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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.

IBM Makes Bet on Distributed Computing with Platform Buy

Oct 12, 2011 |

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.

Bright Computing Shines Up Cluster Management

Apr 28, 2011 |

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.

Oracle Placing GridEngine on New Track

Sep 3, 2010 |

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.

Halfway to the Cloud: Cluster Management as a Service

Aug 26, 2010 |

X-ISS offers remote support for in-house HPC clusters.

The Week in Review

Jul 22, 2010 |

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.

From Clusters to Clouds: An Interview with Platform CEO Songnian Zhou

Jun 15, 2010 |

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.

Platform Computing President’s Letter

Jan 12, 2010 |

Next in our 2010 series of President’s Letters is Dr. Songnian Zhou, CEO, chairman and co-founder of Platform Computing. Dr. Zhou shares his new year’s reflections for the HPC community.

ScaleMP Adds Cloud and Switchless Cluster Offerings

Nov 4, 2009 |

ScaleMP has added two new virtual SMP products to its lineup: a dynamic cloud provisioning offering and a new switchless entry-level product for four-node clusters. Both are based on the company’s vSMP Foundation technology, a software solution that turns x86 clusters into virtual SMP machines.