Red Hat debuts HPC package

Red Hat has formally jumped into the high-performance computing (HPC) fray. The company released a package for running Linux-based HPC clusters called the Red Hat HPC Solution.

Although Red Hat Enterprise Linux is already somewhat well-used in the HPC community, this package integrates the OS with a number of management tools for easy deployment and management of clusters, according to Red Hat.

The package includes version 5.2 of RHEL and Platform Open Cluster Stack 5, cluster management software from Platform Computing. Also in the package are device drivers, a cluster installer, a resource and application monitor, a job scheduler and additional cluster management tools.

Prices start at $249 per node. More information .

About the Author

Joab Jackson is the senior technology editor for Government Computer News.

Featured

  • Records management: Look beyond the NARA mandates

    Pandemic tests electronic records management

    Between the rush enable more virtual collaboration, stalled digitization of archived records and managing records that reside in datasets, records management executives are sorting through new challenges.

  • boy learning at home (Travelpixs/Shutterstock.com)

    Tucson’s community wireless bridges the digital divide

    The city built cell sites at government-owned facilities such as fire departments and libraries that were already connected to Tucson’s existing fiber backbone.

Stay Connected