Open Source Solutions Touted during MIT as Key to a Future of Cloud Computing

October 9, 2014 - storage organizer

Open Source Solutions Touted during MIT as Key to a Future of Cloud Computing Los Gatos, California

The Industry-Academia Partnership (IAP) conducted a Cloud Workshop during MIT on Sep 26. Speakers from attention and academia described their RD efforts to accommodate a destiny needs of cloud computing, travelling a full range of hardware (servers, storage and networking) and program solutions (operating systems, virtualization, cloud adaptation software, and large information analytics).

Many Open Source initiatives and solutions were represented including Apache Spark, Massachusetts Open Cloud, Open Compute Project, OpenPower, OpenStack, Purple Foundation, and Ubuntu.

Universities and companies participating enclosed Boston University, Canonical, Cavium, Cisco, Facebook, Harvard, Imagination Technologies, MIT, OpenStack, Rackspace, Samsung, and SanDisk.

Professor Daniel Sanchez is an IAP house confidant and was a campus horde and Workshop co-organizer with Dr. Jim Ballingall, IAP executive director.

Cavium, Cisco, Facebook and SanDisk were Platinum Sponsors of a Workshop.

The tyro print event enclosed presentations on cloud-related investigate from MIT, Harvard, and BU. The Best Poster Award went to Po-An Tsai of MIT for his work on novel on-chip caching algorithms to urge CPU opening and energy efficiency. The endowment was presented by Robert Broberg (Cisco), Dr. John Busch (SanDisk), and Prof. Sanchez.

Arvind is a Johnson Professor of Computer Science and Engineering during MIT. He commented “It was a really beguiling and prolific workshop. Interactions between attention and academia like these are vicious to a university knowledge for a students, as good as informing destiny investigate directions.”

Dr. John Busch, Vice President and SanDisk Fellow, stated, “The interactions with students and professors were intensely informative, and a size of a attendees and speakers during this IAP Workshop was equally impressive. The tyro print event was another prominence for me.”

Charlie Manese, Solutions Engineer during Facebook, commented, “The Open Compute Project was founded in 2011 to capacitate a faster gait of creation and a stronger concentration on potency and sustainability in a growth of information core technologies. We appreciated a event to refurbish attendees from attention and academia about OCP’s new progress.”

Dr. Brad McCredie, Vice President and IBM Fellow, and President OpenPOWER Initiative, “It was a good seminar and all of us during IBM came divided with a stronger clarity of a attention army during work and a approaches we could cruise together with a educational community. I’m blissful we’re partial of a review and looking brazen to destiny IAP Workshops.”

Dr. Shubu Mukherjee, Distinguished Engineer during Cavium, stated, “These IAP Workshops are a good venue to reconnect with both attention and educational colleagues, get updates on a latest developments, and to get to know and spend time with many gifted students.”

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