Tag Archives: Cloud

  • 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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  • Interview: Univa Steps Up with NAVOPS 2.0 for moving HPC Workloads to the Cloud

    Today Univa announced the newest release of its popular Navops Launch cloud-automation platform. Navops Launch 2.0 delivers new capabilities to help simplify the migration of enterprise HPC workloads to the cloud, enabling enterprises to transition HPC workloads to the cloud while reducing costs by 30-40 percent. To learn more, we caught up with Univa CEO Gary Tyreman. insideHPC: With this…

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  • High-Performance Computing 101: HPC and How Engineers Can Use It

    In the world of engineering and design, high-performance computing (HPC) has been used to accomplish complex tasks with ease. This has led to its popularity, but many still struggle with figuring out the proper configurations, how, and when it should be deployed. This struggle is partly due to confusing HPC with traditional supercomputers and the…

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  • How the University of Liverpool Balances HPC and the Cloud

    To support various workloads required in academic research, the University of Liverpool runs an on-premise HPC cluster, designed by Dell EMC and Alces Flight, which offers on-demand public cloud access to Nvidia graphics processing units (GPUs) running on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The Dell PowerEdge-based HPC cluster is being used by researchers at the university to help them…

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  • Podcast: HPC & AI Convergence Enables AI Workload Innovation

    In this Conversations in the Cloud podcast, Esther Baldwin from Intel describes how the convergence of HPC and AI is driving innovation. On the topic of HPC & AI converged clusters, there’s a perception that if you want to do AI, you must stand up a separate cluster, which Esther notes is not true. Existing HPC…

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  • Sylabs Delivers Singularity Enterprise

    Sylabs this week made generally available Singularity Enterprise, which combines a set of DevOps and security services with an open source Singularity container engine optimized for high-performance applications involving large amounts of data. Company CEO Gregory Kurtzer says Singularity Enterprise makes it easier to keep track of the provenance of all the data within a containerized…

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