Piers Harding

Solution Architect,


Piers is a contributor to the architectural design, and prototyping of the SDP Middleware responsible for providing the platform and environment that contain the image data processing pipelines.

Specific areas of focus are:

  • Containerisation, orchestration, scheduling and resource management in HPC, with Docker,  DCOS, and Kubernetes
  • Large scale monitoring and logging
  • Large scale data queue solutions
  • The efficiency of Shared Services
  • Object Storage in HPC

Piers is a long time advocate of Open Source software, and Open Data platforms with contributions to the Perl, Python, Ruby, PHP, R, and SAP communities.