Sine Nomine Associates' staff members are active participants in the technical community. We are pleased to provide these publications for the benefit of our customers.
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Conference PresentationsConference Presentations
Sine Nomine Associates has offered presentations given at a number of conferences in the United States, and occasionally, internationally. Slides and outlines from some of these presentations are available here, in PDF format, for the use of our customers. All presentations are Copyright © Sine Nominee Associates.
NJE and SSH Client Suite - Neale Ferguson (VM Workshop 2019)
Container Orchestration - Neale Ferguson (VM Workshop 2019)
Introduction to Docker - Neale Ferguson (Hillgang Group - 09 March, 2017)
Introduction to Docker and Open Shift - Neale Ferguson (VM Workshop 2017)
The IBM Mainframe - A Personal History - Neale Ferguson (Hillgang Group - 15 April, 2015)
VM Manager Mobile - Neale Ferguson (Hillgang Group - 11 December, 2013)
OpenAFS Out-of-Band TCP - Andrew Deason (2012 European AFS and Kerberos Conference)
OpenAFS Directory Objects - Mike Meffie (2012 European AFS and Kerberos Conference)
AFS3 Standards Update - Mike Meffie (2012 European AFS and Kerberos Conference)
IT White PapersIT White Papers
Avoiding the $25 Million ServerAvoiding the $25 Million Server
This paper presents the results of deploying each of these designs in a hypothetical urban-area data center, owned by a single large enterprise or shared by multiple medium-sized enterprises (as would be the case in a hosting provider). This scenario was selected to illuminate an emerging constraint on Fortune 500 IT: the fundamental operational limits of existing high-value data center space.
HP BladeSystem Cooling White PaperHP BladeSystem Cooling White Paper
This paper presents a laboratory study comparing “HP Thermal Logic” blade server power and cooling design versus a competitive blade platform as well as two traditional 1U rack servers, and evaluates the power consumption and cooling performance of each system under a workload that simulates a light and heavily-utilized data center.
Published Articles by SNA StaffPublished Articles by SNA Staff
This section provides links to articles written by employees of Sine Nomine Associates, but published by other organizations (e.g., technical journals).
Mainframe Memories - Neale Ferguson (But Mostly About Cats blog entry 01 March, 2014)