March 13, 2012 · 7:00 PM
Our March meeting will feature Charles Kaminski from LexisNexis, presenting:
Using the cloud to lower barriers to adoption
7:00-7:15pm: Welcome Reception / Meet & Greet
7:15-8:15pm: HPCC Systems Overview & One-Click Thor™ Demo
8:15-8:30pm: Q&A/ Open discussion & Kindle give-away
HPCC Systems from LexisNexis Risk Solutions is an open source, data intensive high performance computing cluster. HPCC Systems recently released a One-Click solution that provisions and configures a Thor cluster on the user’s Amazon account. Charles Kaminski, Sr. Architect, will discuss the challenges and solutions building the “One-Click” product.
Charles Kaminski is a Senior Architect for the technology department at LexisNexis Risk Solutions, a 1.5 billion division of LexisNexis. In this role, Charles consults on various lines of business and customers regarding open source HPC solutions and data analytics to manage Big Data challenges. Prior to LexisNexis, Charles was the CEO of DataScout, Inc., a company focused on analyzing internet data to manage web reputation and security, and he also worked for Accenture in financial services, and for NASA in the SolarSystem Exploration Division.