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Survey Reveals that Business Owners of Open-Source Crave Support the Most

Jul 1, 2013 |

Most of us know that Open-Source software is continuing to penetrate today’s enterprises with the vast majority using it in some capacity, but there appears to be a new shift in the usage model. At Univa, we are seeing a number of enterprises move towards a supported software model. This is not an indictment of open-source, we have been told, but rather a sign of the challenges an enterprise faces without the availability of suitable support for mission-critical applications.

Grid Engine Pistons Pump Past HPC

May 28, 2013 |

Since its early days, Grid Engine has enjoyed a special spot in high performance computing, especially in the realms of scientific and research computing. However, with changes in Platform Computing’s operations and a new era of high performance (but not HPC) business apps, Univa’s Grid Engine is almost all enterprise-based. We recently chatted with Univa CEO, Gary Tyreman and…

Five Ways Univa Saves You Money

Mar 4, 2013 |

We have identified five key ways that Univa creates business value for our customers for a modest investment. By upgrading Grid Engine an organization can reduce downtime, boost its jobs per day throughput and find ways to manage application license costs to help meet the budget cut requirements in capital spending imposed by the reality of tough times.

The Number Three and its Relation to Grid Engine

Sep 18, 2012 |

Three is an amazing number, being the first odd prime number, the number of days in a typical long weekend and the largest number still written with as many lines as the number represents in languages that use glyphs such as Mandarin. Perhaps what is not so well known is the relationship between the number 3 and Grid Engine.
Let’s consider the top 3 relationships of the number 3 and Grid Engine in this article.

Univa CEO Gary Tyreman on the Evolution of HPC, Big Data and Cloud

May 7, 2012 |

It’s been a little over a year since Univa took over stewardship of the open source workload manager and acquired the founding Sun Grid Engine team from Oracle, and the company just announced its third production release. CEO Gary Tyreman discusses the latest enhancements as well as the company’s plans around cloud, big data and the enterprise.

Grid Engine Diagnostic

Feb 15, 2012 |

One man’s take on the viability of HPC’s much-beloved grid resource manager.

Has Simplicity in HPC Cloud Been Achieved?

Nov 7, 2011 |

For many organizations the complexity associated with creating and managing servers in the cloud is a significant barrier to adoption – creating HPC clusters only makes things more complex. RightScale solves the complexity of managing infrastructure in the cloud and is now doing the same for HPC. Univa’s Rob Secontine speaks with Josh Fraser of RightScale.

Has Simplicity in HPC Cloud Been Achieved?

Nov 4, 2011 |

For many organizations the complexity associated with creating and managing servers in the cloud is a significant barrier to adoption – creating HPC clusters only makes things more complex. RightScale solves the complexity of managing infrastructure in the cloud and is now doing the same for HPC. Univa’s Rob Secontine speaks with Josh Fraser of RightScale.

The Power of Commercial Support for Open Core Products: Tata Steel Automotive Engineering

Aug 22, 2011 |

Like most business savvy customers, Tata Steel Automotive Engineering continuously monitors operational costs in an effort to guarantee they are receiving quality solutions, at cost-effective prices. When Tata Steel originally sought a workload management solution, Grid Engine was the perfect fit as an open-source solution. However, self-support solutions often contain hidden costs and risks, which lead TSAE to evolve from an open source solution to a commercial product with commercial sup­port and an open source core, from Univa Corporation.

Grid Engine Gets a PaaS

May 24, 2011 |

Grid Engine’s new caretaker, Univa, announced a partnership with Eucalyptus Systems to bring managablility to HPC cloud users. This week we spoke with CEO of Univa, Gary Tyreman about what this means for Grid Engine users as they seek to allow the cloud to tackle some of their challenges.