Author: Felicity Pitchers

Check your containers with Healthcheck

Even if you have packaged an application that works well, it’s still possible to introduce I/O problems in the way a program is deployed. This is why it’s important to check your containers. The tools from Ellexus can tell you what you need to include in a

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Mistral on mixed compute architectures

Although many clusters have applications running directly on compute nodes and accessing the storage via a specialised client, many compute environments don’t look like this. You will soon be able to wrap up the Ganesha NFS server or the Samba SMB server with our technology. This means

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How to monitor applications on Openstack

Openstack is a powerful platform for orchestrating your cloud environment and many of our customers are taking a look at it. However, to run OpenStack at scale it’s critical to have adequate monitoring in place. It’s simple to inject Mistral into Linux virtual machines via the cloud_init

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Silicon Valley case study: Catching rogue jobs before they overload shared storage

At a recent Spectrum Scale User Group meeting in Berkeley, California, Rosemary presented tales from a Silicon Valley start-up – namely, some work we’ve been doing to catch rogue drops at an admittedly huge start-up, which has been acquired by a large organisation. The company has a

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