Virtualizing HPC Throughput Computing with CPU Over-commitment

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High Performance Computing (HPC) workloads have traditionally been run only on bare-metal, unvirtualized hardware. However, performance of these highly parallel technical workloads has increased dramatically over the last decade with the introduction of increasingly sophisticated hardware support for virtualization, enabling organizations to begin to embrace the numerous benefits that a virtualization platform can offer. This Read more...
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Licensing Microsoft SQL Server in a VMware Cloud on AWS Environment

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…. From Part I As enterprise IT teams, leadership and business owners continuously drive towards service improvements, they invariably look at the public cloud infrastructure as a possible target for their mission critical applications. Whereas virtualization is now generally accepted as the default platform for enterprise-grade applications, businesses looking to leverage the public cloud for Read more...

New Architectures for Apache Spark™ and Big Data

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Key Trends in Big Data Infrastructure: Some of the key trends in big data infrastructure over the past couple of years are: • Decoupling of Compute and Storage Clusters • Separate compute virtual machines from storage VMs • Data is processed and scaled independently of compute • Dynamic Scaling of compute nodes used for analysis Read more...