Small single board computers like the Raspberry Pi provide a great base for deploying projects. However, designing a system so it can be updated after deployment can be a challenge. When devices are hooked up to the Internet, this becomes even more critical due to the regular stream of security vulnerabilities that may impact the install.
The Pawsey Super computing Centre in Technology Park offers an OpenStack cloud service(think AWS) to Australian researchers for a wide array of projects (radio astronomy, genomics, bioinformatics. OpenStack’s control plane requires regular upgrades, which presents an ongoing operational challenge.
Feel free to come along and work on your own project or get help installing Linux.
- An introduction and demo of PLUG’s internal Audio/Video systems.
The quiz questions aren’t technical - general knowledge is the game. It’s a social event, there’s prizes to be won, bring a few friends who may enjoy this kind of thing. We’ll make up tables of players on the night, we’re expecting 4 or 5 people to a table.