Thursday, May 1, 2014
TIME: Noon - 1:00 pm
PLACE: GHC 8102
SPEAKER: Maher Amer, Diablo Technologies
TITLE: Memory Channel Storage: Putting Flash Where it Belongs
As applications and application deployment strategies evolve at breakneck speed, legacy storage infrastructures are rapidly becoming inadequate. The ability to access large amounts of data quickly and consistently is a critical requirement to support the next generation of software services and solutions. In this talk, we will introduce the innovative Memory Channel Storage architecture and explain how it removes legacy storage bottlenecks, thereby clearing the way for unprecedented levels of application performance.
Maher Amer is Chief Technology Officer at Diablo Technologies Corporation. Maher has over 15 years of experience in the field of ASIC development and system architecture. He has been with Diablo since 2005 starting as Senior ASIC architect. Since then he held a series of technical and management positions. Prior to joining Diablo Maher was the Digital Prime at IceFyre semiconductor, responsible for the development of an advanced 802.11a wireless chipset. Maher was also part of Extreme Packet Devices; a startup that was successfully acquired by PMC-Sierra. Maher started his career as an analogue designer at Mosaid Technologies designing DRAM and SRAM memory arrays. Maher holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering with Honors from McGill University where he specialized in Communication and VLSI.
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