Kenneth Steimel

Student of Computational Linguistics and High Performance Computing

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My infrastructure

I have a pretty decent compute setup (given that it’s pieced together on such a small budget).

I spend most of my time on the command line on my desktop but when it comes to infrastructure beyond the level of a single computer, I still have a ton to learn.

This is a place where I will record what I learn so that I don’t forget it. Maybe someone else will think this is useful too.

Blog posts about my compute infrastructure

Jan 22, 2019

Installing Rstudio on opensuse Tumbleweed

tldr: Using alien to install rstudio in opensuse tumbleweed works flawlessly. The main issue with installing Rstudio using the provided installer is that opensuse no longer ships with gstreamer 0.1….

Dec 22, 2018

Gaming on OpenSuse tumbleweed using parsec

Parsec is a piece of software that allows you to use a remote client, like a smart phone, android tv, or laptop, to game on a beefy host machine with…

Sep 2, 2018

XGboost benchmarks

Running the benchmark scripts from xgboost with different tree settings on my new system with dual e5-2680’s and a 1050ti gives interesting results. exact: 385.617 gpu_exact: 365.375 When you compare…

Aug 8, 2018

Processor upgrades for Quanta Windmill

I’ve just installed a 1050ti in one of the nodes of my Quanta windmill. I was able to get 59 fps at 1080p on the Tomb Raider benchmarks and 90+…

Jul 12, 2018

Adding RSS support to Jekyll blog

I added RSS/Atom support to my jekyll-based blog (the one you’re reading right now). These instructions were all I did. To summarize, add gem ‘jekyll-feed’ to your Gemfile add the…

Jul 12, 2018

Completed Switch to Nginx

I now have all my services set-up using ssl and nginx reverse proxying. These are the services I’m currently running: This blog Personal Ampache server Nextcloud instance gitea instance r-shiny…

Mar 24, 2018

Switch to Nginx

This is mostly for me to keep notes on what my status is. Maybe this will be changed into a how-to after I actually get this up and running. Working…

Mar 12, 2018

My Systems

I curently have the following machines running: DL 580 Generation 7 4 xeon e7-4860 processors 10 cores each at 2.26 Ghz 76 GB ram Debian 9 2 120 GB SSD…

Mar 9, 2018

Installing Proxmox on a Quanta Windmill v1

Every time I tried to install proxmox on a quanta opencompute windmill v1 with legacy bios, it failed. Typically there were errors after the install process with sudden freezing. The…