Penguin Computing Announces Scyld ClusterWare for Hadoop

Fremont, California (EastBayDaily) — Penguin Computing, a provider of high performance, enterprise data center and cloud solutions, today announced Scyld ClusterWare for Hadoop, adding greater capability to the company’s existing Scyld ClusterWare high performance computing cluster management solution.

“Scyld ClusterWare is ideal for managing HPC and Hadoop workloads for big data customers,” said Victor Gregorio, Vice President and General Manager of Cloud Services, Penguin Computing. “ClusterWare is the genesis of Linux-based supercomputing and represents the evolution of HPC using Hadoop to evaluate large data sets.”

Scyld Clusterware for Hadoop, which has been deployed in several organizations, runs on any x86-based hardware running Red Hat Enterprise Linux and is designed to integrate with all major Hadoop distributions. It is scalable, flexible, easy-to-use and ideal for managing HPC and Hadoop workloads for big data customers. Scyld ClusterWare for Hadoop also offers: extremely fast cluster provisioning; single system image architecture that guarantees configuration consistency; support for internal clouds and cloud bursting; Web-service-based architecture for management and workflow submission from anywhere; seamless integration with directory services such as LDAP & AD; worldwide commercial support from HPC experts; and qualification and optimization for Penguin Computing hardware.

Penguin Computing's years of HPC expertise allow ClusterWare to be highly-tuned for HPC workloads by offering pre-bundled OS optimizations for cluster performance, a single system install for straightforward change management, web GUIs for administrative dashboards and HPC workflow management, tools for predictive hardware failure analysis, and all middleware needed to effectively run a compute cluster.

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About Penguin Computing

Penguin Computing is one of the largest private suppliers of enterprise and high performance computing solutions in North America and has built and operates the leading specialized public HPC cloud service Penguin Computing on Demand (POD). Penguin Computing pioneers the design, engineering, integration and delivering of solutions that are based on open architectures and comprise non-proprietary components from a variety of vendors. Penguin Computing is also one of only five authorized Open Compute Project (OCP) solution providers leveraging this Facebook-led initiative to bring the most efficient open data center solutions to a broader market, and has announced the Tundra product line which applies the benefits of OCP to high performance computing.

Penguin Computing, Scyld ClusterWare, Scyld Insight, Scyld HCATM, Relion, Altus, Penguin Computing on Demand, POD, Tundra and Arctica are trademarks or registered trademarks of Penguin Computing, Inc.

Penguin Computing has more than 18,000 systems installed with over 2,500 customers in 40 countries across eight major vertical markets.


Phillip Bergman