Data Hub - The Next Storage Model for Analytics and AI

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Breakside Brewery - NW Slabtown

1570 Northwest 22nd Avenue

Portland, OR 97210

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Data Hub - The Next Storage Model for Analytics and AI

Your company will win or lose based on the one thing in the future: The agility of your analytics and AI services.

Business streams are racing to use data analytics and AI methodologies to create optimized products, services and operations. To gain a competitive advantage, your enterprise data strategy must enable you to understand your data, share assets openly, optimize performance, manage the cost of ownership and protect all data assets.

Pure Storage recently introduced the Data Hub which helps you build a next generation data strategy.

A data hub must have four key characteristics:

  • High-throughput for both file and object storage. Backup and data warehouse appliances require massive throughput for mainstream, file-based workloads and cloud-native, object-based applications.

  • True scale-out design. The power of data lake is its native, scale-out architecture, which allows batch jobs to scale limitlessly as software -- not the user -- manages resiliency and performance.

  • Multi-dimensional performance. Data is unpredictable and can arrive at any speed – therefore, organizations need a platform that can process any data type with any access pattern.

  • Massively parallel. Within the computing industry, there has been a drastic shift from serial to parallel technologies, built to mimic the human brain, and storage must keep pace.

In this session you will learn:

  • How to migrate from legacy data silos into an agile data hub model

  • Enable self-service management options for data owners

  • Strategies to scan, index, search and mobilize your data assets

  • Ways to optimize data performance and placement for analytics and AI workflows

  • Practical ways to support governance and data protection in hybrid enterprises

Industry Keynote Speaker:

Paul Ferraro -
Former Senior Director of Qualcomm IT

Paul Ferraro lead IT innovation at Qualcomm, during his 26 years tenure, he helped them from grow from a mid-size enterprise to a global force in telecommunications and chip design. As the Senior Director, IT Global Infrastructure Services lead a global application team of over 150 IT professionals that oversaw data management, storage, data protection, server management and virtual infrastructure services. He will provide his vision for the next generation of data and IT services.

Event Details:

  • Date: November 29, 2018

  • Time: 3:30 - 6:30 pm

  • Location: Breakside Brewery - NW Slabtown

  • Uber codes are offered to subsidize transportation

Event Agenda:

  • 3:30 - Welcome

  • 4:00 - Kick-off

  • 4:20 - 5:30 Speaker Presentations
    Paul Ferraro - Strategic IT Analyst
    Steve Heusser - System Engineer, Pure Storage
    Shaun Walsh - VP of Channels and Alliances, Igneous Systems

  • 5:30 - 6:30 - Reception

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