OpenHPC, a Linux Foundation project to develop an open source framework for High Performance Computing (HPC) environments, is now available. The Linux Foundation also released the names of the organizations joining the OpenHPC initiative.

OpenHPC 1.1 now available

OpenHPC is intended to provide a mid-stream building block open source code repository that integrates and tests third-party software available as a distribution. Users can then customize HPC solutions by choosing components based on environment needs.

The latest software release, OpenHPC 1.1, is now available for download. This initial software stack includes over 60 packages, including tools and libraries, as well as provisioning, and a job scheduler and more. You can find a complete list on the project GitHub page.

New members join the OpenHPC project

The following companies are joining as founding members of the OpenHPC project — Altair, Argonne National Laboratory, ARM, Atos, Avtech Scientific, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, CEA, Center for Research in Extreme Scale Technologies (Indiana University), Cineca Consorzio Interuniversitario, Cray, Dell, Fujitsu, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Intel, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ), Lenovo, Los Alamos National Security (LANS), ParTec Cluster Computing Center, the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, RIKEN, Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), SGI, SUSE, and Univa.

“The OpenHPC community has quickly paved a path of collaborative development that is highly inclusive of stakeholders invested in HPC-optimized software,” said Jim Zemlin, executive director, The Linux Foundation.

OpenHPC is a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project whose mission is to provide an integrated collection of HPC-centric components that can be used to provide full-featured reference HPC software stacks. Provided components should range across the entire HPC software ecosystem including provisioning and system administration tools, resource management, I/O services, development tools, numerical libraries, and performance analysis tools.