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Video: What’s New in Moab 8.0 for Cloud & Big Workflow

In this video, Trev Harmon from Adaptive Computing presents: HPC, Cloud & Big Workflow: What’s New in Moab 8.0.

Adaptive Computing powers many of the world’s largest private/hybrid cloud, and technical computing environments with Moab, its award-winning optimization and scheduling middleware software. Moab enables large enterprises, academic institutions and governments to perform simulations and analyze data faster, more accurately and most cost effectively with its Technical Computing, Cloud and Big Data solutions for Big Workflow applications. With dynamic scheduling, provisioning and management of multi-step/multi-application services across HPC, Cloud and Big Data environments, Moab inspires users to pursue game-changing endeavors. Adaptive Computing’s Moab speeds the time to discovery, allowing the business to gain a competitive advantage.

Luke Kanies on How PuppetConf Sparks Innovation in the Datacenter

In this video from PuppetConf 2013, Luke Kanies from Puppet Labs discusses how this annual user conference is sparking innovation in the datacenter.

We’re proud to offer a one-of-a-kind event that brings together a rich community of sysadmins, open source enthusiasts and Puppet Labs partners,” said Luke Kanies, CEO and founder of Puppet Labs. “What binds this gathering together is the desire to learn more from each other about the technologies and best practices that are enabling DevOps, cloud automation and continuous delivery.”

Implications of Salesforce Acquiring ExactTarget for Sales Professionals

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In this slidecast, John McGee from Optifinow presents on the Implications of Salesforce Acquiring ExactTarget for Sales Professionals.

While the acquisition of ExactTarget by Salesforce will enhance the marketing campaign features of Salesforce, the reality is there are still gaps in the sales automation side of the equation,” said OptifiNow CEO John McGee. “Companies using Salesforce for CRM and ExactTarget for digital marketing can easily integrate OptifiNow into the tools they are currently using to provide their sales teams with more robust, effective and useful sales automation features.”

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Canara: Delivering Better Power Systems with Advanced Analytics

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In this slidecast, Tom Barton from Canara describes the company’s innovate UPS power solutions for the datacenter.

The battery monitoring system is built with interoperability in mind. The system captures battery data from standard Canara battery monitors but also supports integration of data captured on any other battery monitoring solution. All data captured is accessible via Canara Connect, a locally hosted application that provides anytime-anywhere access to your battery health. Through Canara Connect, you can consolidate data from multiple battery systems into a single online dashboard and generate informative reports to guide your decision making.”

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Transtec Powers Cloud HPC and Remote Visualization at ISC’13

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In this video from ISC’13, Dr. Oliver Tennert from Transtec describes how the company’s HPC Cloud Services and Remote Visualization solutions are empowering customers with flexibility for their computing workloads.

We have a lot of customers from the scientific as well as financial or telecommunications areas, where analyzing huge amounts of data in the shortest period of time possible is a critical factor of success,” said Dr. Oliver Tennert, Director Technology Management and HPC Solutions at Transtec.

You can check out more of our exclusive coverage from the show at our ISC’13 Video Gallery.

Slidecast: Postgres – A Tipping Point?

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In this slidecast, Ed Boyajian from EnterpriseDB presents: Postgres – A Tipping Point?

PostgreSQL is the #1 enterprise-class open source database with a feature set comparable to the major proprietary RDBMS vendors and a customer list that spans every industry. EnterpriseDB’s Postgres Plus solutions let you confidently develop and deploy PostgreSQL-backed applications that scale all the way from embedded solutions to massive OLTP and data warehouse systems that serve thousands of users.”

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Slidecast: Cloud for Big Data

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In this slidecast, Jim Kaskade from Infochimps presents: Cloud for Big Data.

Infochimps was founded by data scientists and cloud computing experts. Our solutions make it faster, easier and far less complex to build and manage Big Data systems behind applications to quickly deliver actionable insights. With Infochimps Cloud, enterprises benefit from the fastest way to deploy Big Data applications in complex, hybrid cloud environments.”

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Slidecast: Mellanox Rolls Out Virtual Modular Switch

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In this slidecast, Gilad Shainer from Mellanox presents an overview of the company’s new Virtual Modular Switch.

Cloud, Web 2.0, and enterprise data centers which require large aggregation Ethernet switch networks are moving away from legacy modular switches, due to high expenses and rapid obsolescence, to fixed switches that bring scalability and efficiency,” said Gilad Shainer, vice president of marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “The Mellanox Virtual Modular Switch solution, comprised of Mellanox’s 10, 40 and 56GbE switches, enables our customers to achieve a new level of scalability, while future-proofing their investment and reducing expenses.”

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Video: Best Practices for HPC in the Cloud

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In this video from the AWS Summit 2013 in New York, Jafar Shameem and David Pellerin from Amazon present: Best Practices for HPC in the Cloud.

More and more, the scalable on-demand infrastructure provided by AWS is being used by researchers, scientists and engineers in Life Sciences, Finance and Engineering to solve bigger problems, answer complex questions and run larger simulations. In this session we start by talking about the supercomputing class performance and high performance storage available to the scientists and engineers at their fingertips. We will go over examples of how startups are innovating and large enterprises are extending their HPC environments. Finally, we walk through some of the common questions that come up as organizations start leveraging AWS for their high performance computing needs.

Slidecast: TwinStrata CloudArray – Disaster Recovery as a Service

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In this slidecast, Nicos Vekiarides from TwinStrata presents: TwinStrata CloudArray 4.5 with DRaaS. The new offering is an on-demand disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) for VMware users.

Whether your goals are to increase storage capacity, improve off-site data protection, implement disaster recovery or all three of the above, TwinStrata CloudArray is the most comprehensive storage solution available today,” said Nicos Vekiarides, CEO of TwinStrata. “TwinStrata has made great strides in delivering enterprise-class functionality at a fraction of the cost typically required of storage solutions. What’s exciting is CloudArray 4.5 enables organizations to enjoy a full business continuity plan without the need for backup software or a dedicated disaster site– a once unthinkable proposition.”

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