[FoRK] Big Data

Joseph S. Barrera III j3 at barrera.org
Fri Feb 3 23:14:58 PST 2012

I am at SLAC. Why did your friends quit? Any still here? Were the ones 
who quit in PPA? Where are they now? (Are any at Google?)

My mom worked at SLAC for many years, mostly in the BaBar era. She has a 
lot of friends, some still there, some who are not happy with the 
changes there... some quoted in this article: 

- Joe

On 2/3/2012 8:55 PM, Stephen Williams wrote:
> You're at SLAC?  I have other friends there.  And who've quit from there.
> sdw
> On 2/3/12 9:37 AM, Joseph S. Barrera III wrote:
>> At SLAC/LCLS we do Big Data but not "Cloud".
>> (psexport01.~/release)$ df -h | grep "/data\|Used"
>> Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
>>                       860T  758T   59T  93% /reg/data/ana11
>>                       860T  572T  245T  71% /reg/data/ana01
>>                       430T  238T  171T  59% /reg/data/ana02
>>                       899T  145T  755T  17% /reg/data/ana12
>> http://today.slac.stanford.edu/feature/2010/lcls-pcds.asp
>> Not much compared to CERN, of course...
>> http://press.web.cern.ch/public/en/LHC/Computing-en.html
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