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Great Speakers Lined Up for PBS Works User Group

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Today Altair published the agenda for their PBS Works User Group Meeting, which takes place Sept. 14-17 in Silicon Valley. At the event, engineers, IT administrators, cluster managers, and users of HPC systems will have the opportunity to learn from and collaborate with the best minds in supercomputing.

Trends in HPC Leading to Exascale

Bill Nitzburg, Altair

Over at the Altair Blog, Bill Nitzberg has started a series of posts looking at the road to Exascale. He starts by looking back at the trends that have lead us to this point, concluding that Exascale infrastructure will require advances in four areas: scale, speed, resilience, and power management.

Interview: PBS Pro 13 is Biggest Release Ever for Altair

Bill Nitzburg, Altair

“The industry needs to accomplish a lot in the coming years to deliver a working, useful exascale machine. PBS Pro is only one piece of the puzzle… but it’s an important piece. Job scheduling and workload management are core capabilities – a “must have” for every HPC system – ensuring HPC goals are met by enforcing site-specific use policies, enabling users to focus on science and engineering rather than IT, and optimizing utilization (of hardware, licenses, and power) to minimize waste.”

Altair Launches PBS Pro 13

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Today Altair announced the general availability of PBS Professional 13.0, the latest version of the market-leading software product for high-performance computing workload management and job scheduling on clusters and supercomputers.

Interview: How Univa Short Jobs Brings Low Latency to Financial Services

Gary Tyreman, CEO, Univa

With the launch of Univa Small Jobs add-on for Univa Grid Engine, the company, the company offers “the world’s most efficient processing and lowest latency available for important tasks like real-time trading, transactions, and other critical applications.” To learn more, we caught up with Univa President & CEO Gary Tyreman.

Job of the Week: Senior HPC Grid Engineer at Citigroup

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Citigroup in Irving, Texas is seeking a Senior HPC Grid Engineer in our Job of the Week.

Announcing Univa Short Jobs for Financial Services

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Today Univa announced Univa Short Jobs for financial services. As an add-on for Univa Grid Engine, Univa Short Jobs provides the financial services industry a framework to run massive quantities of low latency tasks inside a cluster.

Bright OpenStack Integrates with Ceph

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Today Bright Computing announced that its OpenStack management software integrates with Ceph to provide OpenStack with highly available and self-healing storage backend for volumes and objects.

Bright Cluster Manager Speeds Deployment of Apache Hadoop

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Today Bright Computing announced a significant update to distribution-agnostic Bright Cluster Manager for Apache Hadoop at the Hadoop Summit North America 2015.

HPC Appliance Computing Goes Virtual

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Altair’s HyperWorks Unlimited Virtual Appliance goes fully into the cloud with an Amazon-hosted option that lets users get started with HPC in just minutes.