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Radio Free HPC Looks at Network Security in Light of 2014 Data Breaches

Linda Millis, Senior VP for Business Development, Sol-Pass

In this episode, the Radio Free HPC team looks at Network Security in light of the recent series of breaches at places like Sony, Home Depot, and Target. Our special guest this week is Security Expert Linda Millis, who has a day job as Senior VP of Sol-Pass.

Bright Computing Powers Denmark’s Most Powerful Supercomputer for Life Sciences

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Today Bright Computing announced that the company has helped launch Denmark’s most powerful supercomputer dedicated to Life Sciences. With more than 16,000 cores, 92 TeraByte of memory, and 7.5 PetaByte of storage, the container-based supercomputer is called Computerome.

Bright Computing Staffs Up in EMEA

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Today Bright Computing unveiled its growing commitment to the Europe, Middle East and Africa markets by announcing a significant investment into the EMEA division of the organization.

Interview: Happy Sithole on Workload Management at CHPC

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In the video interview shown below, Sithole describes how CHPC is on the fast track to acquire over a Petaflop of computing power in the next year to meet the demands of its regional scientists and engineers. That represents a daunting task for system management, and CHPC is already using PBS Professional software from Altair to keep their systems systems fully utilized.

Will Containerization Eat Configuration Management?

Christian Kniep

Over at QNIB, Christian Kniep writes that his latest presentation examines intersection of Docker, Containerization, and Configuration Management. “In my humble opinion, Configuration Management might become a niche. As hard as it sounds.”

Helping Scientists with System Management Software

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In this special guest feature from Scientific Computing World, Tom Wilkie writes that while end-user scientists and engineers fear the complexity of running jobs in HPC, there are software toolkits available to help.

How HPC Cluster Manager Integrates Allinea Performance Reports

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In this video from SC14, Patrick Wohlschlegel from Allinea Software demonstrates how the company’s Performance Reports took has been integrated into HP’s cluster management system for system administrators.

Managing Cluster Complexity

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If you open the back of today’s HPC cluster you will see lots of cables. There are any number of cables including those for power, Ethernet, InfiniBand , Fibre Channel, KVM, and others. The current situation creates the need for complex configuration and administration.

Bright Computing Powers Aircraft Design at University of Stuttgart

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Today Bright Computing announced that the Institute of Aircraft Design at the University of Stuttgart is using the company’s Bright Computing Manager software in its HPC data center.

Break the Rules: Creating a complete HPC Solution with Cisco UCS and Bright Cluster

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Learn how a system built on Cisco UCS using Bright Cluster Manager is a complete HPC Ethernet solution that frees the IT manager, administrator, and users to focus on HPC results instead of managing a complex collection of hardware and software.