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Integrating Coprocessors Into Univa Grid Engine

Dec 10, 2014 |

Univa, which became the sole purveyor of commercially supported Grid Engine a little over a year ago when the middleware vendor acquired the source code, copyrights, and trademarks associated with the software from Oracle, recently held a webinar to address how coprocessors like NVIDIA GPUs and Intel Xeon Phis are being integrated and used in a Univa Read more…

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…

Gain Control of Your Software Licensing Expenses

May 17, 2013 |

Ask any IT engineering organization and they will tell you software has transformed their business, enabling them to run simulations more efficiently to automating design verification processes.  The result is organizations are more competitive by delivering products to market faster and for less cost.

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: Filling a Gap Left by Sun

Jul 16, 2012 |

Sun Microsystems was an innovator and a leader in high performance computing from the onset of SMP-based servers and powerful workstations. That began to change with the introduction of “LINTEL”- clusters (Linux and Intel X86 servers) over a decade ago. While hindsight can indicate that mistakes – or misjudgments – were clearly made, perhaps on par with Research in Motion’s co-CEO’s now famous dismissal of the iPhone.

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.

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.

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