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Microarchitecture Workshop on Wednesday, February 20, 2019

February 14th, 2019in Events, News

The Red Hat Collaboratory at Boston University will be holding a Microarchitecture Workshop (with a focus on security) on February 20, 2019 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM at the Hariri Institute for Computing, Boston University. The event will convene faculty, graduate students, and industry participants working in the microarchitecture area... More

Tech Talk: Why consider a career as an SRE?

October 23rd, 2018in Events, News, Tech Talks

Red Hat Collaboratory at Boston University Tech Talk Mike Saparov Senior Director of Engineering,Red Hat Service Reliability Team Why consider a career as an SRE? Abstract What do SREs actually do? And why do they get paid so much? :) Service Reliability Engineering (SRE) team was originally created at Google to manage their massive infrastructure. According... More

Colloquium: Networking as a First-Class Cloud Resource

September 18th, 2018in Colloquium Series, Events, News

 Red Hat Collaboratory at Boston University Colloquium Rodrigo Fonseca Associate Professor, Computer Science Department, Brown University Networking as a First-Class Cloud Resource Abstract Tenants in a cloud can specify, and are generally charged by, resources such as CPU, storage, and memory. There are dozens of different bundles of these resources tenants can choose from, and... More

Colloquium: The Future of Enterprise Application Development in the Cloud

Red Hat Collaboratory at Boston University Colloquium Mark Little Red Hat, Vice President of Engineering and JBoss Middleware CTO The Future of Enterprise Application Development in the Cloud Abstract Since the dawn of the cloud, developers have been inundated with a range of different recommended architectural approaches such as Web Services, REST or microservices, as... More

Colloquium: Towards Tail Latency-Aware Caching in Large Web Services

Red Hat Collaboratory at Boston University Colloquium Daniel S. Berger 2018 Mark Stehlik Postdoctoral Fellow in the Computer Science Department at Carnegie Mellon University Towards Tail Latency-Aware Caching in Large Web Services Abstract Tail latency is of great importance in user-facing web services. However, achieving low tail latency is challenging, because typical user requests result... More

DevConf.US 2018

July 25th, 2018in Events, News

Define the future! Dates & Times Friday, August 17 - Sunday, August 19 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM Add to Calendar 08/17/2018 09:30 AM 08/19/2018 04:00 PM America/New_York DevConf.US 2018 (This event runs from 9:30 AM - 6 PM each day.) DevConf.us 2018 is the 1st annual, free, Red Hat sponsored technology conference for community project and professional contributors... More

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An Inside Look into the ChRIS Project from a Student’s Perspective

July 17th, 2018in ChRIS, Interviews, News

At first look Parul appears deceivingly shy. However, my first impression couldn’t have been farther from the truth. A second-year masters student at Northeastern, Software Engineer Intern at Red Hat, and aspiring comedian — Parul is articulate, authentic, and intelligent. At Red Hat, Parul is working on a collaborative project between Red Hat, More

Spotlight Interview — Jenny McCauley, Campus Program Manager at Red Hat

July 17th, 2018in Interviews, News

Jenny McCauley is the ideal recruiter. Reliable, resourceful, and generous — Jenny is genuinely passionate about helping students find jobs and internships. As a Campus Program Manager, Jenny is responsible for managing Red Hat’s North America Intern Program. Currently, the main focus of her job is on strengthening Red Hat’s partnership with Boston... More

Intern Presentation Series: ChRIS & Artificial Intelligence

Last Friday afternoon in Red Hat’s Boston office, Collaboratory interns came together to participate in the first of series of weekly intern presentations. ChRIS The first presentation was given by two Boston University students, Chloe and Parul, on ChRIS, a web-based neuroimaging and informatics system for collecting, organizing, processing, visualizing, and sharing of medical data. More

ChRIS at the Red Hat Summit

June 19th, 2018in ChRIS, Event Reports, News

"Ideas Worth Exploring" Keynote with Jim Whitehurst and Dr. Ellen Grant At the Red Hat Summit last month, Dr. Ellen Grant, Director of Fetal and Neonatal Neuroimaging Research at Boston Children's Hopsital and Professor of Radiology and Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School joined Jim Whitehurst up on stage during his keynote, More

Roundtable participants gather around sticky notes with topic ideas, voting on and discussing them

Microarchitecture Security Roundtable Report

The 2017 Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities showed the world that microarchitecture security problems are real. Given the unique nature of microarchitecture security, topics and research areas discussed covered many aspects of discovery and mitigation. In order to address this important topic, the Collaboratory hosted a roundtable event on Microarchitecture Security on... More

Double your team with interns in a different time zone

May 16th, 2018in News

Partnering with the Red Hat Collaboratory and Boston University Teaching is one of the best ways to truly learn something. If you’ve ever wondered about bringing on interns as a way of developing your team, exploring new areas and opportunities, and giving back to the open source community, this story is... More

Rudolph Pienaar stands at the front of a conference room at the ChRIS Code Lab, explaining how ChRIS works.

ChRIS Code Lab Event Report

April 30th, 2018in ChRIS, Event Reports, News

On March 27 and 28, the Collaboratory hosted a code lab event for the ChRIS imaging platform at Red Hat's Open Innovation Lab in Boston. ChRIS (ChRIS Research Integration Service) is a cloud-based platform developed as part of a collaborative effort between Boston Children’s Hospital, Red Hat, Boston University, and the... More

Colloquium: ‘Enzian: a research computer’

Red Hat Collaboratory at Boston University Colloquium Timothy Roscoe Professor, Systems Group of the Computer Science Department, ETH Zurich Enzian: a research computer Abstract Academic research in rack-scale and datacenter computing today is hamstrung by lack of hardware. Cloud providers and hardware vendors build custom accelerators, interconnects, and networks for commercially important workloads, but university... More

Red Hat Formally Announces Partnership with Boston University

February 1st, 2018in News

Red Hat, Inc. has issued a press release detailing the partnership between Red Hat and Boston University. The partnership involves a 5-year commitment and a $5 million dollar grant from Red Hat to be administered by Boston University's Cloud Computing Initiative, housed by the Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science... More

Boston University and Red Hat announce $5 Million, 5-year collaboration

January 25th, 2018in News

As reported in BU Today, Red Hat and Boston University have announced a collaboration with the goal of innovating and advanced research in emerging and translational technologies, including cloud computing and big data. Researchers from both Red Hat and Boston University will work together on advancing these technologies. This announcement... More