Blog – Open Source

Adaptive Computing: A Year in Review

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 […]

Why Startups Own the Future of Big Data

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) […]

Takeaways from SC14

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 […]

Returns From Lincoln Ascent

Some of the numbers have started to come in from work done for Lincoln Ascent and things are looking promising to this point. The parts that are rounding up right now focus on speeding up Moab’s scheduling iteration and reducing the network overhead between TORQUE and Moab. One of the excesses in network communication between […]

What’s Pushing Technology Boundaries in 2015?

As we approach 2015, I find it an exciting time to be in tech. For more than two decades, I’ve experienced a lot in my career — the birth of VoIP, Wi-Fi, high-speed Internet Access, Cloud, Big Data and many others. But for some reason, I’m more excited about technology then I’ve been in a long […]

Announcing the Beta Release of Moab 8.1

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

This entry is part of 7 in the series Adaptive Computing at SC14We’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 […]

“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 […]

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Here at Adaptive Computing, we power many of the world’s largest private/hybrid cloud and technical computing environments with our award-winning Moab optimization and scheduling software. Moab enables large enterprises in oil and gas, financial, manufacturing, and research as well as academic and government to perform simulations and analyze Big Data faster, more accurately and most cost […]

Univa Grid Engine Does Windows, Linux Containers – EnterpriseTech

Grid Engine, the popular workload management tool for distributed computing environments, now does Windows. And it is also doing Linux control groups, or cgroups, containers, a technology that was championed by Google many years back as the basis for its internal resource control on its massive clusters. The support for Windows was made at the behest […]

Musings on HPC and Docker

As discussed in my last post I covered a popular DevOps tool called Docker. We utilize Docker heavily here at Adaptive Computing and some of the methods we employ to leverage the tool were covered in that post, feel free to browse on over if you want to catch up on how we use Docker. In today’s […]