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Using OpenStack to Manage a Data Analytics HPC Cluster at PSC

Robert Budden, PSC

Robert Budden, PSC

In this video from the Intel HPC Developer Conference at SC15, Ray Scott and Robert Budden from the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center presents: Using OpenStack to Manage a Data Analytics HPC Cluster.

“This talk will discuss the plans to use OpenStack to manage and automate dynamically changing an environment to provide users a highly re-configurable software environment with access to a large number of operating systems and software packages on the “Bridges system.” It will feature elements of OpenStack related to bare-metal booting, network provisioning, container management, storage, and scheduling nodes to match the workloads of the users.”

The Bridges supercomputer will bring a whole new level of computational capabilities to researchers working in a diverse range of fields including genomics, social sciences and the humanities. Based on the NSF grant, the acquisition of Bridges began in December 2014 with a target production date of January 2016. Compute nodes and the Intel Omni-Path Architecture fabric are being delivered by HPE based on an architecture designed by PSC.

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