See here, which was largely about how to architect high performance analytics platforms, and a specific shout out to our Forte NVMe flash unit, which is currently available in volume starting at $1 USD/GB. Some of the more interesting results from our testing: 24GB/s bandwidth largely insensitive to block size. 5+ Million IOPs random IO … Read moreTalk from #Kxcon2016 on #HPC #Storage for #BigData analytics is up
This should be fun! This is being organized and run by my friend Lara of Xand Marketing. Excellent talks scheduled, fun bits (raspberry pi based kdb+!!!). Some similarities with the talk I gave this morning, but more of a focus on specific analytics issues relevant for people with massive time series data sets and a … Read moreGoing to #KXcon2016 this weekend to talk #NVMe #HPC #Storage for #kdb #iot and #BigData
… through the magic of Google Hangouts. I think they will be posting the talk soon, but you are welcome to view the PDF here.
[root@usn-ramboot ~]# uname -r 3.10.0-327.13.1.el7_lustre.x86_64 [root@usn-ramboot ~]# df -h / Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on tmpfs 8.0G 4.3G 3.8G 53% / [root@usn-ramboot ~]# [root@usn-ramboot ~]# rpm -qa | grep lustre kernel-3.10.0-327.13.1.el7_lustre.x86_64 kernel-tools-3.10.0-327.13.1.el7_lustre.x86_64 kernel-devel-3.10.0-327.13.1.el7_lustre.x86_64 lustre-2.8.53_1_g34dada1-3.10.0_327.13.1.el7_lustre.x86_64.x86_64 kernel-tools-libs-devel-3.10.0-327.13.1.el7_lustre.x86_64 lustre-osd-ldiskfs-mount-2.8.53_1_g34dada1-3.10.0_327.13.1.el7_lustre.x86_64.x86_64 kernel-headers-3.10.0-327.13.1.el7_lustre.x86_64 lustre-osd-ldiskfs-2.8.53_1_g34dada1-3.10.0_327.13.1.el7_lustre.x86_64.x86_64 kernel-tools-libs-3.10.0-327.13.1.el7_lustre.x86_64 lustre-modules-2.8.53_1_g34dada1-3.10.0_327.13.1.el7_lustre.x86_64.x86_64 This means that we can run Lustre 2.8.x atop Unison. Still pre-alpha, as … Read moreSuccess with rambooted Lustre v2.8.53 for #HPC #storage
Lustre is infamous for its kernel specificity, and it is, sadly, quite problematic to get running on a modern kernel (3.18+). This has implications for quite a large number of things, including whole subsystems with a partial back-porting to earlier kernels … which quite often misses very critical bits for stability/performance. I am not a … Read moreIts not perfect, but we have CentOS/RHEL 7.2 and Lustre integrated into SIOS now
As seen on hacker news linking to an Arstechnica article, this little tidbit. This is the money quote: In a sense, then, the damage is already done. But the upcoming trial is still relevant. If Google can’t win on fair use, it would be a second blow to the old notion that code should be … Read morereason #31659275 not to use java
From this article at the WSJ detailing the deflation of the tech bubble in progress now. Venture capitalist Bill Gurley of Benchmark described this phenomenon at length in a recent blog post, in which he alleged that dirty term sheets allow some companies to continue raising money at higher valuations by promising bigger payoffs to … Read moreisn't this the definition of a Ponzi scheme?