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Red Hat Collaboratory Announces 2022 Student Research Projects

April 14th, 2022in News

Led by BU undergraduates, the open-source projects aim to improve security, efficiency, and intelligence of computing systems. BY GINA MANTICA  The Red Hat Collaboratory is excited to announce newly funded Student Research Projects. As part of Boston University’s expanded partnership with Red Hat, the Student Research Projects aim to provide BU students... More

2021 Red Hat Collaboratory Research Incubation Award Recipients

December 15th, 2021in News

BY GINA MANTICA The Boston University (BU) Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering: Red Hat Collaboratory is excited to announce the first recipients of the Red Hat Collaboratory Research Incubation Award! Through BU and Red Hat’s expanded partnership, the Red Hat Collaboratory seeks to create more... More

Steps Toward Open Source Education – Red Hat Research Days Event

November 15th, 2021in News

During a recent Red Hat Research Days event, Jonathan Appavoo, an Associate Professor of Computer Science and a former Junior Faculty Fellow at the Hariri Institute, presented “Steps Towards Open Source Education'' alongside Orran Krieger, Co-Director of the Red Hat Collaboratory.  Appavoo discussed his work developing educational experiences that teach computer... More

Mentorship in the Red Hat Collaboratory: Compiler episode

October 28th, 2021in News

The Red Hat Collaboratory provides opportunities for BU students to work with Red Hat engineers to scale the open hybrid cloud. These experiential learning opportunities prepare BU students for industry research. In the latest Compiler episode, a Red Hat podcast hosted by Angela Andrews and Brent Simoneaux, Red Hat Collaboratory... More

Join a Research Days event on Steps Toward Open Source Education

October 26th, 2021in Events, News, Upcoming

Attend the next Red Hat Research Days event, which will be an exciting discussion on "Steps Toward Open Source Education." Jonathan Appavoo, Computer Science Associate Professor at Boston University, will share his work to develop a hands-on live educational experience for teaching computer science in a real cloud environment that uses JupyterBook and containers powered by... More

Internship & Co-Op Opportunities with Red Hat – 2022

October 5th, 2021in News

Have an interest in cloud computing /research?  Red Hat is looking for interns and co-ops.  These posting are for all Red Hat internship/co-op opportunities, but there are opportunities specifically in the research space. Internship Opportunities (starting summer 2022) Software Engineering Internship Technical Internship Product, Marketing & Design Internship Business Tech Internship Co-Op... More

Fall 2021 Request for Proposals Opened

September 13th, 2021in News

We are pleased to announce that the Red Hat Collaboratory at Boston University has opened a Request for Proposals in support of the launch of the expanded Collaboratory.  All information can be found on the RFP announcement page.  The Deadline for a submission is October 1, 2021, and awardees will... More

Expansion of Collaboratory Announced at Red Hat Summit

April 27th, 2021in News

Boston University (BU) and Red Hat announced a $20 million renewal and expansion of their partnership at Red Hat Summit 2021, including a generous software donation, to drive new talent, processes, and innovations for the open hybrid cloud. Over the next five years, the Red Hat Collaboratory, housed within BU’s Hariri Institute... More

Colloquium: Pause for democracy: Leaving open source storage to help Americans vote in 2020

April 8th, 2021in Colloquium Series, Events, News, Upcoming

Red Hat Collaboratory at Boston University Colloquium Sage Weil Ceph Project Lead; Sr Distinguished Engineer, Red Hat Pause for democracy: Leaving open source storage to help Americans vote in 2020 Abstract In 2020 I took a leave of absence to work on democracy and voting related efforts with VoteAmerica, a national get-out-the-vote organization with a... More

Colloquium: Open Technology and Unlock Human Potential

November 12th, 2020in Colloquium Series, Events, News

Red Hat Collaboratory at Boston University Colloquium Jonathan Bryce Executive Director, Open Infrastructure Foundation Open Technology and Unlock Human Potential Abstract Throughout human history, a conflict between closed innovation and open sharing has tugged at the progress made possible by technological advancement. When I create something new, do I control the benefits and retain the... More

Colloquium: The Platform Of The Future: What Is An Open Hybrid Cloud And What Does It Mean For Open Source

November 5th, 2020in Colloquium Series, Events, News

Red Hat Collaboratory at Boston University Colloquium Hugh Brock Research Director, Red Hat The Platform Of The Future: What Is An Open Hybrid Cloud And What Does It Mean For Open Source Abstract One of the early developments in computing that made it an essential part of both scientific research and business operations was a basic... More

Colloquium: Making AI faster, easier, and safer

February 10th, 2020in Colloquium Series, Events, News

Red Hat Collaboratory at Boston University Colloquium Rania Khalaf Director of AI Platforms and Runtimes at IBM Research Making AI faster, easier, and safer Abstract Artificial intelligence is being infused into applications at an ever increasing rate. The proliferation of machine learning models in production has surfaced the need to bridge between the worlds of... More

Colloquium: Open Cloud Testbed: Developing a Testbed for the Research Community Exploring Next-Generation Cloud Platforms

 Red Hat Collaboratory at Boston University Colloquium   Mike Zink Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Massachusetts Open Cloud Testbed: Developing a Testbed for the Research Community Exploring Next-Generation Cloud Platforms Abstract Cloud testbeds are critical for enabling research into new cloud technologies - research that requires experiments that potentially change the operation of... More

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

Parul Singh

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