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E4 Computer Engineering to Resell Bright Computing Manager

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Today Bright Computing announced that E4 Computer Engineering is joining the company’s reseller network.

StackEngine Startup Emerges to Automate Docker

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Today Docker developer StackEngine formally exited stealth mode and announced $1M in seed funding from Silverton Partners and LiveOak Venture Partners.

Huawei to Resell Bright Computing Manager

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This week Bright Computing announced a global reseller agreement with Huawei. The agreement adds Bright Cluster Manager as a powerful new addition to Huawei’s HPC platforms.

Altair Advances Product Design Trends with HyperWorks 13.0

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Today Altair announced a new release of HyperWorks, the most comprehensive version to date of its computer-aided engineering (CAE) software platform.

Univa Rolls Out New Version of Grid Engine

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Today Univa released version 8.2.0 of Univa Grid Engine, the popular distributed resource management software platform

Bright Computing Secures $14.5 Million Funding

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“Bright is in markets as competitive as we’ve ever been, especially in the big data Hadoop and OpenStack private cloud spaces. I believe we will thrive in these markets because we are bringing years of relevant experience to bear in new ways that will accelerate the adoption of these new technologies. But most people today are still struggling to build and maintain their clouds and clusters using a collection of mismatched tools. We have a lot of work ahead of us, and we’re ready to roll. Onwards!”

Radio Free HPC Looks at the Need for Better Resource Management in Linux

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“I think the time has come for Linux – and likely other operating systems – to develop a more robust framework that can address the needs of future hardware and meet the requirements for scheduling resources. This framework is not going to be easy to develop, but it is needed by everything from databases and MapReduce to simple web queries.”

How Collaboration is Driving Simulation Software at Airbus

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“The goal at Airbus is to create a single fully integrated simulation-driven design process. He explained that they are developing simulation to the point where it is implemented from “conceptual design, to detailed design, all the way to the certification of the aircraft and finally to the continued development of the aircraft.”

Docker for HPC: Multiple Information Layers for Cluster Management

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In this video from ISC’14, Christian Kniep from Bull presents: Understand Your Cluster by Overlaying Multiple Information Layers. Kniep is using Docker technology in a novel way to ease the administration of InfiniBand networks.

HPC, Cloud & Big Workflow: What’s New in Moab 8.0

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“This latest version of Moab underscores our commitment to innovation in the technical computing sectors,” said Rob Clyde, CEO at Adaptive Computing. “HPC’s powerful engine is at the core of extracting insights from big data, and these updates will enable enterprises to capitalize on HPC’s convergence with cloud and big data to garner faster insights for data-driven decisions.”