Texas Tech University

How DMTF and Redfish Ease System Administration

Rich Brueckner

July 20, 2018

Inside HPC - “DMTF’s Redfish is a standard API designed to deliver simple and secure management for converged, hybrid IT and the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC). An open industry standard specification and schema, Redfish specifies a RESTful interface and utilizes defined JSON payloads – usable by existing client applications and browser-based GUI.”

In this video from the Dell EMC HPC Community meeting, Alan Sill from Texas Tech University describes how DMTF and the Redfish project will ease system administration for HPC clusters.

Dr. Alan Sill is Senior Director of the High Performance Computing Center and Adjunct Professor of Physics at Texas Tech University. He also holds positions as Co-Director for the multi-university US National Science Foundation Cloud and Autonomic Computing Industry/University Cooperative Research Center and Visiting Professor of Distributed Computing at University of Derby, UK. He is an internationally recognized expert on large-scale advanced computing systems and software, and has played a strong role in design and creation of many scientific distributed computing, cloud and grid development projects and associated standards efforts.

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