When you see someone deploying a business model very similar to one you had developed on your own …

I learned today, of the HPE Greenlake flex system. It has a nice infographic which describes it. What struck me, was that this was a model very similar to something I had worked on in 2014-2015, that I had been trying to raise capital to execute against, at Scalable Informatics (RIP). The question the VCs … Read moreWhen you see someone deploying a business model very similar to one you had developed on your own …

Length and complexity of supply chain as a risk factor for HPC and storage

We’ve seen issues in the past, with massive flooding in Thailand, wreaking havoc on critical components in supply chains. The subsequent demonstration of the basic economics laws of supply and demand did not make users or vendors very happy. This arose due to a significant over-allocation of one small geographical region to a critical component … Read moreLength and complexity of supply chain as a risk factor for HPC and storage

Nyble FTW! Installing my rambooted environment on linux laptop for rescue with grub

Ok, this came about from many hours … HOURS … of not being able to get rescue CD images to boot correctly on my laptop, or in VMs. Things were broken on them, that I could not fix. That’s when the thought occurred to me … hey … I’d developed this great project nyble (pronounced … Read moreNyble FTW! Installing my rambooted environment on linux laptop for rescue with grub

Onward and upward in #HPC

A short note – today was my last day with Joyent. They are a wonderful company, building great things. Excellent technology, and technologists. I wish them nothing but success. For the immediate future, I’ll be working on consulting projects, as well as looking for the next great opportunity within high performance computing, storage, cloud. I’m … Read moreOnward and upward in #HPC