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USENIX FAST (File and Storage Technologies) 2014 Conference Proceedings

USENIX FAST (File and Storage Technologies) 2014 Conference Proceedings

By Greg Schulz

Storage I/O trends

USENIX FAST (File and Storage Technologies) 2014 Conference Proceedings

In case you missed it, the 12th annual USENIX conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST) was recently held in Santa Clara, CA.

USENIX FAST 2014

If like me you are interested in FAST related technologies, trends, tools and related research, check out the conference PDF proceedings here.

You can also go here to the USENIX FAST site to view additional information about the sessions along with other download material.

The PDF format proceedings contain over 320 pages of content including some good white papers and information covering RAID and Erasure codes, Big Data and Little Data, Cloud and Virtualization, Flash, DRAM, SSD, performance, metrics, measurement and related software along with plenty of file system related material.

USENIX FAST 2014 Proceedings Index
USENIX FAST 2014 Proceedings Index part 2
USENIX FAST 2014 Proceedings Index part 3

Heads up though, these are not your usual vendor high-level marketing white papers rather what you would expect from a technical conference such as FAST as you can see in the above index with abstracts.

So add the 2014 USENIX FAST Proceedings to your reading list.

Ok, nuff said

Cheers gs

Greg Schulz - Author Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking (CRC Press), The Green and Virtual Data Center (CRC Press) and Resilient Storage Networks (Elsevier)

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Greg Schulz is founder of the Server and StorageIO (StorageIO) Group, an IT industry analyst and consultancy firm. Greg has worked with various server operating systems along with storage and networking software tools, hardware and services. Greg has worked as a programmer, systems administrator, disaster recovery consultant, and storage and capacity planner for various IT organizations. He has worked for various vendors before joining an industry analyst firm and later forming StorageIO.

In addition to his analyst and consulting research duties, Schulz has published over a thousand articles, tips, reports and white papers and is a sought after popular speaker at events around the world. Greg is also author of the books Resilient Storage Network (Elsevier) and The Green and Virtual Data Center (CRC). His blog is at www.storageioblog.com and he can also be found on twitter @storageio.