SODA Forum by OpenSDS

A Collaborative Mini Conference on Open Data Autonomy

Co-located event with Open Compliance Summit Tokyo 2019

Room 406, Tokyo Conference Center, Shinagawa

17th December, 2019,  Tokyo, Japan.

The SODA Forum is an all-day event co-located at the Open Compliance Summit Tokyo. The forum invites CxO’s, architects, and developers to share knowledge and promote discussions on open collaboration for storage and data management. The topics include data protection, lifecycle management, data operations, data management and more for on-premise, across hybrid and multi-clouds, and the edge.
SODA Forum is sponsored by The Linux Foundation OpenSDS project.

This event is organized by OpenSDS, an open source community working under The Linux Foundation to address storage integration challenges in scale-out cloud native environments. Its vision is to connect siloed data solutions to build a self governed and intelligent data platform.

To register for SODA Forum at Open Compliance Summit Tokyo, 2019 use the link below.

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The day will have a mix of technical sessions, end user case studies, interactive workshops, demos and roadmap discussions.

Take back learning on data management challenges, solutions and how to collaborate. Great opportunity for networking.

Win interesting goodies and of course enjoy food and beverages through the day!

Collaborate | Engage | Contribute

Venue: Room 406, Tokyo Conference Centre, Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan.

13:30 – 14:30

Welcome Coffee, Check-in and Registration

14:30 – 14:45

Opening and Welcome

Steven Tan (OpenSDS TSC Chair)

14:45 – 15:05 

SODA Project Highlights Overview

Sanil Kumar D. (OpenSDS)

15:05 – 15:15 

SODA Project Demo

Ashit Kumar (OpenSDS)

15:15 – 15:30

SODA + LinStor Resilient and Fast Container Storage

Thomas Kozlowski (Linbit), Yusuf Yildiz (Linbit)

15:30 – 15:45

Building Cloud Native Solutions with SODA

Prashant Mishra (Click2Cloud)

15:45 – 16:00

Partner Stories

MayaData, Wipro, China Unicom

16:00 – 16:15


(  Chance to win some goodies!)

16:15 – 16:30

Autonomous Data and Autonomous Vehicles

Yuji Yazawa (Toyota)

16:30 – 16:45

Multi-Cloud Data Management with AWS, Azure, Google

Kei Kusunoki (NTT Communications)

16:45 – 17:00

SODA Live Deployment Challenge

Seiya Takei, Akira Oiwa (Yahoo! JAPAN)

17:00 – 17:30

End User Data Stories

Shinya Tsunetmatsu (GMO Pepabo), Michiharu Nakazawa (Sakura Internet)

17:30 – 17:45


(  Chance to win some goodies!)

17:45 – 18:30

Storage for The Modern Data Center

Shinya Hamano (Fujitsu), (HPE), Songjianlong (Huawei), Naoyuki Mori (Intel), Junichiro Nito (Scality), Wu Wei (Sony)

18:30 – 18:40

Japan Data Storage Forum Introduction

Takatsuna Chikaraishi (JDSF)

18:40 – 18:45

Forum Closing notes & Thanks

18:45 onwards

Evening Reception

Join us for dinner, drinks, networking and lucky draws.



*Above schedule is tentative and may be changed.


Location, Directions and Timings


Tokyo Conference Centre Shinagawa

1-9-36 Konan, Minato City, Tokyo 108-0075, Japan.


Date: 17th December, 2019
Time: 14:30 to 18:30 (Registration starts at 13:30)
Location: Room 406, Tokyo Conference Centre, Tokyo, Japan.