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Storage @ Facebook: The Next 10 Years -- Chris Petersen to give Special Presentation at DSSC 2019 Fall Review

September 20, 2019

The DSSC 2019 Fall Technical Review Reception and Dinner will feature a special presentation from Chris Petersen, Hardware Systems Technologist at Facebook. Please see below for details and click here to register for the event.

Storage @ Facebook: The Next 10 Years
Speaker:  Chris Petersen, Facebook
Location:  Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center
Date: September 24, 2019
Reception starts at 5:00PM
Dinner served at 6:30PM



Chris Petersen is a Hardware Systems Technologist leading hardware technology and roadmaps at Facebook. He earned an MS and BS in electrical and computer engineering at Cornell University. Before joining Facebook, he held engineering positions at Dell and HP. Chris has been designing and building servers, storage, and datacenter solutions for over 15 years. He has worked on a wide variety of architectures, including scale-up, scale-out, and accelerators.  Chris is a board member of NVM Express, Inc, the organization that that developed the NVM Express specification for accessing SSDs on the PCIe bus.  Additionally, he is a board member of Compute Express Link (CXL). He has evangelized both NVMe, storage, and accelerator solutions at multiple conferences, including the Open Compute Summit, Non-volatile Memories Workshop, and Flash Memory Summit.