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we brake mostly for unix based, open source solutions
Erich Weiler : Curriculum Vitae ::.
Center for Biomolecular Science and Engineering, University of California Santa Cruz 2006-Present
Position : Full Time Systems Architect
Maintained the KiloKluster, a 500 node CentOS cluster with 2 procesors per node.
Built and Maintained the Swarm Cluster, a 256 node CentOS cluster with 4 cores per node.
Built and Maintained the PITA Cluster, a 200 node CentOS cluster with 2 cores per node.
Maintained the MEMK Cluster, an 8 node CentOS cluster (32GB per node) with 4 cores per node.
Maintain the PODK Cluster, an 75 node high memory CentOS cluster (256GB per node) with 32 cores per node.
Maintained networking (Layer 2 and 3) via a multi-layer switching environment with Cisco gear
Built and Maintained the group's GPFS Filesystem, 1PB and shared between 500 cluster nodes.
Built and Maintained the group's OpenStack Cloud Platform.

The clusters were designed to run genomic comparisons and alignments between decoded genomes of over 50 species.
Cancer Genomics Hub (CGHub), University of California Santa Cruz 2011-Present
Position: Lead Systems Architect
Designed and built the complete systems infrastructure for the UCSC Cancer Genomics Hub.
Designed and deployed all firewall (pfSense) and Networking mesh (Cisco) for CGHub, all at 10Gb/s.
Designed and built CGHub's Underlying Filesystem Infrastructure (IBM's GPFS) for 5PB of raw data.
Built and deployed full monitoring suite for fault detection and pre-emptive problem alerts.
Configured and deployed all remote systems access to service ports and VPN service.
Deployed all redundancy and load balancing of all CGHub Systems.
Personally deployed all physical systems and wiring onsite at the San Diego Supercomputer Center.
Weidlinger Associates 2006-2009
Position : Systems Consultant
Built and Maintained the Mountain View office's 50 node Fedora Cluster.
Global Solutions for Infectous Diseases 2005-2011
Position : Systems Consultant
Built and maintained several web servers and MySQL databases to conduct research on the HIV genome.
Clarus Systems 2006-2009
Position : Systems Consultant
Built and maintained the development pipeline through several web servers to develop, test and release new content. Primarly perl and php were leveraged to organize the pipeline.
Techstaff, Jack Baskin School of Engineering Division, University of California Santa Cruz 2005-2006
Position : Full Time Systems Engineer
Maintained the Division's Solaris Servers and associtaed services to the Division
Maintained the Division's LDAP and Kerberos Servers
Performed Research and Development on emerging UNIX monitoring technologies
Academic Computing Group, University of California Santa Cruz 1999-2005
Position : Full Time Systems Engineer
Built and Maintained a 10 node MacOS Cluster for a Gene Splicing group.
Built and Maintained several automated Network Security Measures for the Division.
General UNIX systems support for Geology, Planetary Physics and Ocean Sciences Departments