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Wednesday, October 5 • 12:00 - 12:50
Demystifying the Storage Management Challenge Using Industry Wide Collaboration - Steven Tan, Huawei & John Mark Walker, Dell EMC

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Cloud computing frameworks like Kubernetes are designed to address containerized application management using "service" level abstraction for delivering smart data center manageability. Storage management intelligence and interfaces need to evolve to support "service" oriented abstraction. Having every computing framework reinvent the storage integration makes the storage management more challenging from end user perspective. Moreover it adds significant burden on storage vendors to write drivers and certify for every orchestration stack which is least desirable. Industry wide collaboration is needed to address storage management in an open way that supports traditional and cloud computing frameworks. In this panel, we will cover the motivation behind Linux Foundation OpenSDS project, objectives, technical focus and governance.


Steven Tan

VP & CTO Cloud Solution, Storage, Huawei
Steven Tan is OpenSDS TSC chair, and VP & CTO at Huawei where he is responsible for cloud storage solutions, and open-source collaboration. Steven brings over 20 years of engineering experience spanning cloud, virtualization, storage, data security, and data protection. He held various... Read More →

Wednesday October 5, 2016 12:00 - 12:50
Hugos South

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