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Pizza fuels hands on meet up

Earlier this week on a sunny Manchester morning I hosted our second 'meet the devs' GPFS user group session. In February we met in London and had a very open discussion with a short demo. This session had different attendees in a different city, with different food and a different focus. Our focus was hands on testing of the upcoming 4.1.1 release and specifically the protocol related work done in the UK. After some…

GPFS UG Agenda Available

GPFS UG 2015 Announced We are pleased to announce the 2015 GPFS User Group Meeting agenda for Wednesday 20th May. Agenda: 10:00 arrival for 10:30 start 10:30 Introductions & Committee Updates - Jez Tucker, Group Chair & Claire Robson, Group Secretary 10:35 Keynote - Doris Conti, Director, Spectrum Scale (GPFS) and HPC SW Product Development 10:50 4.1.1 Roadmap / High-level futures - Scott Fadden 11:40 Failure Events, Recovery &…

GPFS: Meet the Devs #2

The second Meet the GPFS Developers 'coffee shop' meet has been announced, ahead of the major GPFS UG meeting on 20th May. The day will give members the opportunity to meet the developers and get hands on beta exploration and test of unreleased GPFS functions. Date: 28th April 2015 Time: 10:30 - 15:30 Location: IBM, 3rd Floor, Maybrook House, 40 Blackfriars Street, Manchester M3 2EG Agenda: 10:30 Introduction discussion 11:30 Beta session…

GPFS UG 2015 Announced

Members, We are happy to announce the 2015 GPFS User Group Meeting will be on Wednesday 20th May. This year we are aligned with SPXXL to enable many of our common members to attend both events easily. Our thanks go to the SPXXL board and IBM GPFS Team who have helped make this happen. To attend please email Claire Robson, GPFS UG Secretary by 1st May. Please include your name, job title, organisation, telephone and any…

Meet the devs kicks off ... am I a GPFS imposter?

This morning I set off from Manchester to London to run my first 'Meet the Devs' GPFS User Group session concerned about two things: Firstly, my wife is due for our second child in 5 weeks - let's hope she doesn't go into labour whilst I'm a few hours away. Secondly, I felt the fear of being an imposter, accompanied by the adrenaline rush I get when I go on stage and perform. Am I really…