Running with the Unicorns: Automating Environment Build and Deployment Processes by TurlachMacDonagh
HBS Online, the digital education initiative of HBS, has developed a custom learning environment which is run entirely in AWS. Building environments and provisioning systems required many manual steps. Deployments were checklists and manually performed. The stacks felt monolithic. In this session...
Our next talk will be on Thursday November 19st 2015 when representatives of Harvard’s Web Publishing group will talk about Harvard’s OpenScholar Web Publishing Platform including its architecture and benefits.
More information about OpenScholar is available at:
Amir Karger, Associate Director of Research Computing at HMS, will answer this and other questions on August 16. (Hint: HMS has far more post-docs and grad students than med students.) Amir will talk about HMS Research Computing, the research it supports, and the infrastructure that supports it. In particular, he will describe how migrating 1000 users to the new O2 compute cluster wasn't entirely like herding cats.
Amir started programming in Applesoft BASIC circa 1982, and still thinks Perl isn't dead. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry from "a college in the Boston area...
In this talk, presented in partnership with the ABCD subgroup Women In Tech, Deborah Scott shares her experiences as a CIO: building and leading diverse groups of technology professionals, and her experiences and strategies for work/life balance through different stages of her career.
Before coming to HMS in September of 2017, Deborah was CIO of Worcester Polytechnic Institute for seven years and Executive Director and CTO of UC Santa Barbara for over 11...
The Moose File System (MooseFS) is an Open-source, POSIX-compliant distributed file system developed by Core Technology. MooseFS aims to be fault-tolerant, highly available, highly performing, scalable general-purpose network distributed file system for data centers. Initially proprietary software, it was released to the public as open source on May 5, 2008.
Fevzi Ozbek will cover the new features introduced in MooseFS v4 and will also provide brief practical comparisons of MooseFS vs other Software Defined Storage Systems available.