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  • Cluster Health Management feature
  • Active-Active High Availability (HA) setup for more resiliency

Fast System Setup

Guided setup helps to easily install the software, discover hardware components for the cluster nodes and provision operating system for all compute and service nodes in the cluster.

HPE Performance Cluster Manager can quickly provision a cluster with thousands of nodes from bare metal – typically within an hour.

Adding new cluster nodes to the system does not require system shutdown.

Comprehensive Hardware Monitoring and Management

HPE Performance Cluster Manager provides fine-grained central monitoring and management of all aspects of your cluster hardware (CPU, memory, GPU, networking, cooling, …)

When issues are detected, alerts are sent to the attention of the system administrator via the console (GUI, CLI) and by email. The sofware also offers setup of automatic reactions to specific alerts.

Additional analyses of the hardware metrics can be done by visualizing the metrics at a specific point in time or over a historical period in a user-friendly GUI. Alternatively, users can also monitor and analyze metrics and view alerts via Ganglia, Nagios Core or ELK.

The software supports integrated firmware flashing including flashing of BIOS, BMC/iLO, CMC, network adapters and switches. The installed software, including the BIOS on the cluster nodes, can be compared and flagged for any inconsistencies with versions or missing items.

To protect systems from security breaches, system administrator tasks are kept on the administrative nodes are secured from end-user access.

Flexible Software Management to Accommodate a Wide Range of Requirements

With HPE Performance Cluster Manager any software image can be provisioned on all or select cluster nodes to accommodate different user requirements.

The secure software image repository can store multiple versions of the Linux operating system, libraries, tools and applications. The software supports multiple formats (RPM, ISO, gold image).

Version control allows software changes to roll forward or backward as required and keeps track of changes for accountability.

Lower Operating Costs with Advanced Power Management

HPE Performance Cluster Manager offers tools for accurate measurement and prediction of power usage for better capacity planning.

HPE Performance Cluster Manager collects system power metrics for cluster nodes and liquid cooling infrastructure and offers tools for analysis and future capacity planning.

The software supports advanced power management features for power capping and power resource management for jobs.

Step-by-step topology and protocol-aware Power On/Off feature allows controlled start of the system as well as isolation of incidents caused by a failure and faster system recovery.

[1] Available for HPE SGI 8600 systems.

  • HPE Proactive Care Advanced Service expands on HPE Proactive Care Service and is designed to help you maximize the benefits of IT investments, maintain IT infrastructure stability, achieve business and IT project objectives, reduce operational costs, and free your IT staff for other priority tasks. Your assigned HPE Account Support Manager (ASM) provides personalized technical and operational advice, including HPE best practices gleaned from HPE's broad support experience. HPE Proactive Care Advanced can help to save you time with real-time monitoring and analysis of your devices that are connected to HPE, creating personalized proactive reports with recommendations to help prevent problems in your IT infrastructure. Your ASM can also arrange specialist technical advice and assistance to complement your IT skills to assist with specific projects, performance improvements, or other technical needs.
  • Should an incident occur, reducing business impact requires a swift and comprehensive response. A Hewlett Packard Enterprise Technical Solution Specialist (TSS) delivers an enhanced call experience intended to provide fast incident resolution. For severity 1 incidents, a Critical Event Manager (CEM) is assigned to drive the case and provide you with regular status and progress updates. HPE Proactive Care Advanced uses Remote Support Technology to monitor devices and collect data, enabling faster delivery of support and services. Running the current version of Remote Support Technology is required to receive full delivery and benefits from this support service.
  • HPE Proactive Care Advanced can help you to manage your infrastructure with features designed to provide:
  • Faster incident resolution from specially trained, solution-oriented advanced resources who manage the case from start to finish
  • Recommendations for firmware version and software patching on supported products to help prevent problems
  • Identification of risks and issues through regular device-based proactive scans that help ensure that configurations are consistent with Hewlett Packard Enterprise best practices

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