Why simplification holds the key to efficiency and productivity There are few environments more challenging to manage than high-performance computing clusters. HPC centers continually push the envelope attempting to squeeze every last bit of performance from their machines. They use state-of-the-art hardware, advanced interconnects, and fast storage all bound together with (...)
It's Friday 13th once again and whether triskaidekaphobia (fear of the number 13) is on the agenda, don't let management of your technical computing environment become a nightmare! Announcing the release of IBM Platform HPC 4.1.1. IBM Platform HPC is comprehensive software for managing your technical computing environment. It simplifies cluster management and (...)
Consistency and interoperability are key elements when operating a technical computing environment for achieving consistent application results and performance. Although various methods exist to check for consistency of a technical computing environment, Intel Cluster Ready provides a reference architecture for Linux x64 based hardware and software interoperability. IBM System x clusters managed (...)
The announcement made in mid-Dec. 2012 was that IBM is going to replace IBM LoadLeveler with IBM Platform LSF for its x86 clusters running on Linux. Sales of LoadLeveler for x86 clusters will end on March 15, 2013 while the software support will continue until April 30, 2015. Although a (...)
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