Penguin Computing Releases Scyld ClusterWare 11, New Architecture Allows Additional Cluster Types, Sizes, Security Options

by Jessica Simpson | November 11, 2018 12:00 pm

DALLAS — SUPERCOMPUTING CONFERENCE 2018, Nov. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Penguin Computing[1], a subsidiary of SMART Global Holdings, Inc.[2] (NASDAQ: SGH) and leading provider of high-performance computing (HPC), artificial intelligence (AI), enterprise data center, and cloud solutions, today announced Scyld ClusterWare® 11[3], a new, redesigned version of its HPC cluster management software system. 

Version 11 of the Scyld ClusterWare software system is a complete, out-of-the-box HPC provisioning suite that provides significant customization and security features, combined with enhanced usability and the flexibility of system image management. The new architecture for the Scyld ClusterWare 11 system is now kernel agnostic, supports SELinux, can scale to large node counts, enables customer defined node images, and offers improved monitoring tools.

Combined with the expertise of Penguin Computing professional services and customer support, the Scyld ClusterWare 11 suite enables customers across a variety of vertical markets to design, manage, and secure their unique cluster environments with greater flexibility and customization than ever before. This new release also allows customers to significantly increase their cluster security.

“We’re proud to introduce the ClusterWare 11 software system and support the growing worldwide HPC market with the rapid provisioning, enhanced monitoring, and increased security features that users need,” said Victor Gregorio, senior vice president of Cloud Services at Penguin Computing. “What’s even better for customers is that the ClusterWare 11 suite is designed to help users integrate tomorrow’s technologies into their HPC environments. In addition, since we’re in an era where system security is paramount, we made sure that the ClusterWare 11 software allows our customers to customize and audit security policies.”

About Scyld ClusterWare 11
Along with significant customization and security feature upgrades, the Scyld ClusterWare 11 platform is fully compatible with the Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® operating system and CentOS. The Scyld ClusterWare 11 software delivers near-instant cluster provisioning and a single system image architecture that guarantees configuration consistency. Features include:

Pricing and Availability
Existing customers will get immediate access to the new release. New customers may contact sales at [email protected][4] or 888-PENGUIN.

About Penguin Computing, a SMART Global Holdings Company
Penguin Computing®, a U.S.-based global provider of high-performance computing (HPC), artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, and data center solutions, has been serving the industry for over 20 years with more than 2,500 customers in 40 countries across eight major vertical markets. Penguin Computing offers a comprehensive portfolio of hardware and software including solutions based on the Open Compute Project (OCP), as well as extensive services including financing and top-rated customer support. Penguin Computing products include Linux-based servers, software, integrated turn-key clusters, enterprise-grade storage, and bare metal HPC, all available in hardware or cloud-based solutions via Penguin Computing® On-Demand™ (POD™). Penguin Computing is a subsidiary of SMART Global Holdings, Inc.[5], and the cornerstone of SMART’s newest business unit, Specialty Compute & Storage Solutions (SCSS). Visit[6] to learn more about the company.

© 2018 Penguin Computing. All rights reserved. Penguin Computing, Scyld ClusterWare, Scyld Insight, Scyld Cloud Workstation, Scyld Cloud Manager, Relion, Altus, Penguin Computing On-Demand, Tundra, Arctica , Accelion and FrostByte are trademarks or registered trademarks of Penguin Computing, Inc.

For further information, contact:
Rachel Shatz
Karbo Communications for Penguin Computing
[email protected][7]

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