RAS in Data Centers 2024

1st IEEE RAS in Data Centers Summit

Santa Clara Marriott, Santa Clara, California USA | June 11-12, 2024

RAS in Data Centers

A new international industry-focused summit that brings together academic researchers and industry technology leaders to share their vision and thought-leadership on the toughest Reliability, Availability and Serviceability (RAS) challenges facing the data center market now and in the future. Emphasizing end-use and market ready solutions, RAS in Data Centers is sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society in coordination with the Test Technology Technical Community (TTTC).

For this first inaugural edition of the summit, in addition to Keynotes, Panels and Invited Tutorials, the event will also feature demos from the industry, as well as presentations in the area of server RAS.

As space is limited, registration will be made available on a rolling basis by invitation only. If you’re interested in attending, please join the waitlist. If you will need a Visa letter to attend, contact Carmen Saliba ([email protected]) with your request. 

The areas of interest include the following topics:

  • T1 – Reliability Challenges and Mitigations to meet in-field requirements
  • T2 – Availability Considerations to meet MTBF requirements
  • T3 – Serviceability requirements for Mean Time To Repair and Preventative Maintenance Compliance
  • T4 – Silent Data Corruption – mitigating effects at scale
  • T5 – Emerging RAS Trends and Architectures
  • T6 – Measuring resilience in AI Systems

We are accepting initial contributions in the form of a 1-page abstract. Submitted abstracts will be reviewed by a committee of renowned experts in the field and will be shortlisted. Authors of each shortlisted abstract are required to attend the workshop in-person for an oral presentation. Outstanding contributions will be highlighted on

Key Dates:

  • Abstract Submission: March 7, 2024
  • Author Notification: April 8, 2024 Extended to April 18, 2024
  • Final Submission: May 10, 2024
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Corporate Vice President, General Manager, Data Center and AI Product Management, Intel Corporation

Dr. Zane A. Ball is a Corporate Vice President and General Manager of the Data Center and AI (DCAI) Product Management Group. DCAI Product Management is responsible for end-to-end stewardship of DCAI’s systems, SW, CPU, GPU, and custom product line through the entirety of the product lifecycle.  Prior to his product management role, Ball was CVP and GM of platform engineering and architecture for Intel’s data center business.  Ball has also served as Co-GM of Intel’s foundry effort as a VP in the Technology and Manufacturing group and VP of the Client Computing Group including roles as GM of the desktop client business and as GM of global customer engineering.

Ball has a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, and Ph.D. in electrical engineering, all earned from Rice University.  He also holds six patents in high-speed electrical design.