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Primeur weekly 2016-05-23

Crowd computing

Zika treatment search launched, fueled by IBM's World Community Grid ...

Quantum computing

Quantum Manifesto to call for one billion euro investment in European quantum computer ...

Focus on Europe

Lenovo helps the European Space Agency map the Milky Way ...

PRACEdays16 concludes with ambitions met and raised ...

GASPI tutorial at EPFL Lausanne ...

Hardware

Lincoln Laboratory establishes a supercomputing centre ...

Microsoft supports Sydney University quantum effort ...

Atos simplifies and speeds up implementation of Big Data solutions ...

Mellanox announces new executive appointments ...

DDN introduces Flashscale: game-changing performance and cost optimized all-flash array delivering 6 million IOPS in 4U for as low as $1/GB ...

Dell makes groundbreaking leap forward with uniquely adaptable, future-ready storage solutions ...

Applications

Funding to support development of the Virtual Physiological Human ...

Zika hackathon fights disease with Big Data ...

SGI rapidly surpasses 600 Terabyte milestone for total systems running SAP HANA ...

ANSYS introduces first Big Data and machine learning system for engineering simulation ...

Galaxy formation simulations benefit NASA's future space telescope ...

UTA prepares Titan supercomputer to process the data from quadrillions of proton collisions generated in the new Large Hadron Collider experiments ...

The Cloud

IBM Cloud first to offer latest NVIDIA GRID with Tesla M60 GPU, speeding up virtual desktop applications ...

Jabil speeds global collaboration with IBM Cloud ...

Univa announces Navops Command for managing enterprise container workload on Kubernetes distributions ...

Univa announces Navops Command for managing enterprise container workload on Kubernetes distributions

18 May 2016 Oscon - Univa, an innovator of workload management, has introduced Navops Command at OSCON - Everything Open Source Conference. First of its kind, Navops Command implements sophisticated workload placement and advanced policy management for enterprises to take full advantage of containers on any Kubernetes distribution.

"Running a containerized environment in production at scale requires a significant commitment from the enterprise", stated Bob Wise, Chief Technologist Cloud Infrastructure, at Samsung CNCT. "In an environment with constrained resources, workload policies and quotas are some of the important challenges large enterprise will face. Univa is working hard to bridge the gap from traditional IT requirements to the new world of container management, and we watch their products with great interest."

In addition, Navops provides the unique ability to better maximize utilization of shared resources and manage service applications running at scale. Navops Command's ability to run on any Kubernetes distribution means that customers can choose to work with any number of vendors participating in the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), like RedHat's OpenShift, Navops Launch or CoreOS's Tectonic, and still get the benefit of Command's advanced policy management.

"We are excited to see enterprise software vendors like Univa bring their expertise in high-scale deployments to the Kubernetes ecosystem", stated David Aronchick, Senior Product Manager, of Kubernetes. "Kubernetes is designed to be a pluggable, customizable platform and Univa has enabled enterprises to use Navops Command and make it possible to use Kubernetes to do advanced workload policy management."

Key capabilities include:

  • Advanced scheduling algorithms
  • Sophisticated policies for managing SLAs
  • Automate prioritization when resources become scarce
  • Manage cluster resources efficiently
  • Works with any Kubernetes distribution

"Deploying and running container-based applications in complex, brownfield environments yields many complexities and challenges", stated Rob Lalonde, Vice President and General Manager of Navops. "Navops Command allows for enterprise-grade container placement based on real-world, complex use cases by leveraging advanced policy management, allowing Businesses to optimize resource utilization at scale."

Navops is a suite of products that enables enterprises to take full advantage of Kubernetes and provides the ability to quickly and easily deploy a container-ready infrastructure and run containers at scale. Navops utilizes workload placement and advanced policy management across on-premise, Cloud, and hybrid infrastructures. With Navops, companies can automate micro-service applications and efficiently respond to end-user demand.

Source: Univa

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2016-05-23

Crowd computing

Zika treatment search launched, fueled by IBM's World Community Grid ...

Quantum computing

Quantum Manifesto to call for one billion euro investment in European quantum computer ...

Focus on Europe

Lenovo helps the European Space Agency map the Milky Way ...

PRACEdays16 concludes with ambitions met and raised ...

GASPI tutorial at EPFL Lausanne ...

Hardware

Lincoln Laboratory establishes a supercomputing centre ...

Microsoft supports Sydney University quantum effort ...

Atos simplifies and speeds up implementation of Big Data solutions ...

Mellanox announces new executive appointments ...

DDN introduces Flashscale: game-changing performance and cost optimized all-flash array delivering 6 million IOPS in 4U for as low as $1/GB ...

Dell makes groundbreaking leap forward with uniquely adaptable, future-ready storage solutions ...

Applications

Funding to support development of the Virtual Physiological Human ...

Zika hackathon fights disease with Big Data ...

SGI rapidly surpasses 600 Terabyte milestone for total systems running SAP HANA ...

ANSYS introduces first Big Data and machine learning system for engineering simulation ...

Galaxy formation simulations benefit NASA's future space telescope ...

UTA prepares Titan supercomputer to process the data from quadrillions of proton collisions generated in the new Large Hadron Collider experiments ...

The Cloud

IBM Cloud first to offer latest NVIDIA GRID with Tesla M60 GPU, speeding up virtual desktop applications ...

Jabil speeds global collaboration with IBM Cloud ...

Univa announces Navops Command for managing enterprise container workload on Kubernetes distributions ...