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Cluster Resources, Inc. Brings Leading Cluster Workload Management Software to Mac OX C High Performance Computing Environments

Spanish Fork, UT (PRWEB) November 8, 2004 -

— Cluster Resources, Inc. today announced the release of Moab Cluster Suite 4.2 for Mac OS X. It is the first release of Cluster Resources' cluster management suite to support the Mac OS X platform and includes: Moab Workload Manager™, a policy-based workload management and scheduling engine; Moab Cluster Manager™, a graphical cluster administration interface, monitor, and reporting tool; and Moab Access Portal™, an end-user job submission and management portal. Moab Cluster Suite 4.2 also supports Linux and Unix-based server platforms and Mac OS X, Linux, Unix and Windows clients.

Mac OS X and Apple Computer's Xserve hardware continue to see growing success in the High performance computing market with the much publicized success of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University's (Virginia Tech) supercomputer and other leading deployments. High Performance Computing sites are now able to leverage Apple Computer's renowned ease of use and superior price performance with Cluster Resources' cluster management solutions to

achieve new levels of control and efficiency.

“Moab Workload Manager on Mac OS X allows for the management of traditional compute resources, as well as storage, network and licenses. This provides organizations with unparalleled control over how, when and by whom the resources of a cluster are accessed delivering up to 90 to 99 percent utilization.” said David Jackson, Chief Technology Officer of Cluster Resources, Inc. “The Web and desktop GUI interfaces empower administrators with significant management capabilities and enable end-users to submit their own jobs and self-manage their use of the system.”

"With dual G5 processing power and up to 8GB of ECC memory, Xserve G5 is affordable, easy to manage and easy to cluster making it the perfect platform for high performance computing,” said Ron Okamoto, Apple's vice president of Worldwide Developer Relations. “Moab Cluster Suite 4.2 delivers a powerful management suite for complex computational clustering to our customers who benefit from the strong performance of Mac OS X and Xserve G5 servers."

One of the notable sites leading Mac OS X adoption in the cluster and grid space is Virginia Tech. Its System X cluster landed at number three on the Top500 list in November of 2003 and was recently upgraded to an Xserve G5 based cluster.

“We achieved the underlying power required to be near the head of the Top500, and now with the Moab Cluster Suite we have the management and reporting we need to truly harness and control our powerful system,” said Kevin Shinpaugh, Director of Research and Cluster Computing of Virginia Tech. “Accounting for and allocating the millions of CPU hours available per year on System X is much easier now that we have Moab Cluster Suite. The reporting tools of Moab Cluster Manager clearly show us what has been done and Moab Workload Manager lets us express and enforce our rules.”

The Moab suite provides Mac OS X sites with an easy cross-over into the supercomputing arena, as users can engage in high performance computing without wasting time learning to maneuver through a difficult interface.

“Advanced and highly configurable workload management capabilities are essential for our computational science and engineering HPC environment,” said Michael Campbell, HPC Software Administrator at the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign). “We have multiple clusters, several hundred users and many research groups that span various departments and universities. This diverse user base ranges from individuals doing thesis work, to class projects, to huge production simulations requiring thousands of processors. The Moab suite provides a means by which these complex needs and changing priorities can be managed relatively easily from a single point of control.”

The Moab Cluster Suite can be used to enforce service level delivery to users, groups, projects or organizational units. Moab's service level enforcement can ensure the right resources are delivered and that response times are optimized. Reports can be generated to accurately monitor usage and can be used for cost sharing or bill-back purposes, using either virtual credits or actual financial charges.

“We wanted to enhance our cluster management as it was quite challenging to coordinate all the different applications, research groups and desired policy settings,” said David Osguthorpe, Director of Computational Biology of the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.

“Moab Workload Manager lets us set up global, cluster and user based rules and policies and automate them across the entire cluster. Our system is certainly more efficient now and we can give our users a better experience. That means more research gets done, our grant providers will be more pleased and we are better prepared to grow our system and the work that can be accomplished.”

The Moab Cluster Suite 4.2 is available for immediate release. Organizations interested in a free evaluation copy of Moab Cluster Suite or access to Cluster Resources' On-line Demonstration Cluster can visit

About Cluster Resources

Cluster Resources, Inc.TM is a leading provider of workload and resource management software and services for cluster, grid and utility-based computing environments. Drawing upon over a decade of industry experience, Cluster Resources is recognized as a leader in innovation and return on investment, delivering the software products and services that enable an organization to understand, control and fully optimize their computer resources, while minimizing the hardware required to meet objectives. For more information call (801) 873-3400 or (888) 221-2008 or visit

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NCWIT AspireIT Program Brings Girls into Tech during Critical Middle School Years

Boulder, CO (PRWEB) August 07, 2013

The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) has launched a new pilot program, NCWIT AspireIT, that addresses the lack of women in technology by actively engaging middle school girls with computing. NCWIT AspireIT pairs female high school and college computing students with local colleges and K-12 education non-profits to create and run technology outreach programs for middle school girls. NCWIT AspireIT is supported by Intel, Northrop Grumman, and Google.

In its 2013-2014 pilot year, NCWIT AspireIT will grant more than $ 100,000 to 24 programs -- including summer camps, after-school programs, clubs, and weekend workshops -- providing more than 25,000 instruction hours to more than 800 girls in 15 states. At full scale, NCWIT AspireIT is on-track to serve more than 8,000 middle school girls per year, providing high-quality, inspiring, computing education and outreach with long-term impact.

"The participation of women in tech is so dismal and the situation so dire that we need a big, bold approach that can scale to the tens of thousands, quickly, said Ruthe Farmer, NCWIT Director of Strategic Initiatives. NCWIT AspireIT has the potential to effectively double the number of girls taking high school technology courses in just a few years.

NCWIT AspireIT capitalizes on a "near-peer" approach, giving middle school girls a hands-on, inspiring introduction to technology from young women just a few years ahead of them in the pipeline. AspireIT participants also join the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Talent Development Initiative, which supports young women through each of the critical transitions along the pathway to a career in technology: from middle to high school, high school to college, college to internships or graduate school, and into the technology workforce.


The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is a non-profit community of more than 450 universities, companies, non-profits, and government organizations nationwide working to increase womens participation in computing and technology. NCWIT helps organizations more effectively recruit, retain, and advance girls and women in K-12 through college education, and from academic to corporate and startup careers. Find out more at


Workplace Flexibility Brings Rewards For All at Brilliant Blue Internet Marketing

(PRWEB) August 09, 2013

Providing its team with the choice of onsite or remote work and hours to suit the demands of family life has resulted in high productivity and client satisfaction.

In a recent expansion, six content writers were added to the internet marketing team in March this year. Individually, they bring years of experience from the fields of journalism, public relations, account management and corporate communications.

One thing common to the content marketing team is that all the new writers are women combining the rewards of producing high quality work with an enviable work-life balance.

"When we advertised for content writers I was keen to hear from anyone with good editorial skills and marketing experience. It happened that all those who fit the bill perfectly were women juggling family responsibilities," said Deb Jeffreys, Managing Director.

The writers complement Brilliant Blues established crew of web programmers, web designers, administration and sales staff. Those positions are also made up of women enjoying flexible working hours while putting their professional skills to good use in a dynamic and creative environment.

"A culture of productive collaboration has developed by mixing remote and office-based work," said Jeffreys.

"Its an atmosphere thats good for team camaraderie and very efficient for Brilliant Blue. Its been great for our clients too, because just like them, our focus is always on the outcome of their projects."

Jeffreys acknowledges the reality is that women still prefer working flexible hours. She says the versatile approach taken by Brilliant Blue is highly valued by all.

"Good business leadership now depends on offering flexibility, mutual trust and respect," she said. "Despite the times, women still resist committing to rigid work hours at certain times in their careers. It might be because they have young children, or they might be a carer. They may have other personal priorities and pursuits, such as study or sport, competing for their limited time," she said.

Providing this desirable flexibility means Brilliant Blue Internet Marketing depends on its staff logging on to work in progress from their home offices. The multitude of technology available, such as cloud computing makes it easy to maintain workflow and meet deadlines.

"Were thriving by using remote access to complete assignments during the hours that suit the individual team members lifestyle. It means were easily as efficient as any traditional nine-to-five business. We also pool our talents and networks and regularly share ideas to keep the business moving forward," said Jeffreys.

The Brilliant Blue management style is also far removed from traditional corporate progression pathways, where working shorter hours usually means receiving fewer opportunities.

"Training is available for anyone on the staff who has an interest in learning website construction, SEO or other IT skills we require as the business grows. Offering these advantages means we have a loyal team that shares the business commitment to improving performance and growth," said Jeffreys.

True to its core services of content marketing and SEO, where results are instantly measurable, proof of Brilliant Blues successful flexibility is in its client feedback crediting the agency with consistently high quality that translates to new business.


Golden Tech Brings New Tech to Local Manufacturing

Naples, FL (PRWEB) June 28, 2013

With a fertile landscape for large business, Southwest Florida is prime realty for new manufacturing work. To help bring those jobs to life, local IT and tech firm, Golden Tech, has joined the Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association (

We know that Southwest Florida is home to some of the best and brightest when it comes to manufacturing practices. Its high time we start to join forces and come together under the common goal of building and growing our community, says Golden Techs Michael Haas.

Since the industrial revolution, American ingenuity has leveraged technology to drive manufacturing. Its hard to imagine a more perfect representation of that ingenuity than the Golden Tech brand. With their mid-century Americana flare, its not surprising to hear they come to tech from a different route. The four founders, Six-Sigma blackbelts, all paid their dues as engineers in the Indiana steel mills. Always looking to find manufacturing efficiencies, they quickly picked up IT and havent put it down.

Golden Techs background in lean manufacturing, puts us in the perfect spot to help grow the SRMA. We get what they do more than the typical tech firm. And, as engineers, we talk a common language, says Golden Tech Senior Partner, Greg Scasny.

As our clients well know, we pride ourselves on bringing a common sense, business-minded approach to the technology space. At the same time, we know that technology outpaces us all, and the manufacturing space needs to stay on pace to compete in the global economy.

The Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association was chartered in effort to provide a forum for local manufacturing and other firms to pursue better ways to grow the local economy. The group has grown its membership rapidly and helped to cultivate a budding entrepreneurship in the area.

Golden Tech is a leading IT outsourcing, tech support, and cloud managed services provider, serving small and medium-size businesses for more than 15 years. Founded by four engineers, Golden Tech is proud to offer handcrafted technology solutions meeting the exacting needs of each of our customers. Golden Tech currently has four locations, serving the Chicago, IL, Valparaiso, IN, South Bend IN, and Southwest Florida regions. Learn more at

Golden Tech and the Golden Tech logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Golden Technologies, Inc. Other product, service, or company names mentioned herein are the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

For more information about this topic, please contact Marc Oestreich by calling 866-806-7127, or e-mail at media(at)golden-tech(dot)com.

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17Aug/130 Now Brings Information on Widely Formulated Candlestick Pattern in Forex

London, UK (PRWEB) May 02, 2013

Renowned for assisting traders in technical analysis of global financial market, now brings them the very useful information on the Candlestick Pattern in Forex.

In one of its recent articles, ForexMinute thoroughly discusses the important aspects of Candlestick Pattern in order to identify the current and future trends of forex trade. Originally formulated by Japanese, Candlestick charts assists traders make profitable decision on buying or selling forex pairs.

Candlesticks are the graphical representations of price movements for a given period of time, which predicts the future trends of a particular market movement, like Forex. Its pattern assists traders forecast the movements efficiently and effectively.

The forex news portal further discusses the different kinds of candlestick patterns, while elaborating the most important ones like spinning tops, Marubozus, engulfing, candlesticks, three white soldiers and three white crows. The full article is now available on

The Forex Articles section at provides traders with the enormous range of information covering the aspects of fruitful forex trading. The portal aims to update traders with the most essential information that can assist them in obtaining profitable trading results.

A spokesperson from further says, Traders can also make effective strategies using our fundamental analysis on price movements based on economic, political, environmental or other factors that have the tendency to affect the basic supply and demand. Such analysis aims to provide the most relevant forex forecast, based on what ought to happen in a market.

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ForexMinute is the worlds leading forex news website, providing investors all the required tools to become a top class forex trader. The team offers global investors an array of resources, including financial news by the minute, fundamental analysis, technical analysis, forex tools and much more. The aim of ForexMinute is to provide investors the leading forex education tools, so they can visit their leading forex portal whenever it suits them.

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GLM Displays Brings Flip Fabric Displays to its Online Catalogue

Clear Lake, MN (PRWEB) April 23, 2013

The Flip Fabric Display from Formulate is a breakthrough trade show display product that allows users to switch from one fabric to print to another with its built-in easy-flip mechanism.

All Flip Fabric Displays are designed with a multi-layered 10 by 20 back wall with a double-sided tension fabric graphic. Its innovative Flip technology allows users to quickly and easily flip from one fabric print to the next without needing to dismantle or reconfigure the display itself.

Its dye-sub print graphics and high-quality tension fabrics makes the Flip Fabric Displays one of the vibrant trade displays on the market. Coupled with its high-durability aluminum tube frame, the Flip Fabric Displays is also one of the sturdiest. As a testament to its durability, every purchased Flip Fabric Displays from GLM Displays comes with a lifetime warranty from Formulate.

But Matthew Lunser, owner of GLM Displays, point outs that the true selling point of the Flip Fabric Displays is its ability to give visual variety to your trade display in seconds.

Variety is always a concern when it comes to trade show displays says Lunser. But in the thick of a busy sales expo, our customers just dont have the time to change their displays at the beginning of each day. The Flip Fabric Display solves that by allowing our clients to switch from one print graphic to another without disassembling the display itself.

All Flip Fabric Displays purchased from GLM Displays ships free anywhere in the continental United States with its own portable carrying case. Every Flip Fabric Display comes packaged with its own printed graphic included in its retail price.

For more information on Formulate Flip Fabric Displays or any of GLM Displays trade show display products, visit

About GLM Displays

GLM Displays offers a full line of trade show displays, pop up booths, banner stands, table top displays, truss displays, and more. Customers can find options, sizes and prices on their easy to use website, but also can find personable assistance by calling (888) 743-4564.

Whether its a small table top display or a full 20 foot booth, GLM Displays has the options for any budget or need.

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DramaFever Brings Hit Japanese Television Series MISCHIEVOUS KISS: LOVE IN TOKYO to America

New York, NY (PRWEB) April 12, 2013

American audiences will be able to watch the hit romantic comedy MISCHIEVOUS KISS: LOVE IN TOKYO with English subtitles on the same day it airs in Japan at video streaming website One of the most anticipated television series in the world will come to viewers in North America on and on the free, ad-supported Hulu and Hulu Plus subscription service.

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MISCHIEVOUS KISS: LOVE IN TOKYO has proven international appeal. Based on a phenomenally popular graphic novel that sold 30 million copies in Japan alone, the original comic series became a hit throughout Asia and in the United States. In 2011, the American Library Association recommended MISCHIEVOUS KISS in its Great Graphic Novels for Teens collection. MISCHIEVOUS KISS: LOVE IN TOKYO is the fifth time the series has been adapted for television (once as animation), and will bring a fresh take on the well-loved romance.

Building on its success with bringing simulcast Korean programming to an English-speaking audience, DramaFever is expanding its partnerships to deliver a Japanese series on a same-day video-on-demand basis for the first time. Like all DramaFever series, MISCHIEVOUS KISS: LOVE IN TOKYO is professionally translated and offered in high definition.

On April 12th, DramaFever will begin streaming the series online, and starting April 19th will be offering American viewers same-day English translation and viewing on, Hulu and Hulu Plus.


Established in 2009, New York-based DramaFever is the leading American video website for bringing Asian television to English-speaking viewers, with hundreds of series available and millions of monthly users. To learn more, visit


{code}camp Brings 8-Week Web Development Crash Courses to DC Metro Area

McLean, VA (PRWEB) May 06, 2013

{code}camp, a new eight-week web development boot camp, has launched to help would-be web developers in the DC area acquire the tools, techniques, and real-world skills they need to excel in this high-demand, high-pay field.

I created {code}camp to plug a big hole in the DCTech scene a too-small supply of skilled web developers that far outstrips demand, said Founder Emad Ibrahim, a software developer, author, and serial entrepreneur. {code}camp is not just a class; we will offer a wealth of curated content, lectures, guest speakers, and hands-on exercises led by veteran web developers, all hosted in a fast-paced and fun environment.

Training will follow a total-immersion format and include key web technologies like ASP.NET MVC, jQuery, AJAX, and HTML5, as well as topics such as UI design and agile development.

Graduates of {code}camp will enter a healthy job market with 22% growth through 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The demand for web developers currently outstrips supply; more than 100 top tech firms recently signed a letter urging Congress to pass immigration reform that would give them a better shot at staffing tens of thousands of open positions.

The inaugural {code}camp will take place from August, 1st, 2013. The cost is $ 8000/student.

For more information about becoming a {code}camp student, guest speaker, sponsor, or instructor, visit or email info(at)codecamp(dot)co.

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Creative Website Design Brings New Clients for Southern California Minister

TEMECULA, CA (PRWEB) October 08, 2012

Ceremonies founder and wedding pastor Janet Westall, an officiant with over 25 years experience, has recently launched a new website that has resulted in a sharp increase in traffic and business.

The newly designed site,, has six pages that feature a contact page and blog, making it much easier for Westall to access and interact with prospective clients. In general, the site is much improved aesthetically and now features tones and colors that express gentle warmth and friendliness. A new softer look, with better graphics is something that makes the site come alive. As Westall said, It is really pops.

Future brides and grooms have already made great comments.

I have already experienced more calls and more inquiries than I have seen in a long time, Westall observed.

Currently she conducts upwards of 50-60 wedding ceremonies a year.

I used to get requests a month or two in advance, Pastor Westall said, but now Ive been getting quite a few calls for 2013, and those dates are filling up quickly.

Pastor Westalls ceremonies are fun, easy, and create a relaxed experience for every bride and groom. They focus on each couples unique celebration of love with touches that include faith, culture, family traditions or new same sex commitments.

Her personalized ceremonies, flexibility and responsiveness to every couples needs are what have earned a sterling 5-star rating on, including being recognized as a Brides Choice Award in 2011 and 2012.

About Janet Westall and Janet Westall is a wedding celebrant/officiant from Temecula, CA, serving all of San Diego, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties in Southern California. Following postgraduate education (M. Div.), and then ordained as a minister, Pastor Westall has had over 25 years experience as an officiant/celebrant, conducting a wide variety of custom designed ceremonies, whether they be Christian-faith based, civil unions, military, spiritual or a traditional style weddings. Westall has conducted a very wide variety of different ceremonies. Yet, each one is a unique celebration of love in an atmosphere of beauty, simplicity and joy.

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Robots App Brings Amazing World of Robotics to iPad

NEW YORK CITY (PRWEB) November 27, 2012

Robots have long captured our imagination. Now a new iPad app will show how robots are becoming reality. Robots for iPad a fun and engaging app featuring the worlds coolest robots, is now available in Apples App Store. Created by IEEE Spectrum, the award-winning technology magazine, the app lets users explore 126 robots from 19 countries, with 360-degree views, interactive animations, technical specs, and hundreds of photos, videos, and articles.


Among the amazing robots included in the app are Hondas famed humanoid Asimo, NASAs Curiosity Mars rover, and Googles self-driving car. There are also androids, drones, exoskeletons, quadrupeds, and snake robots. The app offers countless hours of exploration and entertainment to anyone interested in learning about robotics. Robot enthusiasts can review in-depth, technical data about each robot, while beginners can learn how robots work and how to get started in robotics.

Dancing humanoids, lifelike androids, and toy robots come alive on the iPad screen with the apps interactive images. Created exclusively for the app, the interactives let users play with robots by spinning them 360 degrees or moving them through a variety of actions: Just by swiping the screen, a user can get the little humanoid Nao to perform tai chi or make the child robot iCub crawl back and forth. The interactives offer a unique, hands-on experience thats possible only with the iPad.

The app also stands out for its rich catalog of robotics data. For the first time, users can find detailed specsdimensions, sensors, actuators, cost, and moreabout the worlds most advanced robots all in one place. Each robot has its own profile page, with technical details, fun facts, and related articles. Not only can users learn about the robots, they can also rate them. All the votes are tallied into rankings that show the top rated, most wanted, and creepiest robots.

The humans behind the robots are also part of the app. Rodney Brooks, Dean Kamen, and other leading roboticists provide insights about their creationsand even some career advicein exclusive audio interviews. The app also features a detailed glossary of robotics terms, a timeline of robots and artificial intelligence, and a section where users can choose which robot wins in a face-off match. All this makes Robots for iPad an unmatched source of information that will inspire and enthrall its users with the possibilities of robotics.

App Specs:

Price: US $ 4.99
Number of robots: 126
360s and interactives: 34
Photos: 493
Videos: 446
Audio: 42
App size: 410 MB
Optimized for Retina display
Runs on any iPad model, including the iPad mini

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