Tag: virtualization

Accelerating the Cloud with GPUs

May 16, 2014 |

If you were to come up with a list of transformative technologies to hit HPC in the last decade, cloud services and general-purpose GPUs would rank pretty high. While the idea of using virtual machines to run technical computing workloads was anathema to some, at least initially, the benefits were hard to argue with. Ease Read more…

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A Large Memory System for Free

Mar 10, 2014 |

Do you have an application would run faster if it could use high speed memory rather than disk?  Did you ever want to run an application that needed more memory than your current server supports? ScaleMP has the answer. vSMP Foundation Free allows you to create a virtual system that seamlessly addresses up to 1 Read more…

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The Benefits of Bare-Metal Clouds

Aug 27, 2013 |

Cloud computing promises numerous benefits to businesses – among these are agility, scalability, and reduced cost – but the virtualization layer inherent in most public clouds has been somewhat of an anathema to the HPC community. Are bare metal clouds the answer?

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The Evolution of the Virtual Platform

May 1, 2013 |

At the 2013 Open Fabrics International Developer Workshop, in Monterey, California, VMware’s in-house HPC expert Josh Simons delivered a presentation on the Software-Defined Datacenter. At its essence, a software-defined datacenter is a prescriptive model for bringing the benefits of virtualization to rest of the datacenter.

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HPC in the Cloud Research Roundup

Mar 29, 2013 |

<img src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpccloud/cloud_graphic_150x.jpg” alt=”” width=”94″ height=”81″ />Our top HPC cloud research story this week lays out a lightweight approach to implementing virtual machine monitors. Other items explore an innovative parallel cloud storage system, HPC-to-cloud migration, anywhere-anytime cluster monitoring, and a framework for cloud storage.

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HPC Clouds – Present and Future

Feb 6, 2013 |

Croatian researchers examine the current state of high-performance computing in the cloud.

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HPC Clouds – Present and Future

Feb 6, 2013 |

Croatian researchers examine the current state of high-performance computing in the cloud.

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Free Lectures: Cloud, Virtualization, MapReduce and More

Jan 7, 2013 |

Several lectures from the VSCSE Summer School on Science Clouds are now available for viewing on YouTube.

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VMware, EMC Spinoff Resurfaces

Dec 4, 2012 |

VMware and EMC spinoff rumors, which came to light back in July, are now official.

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Grid Software Creates Virtual Windows Supercomputer

Nov 20, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpccloud/Xoreax_IncrediBuild_150x.jpg” alt=”” width=”90″ height=”90″ />What if you could combine the benefits of virtualization, grid and cloud computing to accelerate Windows-based applications? An Israeli company, Xoreax, is doing just that. We spoke with Xoreax at SC12 in Salt Lake City, Utah, last week to learn more about their offering.

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