Providentia Worldwide

Our solutions team has a wide-array of technology practice and expertise in some of the most complex and difficult-to-implement technologies. With more than 50 years of experience in some of the most demanding environments in the world, we bring those skills proven in the real world to bear on your problems and challenges. Contact us today for more information and to set up a conversation about your needs.

Architecture

  • End-to-end technology architecture, design, and deployment
  • Sharded database design and deployment
  • Hyper-Scale vertical and horizontal scaling
  • Blockchain and Distributed Ledger design and deployment (chain agnostic)
  • Geographical Data Distribution (geo-distribution)
  • Streaming analytics design
  • Messaging and middleware systems
  • Distributed systems (applications, compute, general and special purpose workloads)
  • Cloud strategy
  • Availability, scalability, capacity planning and resiliency
  • Network and security design

Detailed Technology Breakdown

Database Technologies

  • Oracle
  • MySQL
  • NuoDB
  • Vertica
  • CouchBase
  • MongoDB
  • Cassandra
  • Neo4J
  • Redis
  • Elastic Search
  • Database schema design
  • Data movement and transformation

HPC Technologies

  • Lustre
  • RDMA
  • 3D X-Point
  • Infiniband, OmniPath 
  • Global shared memory compute systems (scale up)
  • Distributed compute systems (scale out)
  • Job Scheduling
  • Container orchestration for HPC workloads
  • Kubernetes for HPC
 

Technology vision and strategy

Choosing the right path for your organization, especially one which anticipates future trends and needs, can be difficult for even the simplest systems. Trust us to help chart a course for your organization -- one which is flexible and grows with you over time. We can develop segmented or integrated strategies in all areas including:

  • Software architecture, deployment, development, and life-cycle
  • Hardware and vendor selection
  • Storage life-cycle management
  • Computational resourcing
  • Global and domestic market development and acquisition
  • Global organization expansion and localization
  • Problem rationalization
  • Competitve landscape analysis and reactions

Technology Assessments

We perform a wide variety of technology assessment and guidance. Our depth and breadth are unparalled and allow us to help you understand areas for accent, improvement, and ongoing investigation. Our team can help you solve those challenges, mitigate issues, and work to train your teams to move forward on their own.

  • Hardware / Data Center cost-benefit analysis
  • On-premise vs Cloud deployment analysis
  • Containerization and Orchestration for new and legacy applications
  • Blockchain implementation and migration
  • Software architecture assessments
  • Configuration Management and Command and Control analysis
  • Problem and Solution feasibility studies and cost-estimates
  • Technology strategy, roadmap assessments
  • Competitive landscape assessments

Messaging and Middleware Technologies

The team specializes in distributed systems, and generally design event-driven systems. Providentia Worldwide has decades of theoretical and practical experience in designing complex, very high throughput (millions msg/sec) systems with 99.999%+ availability. Providentia's software team creates and manages the Twisty Messaging Framework for high throughput and highly available middleware on a variety of platforms.

  • Apache Avro (serialization)
  • Apache Kafka
  • TIBCO Rendezvous
  • Apache ActiveMQ
  • Redhat QPID (AMQP)
  • RabbitMQ (AMQP)
  • ZeroMQ (AMQP)
  • Event Ontology Design
  • IBM MQSeries/WebsphereMQ

 


Hardware

We have designed, deployed, and operated systems from a wide variety of vendors and across the gamut from the very small embedded-class to the very large scale-up and scale-out supercomputer. With a pedigree which includes health care, hyperscale, internet, academic, and financial systems, our team has experience with the most reliable and the highest performant systems in the world.

Most system vendors including

  • Cisco
  • Cray
  • Dell/EMC
  • HPE/SGI
  • IBM
  • Inspur
  • Intel
  • Lenovo
  • Micron
  • SuperMicro
  • Tyan

Supercomputer and High Performance Computing sytems from vendors including

  • Ryft
  • Intel/Altera
  • Nvidia
  • Texas Instruments
  • Xilinx
  • AMD

Storage Experience

  • DDN
  • NetApp
  • Seagate
  • HPE
  • Pavilion
  • Pure
  • Ceph

General and Special-Purpose Processor Technology

  • AMD General and GPU
  • ARM
  • Intel General, GPU, FPGA
  • nVidia GPU
  • Power
  • Sparc
  • Texas Instruments ARM, DSP, GPU
  • Xilinx FPGA