Inside Extreme Scale Tech|Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Univa Grid Engine Does Windows, Linux Containers

Univa Grid Engine Does Windows, Linux Containers

Grid Engine, the popular workload management tool for distributed computing environments, now does Windows. And it is ...

Red Hat Seeks To Ease OpenStack Deployments

Red Hat Seeks To Ease OpenStack Deployments

Two updates to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 include an improved installer and greater ...

VMware Embraces OpenStack Clouds, Docker Containers

VMware Embraces OpenStack Clouds, Docker Containers

Even if you can beat them, sometimes you join them anyway because that is easier and more ...

Big Data Tools Target Datacenter Performance

Big Data Tools Target Datacenter Performance

Among the growing number of uses for the products of big data analysis is the ability to ...

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September 2, 2014(0)
Grid Engine, the popular workload management tool for distributed computing environments, now does Windows. And it is also doing Linux control groups, or cgroups, containers, a technology that was championed by Google many years back as the basis for its internal resource control on its massive clusters. The support for Windows was made at the behest of some big ... Full article
August 27, 2014(0)
Two updates to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 include an improved installer and greater availability capabilities that are aimed at developers and IT administrators seeking greater reliability as they scale RHEL OpenStack deployments. The updates rolled out this week follow the release last month of the RHEL OpenStack Platform 5 and are intended to ease OpenStack ...
August 25, 2014(0)
Even if you can beat them, sometimes you join them anyway because that is easier and more expedient. And so at the VMworld event in San Francisco today, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger announced that the X86 server virtualization juggernaut would be adopting OpenStack as an alternative cloud controller to its own vCloud stack and would similarly be embracing Docker ...
August 25, 2014(0)
Among the growing number of uses for the products of big data analysis is the ability to trouble shoot datacenter performance and narrower parameters like storage. The big data vendor CloudPhysics comes to the VMworld event this week in San Francisco with a dynamic benchmarking tool designed to monitor the overall health of virtualized datacenters on a daily basis. ...
August 20, 2014(0)
Expanded enterprise mobile services launched by Pivotal, the enterprise platform-as-a-service specialist spun out of VMware, are intended to help developers and cloud operators speed the delivery a range of mobile applications. The company said its Pivotal CF product offers app developers a set of mobile capabilities that work with previously announced data services to deploy next-generation applications. The “CF” ...
August 19, 2014(0)
Creating Google-like hyperscale infrastructure is going to be a whole lot easier thanks to a development partnership between the search engine giant and Mesosphere, an upstart application platform and cluster management vendor whose Mesos tool is inspired by Google’s homegrown Borg and Omega platforms and is used at Twitter, Airbnb, and a slew of other Internet startups. Mesosphere came ...
August 18, 2014(6)
IBM has only recently caught the KVM bug, and has even gone so far as to create a variant of the KVM hypervisor that runs atop its Power8 systems when they run Linux. But if new performance statistics coming out of IBM Research are any guide, it looks like Big Blue will be porting the new Docker container technology ...
August 15, 2014(0)
The amount of data being captured, stored, and analyzed during a Major League Baseball (MLB) game has, like players’ salaries and the net worth of big league franchises, exploded. From the late 1860s to 2003, the total amount of statistical data on the game amounted to about 2 gigabytes. With the installation of sensor and tracking technologies in big ...
August 14, 2014(0)
Search engine giant Google is talking about another innovative data store that it has come up with, perhaps spawning yet another round of innovation in the open source community that often mimics what Google does to solve complex scale issues. Google plans to talk about a massive data warehousing system called Mesa at the 40th International Conference on Very ...
August 13, 2014(0)
The latest version of SUSE Cloud, the variant of the OpenStack cloud controller developed by commercial Linux distributor SUSE Linux, adds support for the Ceph distributed storage system along with VMware capabilities. In rolling out SUSE Cloud 4, the Linux distributor said new automation features are intended to smooth the adoption of OpenStack in enterprise datacenters. Cloud 4 is ...
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