[gold-users] Newsletter - April 2008

Rebecca Ventura rventura at clusterresources.com
Mon Apr 21 14:14:12 MDT 2008


OPTIMIZING YOUR COMPUTE RESOURCES
Cluster Resources' Newsletter - April 2008
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NEWS / ANNOUNCEMENTS
1. Events: Moab Con 2008!
2. What's New: MAP 5.2
3. Training
4. FAQs

www.clusterresources.com 

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1. Events

Moab-Con 2008: Advancing Computing Intelligence, May 27-30

Moab-Con is a four-day conference where HPC industry leaders and experts
will meet together to discuss the latest HPC technology and current
solutions that can be applied today on your compute infrastructure.

The first day of the conference, May 27th, will consist of extensive
training sessions on TORQUE, Moab Cluster Suite and Moab Grid Suite, lead by
Cluster Resources' developers; Q&A time with the developers will also be
available. 

Reminder: the Early-Bird discount pricing for Moab-Con 2008 ends this
Monday, April 21, at 11:59 PM (MDT). After the 21st, pricing will go up so
take advantage by registering now at:
http://www.clusterresources.com/moabcon/register.php.  

Be sure to book your hotel rooms soon as availability may be somewhat
limited. The Provo Marriott Hotel and Conference Center is offering a
discounted room rate to Moab-Con attendees -- just $99 USD/night if you
reserve by May 5th. For details on hotel reservations go to:
http://clusterresources.com/moabcon/hotel.php. 

You can also check out the updated conference agenda and other
Information on the conference at
http://clusterresources.com/moabcon/moabcon.php. 

Don't miss this opportunity to collaborate and network some of the best
minds in the data center and HPC communities. Register now at:
http://www.clusterresources.com/moabcon/register.php. 

We look forward to seeing you at Moab-Con 2008!

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2. What's New: 

Moab Access Portal 5.2

This release of Moab Access Portal provides users with the ability to view
in the browser the output of jobs they have submitted. Both standard output
and standard error can be displayed. Additionally all pages in MAP have been
updated in accordance with the standards designated by HTML 4.01 Strict,
which allows greater cross browser compatibility for a better user
experience. MAP now allows users to enable statistical profiling at login
time.

Job Output View - A new page has been added to the Job section in MAP to
view job output data. The page shows a list of all jobs that have been run
by the currently logged in user. Each item shows the job name and ID, job
state, link to job standard output and link to job standard error.

Statistical Profiling - A prompt has been added to MAP at login time to
query the user about preferences on profiling options. If profiling is not
enabled in Moab, MAP will ask the user if they would like to enable it. The
user may choose to not be prompted again on login if they choose to not
enable profiling.

Standards Compliance - All html contained in MAP has been updated to conform
to HTML 4.01 Strict. This level of standards compliance allows for a better
user experience across multiple browsers.

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3. Training

FREE Moab Online Training is available for Moab Evaluators! 

These live, interactive demonstrations show how easy it is to evaluate Moab
and go into detail about the tools we provide that make the evaluation
simple and effective. 

The tutorial covers How to Use Moab, as well as the following: 
  Moab Architecture
  Installation
  Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
  Admin tools
  End User tools
  Testing Modes 

The next scheduled training sessions: 

Clusters:
  Wed., May 21, 2008 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

 Grid:
  Wed., April 23, 2008 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

To register for one of the time slots, please visit
http://www.clusterresources.com/pages/services/eval-training.php.  

If these times do not work for you, please contact us at
eval-support at clusterresources.com to schedule a demonstration outside the
current times. 

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4. Frequently Asked Questions 

Cluster Resources has posted answers to frequently asked technical questions
at
http://www.clusterresources.com/pages/resources/documentation/common-issues.
php. 

Cluster Resources has a Moab Evaluation Product FAQ page located at:
http://www.clusterresources.com/pages/resources/faq.php.

Cluster Resources offers FREE evaluation copies of Moab Grid Suite at
http://www.clusterresources.com/grideval. This allows current Moab customers
and all others to evaluate Moab's grid and cluster functionality.
 
During the evaluation period, contact eval-support at clusterresources.com for
free evaluation support. 

For more information on Moab Grid Suite, go to
http://www.clusterresources.com/pages/products/moab-grid-suite.php.

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Contact Us:
Send inquiries regarding Products, Product Feedback, Technical Support,
Consulting or Custom Development to info at clusterresources.com, or phone 
+1 (801) 717-3700. 

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Resources, Moab, Moab Cluster Manager, Moab Cluster Suite, Moab Workload
Manager, Moab Grid Suite, Moab Cluster Builder, Moab Hybrid Cluster and Moab
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