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Individual Speaker Profile

Blake Caldwell Back to Speakers Bureau


Date Joined: February 01, 2016
Country: United States
Home Town: Boulder
Zip Code: 80303
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
Affiliations
  • University of Colorado Boulder - From 2014-09-01 (Current)
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory - From 2011-07-11 (Current)
Statement of Interest

HPC and OpenStack

Areas Of Expertise
  • HPC
  • Ironic provisioning
  • Linux kernel programming
  • Infiniband

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Bio

Blake has been at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the High Performance Computing Operations group since 2011 as a storage systems administrator. He is part of the storage team known for running some of the fastest filesystems in the world, including the 32 PB Spider-2 Lustre filesystem.

Currently Blake is based in Boulder, CO while he devotes time to his PhD research in computer science at the University of Colorado. His dissertation area is creating a Linux operating system with native elastic memory capabilities.

Outside of computing-related activities, Blake enjoys the outdoors and competing in cycling, running, and triathlon. From 2003-2009 he competed as a professional cyclist throughout the world and placed 2nd in the US Professional Road Race Championships in 2008.


Presentations from previous OpenStack Summits:
Additional presentations:

Willing to present via video conference: Yes
Willing to travel to any country: Yes
Fluent in
  • English

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