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


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…