Online Seminar: The Future of HPC – The Rise of Diskless Clusters
Wednesday April 20 2005 @ 06:08PM EDT

You’re invited to a complimentary, online seminar about a trend that is quickly gaining momentum in both technical and commercial high performance computing environments: diskless clusters. Diskless clusters provide potential for significant benefits in reliability, availability and performance.

The Future of HPC - The Rise of Diskless Clusters

Thursday, May 5, 2005, 11 AM US/Pacific

Please participate in this informative webinar to:

• Get more information on this key trend in the HPC market
• Learn how shared storage solutions, like those offered by Panasas, can support a diskless cluster architecture
• Hear from an actual customer who successfully deployed a diskless solution

Highlighted Speakers

Ron Minnich, Team Leader of the Cluster Research, Los Alamos Nat’l Labs

Mr. Minnich conducts research in the area of distributed and cluster computing and high performance networks. Mr. Minnich has championed the deployment of the Pink supercomputer, the first supercomputer to leverage a diskless architecture. Mr. Minnich will share his experiences with this project.

Larry Jones, Vice President of Product Development, Panasas

Mr. Jones has served as a leading force in articulating the product requirements for the Panasas Storage Cluster. Mr. Jones has frequently conducted presentations on issues surrounding cluster computing, parallel files systems and next generation technologies. He will be speaking about the technical requirements of a shared storage solution for a diskless cluster deployment.

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About Panasas

Panasas, Inc. helps companies accelerate the speed and accuracy of their business decisions, enabling customers to maximize the benefits of Linux clusters by breaking down the storage bottleneck created by legacy network storage technologies. The Panasas Storage Cluster combines industry-standard hardware with the Panasas ActiveScale File System and professional services, making Panasas an established leader in object-based, clustered storage. For more information about Panasas, visit

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