•  Workshop on Cloud Computing & Storage Systems.  Presented by the NSF Sponsored - Center for Research on Intelligent Storage (CRIS)
  • CRIS description: 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 Cloud Computing & Storage Systems

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

Thursday May 4th, 2017   8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

UMN Digital Technology Center – Room 402 Walter Library


Program Agenda:

08:00 Continental Breakfast - Networking

08:30 Introductions and Welcome: Dr. David Du, Qwest Chair Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, CRIS Director

08:45 Digital Storage Technology Roadmaps & Implications for Cloud Computing: Dr. Tom Coughlin, Coughlin Associates

09:35 Magnetic Memory Trends and Challenges: Dr. Randall Victora, ECE Department Head; Center for Micromagnetics and Information Technology

10:30 Coffee Break – Networking

11:00 HPC/Distributed Systems Trends/Challenges for Cloud Computing: Dr. Jon Weissman, Professor of Computer Science

11:50 Lunch/Panel Discussion: Cloud Computing Impacts & Opportunities for Data Storage: Doug Voigt, HPE; Jeff Tenner, IBM IAB Board Members

1:15 Regenerating Codes for Distributed Storage Systems: Soheil Mohajer, Assistant Professor ECE



2:00 Salesforce Cloud Infrastructure and Challenges: Jim Walsh, Salesforce SVP Infrastructure Engineering

2:45 Hyper-converged infrastructure for Cloud Computing: Milan Shetti, HPE VP & CTO

3:30 Coffee Beak – Networking

4:00 Midwest Big Data Hub: Dr. Melissa Cragin, Executive Director

4:30 Summary and Wrap Up: Dr. David Du and Dave Aune

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