THIC Meeting in Albuquerque NM
Theme: Data Storage in High Performance Computing
Hotel: $80 for single for mini-suite, deluxe suite and 2-room suite, and $88 for a double. Reservations must be made by April 3 to guarantee room availability at the quoted rates. Complimentary hotel shuttle is available.
NOTE: THIC can get free meeting space if we have enough attendees staying at the Amberley. If you do plan to join us, please stay at the Amberley and be sure to mention THIC when you make your reservation and also when checking in. We appreciate your effort to keep our expenses down.
Any suggested technical papers related to the theme or from recording technology manufacturers, researchers, corporations, data storage users, and government users are encouraged to contact Dr P C Hariharan (+1-410-255-1186, e-mail:
Here is the preliminary list of speakers; this list will be updated as the agenda expands.
Monday, April 20
1:30 - 5:30 PM Board of Directors Meeting
5:00 - 7:00 PM NCITS B5 Ad Hoc ID-1 Instrumentation Tape Group
Tuesday April 21
8:00 - 9:00 AM Registration
8:00 - 9:00 AM Poster Session Setup Time
9:00 - 5:00 PM General Session
11:50 - 1:00 PM Lunch/Poster Session Open
5:00 - 7:00 PM Poster Session Open/Reception
Wednesday, April 22
8:00 - 9:00 AM Registration/Poster Session Open
9:00 - 11:30 AM General Session
11:30 - 12:45 AM Lunch/Poster Session Open
Thursday, April 23
Visit to the Array Operations Center (AOC) of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Socorro NM and the
Very Large Array (VLA). It is an hour's drive from Albuquerque to Socorro, and an hour thence to the VLA. We are planning to car-pool for the tour. Please send e-mail to email@example.com if you would like to join the tour, and also indicate if you are willing to be a driver.
Tuesday, April 21, 1998
Dr P C Hariharan, Systems Engineering & Security Inc, 7474 Greenway Center Dr, Suite 700, Greenbelt MD 20770-3523, Phone: +1-301-441-3694, FAX: +1-301-441-3697, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org - "Status of THIC Electronic Archives" (21,163 bytes)
Rick Harris, MS 0805, Sandia National Laboratories, PO Box 5800, Albuquerque NM 87185, Phone: +1-505-844-4828, FAX: +1-505-844-xxxx, e-mail:email@example.com - "Information Sharing in a Collaborative Environment"
Mike Leonhardt, STK, 2270 S 88th St, Louisville CO 80028-6100, Phone: +1-303-673-5627, FAX: +1-303-673-7967, e-mail:LeonhML@louisville.stortek.com - "Terabytes, Petabytes and Beyond -- Data Storage Strategies".
George Peck, NRAO, P O Box O, Socorro NM 87801-0387, Phone: +1-505-835-7136, FAX: +1-505-835-7027, e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org - "Data recording at the NRAO: the VLBA recording system"
Ernst Mutke, LSC, Inc, 3400 Canoncita Ln, Plano TX 75023-8108, Phone: +1-972-596-8562, FAX: +1-972-596-8552, e-mail:email@example.com - "SAM-FS, Advanced Storage Management for the HPC Environment"
Gary Lee, Team Leader Storage Initiatives (HPSS), Data Storage Systems (CIC-11) Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Mail Stop B269, Los Alamos NM 87545, phone: 505-667-2828, FAX: 505-667-0168,
email: firstname.lastname@example.org - "HPSS at Los Alamos"
Richard Marciano, SDSC, P O Box 85608, San Diego CA 92186-5608, e-mail:email@example.com - "High-performance Computing and Storage Challenges at the San Diego Supercomputer Center".
Don Morgan, SONY, 3300 Zanker Rd, San Jose CA 95134, Phone: +1-408-955-4925, FAX: +1-408-955-5555,e-mail:Don_Morgan@sdc.sel.sony.com - "Gigabit/sec recording"
Dr V Chinnaswamy, DLT Division, Speciality Storage Products Group, Quantum Corporation, 333 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01045, Phone:+1-508-770-2441, FAX: +xxx-yyy-zzzz, e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org - "DLTtape(tm) technology, reliability, performance and future"
Joel Williams, Systems Engineering & Security, Inc, 7474 Greenway Center Dr, Suite 700, Greenbelt MD 20770-3523, Phone: +1-301-441-3694, FAX: +1-301-441-3697, e-mail:email@example.com - "Status of the AIIM C21.1 draft standard"
Martin J. Small, President, CALCULEX, Inc., 132 W. Las Cruces Avenue, Las Cruces, NM 88001, Phone: (505) 525-0131 , FAX: (505) 524-4744, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org -"Taming the MONSSTR" (MOdular Non-volatile Solid STate Recorder)
Reception and Poster Session
Wednesday, April 22, 1998
John Bishop, Norsam Technologies, 61 Rover Blvd, Los Alamos NM 87544-3703, Phone: +1-505-672-0920, FAX: +1-505-672-0922, e-mail:email@example.com - "Ultra High Density Analog and Digital Storage" (54,191 bytes)
John P Noe PMTS, Sandia National Labs, Box 5800, Dept. 4418, MS 0807, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87185, Phone: (505) 844-5592, Fax: (505) 844-2067, email:firstname.lastname@example.org - "Megabytes, Gigabytes, Terabytes...It's all the same to Me - Hierarchical Storage - That's French for Never Throw Anything Away".
R Michael Cahoon, Sandia National Laboratories, P O Box 5800, Albuquerque NM 87185, e-mail:email@example.com - "The DoE ASCI Program"
Fernando Podio, NIST, Bldg 225, Room A248, Gaithersburg MD 20899, Phone: +1-301-975-2947, FAX: +1-301-869-7429, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org - "Standardization efforts for monitoring health of storage media" (51,854 bytes)
Elmer Funderburk, SPEC, 4310 West Bank Dr, Austin TX 78746-6558, Phone: +1-512-306-1100X2179, FAX: +1-512-327-5487, e-mail: email@example.com - "Tornado 10ä - An Advanced Solid State High Speed Data Recorder" (409,608 bytes)
A tour of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) in Socorro NM is planned for Thursday the 23rd April 1998. More details will be published as the agenda is settled. For information on NRAO, please visit their home page at http://www.nrao.edu/
Please send e-mail toIone Pelke <firstname.lastname@example.org> if you plan to attend the meeting so that we can have a count of the number of people for whom we need to order lunch on the 21st and 22nd April.
We are looking forward to having you join us in Albuquerque.