Stefan Lasiewski is a Senior Systems Engineer in the Infrastructure Services Group at NERSC. The six members of this group are responsible for:
- Web Servers, Database Servers, Email Infrastructure, Scientific Gateways, LDAP, NIM Account Management, Networking, Security & other services.
- Configuration management using CFEngine and Puppet. System monitoring using Nagios, Cacti & Splunk.
- Interfacing with other NERSC & LBL staff for cross-group and cross-division projects.
Current projects include Improving IPv6 services for many publicly available web services, virtualization, DevOps, Puppet, Docker and migrating server infrastructure to the new Computational Research and Theory (CRT) Facility at Wang Hall.
Before NERSC, Stefan has worked in the private sector for organization with a strong public mission. Stefan's system administration career began at the Institution of Global Communications, which provided the first online presence for many non-profit and international non-governmental organization. Most recently Stefan worked at Convio (Now BlackBaud) where he maintained high-availability SaaS, CRM, email and CMS applications for some the largest nonprofit organizations in the United States. His primary focus over the years has been High Availability Web applications, configuration management and system monitoring.