Salvatore (Sam) Guercio

Senior Systems Administrator, Lead

Sam has been with CCR since 2002 and is currently serving as the Lead Systems Administrator. His primary responsibility is CCR’s U2 cluster as well as machine room operations. Prior to joining CCR, Sam worked as a UNIX Systems administrator for Northrup Grumman.

Areas of Support:

  • Lead Administrator of the “U2” Linux Cluster
  • Lead Administrator IBM Netezza and XtremeData Systems
  • CCR Infrastructure Monitoring
  • Machine Room Environmental Monitoring

Areas of Interest:

  • Linux Beowulf Clustering
  • Clustered Filesystems
  • High Performance Networking (1G,10G,Infiniband)
  • GPU Computing
  • Data Center Efficiency
  • Green Computing Technologies

Publications:

John Paul Walters, Vipin Chaudhary, Minsuk Cha, Salvatore Guercio Jr., Steve Gallo, "Comparison of Virtualization Technologies for HPC", Proceeds of Advanced Information Networking and Applications, 2008

Education:

B.A. Computer Science - University at Buffalo

A.A.S Mechanical Engineering – Niagara County Community College