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The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) is hosting the 9th Storage Developer Conference (SDC) in the Hyatt Regency in beautiful Santa Clara, CA (Silicon Valley) on the week of September 17th. As usual, Microsoft is underwriting the SMB/SMB2/SMB3 Plugfest, which is co-located with the SDC event.
For developers working with storage-related technologies, this event gathers a unique crowd and includes a rich agenda that you can find at http://www.snia.org/events/storage-developer2012/agenda2012. All the key industry players are represented. It lists presentations from Arista, Cleversafe, Dell, EMC, Fusion-io, HP, IBM, Intel, Mellanox, Micron, Microsoft, NEC, NetApp, Oracle, Pure Storage, Red Hat, Samba Team, Seagate, Spectra Logic, SwiftTest, Tata, Wipro and many others.
It’s always worth reminding you that the SDC presentations are usually delivered to developers by the actual product development teams and frequently the actual developer of the technology is either delivering the presentation or is in the room to take questions. That kind of deep insight is not common in every conference out there.
Presentations by Microsoft this year include:
Registration is open at http://www.snia.org/events/storage-developer2012/registration and you should definitely plan to attend. If you are registered, leave a comment and let’s plan to meet when we get there!