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SAP Announces Partnership to Expand Use of Red Hat Enterprise Linux

WALLDORF, GERMANY AND RALEIGH, N.C. – February 1, 2023 — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) and open source solutions provider Red Hat, Inc. today announced an expanded partnership to  increase SAP’s use of and support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. This collaboration aims to enhance intelligent business operations, support cloud transformation across industries and drive holistic IT innovation, the […]

CRN Recognizes Hammerspace as a Cloud 100 Company for 2023

SAN MATEO, Calif. – January 30, 2023 – Hammerspace, the pioneer of the global data environment, today announced that CRN magazine has named Hammerspace to its annual Cloud 100 list. This list honors the 100 Coolest Cloud Companies for 2023 across five key categories: infrastructure, monitoring and management, storage, software and security. CRN’s Cloud 100 list spotlights technology […]

Rocky Enterprise Software Foundation Approves Bylaws and Charter for Open Community Control of Rocky Linux and Projects

RENO, Nev.—November 10, 2022—The Rocky Enterprise Software Foundation (RESF) today published its charter and bylaws, documenting the organization’s governing structure and rules for hosting open source projects, including its namesake project, Rocky Linux. The charter and bylaws also describe the RESF vision to create and nurture a community of individuals and organizations that are committed […]

How the HPC-AI Rocky Linux Server Operating System Rose from the CentOS Ashes

[SPONSORED CONTENT]  CentOS disappeared in the dead of winter. On December 8, 2020, the day with the earliest sunset of the year in northern latitudes, Red Hat announced it would no longer support the Linux server operating system, and for many CentOS users “what instruments we have agree the day of (its) death was a dark cold day.” If you were an advocate of CentOS Linux, you knew all about it. You knew its traits, its ways, its bugs, its quirks. You knew its personality. You knew how to tease the best out of it, and how to avoid….

Tachyum Prodigy FPGA Running Applications in Linux Interactive Mode

LAS VEGAS — May 3, 2022 –Tachyum Inc. today announced  it is running applications in Linux interactive mode on Prodigy FPGA hardware with SMP (Symmetric Multi-Processing) Linux and the floating-point unit enabled on the FPGA prototype of its Prodigy Universal Processor. This latest key milestone showcases Prodigy’s advanced level of maturity spanning its advanced CPU core, […]

David Bader Selected for 2021 IEEE Computer Society Sidney Fernbach Award

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 22 September 2021 – The IEEE Computer Society (IEEE CS) has named David Bader as the recipient of the 2021 Sidney Fernbach Award.  Bader is a Distinguished Professor and founder of the Department of Data Science, and inaugural Director of the Institute for Data Science, at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Established in […]

RapidAPI Acquires Paw, Extends API Development Platform

San Francisco —February 10, 2021—RapidAPI, a platform to find, connect to, and manage thousands of APIs, announced today the acquisition of Paw, a leading API design and collaboration tool. The acquisition enables RapidAPI to extend its open API platform across the API development lifecycle, across multiple clouds and gateways, according to the company. Additionally, RapidAPI and […]

Report: Security Firm Says HPC Clusters under Attack: ‘Level of Sophistication Rarely Seen in Linux Malware’

This is an updated version of a story first publised on Feb. 1. UK technology industry publication PCR published a story today stating that an international data security firm, ESET, has reported the identification of a malware called Kobalos that targets supercomputing clusters. They also said they have been working with security experts at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research and other organizations on stemming attacks. “Among other targets was a large Asian ISP, a North American endpoint security vendor as well as several privately held servers,” PCR reported.

Video: Open and High Performance Computing

Hugh Blemings from the OpenPOWER Foundation gave this talk at the Linux.Conf.au conference. “This session will explain the importance of open hardware and software at all levels of the compute environment – embedded/IoT to desktop to hyperscale systems. From here a brief introduction to OpenPOWER and the OpenPOWER Foundation as well as an update on the ecosystem, the status of the hardware and software stacks in question as well as an overview of some of the OpenPOWER hardware out there.”

Podcast: When a Different OS Gets Different Results

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at problems in the scientific software world. “There’s a bug in Python scripts that caused different results in identical routines run on different operating systems. As the guys discuss, it’s not a Python thing but a problem with the order in which files got read according to the operating system’s protocols. This impacts the sort order and thus the end results. The gang speculates on other causes of these types of problems and the fixes that should be employed.”