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Event Report: OpenStack Summit Day 3

Thursday was the final day of the main conference with the design conference continuing into Friday. I took the opportunity to browse the large marketplace where vendors make their various pitches. Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is one of the big buzzwords at this conference. Whilst it will have little impact in the HPC sphere, it […]

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Event Report: OpenStack Summit Day 2

Day two of the conference has seen developers getting down to business in the technical track. I attended some of the sessions and was able to make some contributions to working groups who are looking to improve monitoring and logging and contribute to sessions dedicated to OpenStack upgrades which are complex and frequently problematic. Having […]

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Event Report: OpenStack Summit Day 1

The OpenStack Summit occurs twice a year, a week or so after the latest release and it is usually held in a different city each time. The summit provides a chance to get a snapshot of where the technology is heading, the current challenges posed along with various success stories and lessons learned along the […]

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OpenStack Summit

Venue: Grand Prince International Convention Center & Hotels, 3-13-1 Takanawa Minato, Tokyo 108-8612, Japan For further information please visit:

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Building a career in HPC

I recently celebrated 28 years at Durham University and wanted to share with you some of my thoughts on building a career in HPC. Supercomputing is one of those industries that never stands still – driven by a race to the top; everyone wants the most powerful computer, the most energy efficient; with the smallest […]

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Not sure where to begin with analytics?

Deloitte recently compiled a survey of 500 mid-size companies in the USA to understand the top technology trends affecting their business. Almost half of the respondents (48%) said that technology was a critical differentiator and key to growth. As a proponent of big data and analytics I was very interested to see if either of […]

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