Start your SC19 experience off with the Spectrum Scale User Group! We’ll be hosting our yearly gathering on Sunday November 17, from 9:30-6:00 PM. This global user-led meeting provides an opportunity for peer-to-peer learning and interaction with IBM’s technical leadership team on the latest IBM Spectrum Scale roadmaps, latest features, ecosystem, licensing, and applications for AI.
This is a free event, but registration in advance is required: www.ibm.com/events/2019/SC19_BC
IBM Spectrum Scale User Group Meeting
Sunday, November 17, 2019
9:30 am – 12:00
The morning session is dedicated to new and potential users of IBM Spectrum Scale. Experienced users and technical leaders will host an introductory session featuring key use cases, basic concepts and an interactive Q&A.
12:30 pm – 6:00 pm
The afternoon session is the main user group meeting. Topics include recent enhancements, product strategy and AI ecosystems. Client and partner presenters will present details of their deployment or their solutions. This year’s agenda will also feature lightning talks on user-generated topics. A cocktail reception will follow the main agenda at 6 pm to continue the discussion.
See you in Denver!
|09:30||09:45||New users: Welcome|
|09:45||10:15||New users: Spectrum Scale use cases||Ulf Troppens (IBM)|
|10:15||11:15||New users: Spectrum Scale concepts and features||Tomer Perry (IBM)|
|11:15||11:45||New users: Q&A||All|
|12:30||12:45||Welcome||Kristy Kallback-Rose & Bob Oesterlin (User Group) / Amy Hirst (IBM)|
|12:45||13:05||Spectrum Scale & ESS update||Chris Maestas (IBM)|
|13:05||13:25||Evolving a campus wide research storage capture, analysis and management strategy||Jake Carrol (University of Queensland)|
|13:25||13:40||Starfish Storage Zones: Enabling Users to Manage their Own Storage (Partner Talk)||Jacob Famer (Starfish)|
|13:40||14:00||AI ecosystems and solutions with Spectrum Scale (update)||Piyush Chaudhary (IBM)|
|14:00||14:15||It’s the network again (even on Windows): A turorial on how to use nsdperf to pinpoint complex networking issues (Sponsor Talk)||Michael Hennecke (Lenovo)|
|14:15||14:45||Spectrum Scale Erasure Code Edition (ECE)||Nikhil Khandelwal (IBM) / Olaf Weiser (IBM)|
|15:15||15:45||Lightning talks||Simon Thompson (Moderator)|
|15:45||16:00||Tip the Scale in your favor: How an IBM “Full Stack” Partner can help (Sponsor Talk)||Chris Bogan (Mark III)|
|16:00||16:15||Fastest File Servers in Public Cloud||Pinkesh Valdria (Oracle Cloud)|
|16:15||16:35||Spectrum Scale strategy update||Ted Hoover (IBM) / Wayne Sawdon (IBM)|
|16:35||16:55||A Review of Spectrum Scale Migrations and Challenges at St. Jude||Will Schmied (St. Jude Children's Research Hospital)|
|16:55||17:15||Spectrum Scale Data Migration With AFM - A Cautionary Tale||Bob Oesterlin (Nuance)|
|17:15||17:45||Deep Dive - Block and inode allocation in Spectrum Scale||Tomer Perry (IBM)|
|17:45||18:00||Ask us anything||All|