MSST 2013 Speaker
Brent Gorda, Intel
Brent Gorda has a long background working in the High Performance Computing Community in technical and management roles. While at LLNL, he held the US Gov¹t contract with IBM for the BlueGene P/Q series of systems resulting in the Sequoia computer at LLNL. In 2010, Brent started up a company called Whamcloud to focus on the Lustre file system. Lustre is the file system used on Sequoia at 55 PBytes formatted capacity running Lustre at over 700 GB/s throughput.
Whamcloud was acquired by Intel in July of 2012 and Brent currently runs the High Performance Data Division as a business unit involved in high performance I/O activities.