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Cloud Computing for Engineers: What, Why and How?

Cloud Computing has already touched most professionals in one way or the other, and the immediate next-generation of professionals will witness its strong presence as they start their careers. While there are perhaps several articles written daily on this topic, there is an acute need for more precise explanations of how Cloud Computing can help in the field of Science and Engineering.

The PBS paper provides insight into this topic. Click here to download.

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Filed under: Cloud Computing, Technical Papers

Operational Numerical Weather Prediction Job Scheduling at the Petascale

PBS Works and Cray have teamed up to elaborate on their partnership on system utilization strategies for operational numerical weather prediction (NWP) centers. The Cray XE6™ supercomputer in conjunction with Altair PBS Professional® provides a rich scheduling environment designed to support and maximize the specific features of the Cray architecture.

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PBS Professional Integration with HP CMU, Technical Paper

Due to recent customer requests, we have identified a number of areas where scheduling features in PBS Professional can be enabled through the use of HP’s cluster management software package called Cluster Management Utility (CMU).

Click here to download the technical paper, and learn how PBS Professional, a workload management solution, integrates well with HP’s CMU.

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Scheduling Jobs onto GPUs using PBS Professional

With the advent of the Graphical Processing Unit (GPU) as a general-purpose computing unit, more and more customers are moving towards GPU-based clusters to run their scientific and engineering applications.

Click here to download the technical paper, and learn two different approaches to configure and schedule jobs onto GPUs using PBS Professional®, the industry-proven high-performance computing workload management solution.

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