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Yottabyte Unveils Cloud Operating System

Oct 29, 2012 |

The software platform promises to turn commodity hardware and storage components into agile cloud-based datacenters.

The Future of Workload Management

Oct 12, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/venn_diagram_colors_200x.jpg” alt=”” width=”98″ height=”78″ />In this era of heterogeneous architectures and hybrid infrastructures, workload managers are necessarily becoming more and more sophisticated. Looking toward the future of workload management, there are three major trends: application insight, big data awareness, and HPC clouds. While inter-related, each has something important to contribute to the advancement of HPC.

The Future of Workload Management

Oct 12, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/venn_diagram_colors_200x.jpg” alt=”” width=”92″ height=”69″ />In this era of heterogeneous architectures and hybrid infrastructures, workload managers are necessarily becoming more and more sophisticated. Looking toward the future of workload management, there are three major trends: application insight, big data awareness, and HPC clouds. While inter-related, each has something important to contribute to the advancement of HPC.

Government Computing: The Case for Private Cloud

Oct 5, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpccloud/eagle_in_the_clouds.jpg” alt=”” width=”92″ height=”75″ />Federal IT departments are faced with some tough challenges these days. Not only are budgets constrained, but mandates are starting to stack up like the tax code. One of the most talked about is the cloud-first mandate, but what kind of cloud will it be?

VMware to Join OpenStack Camp

Aug 28, 2012 |

As cloud heats up, it’s making for some strange bedfellows. VMware is seeking to become a member of the foundation that governs OpenStack, the popular cloud-building framework. Intel and NEC are also applying. The news, which broke the day before the annual VMworld gala, caught the cloud community by surprise and sparked speculation as to VMware’s motives.

When Is Cloud the Right Choice for HPC?

Aug 9, 2012 |

Cloud technologies have become integral to a number of services including video streaming, file sharing and social media to name a few. But when it comes to HPC applications, the benefits don’t always translate.

Silicon Valley CEO Shakeup

Jul 17, 2012 |

VMware and Yahoo are both under new leadership. EMC Corp’s Pat Gelsinger is replacing Paul Maritz as the CEO of VMware and longtime Google hotshot Marissa Mayer takes the top office at Yahoo.

Latency in the Cloud – How Low Can We Go?

Jun 26, 2012 |

At the HPC Advisory Council European Conference 2012 in Hamburg, in conjunction with the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC’12), VMware’s HPC guru Josh Simons delivered a presentation of particular interest to followers of the HPC cloud space. The session tackled the million dollar HPC cloud question: “Are cloud computing and virtualization only useful for running throughput workloads or can latency-sensitive applications be run as well?”

NVIDIA Raises Its Game to the Cloud

May 17, 2012 |

NVIDIA GeForce GRID, a cloud gaming platform announced at the 2012 GPU Technology Conference (GTC), seeks to reduce the the latency associated with cloud gaming.

NVIDIA Unveils Virtualized GPU with Kepler-Based Board

May 15, 2012 |

GPU maker conjures up visualization technology for virtual desktops.