MESS Topic ~ Ethernet vs FC: Does 40GE Change the Game?

  • October 9, 2012 · 7:00 PM

To All Storage Masters!


We are thrilled to announce BROCADE as Q4 Sponsor for MESS Meetup-BA.  Many thanks!  Our sponsors make the MESS group possible and we appreciate the support.

View updates for MESS October Meetup below:

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

130 Holger Way
San Jose, CA 9513

MESS Topic
”Ethernet vs FC: Does 40GE Change the Game?”

Plenty of free visitor parking - spots clearly marked

7:00pm – 7:30pm Light Food/Drinks/Mingling
7:30pm – 7:45pm Introductions
7:45pm – 8:20pm Speaker
8:20pm – 9:00pm Wrap-up/Next Meetup Planning

Brent Draney
Brent currently is employed as NERSC Group Lead at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Networking, Security, Servers and Workstations. Before joining NERSC, Brent analyzed census data as an information specialist in Berkeley Lab's Work Force Diversity Office.

BROCADE is providing assorted cheese & fruit platter, Thai chicken skewers in peanut/coconut sauce, bruschetta, Asiago & spinach mini quiche and mini cupcakes.  There will be beer and wine available as well as water and soda.   Come Hungry!

We look forward to an exciting meeting at BROCADE on Oct 9th!

See you soon,

Denise Cardello
MESS Storage Moderator





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  • richard v.

    need more information, but this was very informing

    October 11, 2012

  • Paul E.

    Brent did a great job explaining some of the challenges of Supercomputing, and the continuing need for multiple interconnects in the data center. As for FC vs. Eth: seems nothing is ever fast enough for Supercomputers...

    October 10, 2012

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