Storage-centric systems, under names such as "web servers" and "data centers," are a key component of the information society's infrastructure. Under-publicized yet very successful, Israelis and Israeli companies have played an important role in the evolution and revolution of storage for decades, ranging from devices through coding and core storage functions to related communications.
This event will shed some light on ongoing storage systems activity in universities and industry alike, starting with a broader perspective by Moshe Yanai, presently an IBM Fellow and a storage landmark by himself. The "Hot storage" session will offer an opportunity for brief "this is what we are doing" announcements by companies and individual researchers, and for posing challenges. Finally and perhaps most important, this is a unique get-together opportunity for the Israeli storage community, reunions and new introductions alike.
*Please contact Tsahi Birk to reserve a short slot in the "Hot Storage"