So what happened to Aluminum? GridCentric Inc, a Toronto-based software company, announced their release of the Copper Cluster Management Stack this morning. According to the release Copper “combines virtualization and grid computing technologies to enable simple, efficient and flexible cluster deployment, management, and use.”
GridCentric’s approach to cluster management will enable many organizations to service users in ways that would have otherwise been impractical or impossible. Our experiences with it to date have been very positive. Copper(TM) is the way of the future for many organizations,” said Professor Michael Bauer of the University of Western Ontario, and Associate Director of the SHARCNET academic supercomputing consortium.
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