PDL EVENT

16th Annual
SPRING INDUSTRY VISIT DAY
May 13, 2014

INFORMATION

We are pleased to welcome our Parallel Data Consortium Member Companies to the 16th Annual Parallel Data Laboratory Spring Visit Day.

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2014 SPRING VISIT DAY RESOURCES
2014 NEWSLETTER

2013 FALL NEWS UPDATE

AGENDA

8:45 am - 9:15 am

 

9:15 am - 9:30 am


9:30 am - 10:00 am


10:00 am - 10:45 am



10:45 am - 12:00 pm


12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


1:30 pm - 2:15 pm



2:15 pm - 3:00 pm



3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


5:00 pm

 

Breakfast Meet and Greet
Join us in the open area outside the CIC DEC to register and have breakfast - see map

Welcome and PDL Overview: Greg Ganger
INI DEC @ RMCIC - Room 1201 - see map

Speaker: Greg Ganger
Overview of Cloud Computing Research
INI DEC @ RMCIC - Room 1201

Speaker: Andy Pavlo
Overview of Database/NVM Research
INI DEC @ RMCIC - Room 1201

Poster Session
NSH Atrium - see map

Lunch
RMCIC 1301 - see map

Speaker: Garth Gibson
Overview of Big Data Research
INI DEC @ RMCIC - Room 1201

Speaker: Dave Andersen
Overview of Efficiency Research
INI DEC @ RMCIC - Room 1201

Poster Session
NSH Atrium

Official End of Day & Dinner
NSH Atrium

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Accommodations are available at the following hotels near CMU. Prices may vary slightly from those posted. They will be updated as soon as we receive further information.

Please make your reservations as early as possible, as there are several Pittsburgh events that may also make rooms scarce.

TIP: There have been times when your corporate rate beats the rate we were able to secure.

COURTYARD MARRIOTT - SHADYSIDE
5308 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
1-800-321-2211 - Reservations
412-683-3113 - Reservations
412-683-3133 - Fax
Ask for CMU rate
$134+taxes
Parking - $17.88 / day

Reservation deadline: TBA
HAMPTON INN
3315 Hamlet Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-681-1000 - Reservations
412-681-3022 - Fax
Ask for CMU rate
$119+taxes

Reservation deadline: TBA
HILTON GARDEN INN - UNIVERSITY PLACE
3454 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-683-2040 - Reservations
412-688-1986 - Fax
Ask for CMU rate
$139+taxes
Parking - $18.00 / day

Reservation deadline: 4/21/2014
10 rooms available for each of May 12 and May 13, 2014.
RESIDENCE INN BY MARRIOTT
Pittsburgh / Oakland
3896 Bigelow Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-621-2200 - Reservations
800-331-3131 - Reservations
412-621-0955 - Fax
Ask for CMU rate
$129+taxes
Parking: included

Reservation deadline: 4/22/2014
10 rooms available for May 13, 2014.

SHADYSIDE INN ALL SUITES HOTEL
5405 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
412-441-4444 - Reservations
412-687-7312 - FAX
Code: pdl2014
Reservation portal for PDL Visitors:

http://shadysideinn.com/pro/pdlvisitors/
$129 + taxes
Parking: included

Vacancies based on availability at time of reservation.

WYNDHAM PITTSBURGH UNIVERSITY CENTER
100 Lytton Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-682-6200 - Reservations
412-681-4749 - Fax
Problems Contact: Sue Moser – 412-682-6200
Ask for PDL rate
$141+taxes
Parking: included

Reservation deadline: 4/21/2014
10 rooms available for each of May 12 and May 13, 2014; your choice of 2 queens, or king.

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TRANSPORTATION


Getting to and from the Airport

Please make your own transportation arrangements from the airport to your hotel / CMU. There are several options available for getting to and from the airport:

There are several options available for getting to and from the airport:

Rental Car: Available at the airport from all the major companies.

Taxi Service (~$50 each way)

Limousine Service

The following driver services cost approximately $50 - $60 dollars one way (includes tip). The drivers do accept credit card payments. If you want Karen to arrange this for you, please make sure she has your full flight info (date / time / flight number) and your cell phone number.

Airport Sedan Service (Larry Waite)
Advance reservations are required, ~$55 each way
Contact Larry Waite, 412-401-LIMO (5466)

Gateway Limo
Rates: $54.00 from the airport to Downtown, Oakland, Shadyside, and Squirrel Hill (sedan). The rate for a van, a 14 passenger vehicle, is $78.00 per hour. Mention CMU when making a reservation.
Call the office at 412-782-5800 (phones answered 24/7) for reservations.
Email: amydemeri@comcast.net

Harper's Transportation
Harper1084@verizon.net - 412-531-1940

Classy Cab – SUV cabs
http://www.classycab.com/index.htm
Phone 412-322-5080
Fax 412-322-5085

Supershuttle - book online

Airport Shuttle (PATransit 28X - Airport Flyer) ($3.75 each way, exact change)
Leaves CMU from the corner of Forbes and Morewood Avenues every 20 minutes starting at 4:25 a.m., last shuttle at 10:55 p.m. Shuttle leaves the airport from the arrivals level, door #6, starting at 5:20 a.m. approximately every 30 minutes.

Uber Pittsburgh - learn more

Uber is a mobile application that connects you with a driver at the push of a button.Drivers arrive curbside in just minutes, and you can track the arrival of your ride. Payment is seamlessly billed to your credit card, PayPal account, or Google Wallet at the end of your trip—no need to tip.

You can download the Uber app using the following links:
iTunes App Store, Google Play Store, or Blackberry App World.

Getting to CMU from Your Hotel

Most of the hotels have shuttle transportation to CMU available. This is NOT a direct shuttle to CMU and will make other stops in Oakland based on customer needs. If you do choose to use the hotel shuttle, please request that you be dropped off at the RMCIC Building.

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MAPS

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CONTACTS



Director, Parallel Data Lab
VOICE: (412) 268-1297
FAX: (412) 268-3010


Executive Director, Parallel Data Lab
VOICE: (412) 268-5485
FAX: (412) 268-3010


PDL Administrative Manager
VOICE: (412) 268-6716
FAX: (412) 268-3010

PDL Home: http://www.pdl.cmu.edu/


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2013 ATTENDEES

Christopher Provenzano, Actifio
Fred Douglis, EMC
Tom Ambrose, Emulex
Swami Sundararaman, Fusion-io
Nisha Talagala, Fusion-io
Toby Smith, Google
Marc Unangst, Google
Tetsuya Yamada, Hitachi America, Ltd.
Masayuki Yamamoto, Hitachi Ltd.
Yokohama Research, Laboratory
Jim Blakley, Intel
Phil Gibbons, Intel / ISTC-CC
Michael Kaminsky, Intel / ISTC-CC
Michael Kozuch, Intel / ISTC-CC
Babu Pillai, Intel / ISTC-CC
Jack Weast, Intel
Jin Li, Microsoft

Nitin Agrawal, NEC Labs
Michael Condict, NetApp
Jerry Fredin, NetApp
Jeffrey Heller, NetApp
Cristian Ungureanu, NEC Labs
Sumanta Chatterjee, Oracle
Brian Barbisch, Panasas
Dongchul Park, Samsung
Kevin Gomez, Seagate
Fanglu Guo, Symantec
Tudor Dumitraş, Symantec
Darren Shou, Symantec
Steve Vranyes, Symantec
Steve Muir, VMware
Jie Yu, Western Digital
Konrad Lai, PDL Guest


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