The Future Federated Cloud - How OpenStack is enabling next-gen scientific and humanitarian computing (Seacliff CD)
In recent years, scores of international development projects have emerged that rely heavily on data analytics to support scientific, economic, and humanitarian efforts. Whether developed privately or in public-private partnership with aid organizations and governments, they often start from a common idea and scope. Yet despite tackling similar problems and possessing similar values, ideas and information, these projects do not typically share code, data, infrastructure, or architecture. As OpenStack develops and matures, it is driving increased interest into federated computation pools to support on-going research.
Prior to co-founding Piston Cloud Computing, Christopher was an early employee of Slicehost before its acquisition by Rackspace in 2008. From there he became a team lead in the development of Cloud Servers Windows. Christopher is an originating member of OpenStack's Nova-core development team. Recent projects include serving as senior engineer on the Global Earthquake Model project, driving the development of a highly scalable earthquake modeling... Read More →
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