Deploy Openstack and use it in genome cancer research
George is a Senior Cloud Architect in the Informatics and Bio-computing Program at the bio-informatics department of Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) where he designs, builds and supports a large Openstack/Ceph environment to enable cancer research used by cancer researchers.
Having started with Openstack during the Cactus release, he brings his expertise around cloud design, operations, infrastructure, security and performance tuning in the interest of science. Previously, he was at Q9 Networks, a major datacenter infrastructure provider in Toronto where he held various technical roles in the span of six years. In the last two years at OICR, his focus was around deploying and supporting a highly available peta-byte scale OpenStack private cloud.