Dell and Intel® Cluster Ready Tech Brief: Simplifying HPC Clusters

April 1st, 2009 3:40 pm
Posted by Marcel Van Drunen
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[Excerpt] Many organizations have departments and workgroups that could benefit from high performance computing (HPC) resources to analyze, model, and visualize the growing volumes of data they need to conduct business. Unfortunately, these groups often do not have sufficient IT support and may lack the specialized IT skills required to run their own HPC clusters.

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Author Info

Marcel van Drunen joined the Dell EMEA HPC team in 2008 as a business development manager. His former job at Dell was as a solution consultant, specializing in high-availability and storage. Before joining Dell, Marcel had a number of jobs, including database programmer, analyst and systems architect and administrator. The last six years before joining Dell in 2006, Marcel worked at Unisys, where he was a high-availability consultant and trainer, also running a lab environment where he tested high-availability and clustering solutions. Marcel studied Information Sciences and Mathematics at the University of Delft in the Netherlands. He never got his degree, mainly because his extra-curricular activities took too much time. One of these activities was being a politician, specializing in solving world conflicts.