X-ISS Cluster Communique
February 2015 Issue

PCPC Partnership
Making Zabbix Faster & More Focused
Dasher Partnership
X-ISS Makes the Cougar100
We Have a Winner

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Cluster Lifecycle Management

HPCwire newsletter is running a series of columns by X-ISS President Deepak Khosla on Cluster Lifecycle Management. Read the third and fourth columns:

Selecting the Right Vendor to Build Your Cluster

Deploy and Validate Your Cluster

Virtualization Pros and Cons

Scientific Computing World asked Deepak to share his thoughts on Virtualization. His editorial is here:

The Pros and Cons of Virtualization in HPC


X-ISS and PCPC Announce ManagedHPC® Reseller & Services Partnership

We are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with PCPC Direct, a leading hardware reseller and services provider based in Houston, TX. Together, we will offer enhanced HPC cluster services to PCPC clients. Read more...

Making Zabbix Faster and More Focused

Dozens of incoming warning alerts can confuse HPC operations personnel. When a long-time X-ISS client was upgrading its cluster, they asked X-ISS to streamline the Zabbix monitoring system and aggregate the alerts so operations personnel could pinpoint a problem quickly before a critical failure occurred. Read the story.

Strategic Partnership with Dasher is Signed

As briefly mentioned in our last newsletter, we are pleased to announce the finalization of our strategic partnership with Dasher Technologies Inc. Headquartered in Campbell, Calif., with offices nationwide, Dasher is a leading hardware reseller and service provider. Our partnership will allow us to offer enhanced turnkey HPC solutions for Dasher clients. Read more...

X-ISS Makes the Cougar 100

X-ISS is proud to have been named by the Houston Business Journal to the Cougar 100 list of fastest growing companies headed by University of Houston alums. Our own Deepak Khosla earned his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from UH.

We Have a Drone Winner!

Congratulations to Debbie Gravely of Clemson Computing & Information Technology, who won the DJI Phantom Unmanned Aerial Vehicle at SC14. Debbie stopped by the X-ISS booth and filled out a survey of her top HPC pain points. We picked her survey at random, and now Debbie has her very own drone!

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