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Univa Brings Navops to HPC at ISC 2018

In this video, Gary Tyreman from Univa describes how the company is helping HPC users move their workloads to the Cloud with their Navops products. “Univa is the leading innovator in workload management and orchestration solutions. With Navops suite of products, Univa is bringing its expertise to containers. Univa Navops is a suite of products that enable enterprises to easily migrate to the cloud or hybrid cloud, increase efficiencies and run containers at scale.”

Job of the Week: System Administrator at DE Shaw Research

DE Shaw Research in New York is seeking a System Administrator in our Job of the Week. Ideal candidates should have strong fundamental knowledge of Linux concepts such as file systems, networking, and processes in addition to practical experience administering Linux systems.

Moab Cloud for the HPC Suite Adds New Capabilities

Today Adaptive Computing Enterprises announced that it has changed the name of its flagship software product “Moab” to “Moab Cloud for the HPC Suite.” The new name more accurately reflects the product’s additional cloud-bursting capabilities. “Moab Cloud for the HPC Suite adds a new level of benefits for HPC ecosystems by combining the time-tested elements of Moab with advanced cloud-bursting capabilities. The new solution can “burst” additional workloads to an external cloud on-demand. It is easy to use, manage, and configure and integrates with on-premise resources. It offers full stack provisioning, is automated, and is very cost-effective for customers.”

NVIDIA GPUs Power HPC & AI Workloads in Cloud with Univa

Duncan Poole from NVIDIA gave this talk at the Univa Breakfast Briefing at ISC 2018. “The rise of AI workloads on GPU-enabled systems like RAIDEN in Japan introduces a corresponding and compelling demand for Univa Grid Engine. Aside from being the de facto standard for enterprise-class deployments of shared computational infrastructures for managed HPC and AI workloads, Univa Grid Engine delivers industry-leading integrations with NVIDIA GPUs and Docker containers.”

PBS Professional V18 Steps Up with Support for ARM, Containers and more for HPC

“The best software tools are fast, reliable and secure, while delivering an open architecture that provides access to best-in-class technology across the whole ecosystem,” said Dr. Bill Nitzberg, CTO for Altair PBS Works. “Altair PBS Professional v18 truly delivers on this vision with a deep set of new features that improve performance, increase utilization, ease administration, and also supports the most promising new solutions in the HPC ecosystem – containers, cloud bursting, the ARM platform, etc. This is a great release.”

Univa: Optimizing On-Premise Clusters and Migration to the Cloud

In this video from ISC 2018, Rob Lalonde describes how Univa products optimize on-premise clusters and migration to the Cloud. “Univa is the leading independent provider of software-defined computing infrastructure and workload orchestration solutions. Univa’s intelligent cluster management software increases efficiency while accelerating enterprise migration to hybrid clouds. We help hundreds of companies to manage thousands of applications and run billions of tasks every day.”

Job of the Week: Fellowships for the “Master in HPC” Program in Italy

The SISSA and ICTP academic centers in Italy are offering an amazing opportunity for Fellowships for the Master in High Performance Computing. SISSA and ICTP host one of the largest HPC facilities in Italy, and this is your chance to boost your career in computational science. “Our aim is to prepare within 12 months of master HPC specialists, which is a fast growing job in either academy and industry settings.”

Introducing HPE Performance Cluster Manager Software

Over at the HPE Blog, Bill Mannel writes that new HPE Performance Cluster Manager can help you reduce the time and resources spent administering HPC systems. “Managing HPC clusters can be challenging. Especially when you have to deal with the ever-growing large scale systems with thousands of nodes which means you need to monitor and manage more and more components. Your system administrators need a system management solution to allow them to manage even very complex HPC installations easily and quickly.”

XTREME-D Debuts Revolutionary IaaS for Accessing HPC in the Cloud via Gateway Appliance

Today HPC cloud company XTREME-D announced a prototype version of XTREME-Stargate, a solution that combines Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and an HPC gateway appliance to deliver a new way to access and manage high performance cloud. The appliance will deliver an entirely new HPC cloud experience via a robust UI/UX. It also offers non- traditional billing systems that charge based on job rather than on time consumed, as is typical for SaaS or IaaS.

Nimbix Launches JARVICE 3.0 HPC Hybrid Cloud Platform with Kubernetes

Today cloud provider Nimbix announced the Technology Preview of JARVICE 3.0, a robust HPC hybrid cloud software platform fully integrated with Kubernetes. The new container platform is designed to provide the enterprise with access to the entire Nimbix self-service catalog of HPC, AI and machine/deep learning applications. Packaged as a new enterprise software tool, JARVICE 3.0 optimally runs supercomputing and HPC workloads on-premises or remotely on the public cloud.