Blog – Cloud

Message from the CTO: The Future of Cloud

Author:  David Jackson, CTO, Adaptive Computing David has been a pioneer of HPC, grid, and cloud solutions. He was just awarded his 80th patent on cloud management, cloud bursting, and cloud brokering. Cloud is everywhere…It is pervasive and it is rapidly changing both our professional and personal lives. For IT professionals, instant access to remote […]

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 […]

Moab Accounting Manager: Better Than Gold

Adaptive Computing has been an industry leader in providing resource usage showback and chargeback capabilities for High Performance Computing — initially with Gold Allocation Manager, and now with Moab Accounting Manager. With experience gained from the needs of HPC customers while pioneering the usage of Gold Allocation Manager, significant improvements were made in Moab Accounting […]

Announcing the Beta Release of Moab 8.1

This entry is part of 7 in the series Adaptive Computing at SC14

We’re proud to announce the beta release of Moab HPC Suite – Enterprise Edition (Moab 8.1) at the SC14 conference in New Orleans. The Adaptive Computing team is providing sneak peek demos of Moab 8.1, Viewpoint admin portal, elastic computing functionality and advancements in performance and scale in our booth #1539 at SC14. In addition, […]

Empowering Girls in STEM Part II

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Women in STEM

We’ve come a long way as women. We can vote. We can wear pants. We can do pretty much whatever we want. Women in the United States have many freedoms and opportunities that those who came before us were not afforded. Why then, are we falling behind the rest of the world when it comes […]

#MoabMatters at the Adaptive Computing Theater

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Adaptive Computing at SC14

Learn from the world’s largest supercomputing centers in academic, government, and commercial sector in the Adaptive Computing Theater at SC14. Get insights from individuals from Georgia Tech, HP, Lenovo, DOW Agro Sciences, Cray, and more! View the full Adaptive SC14 theater schedule below: Tuesday, November 18 10:30am – What’s New in Moab 8.1 Paul Anderson, Adaptive […]

A Tale of Two Algorithms

Here’s a scenario that anybody who lives with other people will understand well. It’s late at night and the house is quiet. All its inhabitants are sleeping peacefully in their beds. Imagine yourself coming home from a late night, starving for food and needing a shower. Now you’re faced with a choice. You might (selfishly? […]

Engineering 101: Why You’d Love Software Engineering

I love working in the field of software engineering and I want to share some points on why. It’s Diverse When you are working as a software engineer you can be working in any industry in the world with many different kinds of company cultures. In addition to the many, many software companies which exist, […]

Custom Workflows for Oil and Gas

There are only a few industries as renowned for massive investments in the highest end of computing technology as the oil and gas sector. High performance computing capabilities, matched with sophisticated modeling and simulation codes, and increasingly, top of the line tools to ingest, manage and analyze unprecedented amounts of diverse data mean that infrastructure […]

“I like to break things” and Other Reasons for a Career in QA

When people ask me what I do for a living, I tell them that I work in Software QA.   Unless they also work in software or IT, they usually give me an odd look, as though I told them I make porcupine hats. My response to that look or the follow-up question is “I break […]