Archit Sharma

"..in a quest for the answer to our existence, I'd rather be an inter-galactic hitchhiker."

[slow claps from the audience] arcolife, While receiving Nobel Prize for BS in 2050

What have I been upto?

Currently

  • Performance Engineer @ Red Hat India Pvt. Ltd (Bangalore)

Recently

  • Associate Performance Engineer @ Red Hat India Pvt. Ltd (Bangalore)
  • Think Tank member @ Spaceseeed
  • Contributing Developer @ SciStarter #OpenData #CitizenScience
  • Collaborator @ HackerEcology #upcoming #initiative
  • Software Developer Intern, TakeZero, TLABS, Noida (India)
  • Summer Student, CERN OpenLab, CERN Labs, Geneva (Switzerland)
  • Software Engineering Intern, Red Hat Software Services, Pune (India)

What do I do?
Primary expertise: Software Development & Performance engineering.
Secondary skills: Web Development, Data Analysis & Visualization, & Developer Operations Engineering

Traceback:

  • Currently one of the project leads for Red Hat product - Cloudforms performance engineering, handling horizontal and vertical scaling across various cloud provider integrations - RHV, OpenShift and vSphere. Also running build to build analysis for multiple workload scenarios, longevity tests for edge cases, UI performance optimizations and handling priority customer performance issues in close coordination with Cloudforms engineering team.
  • Recently, member of the team responsible for giving recommendations around the Red Hat product - Satellite’s performance, at scale and co-authored a perf brief on Satellite 6.2.
  • I also cover data processing, middlewares, shell scripting, containerization, ETL, and visualizations, to pinpoint issues, using data from telemetry, configurations and logs.

About:
I derive an immense thrill from software programming, discovering connections amid seemingly unorganized patterns, automating software systems to scale up to thousands of nodes and monitoring all those systems at the same time even for slight variances

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Work Experience (upto August'15) | Courtesy: Visualize.me

# Organization Projects / Efforts
1 Red Hat Distributed System Analysis:
  • Pbench
  • Sarjitsu
  • Perf script postprocessor
  • BlockIO event Latency Analysis
  • Elasticsearch-Graphite Shim
  • KVM IO event latency analysis
  • MultiVM & MultiClient MySQL benchmarking with sysbench for different AIO modes
Satellite:
  • Satperf
2 Grafana Grafana addons:
  • Nested docs with Elasticsearch as a data source
  • Timeshift discussion with Meta Queries
  • Templates fixes
3 Sosreport Collectd sos plugin
4 Ansible Bug reports
5 Scikit-learn Docstrings
6 Python wikipedia wrapper Packaging fixes
7 Fedora Project Mininet's packaging

Batch: 2010-14
Bachelors, Computer Science & Engineering, Amity University, India.

While in college, I have mostly coordinated events & activities for Artificial Intelligence Club (AI club) and Linux Club (ALiAS).

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Let's meet up!

  • Guitarist by evening; Scholar by night; Socrates by dawn.
  • Blogging about life, philosophy, social issues, technology and all kinds of introspective/retrospective rubbish. (checkout 'Blogs and Social' tab).
  • Long bike/bicycle rides and impromptu hiking trips.
  • Running, Football, Badminton, Chess, Carrom, FIFA, Fuseball and Table Tennis.

Social Networks / Online Presence

# Type Link
1 Twitter Converse
2 LinkedIn Connect
3 Github Get crackin'
4 Facebook Socialize
5 Work Blog Research
6 Personal Blog Read
# Type Link
1 Mobile [INDIA] +91 99 86 374931
2 Email archit [DOT] py [AT] gmail [DOT] com
3 Freenode IRC @arcolife / @archit
4 Online CV Indulge