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Differentiating ourselves with people and plugging the skills gap

I read with interest an article in IT Pro Portal on the rise of tech apprenticeships. Apprenticeships have always played an integral role in growing our team and finding the best people for OCF. Our director of operations, Russell Slack, started his career as an apprentice.┬áPeople are an important part of OCF. We now have […]

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Storage wars: file systems vs object storage

For HPC temporary scratch storage there are a few prominent technologies (Spectrum Scale previously known as GPFS, Lustre and increasingly BeeGFS) and all offer very good performance in a scratch storage environment. However, for me, Spectrum Scale is still the hands down winner. Its data management features, which actually stretch to support more than just […]

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