Workshop on Hyperscale Data Centers & Storage Systems. Presented by NSF Sponsored – Center for Research on Intelligent Storage (CRIS)

Our mission is to push the boundaries of file, memory and storage systems by exploring and developing new technologies and techniques to improve the usability, scalability, security, reliability, and performance of storage systems.


Workshop on Hyperscale Data Centers & Storage Systems

Presented by NSF Sponsored – Center for Research on Intelligent Storage (CRIS)

Tuesday May 1st, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

UMN Digital Technology Center – Room 402 Walter Library


Program Agenda:

8:00 Continental Breakfast – Networking

8:30 Introductions and Welcome | Dr. David Du, Qwest Chair Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, CRIS Director

8:45 Towards Super-Datacenter Computing | Mike Marty, Senior Staff Software Engineer & Technical Lead/Manager Google

9:35 Health Care & Cognitive Computing | Bill Rapp, IBM Distinguished Engineers, Watson Health

10:30 Coffee Break – Networking

11:00 United Healthcare - Optum Hyperscale Data Centers | Joel Carlson, Luke Burns, and David Snider

11:50 Lunch - Networking

1:00 Storage Research for Solving Big Data Problems | Dr. David Du

1:50 Network Function Virtualization for Cloud | Dr. Zhi-Li Zhang, Qwest Chair Professor and McKnight Distinguished University Professor, Computer Science Computing and Engineering, UMN

2:40 LANL Data Centers  | Dr. Josip Loncaric, HPC Technology Futures Lead, Los Alamos National Laboratory

3:30 Coffee Break – Networking

4:00 Salesforce Data Centers | Dr. Deepak Kenchammana –Hoeskote, Chief Architect, Server-Storage Integration, Salesforce

4:45 Summary and Wrap Up | Dr. David Du and Dave Aune

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