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Wednesday, July 1 • 10:10am - 10:20am
Keynote Lightning Talk: OpenBMC: Migrating "Inside the Box" Communications from IPMI to PLDM - Deepak Kodihalli, Senior Engineer, IBM

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This presentation talks about migrating communications between the baseboard management controller (BMC) firmware and the host firmware on IBM servers from the Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) protocol to the Platform Level Data Model (PLDM) protocol, which is an open standard defined by DMTF's Platform Management Components Intercommunication (PMCI) group.

The presentation will tak about the advtanges of choosing PLDM over IPMI, and will describe learning and challenges on the way to employ PLDM. As part of this in-band communications transformation journey, Deepak Kodihalli is part of a team developing the industry's first open source PLDM stack (https://github.com/openbmc/pldm/, as part of the OpenBMC project).

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Deepak Kodihalli

Senior Engineer, IBM
Deepak Kodihalli is a Senior Engineer at IBM (Bangalore, India) working on the OpenBMC [1] project. He maintains several OpenBMC repositories, including phosphor-logging, phosphor-settingsd and PLDM. He is the IBM lead on the PLDM [2] deliverables for OpenBMC. He is also a member... Read More →

Wednesday July 1, 2020 10:10am - 10:20am CDT
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