11th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies

February 12, 2013 - February 15, 2013
San Jose, CA
USA

Join us in San Jose, CA, February 12–15, 2013, for the 11th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies. FAST '13 brings together storage-system researchers and practitioners to explore new directions in the design, implementation, evaluation, and deployment of storage systems in a unified, high-quality forum.

Just announced! Kai Li, Princeton University, will deliver the Keynote Address.

Can't make it in person? Check out the live streaming options.

Four half-day tutorials taking place on Tuesday, February 12 will give you the opportunity to learn from leaders in the storage industry:

  • Building a Cloud Storage System, by Jeff Darcy, Red Hat
  • Erasure Coding for Storage Applications, by James S. Plank, University of Tennessee; and Cheng Huang, Microsoft Research
  • Data DeDuplication: Technologies, Trends, and Challenges by Sudipta Sengupta, Microsoft Research
  • Design Trade-offs of CAP Theorem & Beyond: Understanding Implications of Design Choices in a Software-defined Shared Nothing Storage Architecture by Sandeep Uttamchandani, VMware
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