Blog Posts

Moab 8.1 is Generally Available

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Adaptive Computing today announced the general availability of Moab HPC Suite – Enterprise Edition 8.1 (Moab 8.1).  We received an overwhelmingly positive response to the new features during SC14 where we provided a sneak peek of the 8.1 beta version and demonstrated a few of its new features. These key updates include a revamped Web-based […]

FPGA’s for High Throughput Computing


A few years ago I attended a week long seminar on programming FPGA’s.  The training left me with a lot of questions, but I gained an appreciation for the power of this flexible little chip. What is an FPGA? OK – here’s the official definition from Xilinx (one of the two big manufacturers of FPGA’s): […]

The Relevance of HPC

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Welcome to 2015, we here at Adaptive Computing think it’s going to be a great year. With the upcoming release of Moab Viewpoint along with the Insight database, and elastic computing, Adaptive is looking forward to seeing our customers accomplish amazing work with our tools.   The new year is a good to take time […]

HPC And Manufacturing


Once I was discussing my job with a friend, and I mentioned that his company was evaluating our software for purchase. He was surprised: “don’t you all work with people that own supercomputers?” He was very surprised to learn that his company – a large manufacturing company – owns that kind of computing power and […]

Torque Configuration: User Access


Getting a simple installation of Torque up and running is relatively easy. But to take advantage of its many features and creating a useful cluster can be a challenge. The online documentation can be pretty cryptic for the beginning and even the advanced Torque user. I am going to start a new series of blog […]

Adaptive Computing: A Year in Review

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It has been quite a year at Adaptive Computing! We hosted another successful MoabCon, attended SC14 and learned more on why #HPCMatters, and introduced the Beta release of Moab 8.1. The Moab HPC Suite – Enterprise Edition (Moab 8.1) boosts elastic computing, and provides updates to the next-gen admin portal: Viewpoint. We’re continuing to help customers […]

A New UI in Town: Moab Viewpoint


There’s a new UI in town. Adaptive Computing’s Moab 8.1 release is nearly here, and with it comes a brand new user interface. This release contains the first drop of the new Admin Portal. We’ve been hard at work on this, and I’m pretty excited about it. For starters, we’ve changed our approach to storing […]

Why Startups Own the Future of Big Data

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Rich Brueckner from insideHPC shared his knowledge and insight during SC14 at the Adaptive Computing Theater. He presented on, “Data and Goliath – Why Startups Own the Future of Big Data.” He discussed a hobby of his: inside-Startups and in the context of big data, there’s an important thing that’s going. Companies like Docker (containers) […]

Time for HPC to Take it’s Rightful Place in the Datacenter


In May 2011 I moved my family to a sleepy little town in Utah called Provo. Utah is far different than sunny Southern California where I had lived my whole life. I started working for this hot little Cloud Management Platform (CMP) company called Adaptive Computing. Adaptive Computing was a little different from the Hi-Tech […]

Takeaways from SC14

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Now that SC14 is “in the books” I would like to share some of my takeaways from a very successful conference. First of all, the conference is a great opportunity to visit with our customers and talk about their current needs and learn what we can do to help them with their plans for the […]