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Thursday, July 2 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
SODA – One Data Framework, Infinite Possibilities

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SODA Foundation is an open source project within the Linux Foundation that aims to foster an ecosystem of open source data management and storage software for data autonomy. The SODA data framework is part of this effort to enable data mobility, data protection, data security, data lifecycle, and more for cloud native, virtualization, and other environments.

This session will provide an introduction to the SODA Foundation, its mission, roadmap, projects, and activities. The audience will also get to hear from a SODA end-user perspective, and also learn how to join the community and contribute to the projects and ecosystem.

    • 2:00 - 2:10 PM   SODA Foundation Overview,  - Chagam Anjaneya, Intel 
    • 2:10 - 2:25 PM   Projects Overview, Use Cases and Roadmap - Rakesh Jain, IBM
    • 2:25 - 2:45 PM   Core Projects and Architecture - Sanil Kumar, Huawei Technologies 
    • 2:45 - 3:20 PM   Member Projects (potential SODA Native and Eco Projects)
      LINSTOR – Yusuf Yildiz, LINBIT
      OpenEBS – Kiran Mova, MayaData
      Zenko  - Stefano Maffulli, Scality
    • 3:20 - 3:30 PM   SODA Outreach and Wrap-up - Lawrence Lai, Futurewei Technologies

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Reddy Chagam

Senior Principal Engineer and Lead Cloud Storage Architect, Intel
Anjaneya “Reddy” Chagam is a Senior Principal Engineer and Lead Cloud Storage Architect in Intel’s Cloud and Enterprise Solutions Group.  He is responsible for developing software-defined storage strategy, architecture, and platform technology initiatives.  He is a board member... Read More →
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Stefano Maffuli

Sr. Dir. Marketing & Community, Scality
Senior Director of Community Marketing at Scality where he is leading the efforts to bring Zenko, the open source multi-cloud controller, to developers around the world. Stefano built his career around Free Software and open source: from pre-sales engineer and product manager at Italian... Read More →
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Rakesh Jain

STSM and Researcher, SODA TOC Co-Chair, IBM
Rakesh Jain is an Architect and Researcher with IBM Almaden Research Center in San Jose CA. He is an expert in Cloud automation, Internet of Things, Storage Management and High Availability & Disaster Recovery technologies. He is also involved in the development of IBM's storage management... Read More →
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Kiran Mova

Chief Architect, Co Founder, MayaData
At MayaData, Kiran leads overall architecture and is responsible for solution design, and customer adoption of OpenEBS and related software. Kiran evangelizes open culture and open-source execution models and is a lead founder, maintainer, and contributor to the OpenEBS - CNCF pr... Read More →
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Sanil Kumar D

TOC Co-chair, Chief Architect, Huawei / SODA Foundation
Job Title: Chief Architect, Head Data Management at Huawei Technologies India & TOC CoChair, Architecture Lead, SODA Foundation Product development expertise in the areas of Linux, Open Source, ARM Ecosystem, Cloud, Data Management, and Emerging Technologies(like Edge Computing, Blockchain... Read More →
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Larry Lai

Sr. Business Development Manager, Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
Lawrence Lai is the Head of Business Development for Storage at Futurewei Technologies. He also serves as the Chair of Outreach Committee for SODA Foundation, a Linux Foundation project. Previously Lawrence worked for various companies in the mobile industry for more than 15 years... Read More →
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Yusuf Yildiz

Solution Architect, LINBIT
After many years working on technology infrastructures with hands-on experience in the field, I specialized in storage as a service. After recently successfully managed Turkey's largest storage infrastructure for 2 years, nowadays I continue to work as Solutions architect at LINBIT... Read More →

Thursday July 2, 2020 2:00pm - 3:30pm CDT
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