Please join us on March 15th, for an exciting Night on Storage.
Mike Hulsman (Senior Unix & Storage Engineer Competa IT) will talk about "Storage Area Networks and Storage Fundamentals".
A basic overview of what a SAN is and its functions. Some different SAN designs, zoning setup and terminology. The Storage Fundamentals is to slightly touch some functions of high-end storage and other storage tiers. Functions are in the box copy, copy between boxes, snapshots like Hitachi Shadow Image and EMC SRDF.
Mike has more than 20 years experience in IT. He started with DOS and Novell, worked in large Cisco environments, working with Linux since kernel 1.1.13, has a lot of knowledge of Solaris and has setup big Sun systems like the E25K. He has worked with high-end storage solutions. Mike always likes working in large environments.
Brian Pawlowski (CTO at NetApp) will talk about “The Future – Technology Change & Managing Data Growth”.
In this presentation, Brian Pawlowski – NetApp's Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer – considers the impact of continuing data growth on technology vendors and their customers. He looks at the implications of rapid data growth on storage system requirements and management capabilities. He then discusses the important technologies and areas of innovation that NetApp believes will address these changing customer needs.
Brian Pawlowski is senior vice president and chief technology officer at NetApp. Since joining NetApp in 1994, he has been involved in the design of high-performance, highly reliable storage systems.
Pawlowski has worked on open protocols for storage since he held an earlier position at Sun Microsystems. He was coauthor of the NFS Version 3 specification and is co-chair of the NFS Version 4 working group at the IETF which has just released the forthcoming open standard for file sharing NFS Version 4.1. Pawlowski led the design team for NetApp's first SAN product and holds several patents related to that work. He also started the Advanced Technology Group at NetApp in 2004 to conduct storage research. Research focus areas for ATG include virtualization and advances in storage efficiency and green technologies working in partnership with companies like Vmware, Microsoft and the Xen community. In addition to funding collaborative projects with university research centers, Pawlowski has taken and active role in the development of our intern and university recruiting programs to move them into a strategic business investment.
Pawlowski manages strategies around standards and industry consortiums for NetApp. Additionally, he has been driving the Open Source strategy at NetApp, defining NetApp's community engagements, and directing funding to open source efforts, such as FreeBSD, Linux, and Xen, critical to NetApp customer success.
Pawlowski is on the board of The Linux Foundation and board of trustees for The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology in addition to being on their selection committee for the Women of Vision Awards.
18.00h Doors open, Food & Drinks
19.00h Start presentation
This event will (also) be webcasted on competa.tv but is best experienced live at the Competa Conference Center.
|When||March 15th, 2012 18:00|
|Organised by||Competa IT / NLUUG / NetApp|
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