enterprise Storage
Standards

8:30-9:35am

Forum J-21
Flash in Mobile Healthcare Applications
OPEN
Ballroom H
Forum E-21
Controllers and Flash Technology, Part 1: Hardware and Algorithms
Mission City Ballroom
Forum G-21
Enterprise Applications, Part 3
OPEN
Ballrooms E & F
Session 201-A
Data Recovery of SSDs
OPEN
Ballroom A
Session 201-B
Accelerating Enterprise Applications with Flash Memory
OPEN
Ballroom B
Session 201-C
Let's Hear It for the Latest in PCIe SSDs (panel)
Ballroom G
Tutorial T-1
Measuring Reliability in SSD Storage Systems
Ballroom C
9:35-9:45am
Break
 
Controllers
Controllers
Enterprise Applications
New Technologies
Standards
Enterprise Storage
Tutorials
Enterprise Storage
Marketing
9:45-10:50am
Session 202-E
New Approaches to Flash Control
Room 209
Forum E-21
Controllers and Flash Technology, Part 1: Hardware and Algorithms (cont.)
Mission City Ballroom
Forum G-21
Enterprise Applications, Part 3
OPEN (cont.)
Ballrooms E & F
Session 202-A
Flash on the Memory Bus (panel)
Ballroom A
Session 202-B
Scale-Out Storage Solutions for Today and Tomorrow (sponsored by the SCSI Trade Assn - STA)
Ballroom b
Session 202-C
High-Performance Flash Systems
Ballroom G
Tutorial T-2
Enabling Big Data Applications with Flash Memory
Ballroom C
11:00-11:30am
OPEN - Keynote 6
Flash Memory Can Harness the Power of Data
Mission City Ballroom
Jamie Thomas, General Manager - Storage and Software Defined Systems, IBM
and
Michael Kuhn, Vice-President and Business Line Executive - IBM Flash Systems, IBM
11:30-11:40am
OPEN - IT Brand Pulse Special Innovation Awards - Contributions to Innovation
Mission City Ballroom
Frank Berry, IT Brand Pulse
Presenter: Frank Berry, IT Brand Pulse
11:40am-12:10pm
OPEN - Keynote 7
Fireside Chat with Steve Wozniak
Mission City Ballroom
Steve Wozniak, Chief Scientist, Fusion-io
Noon-7:00pm
OPEN - EXHIBITS
Noon-1:00pm
Lunch
2:00-2:30pm
OPEN - Keynote 8
The Next Wave of Flash Storage in the Data Center - Can It Be Client?
Mission City Ballroom
Iri Trashanski, Vice President - SSD Business, Marvell
2:40-3:00pm
OPEN - Keynote 9
The Path to Memory Convergence
Mission City Ballroom
Riccardo Badalone, CEO and Co-Founder, Diablo
3:00-3:20pm
Break
 
Hardware
Enterprise Applications
Cloud Computing
New Technologies
Embedded Systems
Testing
Tutorials
Software
Enterprise Storage
3:10-4:15pm
Forum E-22
Controllers and Flash Technology, Part 2: Decoding the Future
Mission City Ballroom
Forum G-22
Flash and Application Performance
OPEN
Ballroom B
Forum H-22
Flash and Cloud Computing
Ballroom A
Session 203-A
RRAM
OPEN
Ballrooms E & F
Session 203-B
Embedded SSD Applications
OPEN
Ballroom D
Session 203-C
SSD Testing Challenges, Part 2
Ballroom H
Tutorial T-3
Software Defined Storage: Driven by Flash Technology
Ballroom C
Forum K-22
Software
OPEN
Ballroom G
Session 203-D
Executive View of Flash in the Enterprise
OPEN
Room 209
4:15-4:30pm
Break
3:25-4:00pm
Frank Berry, IT Brand Pulse
Presenter: Frank Berry, IT Brand Pulse
 
Hardware
Enterprise Applications
Cloud Computing
New Technologies
Embedded Systems
Data Management
Tutorials
Software
Marketing
4:30-5:45pm
Forum E-22
Controllers and Flash Technology, Part 2: Decoding the Future (cont.)
Mission City Ballroom
Forum G-22
Application Performance (cont.)
OPEN
Ballroom B
 
Forum H-22
Flash and Cloud Computing (cont.)
Ballroom A
Session 204-A
MRAM
OPEN
Ballrooms E & F
Session 204-B
Embedded Flash Applications
OPEN
Ballroom B
Tutorial T-4
Selecting the Right Enterprise SSD: Featuring the M.2 Form Factor
Ballroom C
Forum K-22
Software (cont.)
Ballroom G
Session 204-D
2014 Flash Storage Outlook (Storage Wave 18)
OPEN
Room 209
6:00-7:00pm
7:00-9:30pm
7:00-9:00pm
Thursday, August 7th
 
Memory Cards
Enterprise Applications
PCIE Storage
Controllers
SSDs
New Technologies
Applications
Cloud Computing
8:00-8:30am
Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:35am
Forum L-31
Memory Card Applications
Room 209
Session 301-A
Flash Changes the Game in Application Performance and TCO
OPEN
Ballroom C
Forum I-31
PCIe Storage
Ballrooms E & F
Forum E-31
Flash Controller Design Options
Ballroom A
Session 301-B
SSDs, Part 1
Ballroom D
Session 301-C
Life Beyond Flash: New Non-Volatile Memory Technologies
OPEN
Ballroom B
Session 301-E
Flash is the Lightning in the Cloud
OPEN
Ballroom H
9:35-9:45am
Break
 
Memory Cards
Enterprise Applications
PCIE Storage
Hardware
SSDs
History
New Technologies
Marketing
9:45-10:50am
Forum L-31
Memory Card Applications (cont.)
OPEN
Room 209
Session 302-A
How Flash Will Transform Enterprise Applications
OPEN
Ballroom C
Forum I-31
PCIe Storage (cont.)
Ballrooms E & F
Forum E-31
Flash Controller Design Options (cont.)
Ballroom A
 
Session 302-B
SSDs, Part 2
Ballroom D
Session 302-C History
OPEN
Ballroom B
10:00am-2:30pm
11:00-11:05am
OPEN - Lifetime Achievement Award
Mission City Ballroom
11:05-11:35am
OPEN - Keynote 10
Designing SSDs for Large Scale Cloud Workloads
Mission City Ballroom
Kushagra Vaid GM Server Hardware Engineering, Microsoft
11:35-12:05pm
OPEN - Keynote 11
All-Flash Arrays Solve Storage Problems Cost-Effectively
Mission City Ballroom
Tom Isakovich, CEO, Nimbus Data Systems
12:05-12:35pm
OPEN - Keynote 12
Flexible Architectures for Scalable Flash Controllers
Mission City Ballroom
Chris Rowen, Cadence Fellow, Cadence
12:30-1:30pm
Lunch
 
SSDs
New Technologies
Enterprise Storage
Marketing
Consumer
Testing
Controllers
 
2:40-3:55pm
Session 303-A
Taking Full Advantage of SSD Technology
OPEN
Ballroom A
Session 303-B
Flash in the Memory Channel
Ballroom B
Session 303-C
Flash Solves Enterprise Storage Problems - Now How Do We Pay for IT?
OPEN
Ballroom C
Session 303-D
Market Research
OPEN
Ballrooms E & F
Session 303-E
Making Applications Run Faster
OPEN
Ballroom D
Session 303-F
Testing Challenges, Part 3
Ballroom G
Session 303-G
Error Correcting Codes in Flash Controllers
Ballroom H
3:55-4:10pm
Break
 
 
Overview
New Technologies
 
 
 
 
 
 
4:10-5:30pm
Session 304-A
Closing Panel on Top Ten Things You Need to Know about Flash Memory Today
OPEN
Ballroom G
Session 304-C
Flash and the Internet of Things
OPEN
Ballroom H