On hackerrank and Julia

My new day job has me developing considerably less code than my previous endeavor, so I like to work on problems to keep these particular muscles in steady use. Happily, I get to do more analytics than ever before, so this at least is some compensation for the lower amount of coding. When I work […]

Now for your bidding pleasure, the contents of one company

This is an on-going process I won’t comment on, other than to provide a link to the bidding site. There are numerous cool items in there. Lot 2-57207: a 64 bay siFlash/Cadence machine with 64x 400GB SAS SSDs. Fully operational, SSDs very lightly used, extraordinarily fast unit. Lot 2-57215: 2 mac minis (one was my […]

One door has closed, another has opened

As I had written previously, my old company, Scalable Informatics, has closed. Read that posting to see why and how, but as with all things … we must move forward. It is cliche’ to use the title phrase. But it is also true. We know the door that closed. It’s the door that has opened […]

Hard disk shipments dropped 10% QoQ, 2% YoY

This jives very well with what I’ve observed. Decreasing demand for enterprise storage hard disks, or as I call them “Spinning Rust Drives” (or SRD) as compared with SSD (Solid State Drives). The summary is here with a key quote being 3.5″/2.5″ Enterprise HDDs: For a second consecutive quarter, total enterprise HDD sales declined. Both […]

Selling #HPC things on ebay

Given that the (now former) day job has ended, I am selling some of the old day job’s assets on ebay. We’ve sold some siFlash, Unison, and have current listings for Arista and Mellanox switches. More stuff will be listed in short order, check it out here. Feel free to reach out to me at […]

Requiem

This is the post an entrepreneur hopes to never write. They pour their energy, their time, their resources, their love into their baby. Trying to make her live, trying to make her grow. And for a while, she seems to. Everything is hitting the right way, 12+ years of uninterrupted growth and profitable operation as […]

Some updates coming soon

I should have something interesting to talk about over the next two weeks, though a summary of this is Scalable Informatics is undergoing a transformation. The exact form of this transformation is still being determined. In any case, I am no longer at Scalable. Some items of note in recent weeks. 1) M&A: Nimble was […]