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Paul Tatarsky : Curriculum Vitae ::.
Twenty Six Years of System, Network and Security Administration

Independent Security and Systems Consultant 2001-Present
Security Projects for Companies, Universities, and Government
Systems Administration Projects for Companies, Universities, and Government
Built 40 node cluster for private biomedical firm. Aided in integration into larger I/O environment after firm was acquired.
Repaired thermal and power problems in small cluster for biomedical firm. Tuned network and storage I/O performance.
Built 80 node cluster for government agency and tuned existing processes to migrate to new cluster. Deployed central NFS servers with tuning for cluster processing.
Manage two mirrors the UCSC CBSE Genome Browser
Assisted with the rollout of a turnkey cluster for the UCSC AstroPhysics department. IBRIX and Infiniband technology deployed.
Consultant UCSC Center for Biomolecular Science & Engineering 2000-2009
Co-managed the original 100 node cluster
Developed the system and server layout to support the UCSC Genome Browser
Design assistance and deployment efforts for the second cluster (KiloKluster) and co-managed with onsite staff
Design assistance with third and fourth UCSC clusters (Pita and Swarm)
Research efforts into filesystem performance tuning for NFS, Lustre, GPFS, ZFS
Research efforts into MySQL performance tuning to support the UCSC Genome Browser
Research efforts into WAN high speed transfer methods to support UCSC Mirror servers
Berbee Information Networks 2000-2001
Security assessment engineer
Numerous incident responses for both small and large companies, government and educational institutions
CounterSign Software 2000-2001
Performed a set of Intrusion Detection courses for the DOE and DOD
University of California, Santa Cruz 1997-2000
Security Administrator for campus
School of Engineering Systems and Network Administrator
Marquette Medical Systems 1994-1997
System and Network administrator for Cardiology Division
University of California, Santa Cruz 1990-1994
Systems administrator for Computer Science Department
Digital Sound Corporation 1989-1990
Systems administrator for MIS department