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inside-Cloud is Cloud news without the Noise. Launched in 2011, inside-Cloud is published by Rich Brueckner.

Rich Brueckner
Editor, inside-Cloud

Rich Brueckner

Rich Brueckner

Recently named as one of the Top 20 Big Data Influencers by Forbes Magazine, Rich Brueckner is an avid writer, publisher, and technology pundit focused on high performance computing. With over 25 years of HPC experience at Cray Research, SGI, and Sun Microsystems, Rich is known to many in the industry as “the guy in the Red Hat.”

When he’s not working, Rich keeps  busy writing fiction, cartoons, and parody films. You can check out his stories: The Observer EffectThe Three Magi of KatrinaSeven Meals from ChaosFriends of the FallenThe Guardian’s End, and Ghosts of the Indian HerbHe has also penned some short film scripts including: Jigsaw Falling into Place and BardoIn non-fiction, Rich contributed the Foreword to Dark Matter, Dark Energy, Dark Gravity, a book about the Big Bang by Dr. Stephen PerrenodRich lives and works in Portland, Oregon.