Globus: An ESB for Supercomputers

Recently, a system administrator complained to me about an issue with Globus: a platform used by the academia to transfer research data efficiently, securely and reliably. Globus is not an online storage but it acts as a mediator between storage systems. Neverthless, Globus seems to solve a widespread problem in academia. Enterprise Service Buses (ESB)…

Setting up Kubernetes 1.7 on a CentOS 7.1 cluster

It was quite a daunting task at the beginning to start with Kubernetes 1.7 alpha release because I knew that I was bound to face with difficulties. I built Kubernetes from source on my Ubuntu 16.04 machine. I downloaded the source from kubernetes (https://github.com/kubernetes/kubernetes/tree/v1.7.0-alpha.3) and CentOS 7.1 (minimal version). I set up three virtual machines…