RCE 50: Zenoss

Created on Wednesday, 09 March 2011 22:57
Written by Brock Palen


Brock Palen and Jeff Squyres speak with Randal Rheinheimer of LANL and Simon Jakesch of Zenoss about Zenoss Core a cloud management and monitoring tool.

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Simon Jakesch is an IT professional with years of experience in the service and datacenter management software space. As Principal Engineer he's been instrumental at making Zenoss one of the most widely used management products, and is directly responsible for its adoption in some of the largest datacenters and cloud providers in the world.

Randal Rheinheimer is Deputy Group Leader for the HPC Systems Support Group at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Randal's background is in physics, but he has been in the HPC field since 1996, starting with Thinking Machines Corporation. At LANL, Randal has worked on projects in distributed resource management, grid computing, HPC security, and new supercomputer deployments, including leading the deployment of Roadrunner, the first petaFlop system. Randal's current interests revolve around processes to keep computing clusters operating as desired at very large scale, particularly monitoring and system validation.