[plug] SKA talk (was Re: Boston OpenStack Summit)

Margaret Wood msrwood at gmail.com
Tue Jun 20 08:47:12 AWST 2017

Hi Gregory

The SKA talk was recorded, You should be able to see it at


On 17/06/2017, Gregory Orange <home at oranges.id.au> wrote:
> On 17 June 2017 at 01:49, Alastair Irvine <alastair at plug.org.au> wrote:
>> On Tue, 09 May, 2017 at 07:16:48AM -0400, Gregory Orange wrote:
>>> I don't suppose any other PLUGgers are here? It's a fascinatingly
>> Did you visit MIT whilst you were there?  I imagine their CS department
>> is really cool.
> We wandered around MIT a bit and the buildings are pretty cool, and of
> course the MIT Museum had nifty displays. I was quite enthralled by
> some elements of the Gestural Engineering exhibition:
> https://mitmuseum.mit.edu/exhibition/gestural-engineering-sculpture-arthur-ganson
> The MIT Museum shop is really just a glorified Australian Geographic
> shop but I did buy a few things and spent too many US dollars on my
> kids.
> Meanwhile back at the ranch, Nimbus is announced and early-adopter
> launched (I get nearly zero credit but I did find and install a LDAP
> bug fix) https://duckduckgo.com/?q=pawsey+nimbus and now I'm tinkering
> with Puppet, Nagios, Docker and of course many pieces of OpenStack. So
> much to learn, such fun.
> Did anyone mention data volumes and other gobsmacking numbers
> regarding the SKA on Tuesday night? Apparently noone yet knows how to
> handle the volumes they're expecting it to produce. I was a bit sorry
> not to be there, but evenings just don't work for me.
> --
> Gregory Orange
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