Supermicro Turbo Charges Solutions with NVMe Over Fabrics & Intel®
Supermicro’s innovative Rack Scale Design (Supermicro RSD) solutions bring the superior performance of NVMe based network storage to your applications. Supermicro RSD solutions will simplify the complexity of scaled NVMe over Fabric (NVMe-oF) deployments, encapsulating them into a service based model for NVMe target, client, and fabric management.
RecordedMar 22 201862 mins
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Dave Cain, Senior Architect, Red Hat; Seema Mehta, Enterprise Solutions Manager, Intel
Deploying Intel® Xeon® Platinum or Gold processors with an Intel® Select Solution delivers verified solution performance ready to meet high quality thresholds for data protection and resiliency, while allowing more time and resources for innovative enhancements specific to workloads and use cases.
The current solution using Red Hat’s OpenShift Container Platform and Container-Native Storage co-locates storage and applications, and provides resilient, scale out enterprise-caliber storage to workloads on OpenShift, enabling rapid and highly-available stateful and stateless applications on baremetal x86 systems.
Roland Wartenberg, Senior Director, Global Alliances, NetApp and Juergen Hamm, SAP Solution Architect, NetApp
Out of a variety of projects, NetApp has developed a five-staged model to solve the challenge of data management in the Internet of Things domain. In this session you will learn how SAP helps customer get ready for the digital journey using SAP Business Objects for Analytics and SAP HANA. We will show, based on a real-world scenario, how IoT data are processed for predictive analytics and how a hybrid model with SAP Leonardo can be deployed.
- Understand how SAP, Hadoop, and NetApp work well together
- Learn how predictive analytics could be applied to IoT data
- See the integration of NetApp into several SAP IoT related products
Barbara Murphy, VP of Marketing, WekaIO and David Hiatt, Director of Product Marketing, WekaIO
Legacy storage systems, like NAS, were architected when spinning disk and slower networking technologies were the industry standard. In this webinar, we’ll present five reasons why NAS can’t keep pace with the I/O demands of new deep learning workloads. To support these workloads, the data processing layer has to have immediate access to, and a constant supply of, data. Here NAS falls short, because the data gets bottle-necked between the compute and storage. WekaIO Matrix™ is a next-generation shared, distributed file system that visualizes the SSDs into one logical pool of fast storage presenting a global namespace to the host applications. Matrix was written from scratch to leverage the benefits of standard Intel x86 architecture combined with NVMe. The result is an easy to deploy, easy to manage storage architecture that is a radical departure from legacy NAS systems. By optimizing Matrix for flash, the storage solution is ideal for deep learning and high-performance computing workloads.
Pete Brey, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Open Ecosystem, NetApp and Andrew Sullivan, Technical Marketing Engineer, NetApp
Containers are increasingly becoming an important technology across a wide variety of industries and use cases. But oftentimes, provisioning of persistent storage is an afterthought, which leaves application developers stuck in a manual world waiting for provisioning requests, and IT operations teams scrambling to meet those requests. Project Trident is a dynamic storage provisioner which eliminates these issues and delivers the persistence applications require. Compatible with Kubernetes, Docker, Rancher, and OpenShift, Trident eliminates the manual provisioning of old and delivers a truly automated and dynamic persistent storage provisioning infrastructure.
In this session, you’ll learn more about the challenge posed by persistent storage provisioning, how Trident solves those challenges, and view a demo of Trident in action.
Prasad Venkatachar, Sr Solutions Product Manager, Lenovo; Raghu Moorthy, Director, Strategic Business Dev, Intel
Digital transformation (DX) enables firms to expand their competitive differentiation by embracing data-driven decision-making processes, increasing customer satisfaction and retention, and/or getting better intelligence on the market. Intel, IBM, and Lenovo have partnered to deliver a unified, single platform approach to address an organization’s analytics needs – including Big Data, Enterprise Data Warehouse, and Data Science/AI. Join this webinar to learn the technical differentiation and business value the Lenovo Converged Analytics Platform provides. This data modernization platform enables Enterprises to rise to the challenge of DX through the convergence of data analytics workloads onto a single platform.
Gartner predicts 40% of the top-20 businesses in every industry will be disrupted by the end of this year. Be prepared to not only survive, but thrive, by adopting an agile hybrid cloud solution and business strategy. Join Intel and VMware experts to get their private/hybrid deployment best-known-methods and learn everything you need to know to get going faster and remain competitive.
Taufik Ma, CEO, Co-founder Attala Systems; & Colin Cunningham, Data Scientist, Intel
Whether for private clouds, public clouds or a multi-user environment, IT operators require an infrastructure solution that can instantly spin-up data-intensive workloads and that can scale to support multiple big data workloads or tenants. Attala Systems and Intel have partnered to create a solution that delivers composable storage with local NVMe performance for big data workloads like Apache Hadoop and Spark. The performance available to direct-attached PCIe flash is welcome, but cloud total cost of ownership (TCO) is better when storage is shared to many hosts while offering the elasticity to meet dynamic tenant demands. The maturing of the NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF) specification enables local NVMe performance over a network. With remote direct memory access (RDMA), NVMe actions and data can be transported over a fabric such as Ethernet. This brief illustrates how a complex big data analytics workload is well served by Attala Composable Storage with Intel® 3D NAND SSDs. This workload—which once struggled to scale to support concurrent customers when serviced by an iSCSI appliance or enterprise storage area network (SAN), is shown to match local NVMe performance and scale independently for two customers with no degradation in application runtime when using the NVMe-oF target.
Tony Harvey, Sr. Product Mgr, Lenovo; Vivek Sarathy, Enterprise Architect, Intel; Ori Broit, Sr. Product Mktg Mgr, VMware
Jevons paradox states that when a resource is used more efficiently, the consumption of that resource actually rises due to the lower prices and/or increased availability of the product. Nowhere in the data center is that more true than when you look at server performance. Storage has always been a bottleneck in compute systems because of the vast performance difference between the storage subsystem and CPU and memory. Together Lenovo, Intel and VMware address the bottleneck of storage performance in Hyperconverged systems with the introduction of Intel Optane technology to Lenovo vSAN ReadyNodes. Join us to hear how these new ReadyNodes from Lenovo will help you to increase the performance of your applications, increase VM density and still improve end-user response times.
Sim Upadhyayula, Supermicro; Christine McMonigal; Ori Broit, VMware
Supermicro and Intel are pleased to introduce two new Intel® Select Solutions for VMware vSAN from Supermicro. These vSAN ReadyNode certified configurations comprise the latest generation of Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor and Intel® Optane™ technologies, addressing the IOP and latency requirements of the most demanding enterprise applications. These hardware platforms have been optimized to support the latest hyperconverged technology from VMware, providing excellent performance and TCO to enterprise and SMB customers alike. Join us to learn how your organization can benefit from these innovative new solutions.
David Labrosse, NetApp Global Alliances Mgr.; Dan Greenfield, PetaGene, CEO
Many of the answers locked inside human DNA are discoverable and actionable, and the goal of precision medicine is within reach. However, we need to face the looming tsunami of data: the latest sequencers generate two or more terabytes daily. This enormous data management challenge is impacting both bio medical researchers and IT leaders around the globe who are searching for efficient, effective solutions.
Learn how data compression and unified data management are increasing efficiency, and how the move from IT silos to a common storage platform is enabling seamless data sharing, on premise and in the cloud. Find out how your institution can achieve faster genomic data sharing, paving an accelerated path to improved patient care.
Wiwynn® Cluster Manager with Intel® Rack Scale Design is a system software that makes data center easier to manage with features such as composable infrastructure resource planning, massive firmware and OS deployment, real-time rack level visual monitoring. For advanced SDDC capabilities, we will introduce the new telemetry feature of Intel® RSD 2.2 providing extended visibility to CPU, memory, and I/O utilization without in-band agents and unlocks new possibilities of diagnostics, workload balancing, and power/cooling optimization. The latest feature of NVMe over fabric from Intel® RSD 2.3 enabling NVMe resource pooling at scale through Ethernet protocol will also be demonstrated and be ready to launch soon.
Mike Scriber, Sr. Director, Server Solution Mgmt, Supermicro and JonMichael Hands, Product Line Manager, Intel
Join Intel and Supermicro as we delve into the innovative Intel “Ruler” form factor NVMe SSDs and discuss how both companies are delivering efficient disaggregated storage solutions to the market. In this technical webinar, you’ll learn all about the new Intel® SSD DC P4500 in the “Ruler” form factor, how it delivers value for data center customers in disaggregated storage use cases, and the roadmap of products being delivered in high volume today.
Using Flash to substitute memory in databases can substantially increase density, reduce costs and improve durability. However, most databases access Flash through traditional storage and file system layers, utilizing only a fraction of Flash’s potential speed. As a result, companies keep using in-memory databases with expensive memory and limited data capacity and resiliency. Ori Modai will explain how to build real-time intelligent apps which run across large data sets and reach in-memory database performance with Intel’s NVMe Flash. He will describe the challenges posed by traditional database and storage architectures and will present a new database design which maximizes the value of flash, reaching 20x lower costs and 100x higher density. The session will include a technical deep dive followed by real-world customer use-cases in the fields of IoT edge and online AI applications.
Wendy Wu, Biz Dev Team Lead, QCT & Trista Huang, Biz Dev Team, QCT
Enterprises around the world strive to stay ahead and would like to rearrange their data centers to support new ways of doing business. However, there are lots of challenges that one must face on this transformation journey. In this webinar, Wendy Wu, Business development team lead for VMware solutions from QCT (Quanta Cloud Technology) will elaborate the challenges you may face and how can you leverage QCT and Intel’s knowledge and efforts to address those challenges and find the fastest path to your data center transformation.
Kannan Mani, HPE; Chris Tackett, Intel; Maurice De Vidts, HPE
Business critical application performance and cost control have typically been a challenge for many customers - Intel® recognized these challenges and developed the Intel Select Solutions program as a way to simplify and bring confidence so that solution component selection will result in workload optimized deployments. Hewlett Packard Enterprise has followed the Intel reference design to create tested solution configurations that meet Intel Select performance standards while providing predictable outcomes for Microsoft® SQL Server 2016 OLTP database workloads.
George Wagner, Sr. Product Mgr, Pivot3; Keith Hageman, Sr. Tech Mktg Engineer, Pivot3
Low latency NVMe SSD performance eliminates storage bottlenecks for demanding datacenter applications such as databases, big data, virtual servers, virtual desktops, and business intelligence. Harnessing this new level of performance with Quality of Service (QoS) enables enterprises to extend this breakthrough performance to run multiple, mixed application workloads, including latency and queue depth sensitive applications, on hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI). Join the webinar to see how Intel NVMe Flash and Pivot3 advanced QoS enable enterprises to better achieve strategic business objectives and realize savings that go straight to the bottom line.
Tech Giants have redefined infrastructure design for web-scale applications, leveraging standard servers and shared-nothing architectures to ensure maximum operational efficiency and flexibility. Enterprises and service providers are seeking to optimize their infrastructures in the same way. For storage, this means they want to deploy unified scale-out storage infrastructures leveraging Software-Defined Storage. SDS, integrated with Software-Defined Networking, virtualization and newer architectures such as containers and their orchestration platforms completes the Software-Defined Data Center.
In this webinar you will learn how to build elastic storage architectures with client-side services, leveraging the latest generations of Intel® NVMe flash and software-defined storage, with no need for proprietary arrays. Your network becomes your storage!
Nils Bauer, SAP Competence Center Manager, NetApp & Bernd Herth, Senior Technical Marketing Engineer, NetApp
The NetApp solution for SAP HANA can deliver validated solutions to complete your SAP projects in less time with less resources, and lower delivery risk. Join us for this webinar and learn:
• Rapid backup and recovery with no impact on production performance and time savings of more than 95% means your HANA environment is fully available to power your business
• Efficient system copies mean no more working nights to copy data and no impact on production, so your developers get the tools they need to accelerate SAP projects
• Cloud integration with NetApp means you can move workloads to the Cloud and back and be prepared for future deployment models
• Disaster recovery becomes simplified, plus you can use your disaster recovery site for testing purposes
• The SnapCenter plug-in for HANA enables admins to efficiently manage data protection requirements, by enabling self-service through an enterprise protection framework
Managing databases involves not just deployment, but also complex operational aspects such as storage, backup, failure detection, scaling, configuration management and upgrades. In this webinar we’ll discuss how you can:
● Simplify the entire database operations lifecycle and easily set up, operate, and scale databases
● Support users by offering an easy-to-use and self-service cloud-based consumption model in any enterprise environment, while maintaining full control over infrastructure and policies
David LaBrosse, Healthcare Strategic Partner Manager, NetApp
Today’s cloud choices can be confusing. Explore new and emerging models for connecting to, running on or even building your own cloud.
Learn the benefits and limitations of each, and hear how healthcare organizations are using different options to support their strategic goals. Leave the webinar with concrete tools for assessing your needs, vetting cloud providers, identifying cloud-ready workloads and implementing a plan to take your organization to the next step.
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