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Tuesday, May 13 • 12:05pm - 12:45pm
Case Study: Low Cost Private Cloud for HPC Cancer Research

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When implementing storage chargebacks, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center wanted to offer researchers an alternative storage solution that would not cost more than AWS Glacier. It had to be easy to manage, scale to many petabytes, survive the loss of an entire datacenter and, deliver predictable performance. As a bonus they wanted to integrate with cloud computing efforts and facilitate collaborations with other institutions. This use case focuses on avoiding pitfalls and building an OpenStack Swift cluster that makes sense for in HPC research environments.

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Robert Minnear

Director, Engineering, SwiftStack
Robert Bobby" Minnear has worked in leadership roles for innovation companies for 20+ years. Technology companies including Cacheflow and Tall Maple Systems, Bobby was also an executive at Internet, working direclty on its OpenStack deployment. One of the ventures he founded was Maldivica, responsible for overall system architecture, implementation and security of the cloud storage connector and its Interface to object store via OpenStack... Read More →
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Dirk Petersen

Scientific Computing Manager, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Tuesday May 13, 2014 12:05pm - 12:45pm
Room B309

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