Tag: cluster management
This column series has focused on the steps that need to be taken to keep your system running efficiently so that end users have productive experiences and your organization gains a positive ROI on its investment in HPC technology. But even with your clusters running at peak efficiency, the day will come – could be within a few months or could be four years – when you will start seeing the need to upgrade the system.
In the previous Cluster Lifecycle Management column, I discussed the best practices for proper care and feeding of your cluster to keep it running smoothly on a daily basis. In this column, we will look into the future and consider options for making sure your HPC system has the capacity to meet the needs of Read more…
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.
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.
Platform Computing will soon be under new management. IBM announced on Tuesday that it intends to buy the Toronto-based company and fold it into its Systems and Technology Group. If all goes according to plan, the deal will close in Q4, ending Platform’s 19-year reign as an independent, privately held company.
There’s a buzz in the HPC community about Bright Computing, a young company whose integrated cluster management software is attracting deals with hardware majors, investors, and customers. HPCwire asked Bright Computing CEO Matthijs van Leeuwen to explain his strategy and give us an update on what’s going on at the company.
The Sun GridEngine, now the Oracle GridEngine has been a key open source staple for several HPC users for years. As Oracle takes a closer look at the product’s potential for cloud and other uses, the future of its status as open source has been put into serious question.
X-ISS offers remote support for in-house HPC clusters.
Dell partners with the University of Cambridge to launch an HPC Solution Center; a Dutch university supercomputer runs Bright Cluster Manager; and Fixstars Releases Yellow Dog Linux for CUDA. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.
HPC in the Cloud presents an in-depth interview with Songnian Zhou, co-founder and CEO of Platform Computing. Discussion of the company’s history and shifting focus from its roots in cluster management to the coming emergence of private clouds — and all points in between — are covered.