Tag Archives: Cloud

  • High Performance Computing: Do You Need It?

    In today’s data-driven world, high performance computing (HPC) is emerging as the go-to platform for enterprises looking to gain deep insights into areas as diverse as genomics, computational chemistry, financial risk modeling and seismic imaging. Initially embraced by research scientists who needed to perform complex mathematical calculations, HPC is now gaining the attention of a…

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  • HPC Cloud Migration Interview Series: Speaking with Sylabs

    The high-performance computing (HPC) industry is at an exciting growth stage. New application deployment models (such as AI and machine learning), new cloud-service offerings and advances in management software are fueling the industry. As more companies migrate HPC applications to the cloud, this blog series will feature those making the switch to share best practices…

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  • Tech focus: cloud

    Cloud technologies are now reaching a level of maturity that is making them appealing to HPC users. Whether using public or hybrid cloud, these technologies offer unprecedented flexibility for users who can create or ‘spin-up’ nodes with specific architectural requirements, use cloud bursting to increase the capacity of their in-house infrastructure – or it can…

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  • HPC Eases its Way Into the Cloud

    The ongoing journey to bring more enterprise high-performance computing (HPC) workloads into the cloud has been a bumpy one with its share of roadblocks and setbacks. As anyone reading The Next Platform has seen over the years, the challenges have ranged from latency to software licensing, application portability to networking costs. That doesn’t mean it isn’t happening. Pratt & Whitney…

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  • Hybrid Approach Emerges for AI Workloads

    The discussion surrounding enterprise adoption of AI technologies is shifting from if to when, and what mix of IT infrastructure will be required to deploy and scale machine learning and other workloads. HPC vendors that have been making inroads in the enterprise market view AI as another opportunity. Among them is supercomputer leader Cray Inc….

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  • VMblog Expert Interviews: Univa Discusses Navops Launch 2.0 & Integrated Support for Slurm

    Univa recently announced Navops Launch 2.0, an updated version of its popular cloud-automation platform that also includes integrated support for the widely-used Slurm workload scheduler. To find out more, VMblog spoke with Gary Tyreman, president and CEO of Univa. VMblog: Tell us about Navops Launch and what’s new in this release. Gary Tyreman: Navops Launch provides a…

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