Invited Speaker: Bumsoo Kim.
Title: Commercial SSD products - status quo and next.
Abstract: The speaker will give a short introduction of a SSD company ˇ°OCZˇ± and their products. By showing comprehensive products of one of the fast growing SSD companies, various technical topics and challenges will be touched.
Brief Bio: Bumsoo Kim co-founded Indilinx in 2006 and has served as its President and CEO since its inception. He has more than a decade of groundbreaking NAND flash development experience, having founded and managed Samsung Electronics' NAND flash software development group. Bumsoo holds 22 patents related to NAND flash memory management, which include innovations in NAND flash control algorithms, flash-aware operating systems and file systems, data recovery, and wear leveling. Prior to co-founding Indilinx, Bumsoo held executive and senior management positions at Hyundai IT and Samsung Electronics and was a research specialist at IBM's prestigious Thomas J. Watson Research Center. Bumsoo earned his BS and MS degrees in Computer Engineering from Seoul National University and had completed his PhD coursework before being recruited to lead Samsung's flash memory software initiatives.
FlashDB 2011 was successfully held in conjunction with DASFAA in Hong Kong, where we had 25+ participants. Since this was the first workshop and flash-based data management is a continuously hot topic in both academia and industry, we expect to attract more attendees in FlashDB 2012.