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Video Presentation from SNW-Europe 2013

This video presentation is hosted on Juku Italy, however Czekalski's remarks are in English. November 9, 2013

Czekalski discusses SCSI Express and the roadmap for 12Gb/s product deployments. Link to the presentation.

In this "Ask-the-Expert" short presentation at SNW Europe in Frankfurt, Germany on October 30, 2013, STA President Marty Czekalski gave a high level overview of Express Bay storage options.

Slide titles:

  • Express Bay: PCIe, SAS, SATA, SATAe
  • Express Bay Components
  • Refresher: SAS/SATA Compatibility
  • SFF-8639 Dual-port SAS PCIe x4 Connectors
  • SAS Connector Compatibility
  • Power Limit Control
  • Dual Port With PCIe for Higher Availability
  • Wide Port SAS for Increased Throughput

STA Express Bay Expert Session V2-web.pdf

SCSI Express: PCIe Storage for the Enterprise

In this "Ask-the-Expert" short presentation at SNW Europe in Frankfurt, Germany on October 29, 2013, STA President Marty Czekalski gave a high level overview of PCIe storage and its role in the enterprise.

Slide titles:

  • SCSI Express
  • SCSI Express Components
  • Express Bay
  • SCSI Express Devices
  • SCIS Express Roadmap

STA SCSI Express Expert Session V2-web.pdf

This panel session was chaired by SCSI Trade Association board member, David Allen, Director Storage Business Development. Panelists included:

  • Marty Czekalski, Seagate Technology
    Interface and Emerging Architecture Program Manager
    President, SCSI Trade Association
  • Joe Foster, HP
    Industry Standard Server (ISS) Storage Distinguished Technologist
  • Mike James, SanDisk
    Director Engineering
    Director, SCSI Trade Association
  • Steve Johnson, LSI
    Distinguished Engineer

The panel and accompanying presentation addressed the SCSI Express value proposition:

  • Performance and innovation
    • Increased performance through lower latency for emerging advanced technologies
    • Enables new storage architectures
  • Reliability
    • Proven enterprise SCSI ecosystem
    • Architected for nonstop availability
  • Investment Protection
    • Coexistence with SAS via Express Bay and common command set
    • Leveraging robust middleware ecosystem

Ron Noblett: HP Vice President, Infrastructure & Storage, Industry Standard Servers & Software, Hyperscale
Barry Luck: IBM Director, Next Generation Platforms, Ecosystems

Ron Noblett from HP and Barry Luck from IBM discuss how the industry is working together through the SCSI Trade Association to deliver SCSI Express to meet the business needs for faster access to data in a cloud-enabled world.


SCSI Express_Noblett_Luck.pdf

SCSI Express Overview

Provides an in depth overview of SCSI Express including benefits, use cases and solution implementations using Express Bay. Come learn how the industry standard SCSI Express interface delivers unprecedented performance and low latency to enterprise-class storage by combining the proven SCSI protocol with PCIe.