6th Parallel Data Storage Workshop

held in conjunction with
Supercomputing '11

Chair: John Bent, EMC

Sunday, November 13, 2011
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Grand Hyatt Princessa II, Seattle, WA

SC11 Workshop Web Page

ACM Digital Library Proceedings

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Brent Welch, Panasas

Bio: Brent Welch is Director of Software Architecture at Panasas. Panasas has developed a scalable, high-performance, object-based parallel file system that is used in a variety of HPC environments, including many of the Top500 super computers. He has worked at Xerox-PARC and Sun Microsystems Laboratories. Brent has experience building software systems from the device driver level up through network servers, user applications, and graphical user interfaces. While getting his PhD at UC Berkeley, he designed and built the Sprite distributed file system. Brent is the creator of the TclHttpd web server, the exmh email user interface, and the author of Practical Programming in Tcl and Tk. Brent participates in the NFSv4 working group, and is co-author of the pNFS internet drafts that specify parallel I/O extensions for NFSv4.