Oracle Technology Strategy and University Collaboration

Speaker: Allan Strong , Oracle

Date: Monday, May 15, 2017

Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Refreshments: 3:45 PM

Public: Yes

Location: 32-D463

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Host: Professor Daniel Sanchez, CSG - CSAIL - MIT

Contact: Sally O. Lee, 3-6837, sally@csail.mit.edu

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Reminder Subject: TALK: Oracle Technology Strategy and University Collaboration

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The presentation will include discussions on Oracle's hardware strategy, SPARC R&D Investment, Oracle's processor road map, key SPARC advantages, SPARC efficiency and performance, and a University Collaboration program to develop significant performance advantages for SPARC systems in the areas of machine learning, computational biology, big data analytics, security, and computer architecture.

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Allan Strong is a Senior Director in Oracle's SPARC processor and ASIC design group. Mr. Strong’s current work includes directing the development of ASICs, processors, and acceleration technologies for Oracle's on-premise and cloud SPARC based servers, in addition to leading a new University collaboration effort, working together with professors to design SPARC based solutions for high growth areas of machine learning, computational biology, big data analytics, security, and computer architecture.

Previously Mr. Strong directed the development of three processors (T1, T3, and T5) for Oracle and Sun Microsystems, directed Oracle's mixed signal and SerDes group for twelve years and managed many other ASIC, IP, and processor programs for HP, inSilicon (VP of Engineering), and Afara Websystems(VP of VLSI) in the switch, IO, and memory subsystem spaces.

Mr. Strong holds a Master of Science in Computer Engineering from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from MIT.

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Created by Sally O. Lee Email at Tuesday, May 09, 2017 at 11:30 AM.