English & French

  • High-Availability solutions management
  • Data-center / Mining Farms monitoring & management
  • Artificial Intelligence – HPC / Nvidia® & Mellanox® certified

  • System & Network Administration
  • DevOps / Scripting skills (bash, python, php, C & C++, c#, lua, …)
  • Monitoring, Grafana, Domotic & API fan ;)
  • About

    " Since 2008 in Canada, David has assumed the roles of System and Network Administrator, up to the position of IT Director, then TI-HPC (Ai) consultant. With more than ten years of experience in high availability hosting, David has specialized in the field of artificial intelligence and high-performance computing (“HPC”). David is tech-savvy and cybersecurity-focused. "

    Focus

  • SECURITY FOCUSED : Using strong encryption systems is my way of life. PfSense + OpenVPN multisites, Personal Yubikeys for my daily usage & Double Authentification fan.
  • GEEK : Python APIs, Sonoff, Home-assistant, Hubitat, raspberries, custom PCBs, etc.. in other words : domotic fan.
  • CRYPTO : Early crypto adopter and earlier crypto miner. Desining and managing mining farms.
  • PASSIONATED : Always looking for new challenges & technologies 😉
  • TechSavvy

    Multiple RaspberryPis, Sonoff, Home-Assistant projects; Zabbix & Nagios custom scripts writings; personnal cloud multisite based, using Proxmox + ZFS replication; participations in Nagios, Cacti, Ceph & OpenStack communities.

    Skills

    • HPC – CPU/GPU clusters

      - Nvidia® certified (DGX, Compute, Visualization, ...)
      - Mellanox® certified (Infiniband networks)
      - HA networking (Stacking, clustering, ...)
      - HA storage solutions (WakeIO®,DDN® appliances, ...)

    • VIRTUALIZATION

      - VmWare solutions (Vcenter, Vsan, ESXi, VDI, Horizon Enterprise, App Volume, ..)
      - Proxmox VE (from 3.x to current)
      - OpenStack (from Kilo to Pike)
      - KVM, Xen, VirtualBox, ..

    • HIGH AVAILABILITY

      - H.A. Storage solutions : CEPH, ZFS, DRBD, GlusterFS, Shared network storages (SAN/NAS), Dell EMC, HP, JBOD & SAN daisy chaining + failover, ..
      - H.A. Site/Service solutions : High volume trafic load balancing, HaProxy, ip load balancing + failover, clusters, ..

    • DATACENTER / INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT

      - Monitoring solutions : Zabbix, Nagios, Grafana, Librenms, nagios/custom scripting, load & temperature sensors + UPS & Generator monitoring, ..
      - Network architecture : Network design for large scale infrastructure, Cisco fan, VLAN design, High DNS redundancy, network device provisioning automation, ..

    • AUTOMATION / DEPLOYMENT

      - Container solutions : Docker, OpenVZ, ProxmoxCT, AWS Cloud products, ..
      - Deployment : Ansible, Ansible AWX, AWS tools, ..
      - DevOps / Scripting : Bash, python, php, C, C++, C#, lua, ..

    • SECURITY / DOMOTIC

      - Physical access solutions : Access door control, ip camera recording, smart fire detection, ..
      - Mass Deployment : PXE, Ansible, Ansible AWX, AWS tools, ..
      - DevOps / Scripting : Bash, python, php, C, C++, C#, lua, ..

    CV

    English & French Curriculum Vitae.