Author: chrisdag

{also blogged this on gridengine.info} Amazon just announced a new storage feature that I've been anxiously awaiting for some time now. Simply put, Amazon is now willing to accept delivery of eSATA and USB disks for large-scale data ingestion into the S3 storage cloud service....

As promised, below is a link to the PDF version of the "Trends from the Trenches" talk that I rushed through at the 2008 Harvard Biomedical HPC Leadership summit: 2008-Trends-from-the-trenches.pdf...

82 terabyte desktop folder, originally uploaded by ChrisDag. This screencap is from my Apple laptop; it's a NFS mount to a *really big* folder hosted on the network. ~90 terabytes of storage in a single namespace/folder costs a million dollars or more if you go with the...

nerds under glass, originally uploaded by ChrisDag. Chris Dwan & I doing some onsite work for a client. Reflection via Qualstar tape library robot. ...

Isilon Systems is doing a series of roadshows and talks beginning in early October with locations all over the east and west coasts of the USA. BioTeam is participating in the event series by giving a talk on "Storage for Life Sciences" - our part of...

I did a project for Univa UD where I documented the steps required to get their product integrated into the Amazon EC2 elastic compute cloud. That is the whitepaper referred to in the marketing materials below. I've agreed to participate in a webinar and answer questions about the project, click on through for the full event details.