Monday, 22 October 2018 / Published in Consortium News, From the Chairs
The mission of the OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) is to accelerate the development and adoption of advanced fabrics.  ONUG, aggregates use case requirements across its Global 2000 members with a focus on software based infrastructure that spans public and private clouds.  So why is the OFA here talking with you about interconnects and fabrics? Simple –
Thursday, 13 September 2018 / Published in Consortium News, From the Chairs, OpenFabrics News
By Jim Ryan, Executive Director, The OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) The OFA is going through an exciting process of nothing less than reinvention. As you can imagine, there are many elements of this reinvention; the focus of this blog is on one such element: a new alliances program to enable us to leverage synergies among fellow-traveler
Thursday, 09 August 2018 / Published in Consortium News, From the Chairs, OpenFabrics News
By Paul Grun, Chair, OpenFabrics Alliance and Senior Technologist, Cray, Inc. Remote Persistent Memory, (RPM), is rapidly emerging as an important new technology. But understanding a new technology, and grasping its significance, requires engagement across a wide range of industry organizations, companies, and individuals. It takes a village, as they say. Technologies that are capable
Wednesday, 01 August 2018 / Published in Consortium News, From the Chairs, OpenFabrics News
Flash Memory Summit (FMS) 2018 is right around the corner, taking place August 7-9 in Santa Clara, CA. The annual event, which has grown to become one of the most prominent gatherings in the storage industry, provides attendees with practical information on the current state of flash memory technology and its wide-variety of applications. One such
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 / Published in Workshops
March 19-21, 2019 NEW LOCATION! University of Texas at Austin Thompson Conference Center 2405 Robert Dedman Dr. Austin, Texas 78712 Please mark your calendars for the OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) Workshop 2019, which is returning to Austin, Texas – March 19-21, 2019 at the University of Texas at Austin. The Annual OFA Workshop is a premier
Thursday, 03 May 2018 / Published in Workshops
Annual Workshop Renews Emphasis on Collaboration within OpenFabrics Community The 14th Annual OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) Workshop, held in scenic Boulder, Colorado, recently concluded its week-long, community-wide collaboration and dialogue on OpenFabrics. As the premier means of fostering lively discussions among those who develop fabrics, deploy fabrics, and create applications that rely on fabrics, the Workshop is the
Monday, 09 April 2018 / Published in Consortium News, OpenFabrics News
Alliance established to enable and accelerate persistent memory transition in applications and data centers fabrics The OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) and the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) have formed an alliance to collaborate on activities that advance remote access to persistent memory and the adoption of remote persistent memory as a mainstream technology. Remote access is
Tuesday, 27 March 2018 / Published in Workshops
The OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) Workshop 2018 is less than two weeks away and the Technical Program Committee (TPC) has finalized the three topic areas that will make up the inaugural OFA Think Tanks – Linux Containers, Remote Persistent Memory over Fabrics, and System Administration and Interoperability of Diverse Fabrics. As first mentioned in a recent blog, among the many
Thursday, 15 March 2018 / Published in Workshops
The OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) Workshop 2018 is right around the corner and we are excited to announce that Bill Magro of Intel Corporation will kick off the event with a keynote speech, “Software Foundation for High-Performance Fabrics in the Cloud.” Mr. Magro is an Intel Fellow and Chief Technologist in HPC. In his keynote, Mr. Magro will