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By: jkirkpatrick

June 24, 2019 3:54 pm

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Harnessing hybrid cloud for HPC

Harnessing Hybrid Cloud for High Performance Compute From Boffins to Big Business As a grizzled veteran of the IT industry, I have been involved in many high performance computing (HPC) projects over the years, both from a hardware and software perspective. I have always found them to be intensely interesting mainly because the projects were […]

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jkirkpatrick
By: jkirkpatrick

September 14, 2018 8:34 am

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Mode 1 vs Mode 2 – the Infrastructure Wars

“It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.” – Mark Twain   Do phrases such as CI/CD, GitHub, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry, etc leave you baffled? If someone mentions an agile scrum, do you think of […]

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jkirkpatrick
By: jkirkpatrick

March 23, 2018 12:02 pm

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SDI – The implications for the Channel

“Change is inevitable. Change is constant.” Benjamin Disraeli “Change is inevitable. Except from a vending machine.” Anon   Change is unavoidable and yet, despite our best efforts, predicting the future seems impossible. If we could, then, as Del Boy puts it, “this time next year, Rodders, we’ll be […]

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jkirkpatrick
By: jkirkpatrick

November 26, 2017 2:52 pm

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Catch the Open Source wave

“Software Defined” is a current industry hot topic or annoying buzz phrase, depending on your point of view. If it means anything (and often these buzz words mean absolutely nothing at all), then it articulates the trend to de-couple hardware and software and invest the latter with all the Intellectual Property. At this point, […]

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jkirkpatrick
By: jkirkpatrick

November 13, 2017 10:25 am

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The Chameleon's African adventure

In October this year, myself and David Winter from SUSE UK went to Tanzania to climb the world’s highest free standing mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro. We were raising money for two charities, 1) The British Red Cross London Fire Appeal and 2) Alzheimer’s Society. In order to give ourselves the best possible chance of […]

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