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If you’re following me on Twitter, you probably noticed I am attending SNIA’s Software Developer’s Conference 2010 (SDC 2010) and the CIFS/SMB/SMB2 PlugFest this week. The agenda for the event is published at http://www.snia.org/events/storage-developer2010/agenda2010. Here are some random notes from the event, some of them taken from a few earlier tweets (some sessions are just mentioned, others have a few notes). I’ll keep updating today and tomorrow.
Session: "The Long and Winding Road to SMB/CIFS specs" by Christopher Hertel and Jose Rivera (both from ubiqx)
Session: "MS-FSA: Describing wire visible behavior of MS File Systems" by Neal Christiansen, Microsoft
Session: “Challenges of 10 Gb iSCSI/FCOE Array Certification” by Mahmoud Jibbe, LSI
Session: “Comparison btw Samba 3 and Likewise Lwiod SMB FileServers” by Steven Danneman, Isilon
Session: “Status of Clustered CIFS Using Samba” by Volker Lendecke, Samba Team / SerNet
Session: “Implementing SMB2 within Samba” by Jeremy Allison, Google
Session: “SMB2 Meeting Linux” by Steve French, IBM
Session: Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 BoF session
File Server Capacity Tool (FSCT) BoF session today at 8:30 PM
Session: Welcome Remarks by Wayne Adams (SNIA Board Chairman) and Mark Carlson (SDC Committee Chairman)
Session: Clouds, Convergence and Consolidation by Henry Baltazar, The 451 Group. http://www.the451group.com/
Session: Long Term Information Retention by Sam Fineberg, HP
Session: Solid State Storage Panel Discussion: “Is Solid State Storage Ready for Primetime?” Tom Coughlin (Moderator), Coughlin Associates; Marty Czekalski, Seagate; Jim Handy, Objective Analysis; Dr. Easen Ho, Calypso Systems, Inc; Esther Spangler, Smart Modular
Session: Interoperability Tools for CIFS/SMB/SMB2 by Paul Long and Simon Sun, Microsoft
Session: SMB Traffic Analyzer - Monitor the Data Flow of Samba Servers, Holger Hetterich, Novell
Session: Evaluating SMB2 Performance for Home Directory Workloads by David Kruse and Dan Lovinger, Microsoft
Session: Scaling Likewise-CIFS Beyond 50k Concurrent Connections on a Single Node, by Gerald Carter, Likewise Software
If you are registered for the event, get the decks from http://www.snia.org/events/storage-developer2010/presentation
For everyone else, the decks are typically made available to the public a few months after the event. I’ll make sure to blog about it when it happens.