Making Torque ready for Virtual Machines

Follow @mikelangelo_eu This blog post presents the work done on enabling the virtual machines inside the Torque resource manager. First, what is Torque? Torque is an open source technology, fork of PBS, to schedule computing tasks (jobs) on big clusters and HPC installations, developed by Adaptive Computing. It consists of three major parts: (at least…

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…