Openstack meets MIKELANGELO and OSv

MIKELANGELO was at the OpenStack Summit event, presenting the talk titled HPC, Unikernels and OpenStack, as part of the HPC Research track. The session focused on lessons learned while integrating HPC workloads with unikernels on top of OpenStack.  This blog post is a summary of the presentation given by project’s coordinators, Daniel Vladušič and Gregor…

Shape your H2020 research future

If you are an innovator, a researcher or an entrepreneur from any of the fields connected with cloud computing, take part in the shaping, provide input what you wish to be addressed in the next H2020 work programme at: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/consultation-cloud-computing-research-innovation-challenges-wp-2018-2020 DG CONNECT is consulting all interested stakeholders on the research and innovation challenges in the…

NFS on OSv or “How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Memory Allocations and Love the Unikernel”

By Benoît Canet and Don Marti – ScyllaDB A new type of OSv workload   The MIKELANGELO project aims to bring High Performance Computing (HPC) to the cloud. HPC traditionally involves bleeding edge technologies, including lots of CPU cores, Infiniband interconnects between nodes, MPI libraries for message passing, and surprise … NFS, a very old timer of the UNIX…

The Data Management Plan – Our Experience

As Mikelangelo is focusing on the performance issues in Cloud and HPC technology stacks, we’re in a position where traceability of our experiments is of significant importance. We need to facilitate both ourselves in the later stages of the project as well as others to reproduce our experiments in a fully controlled way. To this…

The Irish Summer of 2015

The Mikelangelo Team The second Mikelangelo face-to-face meeting (10th and 11th of June 2015) brought summer to Ireland, all 3 days of it, if we’re to believe the taxi driver. Intel kindly hosted the general assembly meeting at their facilities in Leixlip. The main objective of the meeting was to define and strengthen the project’s objectives before…