Penguin Computing is a computer company headquartered in Fremont, California. Scyld Beowulf is a cluster management software package developed by Scyld Software. It is was designed to be deployed to a Beowulf cluster. Scyld Software is a subsididary of Penguin Computing.
The company was originally founded in San Francisco in 1998 by Sam Ockman. It raised $1.7 million in 2006 from Weber Capital, San Francisco Equity Partners and Convergence Ventures. It raised $1.5 million in funding in 2009 from San Francisco Equity Partners, Convergence Partners, vSpring Capital and Weber Capital.
In 2009, the Penguin on Demand service was announced, which offered batch processing. In 2012 Penguin Computing announced the UDX1 server that was based on products from Calxeda intended to run software such as Apache Hadoop.
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