Flash Memory Summit | 2019

Architecting data infrastructure for the zettabyte age.

Santa Clara Convention Center

Santa Clara, CA

August 06 - August 08

Booth #207


Network with the best in advanced memory technologies

The Flash Memory Summit program provides attendees with practical information on the current state of solid state memory and its applications. Summit themes include: Solid State Drives (SSDs), Flash Memory Based Architectures, Enterprise Storage, Controllers, Enterprise Applications, PCIe/NVMe SSDs, new non-volatile memory technologies, persistent memory, standards, testing and applications.

Booth #207
Tuesday, August 6th from 4:00PM – 7:00PM
Wednesday, August 7th from 12:00PM – 7:00PM
Thursday, August 8th from 10:00AM – 2:30PM

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Keynote Presentation

Data-centric Architecture for the Zettabyte Age – Opportunities, Challenges and Tiers

Main Stage at 11:40AM

In order to meet the explosive growth of data, flash memory manufacturers must continue to advance technology. The introduction of the charge trap memory cell helped enable fast and high-endurance SLC, brought TLC into the mainstream and is now leading to the introduction of QLC. However, the real potential of QLC and other forms of high-density storage such as Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR) hard disk drives is not realized in today’s data center. A new, data-centric architecture is needed to address the growing complexity of workloads, applications and AI/IoT datasets. It must involve multiple tiers of purpose-built compute and storage, as well as new approaches to system software. Zoned-block storage allows data to be intelligently placed and sequenced. This enables lower TCO and optimizes the use of emerging high-density storage, without sacrificing performance. In the Zettabyte Age, architects need to explore innovative approaches to data center architecture to unlock the benefits of the next generation of storage.


Siva Sivaram

Executive VP Silicon Technology and Manufacturing


Christopher Bergey

Senior VP/GM Devices Product Marketing and Management

Product Launches

Psst…things are about to change. Discover the future of NVMe at FMS.

Demos: A glimpse into our data architecture

Ultrastar storage servers and platforms

Ultrastar NVMe ™, SAS and SATA SSDs

IntelliFlash ™ hybrid and NVMe all-flash arrays

OpenFlex NVMe-oF open composable solutions

WD Black NVMe SSDs


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