This event has now concluded. To see what happened, please visit the SFO17 Resources page.

How does the Arm-Powered data center of the future look and how can you prepare for it? Linaro Connect SFO17 will bring together the leading Arm vendors, end users and the open source development community in Burlingame, California, to discuss the latest products, developments and open source software support.

For End Users: On the Linaro Connect SFO17 Data Center Day you will hear from Linaro Members and their Partners about new trends, technologies and products for the planning and operation of an Arm-Powered data center. If you have partners in the Bay Area who would benefit from this day, please invite them to attend. They can register for free here:

For Linaro Members and Partners: The Linaro Connect SFO17 Data Center Day is a single day at Linaro Connect to provide a showcase of Arm-Powered solutions and offerings for all aspects of the data center including Server, Networking, Storage and HPC products.

You can expect

  • The whole day to be hosted in the Keynote room with capacity for about 400 attendees
  • Attendees welcome to join 8:30-9:45am Linaro Connect keynote
    10:00am-4:00pm: Exciting best practices, workshops and technology outlooks with experts from the Arm ecosystem
  • Breaks providing unique opportunities to network with current Arm users, vendors and the developer community
  • Spaces limited so sign up for the sessions in the Linaro Connect schedule tool now and encourage your Bay Area Data Center contacts to register and join us.

Arm Data Center Day

  • Free registration for this event
  • Sponsorship options available
  • Thursday 28 September 2017 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, Grand Peninsula D keynote room
  • Last few 30-minute session slots available – contact to apply



08:30 – 08:45 Session Notices

08:45 – 09:15 Keynote:
Iliyan Malchev (Google)

9:15 – 09:45 Keynote:
Aaron Welch (Packet)


10:00 – 10:25 SFO17-451
An Overview of Post-K Supercomputer Development in Japan (Riken)

10:30 – 10:55 SFO17-452
A Validation of Ceph Block Performance for Random I/O Applications (Western Digital)

10:30 – 10:55 SFO17-453
Hyper scaling concept server (Socionext)

11:30 – 11:55 SFO17-454
ARM v8A and java 8: Shifting The Datacenter Balance (Azul)

12:00 – 12:25 SFO17-455
High performance IP communication for the datacenter (OpenFastPath Foundation)

12:30 – 12:55 SFO17-456
HPC BoF (Linaro HPC)

13:00 – 13:55

14:00 – 14:25 SFO17-457
Cavium Product Overview

14:30 – 14:55 SFO17-458
RDO (Red Hat)

15:00 – 15:25 SFO17-459
Qualcomm Product Overview

15:30 – 15:55 SFO17-460
Faster, Leaner and More Openness: Java is Accelerating Innovation for the Cloud (Oracle)

16:00 – 16:25 SFO17-46
Datacenter Day Panel (Linaro and LEG SC)