Josh Akers


Joshua David Akers is a Senior Systems Architect for the Core Services team in the Computing Division.

At Blue Brain, he designs, implements, and verifies solutions using SRE practices. Our infrastructure includes an HPC cluster, petabytes of storage, virtualization and containerization.

Joshua previously worked as the HPC Team Lead for Virginia Tech in the United States, responsible for the centralized HPC infrastructure of the university. He also has an MA in Information Technology from Virginia Tech.

Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with family, music and exploring new technologies.

Publications

On the Path to the Holy Grail: Predicting Onset of System Failure with Log Files. Robert E. Settlage, Michael B. Marshall, Karthik R. Senthilvel, Vijay K. Agarwala, and Joshua D. Akers (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University) and Rajiv D. Bendale and Kimberly Robertson (Engility Corporation)