Tuesday, January 31, 2012

NImbus E-Class Storage Launch Briefing

In this podcast, Tom Isakovich from Nimbus Systems describes the company's new high-availability E-Class Storage devices based on high performance, high density EMLC flash memory.

Learn more at: http://www.nimbusdata.com/newsevents/pr_2012_01_31.html

Monday, January 30, 2012

Interview: Opscode Users to Gather for First-Ever #ChefConf

In this podcast, Jesse Robbins from OpsCode talks about the new #ChefConf event coming up May 15-17, 2012 in San Francisco.


Tens of thousands of people and thousands of companies use Opscode Chef to automate, manage and scale their infrastructure," said Jesse Robbins, co-chair of #ChefConf, and co-founder and chief community officer of Opscode. "This ability is now a critical skill for every software developer, systems engineer and IT professional who must manage ever-increasing scale and complexity."

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

APAX Application Acceleration from Samplify

In this podcast, Allan Evans and Al Wegener present: APAX Application Acceleration. Samplify Systems is leveraging their advanced compression algorithms to reduce the amount of data that needs to be moved and stored in high performance computing.

Eurotech Leverages Mfg Excellence for HPC Market

In this this podcast Giovanbattista (Giovanni) Mattiussi from Eurotech discusses the company’s push into the HPC market and their growing presence at the annual SC and ISC conferences. Widely known for their embedded manufacturing capabilities, Eurotech is receiving accolades for their high-density Aurora Intel-based clusters.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Wildpackets - Network Forensics 101

In this podcast, Jay Botelho from Wildpackets describes how network forensics works and how the company's provides enterprise-wide network monitoring and reporting.

Learn more at: http://www.wildpackets.com

Monday, January 16, 2012

Video: Puppet Labs Datacenter Automation

In this video, Luke Kanies of Puppet Labs describes the company's open source datacenter automation and configuration management tool.

Puppet Labs’ IT automation software enables system administrators to deliver the operational agility and efficiency of cloud computing at enterprise-class service levels, scaling from handfuls of nodes on-premise to tens of thousands in the cloud. Puppet powers thousands of companies, including Twitter, Yelp, eBay, Zynga, JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Google, Disney, Citrix, Oracle, and Viacom.


Learn more at http://puppetlabs.com

Monday, January 9, 2012

Interview: Dr. Bernd Mohr on the ISC's Popular Crash Course on HPC

In this podcast, I interview Dr. Bernd Mohr from the J├╝lich Supercomputer Center. Every year at the International Supcercomputing Conference in Germany, Dr. Mohr conducts a popular Crash Course on High Performance Computing.

Learn more at: http://supercomp.de

Saturday, January 7, 2012

IPSoft Overview - Autonomic IT Management

In this podcast, Jonathan Crane presents: IPSoft Overview - Autonomic IT Management. Learn more at: http://ipsoft.com

The IT infrastructure of tomorrow will not be managed by people, but by expert systems.

MentorMob - Crowdsourced Learning Made Easy

In this podcast, Kris Chinosorn from MentorMob presents a demo on how easy it is to crowdsource learning using the MentorMob playlist software.

Learn more at http://mentormob.com

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Clustered Systems Introduces Remarkable 100KW Compute Rack

In this slidecast, Phil Hughes from Clustered Systems presents: 100KW Rack Introduction. Using a grant from the US Dept. of Energy, the company has developed a highly dense compute rack with a PCI-E interconnect and an extremely efficient warm-water cooling system.

The company estimates that a completely operational Petaflop compute facility using the new technology could be built for approximately $20 Million USD. To be available through OEM partners, first shipments will likely start in 2Q2012, and SLAC will deploy the first system.

Learn more at: clusteredsystems.com