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Middleware Is Cool

Apr 16, 2013 |

Despite the important advances that middleware enables in both the HPC and enterprise spheres, it generally fails to elicit the same excitement as, say, brand-new leadership class hardware. But middleware, such as Adaptive Computing’s intelligent management engine, Moab, is cool and you don’t have to take Adaptive’s word for it. During the company’s annual user event last week, Gartner gave Adaptive its “Cool Vendor” stamp of approval.

Middleware Is Cool

Apr 16, 2013 |

Despite the important advances that middleware enables in both the HPC and enterprise spheres, it generally fails to elicit the same excitement as, say, brand-new leadership class hardware. But middleware, such as Adaptive Computing’s intelligent management engine, Moab, is cool and you don’t have to take Adaptive’s word for it. During the company’s annual user event last week, Gartner gave Adaptive its “Cool Vendor” stamp of approval.

The Open Cloud: Management Standards Achieve Interoperability

Feb 1, 2013 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpccloud/cloud_image_150x.jpg” alt=”” width=”94″ height=”69″ />IT managers around the globe are adopting cloud computing technologies to deliver higher quality services while lowering costs and improving efficiencies. While there have been significant gains, developing cloud standards that promote interoperability is a crucial next step. This article details the benefits of such standards and looks at how they are being enabled.

Achieving Federated and Self-Manageable Cloud Infrastructures: A Book Review

Sep 10, 2012 |

<em>Achieving Federated and Self-Manageable Cloud Infrastructures: Theory and Practice</em> provides an analysis of the main issues surrounding cloud federation.

Hosting Service Providers Spill Their Worst Fears

Aug 24, 2012 |

Attendees at HostingCon 2012 speak of their darkest fears in a ScienceLogic survey.

OpenNebula Project Director Discusses High-Profile Deployments

Jul 24, 2012 |

They say they don’t invest in marketing, but OpenNebula has not gone unnoticed. While the open source cloud management platform, based in Spain, has a low-key US profile, their European and Asian presence is strong. In addition to participating in the Helix Nebula project, OpenNebula is also the core component in China Mobile’s Big Cloud infrastructure, which will soon be used to provide services to more than 600 million customers. HPC in the Cloud reached out to OpenNebula Project Director Ignacio M. Llorente to get the details on these and other developments.

Bright Streamlines Cloud-Bursting with Data-Aware Scheduling

May 1, 2012 |

Bright Cluster Manager 6.0 allows users to extend on-site clusters or create entirely new clusters using the Amazon EC2 cloud, but what company officials are perhaps most proud of is the addition of data-aware scheduling. This set-it-and-forget-it job submission feature adds significant value to the cloud bursting model by boosting productivity and cycle times.

Adaptive Computing Targets Enterprise HPC Space, Demos Cloud Bursting Solution

Nov 16, 2011 |

On Tuesday at SC11 in Seattle, Adaptive Computing launched a new version of its Moab HPC Suite targeted at the needs of enterprise HPC users. Moab HPC Suite – Enterprise Edition was a logical next step for the company’s HPC workload management product line.