Blog Posts

Torque 6.0 NUMA Use Cases: Introduction

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Torque 6.0 NUMA Use Cases

Torque 6.0.0 was released in October so it is time to help users understand how to use the new features which have been added. One of the main focuses of Torque 6.0.0 was to enable users to maximize the performance and predictability of jobs. By taking advantage of hwloc and a new addition to the […]

What’s Better Than Catching Bad Guys?

Before coming to Adaptive Computing a couple of years ago I worked as a cyber research engineer.  I had the opportunity to do some crazy things that helped to catch some seriously bad people.  As much as it looks like great fun taking down bad guys on TV shows, what is even more fun (at least […]

What’s Happening at SC ’15

Next week the brightest minds in High Performance Computing will embark on the city of Austin, TX for Supercomputing ’15 happening November 16 – 19, 2015. Adaptive Computing will be among the exhibitors in booth # 833. We hope that you will stop by our booth to take a demo of Moab’s newest capabilities and […]

Turduckens And HPC Deliciousness

It is now November, and Novembers rarely go by where I don’t stop and think of Turducken. For those who are unfamiliar, the Turducken is a beautiful culinary franken-bird where a turkey is stuffed with a duck that is stuffed with a chicken. To accomplish this feat, the chicken and duck must be de-boned, and the […]

Job Schedulers and Malleable/Evolving Jobs – 03

This entry is part 3 of 3 of 4 in the series Malleable and Evolving Jobs

Author: Gary D. Brown, HPC Product Manager Introduction In Part 3 of this 4-part blog series, we discussed and took an in-depth look at the malleable, evolving, and adaptive job types. If you missed Parts 1 or 2, click here to read Part 1 and here for Part 2. This blog, Part 3, discusses the […]

FOR SALE: Condos

Author: Nick Ihli, Director of Field Services In many Academic and Research organizations, the HPC systems are purchased through grants that different professors and researchers have obtained. These principal investors (PI) help craft the policies for the HPC system in determining who is most important and given priority. Determining these policies is a challenge for […]

An Introduction to Basic Docker Commands

This entry is part 2 of 2 of 3 in the series Containers

Author: Chad Vizino, Software Engineer In my last article I wrote about Linux containers and how they provide a nimble alternative to setting up a Linux environment using a virtual machine. I also introduced Docker, a container management system that has become very popular due to its ease of use. In this article I’ll present […]

Moab 9.0 – Viewpoint

Author: Nick Ihli, Director of Field Services I don’t necessarily limit myself to a number of words for my blog posts, but I like to keep it below 1000 words. Well, since they say a picture is worth a thousand words, I’ll just paste a screenshot of the new Viewpoint job submission Web portal and […]

Tools for Submitting Questions and Support Issues for Moab 9.0

Author: Jason Booth, Technical Account Manager Moab 9.0 will be announced on November 17, and with any new release comes a series of new features and tools, and with any new set of features comes questions. Moab 9.0 includes a tool known as ‘’ that can help when submitting questions or support issues to Adaptive […]

Getting HPC/HTC Workloads To Their Destination Safely and Timely

Author: Corin Kockenower, Senior Software Engineer Has configuration drift in your HPC/HTC cluster been the root cause for inconsistent job runtimes, failures, or even non-deterministic results? Whether your job is to cure cancer, or to administer an HPC/HTC cluster, configuration management/automation tools provide both HPC/HTC cluster users and administrators invaluable tools to setup, monitor (event […]