Tuesday, 06 February 2018 / Published in Workshops
History is littered with giant thinkers who have singlehandedly pushed technology forward. But in the real world, the great leaps occur most often when people collaborate. And that’s the theme for this year’s OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) Workshop – “Collaboration”. The annual OFA Workshop, held this year in Boulder, Colorado, April 9-13, is recognized as the ”go
Monday, 04 December 2017 / Published in Press Releases, Workshops
The OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) has published a Call for Sessions for its 14th annual OFA Workshop, taking place April 9-13, 2018, in Boulder, CO. The OFA Workshop is a premier means of fostering collaboration among those who develop fabrics, deploy fabrics and create applications that rely on fabrics. It is the only event of its kind where
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 / Published in Technologies
Last February, SNIA hosted its one-day Persistent Memory Summit in San Jose; it was my pleasure to be invited to participate by delivering a presentation on behalf of the OpenFabrics Alliance.  The day long program was chock full of deeply technical, detailed information about the state of the art in persistent memory technology coupled with
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 / Published in Consortium News, OpenFabrics News
The international high performance computing (HPC) community is preparing for the upcoming Supercomputing Conference 2017 (SC17) – being held this year at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO, November 12-17 – and the OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) is excited to be taking part in this annual gathering. The SC17 technical program will once again explore a broad
Monday, 09 October 2017 / Published in From the Chairs
Planning for next spring’s OpenFabrics Alliance Workshop is underway, and we’re looking for a few dedicated people to help guide the technical program. The annual Workshop is a highly regarded event dedicated to bringing together thought leaders in high performance fabrics to advance the state of the art. To drive the Workshop, each year the
Tuesday, 29 August 2017 / Published in Workshops
April 9-13, 2018 NEW LOCATION! Embassy Suites 2601 Canyon Blvd. Boulder, CO 80302 Please mark your calendars for the OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) Workshop 2018, taking place in a new location at the Embassy Suites in Boulder, CO – April 9-13. The combined developer and user tracks will be aimed at solving complex network challenges by
Thursday, 22 June 2017 / Published in OpenFabrics News
The OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) has updated the usage guidelines for its Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) training materials to encourage third party trainers to leverage and improve upon the OFA’s educational resources. With an aim toward strengthening the OFA’s educational efforts, the organization has decided to make these resources freely available for third party instructor
Thursday, 18 May 2017 / Published in Workshops
Week-Long Workshop Features Community-Wide Discussion on RDMA Technology and Future of OFA The 13th Annual OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) Workshop wrapped at the end of March with a look toward the future. The annual gathering, held this year in Austin, Texas, is devoted to advancing cutting edge networking technology through the ongoing collaborative efforts of OpenFabrics Software
Tuesday, 09 May 2017 / Published in From the Chairs
The 13th Annual OpenFabrics Alliance Workshop is now in the books.  We’ll have more to say about the workshop in an upcoming blog. In the meantime, you can see all the presentations and videos here – But for now, I want to concentrate on a significant change underway in how the OFA does business resulting in