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Storage Decisions Conference, Nov. 17, 2009, San Francisco, CA

Demartek To Present SSD and FCoE Technologies at the Storage Decisions Conference in San Francisco, November 2009

16 October 2009

By popular demand, , President of Demartek, and Wikibon Mastermind, will present two sessions at the Storage Decisions Conference in San Francisco, November 17, 2009.

The two sessions will be technical sessions on:

As is his custom, Dennis will include test results from his work with these technologies from the Demartek lab.

UPDATE — Dennis Martin will be speaking at the Storage Decisions conferences in calendar year 2010. Check his Speaking Schedule for details.

Deep Dive into Solid State Storage -- the Technologies and Architectures

This is an in-depth look at the architectures and technologies of solid state storage devices. The presentation will describe solid state in detail, and compare solid state with traditional magnetic media. In addition, Dennis will include some of the results from his solid state storage performance testing of Microsoft applications in the Demartek lab. Among the topics discussed are:

Not “Just a Switch” Anymore -- Data Center “Backbone” Architectures

The leading switch vendors have revealed their visions of a unified data center network infrastructure. It sound good, but what are the ramifications for the storage networking infrastructures you have in place. This session will cover:

* DCB is also known as Converged Enhanced Ethernet (CEE) and other similar names.

Demartek plans to continue testing solid state storage and unified storage networking with FCoE in the Demartek lab. Check the Demartek FCoE Zone and the Demartek SSD Zone for additional information.