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Wellcome Sanger Institute
Principal System Administrator
Matthew Vernon is a Principal System Administrator at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, and a member of the HPC team. As well as traditional HPC farms, the team supports an OpenStack platform, and 3 Ceph clusters, the largest of which has 18PB of raw capacity. Matthew's current work is largely around the management of the Ceph clusters. Matthew has been a Debian developer since 1999, and has a PhD in "spatial spread of farm animal diseases"; he has spoken at a number of scientific and technical conferences in Europe and the USA.