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Save the Date! SSUG USA 2017

Please save the date for a two-day user group meeting at NERSC in Berkeley, California. Date: April 4-5, 2017 Venue: National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (nersc.gov) Berkeley, California, USA Details of the agenda and for registration will follow shortly here and via the Spectrum Scale user group mailing list.…

Spectrum Storage Sweden User Group Meeting #6

The Spectrum Storage Sweden User Group Meeting #6 is an IBM hosted event which includes a track on IBM Spectrum Scale. Here is the report which was sent by Mathias Persson Ölander. For the 6th time we had the opportunity to host a Spectrum Storage User Group meeting in Sweden. It’s the evolution of the classic Tivoli User Group (Spectrum Protect), now including the full Spectrum Storage portfolio (with a focus on Spectrum Virtualize, Spectrum…

Spectrum Scale Users Group at Supercomputing - November 2016

First off, your feedback, please! If you were at the event, please give us feedback here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SSUGSC16 We’ve only heard from 9 attendees so far, and there were a lot more of you there :-). The slides should be available soon here: http://www.spectrumscale.org/presentations/ Kicking Things Off This was the second year for a Spectrum Scale Users Group meeting at SC. To start things off Doris Conti…

Spectrum Scale User Group (Australia) Meeting - Sydney April 2017

Location: Sydney, NSW | Level 13, IBM Centre Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (AEST) Registrations for this event will be opened when details are firmed up in January (we hope to include free tickets for a sponsored drinks or dinner for networking). http://tinyurl.com/zm2wpk4 Please mark it in your calendar! Many thanks to IBM and Mellanox for supporting this event in Sydney. IBM representatives will be at the…

Wrap-up of the first Spectrum Scale User Group in Australia - October 2016

Ah wonderful Melbourne, I haven’t been in Melbourne for a few years but it doesn’t seem to change that much, still a nice place to enjoy. It was quite a long flight from Perth but all went smoothly with the event thanks to efforts by Justin Glen from DDN (sponsoring organisation) and Scott Fadden - IBM (sponsoring organisation). So after a great catch-up dinner and chat with Scott Fadden and other attendees such as…

SSUG at SC'16

Join the Spectrum Scale user group for a meeting at this year's Supercomputing conference. Date: Sunday, November 13th 2016 Location: Grand Ballroom Salon F, Salt Lake City Downtown Marriott, 75 SW Temple Street, Salt Lake City UT 84101 (Reception Following: Salon E) Agenda: 12:30-12:40 Welcome 12:40-12:50 Overview 12:50-13:35 The latest in IBM Spectrum Scale and ESS 13:55-14:20 NASA Goddard: Big Data in HPC 14:20-14:45 Nuance: Tiering…

Meet the Devs Cloud Workshop @Birmingham, UK

Meet the Devs returned this October with a trip to University of Birmingham (OK, so I didn't have to travel very far...). This time, we focussed the day as a workshop on cloud and Spectrum Scale, Dean Hildebrand (IBM Research, Master Inventor, Senior Research Scientist) was in the UK speaking at another event and we were lucky enough to catch him for a meet the devs. We were also joined by John Lewars (IBM, STSM) who…