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SSUG::Digital: 003 – Strategy Update

27th July 2020 @ 16:00 - 17:30 BST

Spectrum Scale Strategy UpdateToday is the AI era and we are going through huge explosion of data. Besides the AI revolution, we have clouds, hybrid clouds and data is moving from “on-prem” to various clouds, multi-clouds and back. Coupled with this data growth, Hardware is evolving with an increasing factor of 10. The IBM Spectrum Scale team continues to Invest heavily in adding exciting new features and technology to maintain its leadership as a premier file system. In this session, Wayne Sawdon (CTO) and Ted Hoover (Program Director) of the Spectrum Scale development team will give an overview of recent, upcoming features and strategy for Spectrum Scale.

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User group host: Bob Oesterlin


Speaker NamePhotoBio
Wayne SawdonWayne SawdonWayne joined IBM in 1982 and worked on a variety of research projects including the QuickSilver Transactional Operating System. He spend most of the 90's on educational leave at Carnegie Mellon University working on Distributed Shared Memory and Software Defined Computer Architecture. Upon returning he joined the TigerShark research project which became IBM's General Parallel File System. Although Wayne has worked on most of the file system, he only admits to working on its data management. These days, Wayne serves as the CTO for Spectrum Scale and ESS.
Ted HooverTed HooverTed Hoover is a Program Director within IBM’s Spectrum Scale product development organisation. Ted is responsible for the worldwide development of Spectrum Scale cloud, container, and performance engineering teams.


27th July 2020
16:00 - 17:30 BST
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