Velocity 09: John Busch, "The DNA of Next-generation Data Centers"

Posted in Web Technologies, Conferences on June 28, 2009



Today’s data-intensive Web 2.0 and cloud computing data centers face soaring costs and data growth. But advances in flash memory, multi-core processors, and low-latency interconnect have failed to address these mounting challenges. Learn how next-generation data access appliances integrate these new technologies to enable growth and cut costs.

John Busch
Schooner Information Technology

Dr. John Busch is a co-founder of Schooner Information Technology. Prior to Schooner, Dr. Busch was Research Director of Computer System Architecture and Analysis at Sun Microsystems laboratories from 1999 through 2006. In this role, he led research explorations in chip-multi-processing, advanced multi-tier clustered systems for deployment of internet based services, and advanced HPC systems. Dr. Busch received the top President’s Award for Innovation at Sun, and oversaw many division technology transfers. Prior to Sun, Dr. Busch was VP of Engineering and Business Partnerships with Diba Inc, and was general manager of the Diba Division after Sun acquired Diba in 1997. From 1989 to 1994, Dr. Busch was co-founder and CTO/VP of Engineering of Clarity Software, and led creation of advanced multi-media composition and communication products for Sun, HP, and IBM computer systems (awarded Unix World Product of the Year). From 1976 to 1993, Dr. Busch led many successful R&D programs at Hewlett Packard in Computer Systems Research and Development. Dr. Busch holds a Ph.D. in Computer Systems Architecture from UCLA, a Masters degree in Mathematics from UCLA, a Masters degree in Computer Science from Stanford University, and attended the Sloan Program at Stanford University.

John Busch (Schooner Information Technology), "The DNA of Next-generation Data Centers: Leveraging Integrated Data Access Appliances to Accelerate Performance, Cut Costs, and Simplify Scaling"

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