Presented by

  • Alex Sharp

    Alex Sharp

    Alex is one of the cofounders of OrionVM - A high performance cloud computing startup, using supercomputing technology to provide faster, more efficient cloud. He's also the upstream maintainer for the potsdb OpenTSDB client library and the GELF library for Graylog, and a proud member of the Mars society.

  • Anuj Dhavalikar

    Anuj Dhavalikar

    Anuj likes fiddling with things and tries his best to learn how stuff works. He is currently a student at the University of Sydney majoring in Computer Science and Maths and a Systems Engineer at OrionVM.


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