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SCALEFLUX, INC. 首家规模部署可计算存储解决方案的公司

ScaleFlux is the pioneer in deploying Computational Storage at scale. Computational Storage is the foundation for modern, data-driven infrastructure that enables responsive performance, affordable scaling, and agile platforms for compute and storage I/O intensive applications. Founded in 2014, ScaleFlux is a well-funded startup with leaders proven to deploy complex computing and solid-state storage solutions in volume.

ScaleFlux is the pioneer in deploying Computational Storage at scale. Computational Storage is the foundation for modern, data-driven infrastructure that enables responsive performance, affordable scaling, and agile platforms for compute and storage I/O intensive applications. Founded in 2014, ScaleFlux is a well-funded startup with leaders proven to deploy complex computing and solid-state storage solutions in volume.

OUR TECHNOLOGY 创新技术
COMPUTATIONAL STORAGE 计算存储

CSS is integrated into x86/Linux server and storage environments via an easy-to-install ScaleFlux software module. Host-based Flash Translation Layer and Flash Management provides consistent latency and performance. CSS Compute Engines are accessible to applications through familiar APIs exposed from the software module.

By simultaneously solving compute and storage I/O bottlenecks, CSS provides significant and proven run-time improvements to compute and data intensive applications.

CSS is integrated into x86/Linux server and storage environments via an easy-to-install ScaleFlux software module. Host-based Flash Translation Layer and Flash Management provides consistent latency and performance. CSS Compute Engines are accessible to applications through familiar APIs exposed from the software module.

By simultaneously solving compute and storage I/O bottlenecks, CSS provides significant and proven run-time improvements to compute and data intensive applications.

OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM 领导团队
PROVEN TO DRIVE MARKET INNOVATION 市场创新经验
HAO ZHONG 钟浩
CEO
CO-FOUNDER
首席执行官
创始人
THAD OMURA THAD OMURA
EVP MARKETING
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营销执行副总裁
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IQBAL BHALWANI IQBAL BHALWANI
VP GLOBAL SALES
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全球销售副总裁
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Dr. Hao Zhong is a passionate technology innovator and entrepreneur that has been contributing numerous cutting edge technology and product in data storage and computing industry. Since Oct 2014, Hao, as the CEO, co-founded ScaleFlux that is leading the computational storage subsystem development in the industry.

Prior to ScaleFlux, Hao was a Sr. Director at Fusion-io where he led the flash memory technology team and enabled LDPC technology in industry leading PCIe SSDs. Prior to Fusion-io, Hao was with SandForce as an engineering director working on SSD controller chips. Prior to SandForce, Hao was an architect at LSI working on hard disk drive read channel product and the key contributor to the industry first 40nm LDPC read channel chip in 2008. Hao received his Ph.D degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Hao Zhong 博士是一位充满激情的技术创新者和企业家,一直致力于数据存储和计算行业的技术与产品的开发工作。自2014年10月以来,Hao共同创立了 ScaleFlux 并担任首席执行官,领导着计算存储子系统领域的发展。

在 ScaleFlux 之前,Hao曾是Fusion-io的高级总监,他领导的闪存技术团队完成了领先于 PCLe SSDs 行业的 LDPC 技术。在Fusion-io之前,Hao 曾在 SandForce 担任 SSD 控制器芯片的工程总监。在 SandForce 之前,Hao 是 LSI 的硬盘驱动器读通道产品架构师,也是2008年行业首款40nm LDPC 读通道芯片的主要贡献者。Hao 在伦斯勒理工学院获得其博士学位。

Mr. Thad Omura is an accomplished technology business executive that has been instrumental in driving startups to IPO and high-value acquisitions, while also having public company experience as a corporate executive. Since April 2015, Thad has served as EVP of Marketing for ScaleFlux responsible for all business, marketing, and expanding the growth opportunities for Computational Storage.

Prior to ScaleFlux, Thad was VP of Product & Customer Management for Seagate Technology’s Flash and SSD business. He stepped into that role through Seagate’s acquisition of the LSI Flash products in 2014, including SandForce Flash Processors, and PCIe SSDs. Thad was an early executive at SandForce in 2008 as VP of Marketing, and remained with the organization through the LSI and Seagate acquisitions. Prior to SandForce, Thad was with Mellanox Technologies as VP of Product Marketing, and helped drive the company to an IPO in 2007 based on success of its industry-leading networking solutions. Prior to Mellanox, Thad served in various marketing and sales roles at Motorola SPS, Marvell, Galileo Technology, and Quality Semiconductor. Thad holds a BS degree in EECS from the UC Berkeley.

Thad Omura 先生是一位非常又有成就的技术业务主管,一直致力于推动初创公司进入IPO 和高价值并购,同时也具有上市公司主管的经验。自2015年4月起,Thad 就担任 ScaleFlux 业务发展副总裁,负责所有业务,营销和扩展计算存储的增长机会。

在 ScaleFlux 之前,Thad 是 Seagate Technology 闪存和SSD业务的产品和客户管理副总裁。他通过希捷在2014年收购了 LSI Flash 产品,包括 SandForce Flash 处理器和 PCIe SSD,从而进入了这一领域。 Thad 是2008年 SandForce 的早期执行官,担任市场营销副总裁,并通过LSI和希捷公司的收购与该公司保持着联系。在 SandForce 之前,Thad 还在 Mellanox Technologies 担任产品营销副总裁,并于2007年借助行业领先的网络解决方案的成功,帮助该公司上市。在 Mellanox之前,Thad曾在多家公司如摩托罗拉 SPS,Marvell,Galileo Technology 以及 Quality Semiconductor 担任过各种营销和销售职务。 Thad拥有加州大学伯克利分校的EECS学士学位。

Mr. Iqbal Bhalwani joined the ScaleFlux team in January 2018 and serves as ScaleFlux's Vice President of Global Sales. Mr. Iqbal Bhalwani joined the ScaleFlux team in January 2018 and serves as ScaleFlux's Vice President of Global Sales.

Dr. Tong Zhang is a well-established researcher with significant contributions to the areas of data storage systems and VLSI signal processing. Dr. Zhang is a co-founder and Chief Scientist of ScaleFlux, responsible for developing key techniques and algorithms for Computational Storage products and exploring their optimal use in mainstream application domains such as database.

He is currently a Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). His current and past research span over a wide range of areas, including database, filesystem, solid-state and magnetic data storage devices and systems, digital signal processing and communication, error correction coding, VLSI architectures, and computer architecture. He has published over 150 technical papers at prestigious USENIX/IEEE/ACM conferences and journals with the citation h-index of 36, and has served as general and technical program chairs for several premier conferences. Among his many research accomplishments, he made pioneering contributions to establishing the research area of flash memory signal processing and enabling practical implementation of low-density parity-check (LDPC) codecs in commercial data storage and communication systems. He received two best paper awards and has over 20 issued/pending US patent applications. He holds BS/MS degrees in EE from the Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, and PhD degree in ECE from the University of Minnesota.

美国伦斯勒理工学院正教授、博导,数据存储和信号处理硬件体系结构方面的国际顶尖学者。作为 ScaleFlux 的联合创始人与首席科学家,张教授主要负责产品关键技术与算法的研发、以及探索其产品在各个主要应用领域(如数据库)内的最优集成。张教授有超过15年的从业经验,其科研领域涉及数据库、文件系统、固态与磁盘数据存储设备及系统、数据信号处理与通信、纠错码、大规模集成电路架构、以及计算机体系结构。发表超过150篇高质量论文,其论文引用率的 H-Index 高达36,并作为主席主持过多场国际会议。张教授对闪存信号处理这一新兴的科研方向做出过开创性的工作,他的科研团队对低密度奇偶校验码(LDPC)在实际应用中的大规模普及做出过非常关键的贡献。张教授获过两次会议最佳论文奖、拥有二十多项美国专利。张教授本科及研究生毕业于西安交通大学电信工程系、博士毕业于美国明尼苏达大学电子与计算机工程系 。

Dr. Fei Sun is an accomplished technology pioneer in data storage industry. As Head of Engineering at ScaleFlux since 2014, he drives all aspects of ScaleFlux’s engineering strategies and execution.

Prior to ScaleFlux, he was a senior manager in storage division at Marvell Semiconductor, where he led a key team with 20+ engineers to develop high performance SSD controllers. His team developed flagship SSD controllers including industry's 1st PCIe SSD controller which was widely deployed in MacBooks, and NVMe based PCIe SSD controller which integrated Marvell's NANDEdge error-correcting technology. He also led the team to develop Marvell's 3rd generation SATA controller which is in mass production with top tier customers. Dr. Sun holds 10+ US patents, and has published over 20 referred papers in the area of VLSI signal processing in storage. He is the recipient of awards including the 2005 low power design contest award from the International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED2005), and the 2007 Allen B Dumont Prize from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). Dr. Sun holds Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from RPI, and M.S./B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong Univiersity.

孙飞博士是数据存储领域的技术开拓者和专家。从2014年 ScaleFlux 成立之初,作为工程部副总裁,孙博士负责管理所有工程部的研发工作,并监督推进项目的执行。

在加入 ScaleFlux 之前,他在美满电子科技存储部担任高级经理,带领一个20多人的技术团队负责开发高性能固态硬盘控制器。他的团队作为中坚力量,开发了业界领先的曾广泛应用在MacBooks产品中的PCIe固态控制器, 以及集成了美满科技先进纠错技术的NVMe固态硬盘控制器。他还带领团队开发了美满第三代SATA固态硬盘控制器,现在该款产品已经大规模量产并广泛被业界领先的固态硬盘生产商采用。孙博士拥有十多项美国专利,并在存储信号处理领域发表了20多篇科技文章。他在2005年ISPED会议上获得设计竞赛优胜奖,2007年获得奖励在科研领域做出重要贡献的Allen B Dumont奖。孙博士2000年毕业于西安交通大学电子工程系,2003年获得西安交通大学工学硕士学位,2007年在RPI电子工程系获博士学位。

Mr. Yang Liu has been working on storage, networking and graphics industry for over 10 years, as architect and developer. Yang co-founded ScaleFlux in Oct. 2014. As chief architect, he is driving the architecture and engineering efforts to help company delivering the most cutting-edge storage computing products.

Prior to ScaleFlux, Yang held various engineer positions and made significant contributions in LSI, Sandforce, Juniper Networks and S3 Graphics. He has successfully designed and brought up more than 10 PCIe networking and storage systems with high performance and aggressive power management schemes. Dr. Liu holds Ph. D. degree in EECS from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), where his research interests include low-power VLSI architectures on variation-tolerant DSPs, 3D integrated digital systems, high-performance communication and signal processing circuits. Dr. Liu has published 13 academic technical papers and filed many patents.

刘洋,博士,ScaleFlux 公司首席技术架构师和联合创始人。作为集成电路设计及系统架构师在计算机计算、通信网络及数据存储相关领域工作十余年。

在ScaleFlux负责产品架构及设计并成功开发出第一代产品。曾就职于LSI, Sandforce, Juniper Networks 和S3 Graphics等公司。先后成功设计并实现了十几个高性能低功耗PCIe网络和存储系统。1996~2003年就读于上海交通大学,获电子工程学士、微电子与固体物理学硕士学位。2005~2008年就读于美国伦斯勒理工大学(RPI) ,获电子工程博士学位。研究方向为低功耗大规模集成电路,3D集成电路及高性能通信和数字信号处理系统。发表了13篇学术论文及拥有多项技术专利。

Yong is a software professional with over 15 years of experience developing and leading complex software development projects. Since January 2015, Yong has served as VP of Software Development for ScaleFlux responsible for all layers of software design and development.

Prior to ScaleFlux, he was Sr. Software manager at SanDisk Cooperation Engineering where he lead software team on system and application development of MLC/TLC NAND for company’s most profitable flash products. Previous to SanDisk, Yong was a key software contributor at SandForce Inc., where he focused on the FTL design, performance tuning, as well as different flash media boot up on company’s flagship SSD products. SandForce delivers industry first 100K IOPS SATA SSD. Yong was also Sr. Software manager at Marvel Cooperation where he performed software system development on SCSI, SATA interface for storage devices. He is an expert on algorithm acceleration, implementation of algorithms on multi-core processors and other programmable platforms. Yong holds MS and BS degree in EE from Tsinghua University of China.

Yong 是一位软件专业人士,拥有超过15年的开发和领导复杂软件开发项目的经验。Yong先生自2015年1月起担任 ScaleFlux 软件开发副总裁,负责软件设计和开发的各个层面。

在 ScaleFlux 之前,他是 SanDisk 公司的高级软件经理,他领导的团队成功开发了闪存产品 MLC / TLC NAND 的系统和应用开发软件,为公司带来了巨大的利润。在 SanDisk 之前,Yong 是 SandForce Inc. 的主要软件提供者,专注于FTL设计,性能调整以及不同的Flash媒体引导公司的旗舰 SSD 产品。 SandForce 提供业界首款 100K IOPS SATA SSD。 Yong 也是 Marvel 公司的高级软件经理,在那里他负责了用于存储设备的 SCSI,SATA 接口软件系统开发,他还是算法加速和用于多核处理器及其他可编程平台上的算法实现方面的专家。 Yong 拥有中国清华大学电气学院硕士和学士学位。

TONG ZHANG 张彤
CHIEF SCIENTIST
CO-FOUNDER
首席科学家
创始人
FEI SUN 孙飞
VP ENGINEERING
CO-FOUNDER
工程副总裁
创始人
YANG LIU 刘洋
CHIEF ARCHITECT
CO-FOUNDER
首席架构师
创始人
YONG PENG 彭勇
VP SOFTWARE
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软件副总裁
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We seek talent that thrives in a fast-paced tech startup environment. We value innovation, energy, and passion and we love collaborating on common goals where everyone’s voice matters. If you’re looking to make an immediate impact and work on cutting-edge solutions that have a profound effect on data center infrastructure deployment, you’ve found your home.

We offer a competitive employment package including equity, lunches and dinners, frequent all-hands employee updates, and a fun-filled, open office environment.

We seek talent that thrives in a fast-paced tech startup environment. We value innovation, energy, and passion and we love collaborating on common goals where everyone’s voice matters. If you’re looking to make an immediate impact and work on cutting-edge solutions that have a profound effect on data center infrastructure deployment, you’ve found your home.

We offer a competitive employment package including equity, lunches and dinners, frequent all-hands employee updates, and a fun-filled, open office environment.