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2014 IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing

April 14, 2014 2:55 pm | by Cluster 2014 | Events

The evolution of cluster technologies is expected to substantially impact emerging research areas, such as the increasingly important Data Science field. Therefore, we have chosen this year to highlight research topics expected to bring substantial progress in the way clusters can help in addressing Big Data challenges. Specific topics are dedicated to this direction within all conference tracks alongside more traditional topics. In addition, special tutorials and workshops will focus on cluster technologies for Big Data storage and processing.

11 University Teams to Compete in HPCAC-ISC 2014 Student Cluster Competition

April 1, 2014 3:59 pm | by ISC | News | Comments

The HPC Advisory Council (HPCAC), an organization for high-performance computing research,...

Industry Innovation through HPC: A Focus on Return on Investment and Market Competitiveness

March 14, 2014 2:06 pm | by ISC | News | Comments

Businesses increasingly report that they are able to boost their productivity and...

Mellanox, University of Cambridge to Develop Platform for Square Kilometer Array

March 5, 2014 2:50 pm | by Mellanox Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

Mellanox Technologies a supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data...

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Software Tool Reduces Cost of Cloud Computing

February 28, 2014 12:24 pm | by Tom Abate, Stanford University | News | Comments

Just as Netflix uses an algorithm to recommend movies we ought to see, a Stanford software system offers by-the-moment advice to thousands of server-farm computers on how to efficiently share the workload. We hear a lot about the future of computing in the cloud, but not much about the efficiency of the data centers that make the cloud possible, where clusters work together to host applications ranging from big data analytics

Silicon Mechanics Launches Research Cluster Grant Competition

January 15, 2014 10:24 am | by Silicon Mechanics | News | Comments

Silicon Mechanics has launched its 3rd Annual Research Cluster Grant program, in which the company will donate a complete high-performance computer cluster as part of a highly competitive research grant. The competition is open to all US and Canadian qualified post-secondary institutions, university-affiliated research institutions, non-profit research institutions, and researchers at federal labs with university affiliations.

eQUEUE Job Submission Tool

December 19, 2013 9:21 am | by Advanced Clustering Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

eQUEUE is designed to be an intuitive Web-based front-end job submission tool and management portal that increases cluster utilization by making it easier to run jobs from any Web browser. It has the added value of virtually eliminating errors through pre-defined job submission scripts.


University of Tsukuba Puts Cray CS300 Cluster into Production in Japan

December 12, 2013 2:21 pm | by Cray | News | Comments

Global supercomputer leader Cray announced the Center for Computational Sciences (CCS) at the University of Tsukuba in Japan has put a Cray CS300 cluster supercomputer into production. The new Cray CS300 system has been combined with the University’s current Cray cluster supercomputer, and is providing researchers and scientists with a 1.1 petaflop system for computational science.

TACC Claims Student Cluster Competition Overall Win

December 6, 2013 11:10 am | by TACC | News | Comments

Sponsored by Raytheon and coached by staff of the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin, Team Texas won the 8th annual Student Cluster Competition this year at the Supercomputing Conference (SC13) in Denver. The University Tower was lit orange to acknowledge this accomplishment.

Teams Announced for HPCAC-ISC 2014 Student Cluster Challenge

December 4, 2013 4:29 pm | by HPC Advisory Council | News | Comments

The HPC Advisory Council (HPCAC), a leading organization for high-performance computing research, outreach and education, and the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC), have announced the 11 university teams from around the world for the HPCAC-ISC 2013 Student Cluster Competition during the ISC’14 program of events.

SC13 Concludes with Awards for Outstanding Achievements in HPC

November 25, 2013 1:43 pm | by SC13 | News | Comments

SC13, the 25th anniversary conference of high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis, celebrated the contributions of researchers, from those just starting their careers to those whose contributions have made lasting impacts, in a special awards session on Thursday, November 21.

High-Performance Computing for Higher Education Showcased at SC13

November 12, 2013 9:51 am | News | Comments

Silicon Mechanics will be highlighting its ongoing commitment to state-of-the-art computing in higher education and research at SC13 Conference & Exhibition. The company will be launching its 3rd Annual Research Cluster Grant Program, exhibiting the research successes achieved by prior awardee Saint Louis University, and sponsoring a team in the SC13 Student Cluster Competition.


Silicon Mechanics Sponsors Mghpcc Team in SC13 Student Cluster Competition

November 6, 2013 3:55 pm | by Silicon Mechanics | News | Comments

Silicon Mechanics announced that it is sponsoring the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) in the Student Cluster Competition at the SC13 Conference & Exhibition, taking place November 17-22, 2013, in Denver, CO.

Big Data Machine to Serve as Catalyst for Next-generation HPC Clusters

November 4, 2013 9:58 pm | by Donald B Johnston, LLNL | News | Comments

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in partnership with Intel and Cray, announced a unique high performance computing (HPC) cluster that will serve research scientists at all three institutions and provide a proving ground for new HPC and Big Data technologies and architectures.

Final Call for ISC 2014 Student Cluster Competition

October 8, 2013 12:26 pm | by ISC | News | Comments

The HPC Advisory Council (HPCAC) and the International Supercomputing Conference call on high school and undergraduate students from around the world to submit their application for the Student Cluster Competition. Submission Deadline: November 1, 2013

Programming Model for Supercomputers of the Future

June 25, 2013 4:49 am | by AlphaGalileo | News | Comments

The demand for even faster, more effective, and also energy-saving computer clusters is growing in every sector. The new asynchronous programming model GPI from Fraunhofer ITWM might become a key building block towards realizing the next generation of supercomputers.

Cray CS300 to Feature Intel Xeon Phi Coprocessorx100 Family

June 19, 2013 1:47 pm | by Cray Inc. | News | Comments

At the 2013 International Supercomputing Conference in Leipzig, Germany, global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. announced that the Cray CS300 line of cluster supercomputers is available with the new Intel Xeon Phi coprocessor x100 family. Intel Xeon Phi coprocessors are optimized to deliver the highest levels of parallel performance to power breakthrough innovations across an array of scientific fields.


Programming Model introduced for Supercomputers of the Future

June 10, 2013 5:00 am | by Fraunhofer | News | Comments

The demand for even faster, more effective, and also energy-saving computer clusters is growing in every sector. The new asynchronous programming model GPI might become a key building block towards realizing the next generation of supercomputers.

Eight Teams from Four Continents Selected for SC13 Student Cluster Competition

June 3, 2013 2:30 pm | News | Comments

Eight student teams from universities in the United States, Germany, China and Australia have been selected to compete in the Standard Track of the Student Cluster Competition to be held at the SC13 conference, November 17-22, 2013, in Denver, CO.

Bright Computing Bundles Rogue Wave’s TotalView in Strategic Partnership

May 30, 2013 2:19 pm | by Rogue Wave Software | News | Comments

Rogue Wave Software, an independent provider of cross-platform software development tools and embedded components for the next-generation of high performance computing (HPC) applications, has announced a strategic partnership with Bright Computing. With this partnership agreement, Bright Computing will bundle Rogue Wave’s TotalView advanced debugger with its Bright Cluster Manager product.

Insight Control Environment for Linux

April 30, 2008 8:00 pm | Hewlett-Packard | Product Releases | Comments

Insight Control Environment for Linux (ICE-Linux) provides comprehensive imaging and deployment, monitoring and management for Linux-based server platforms

General Parallel File System (GPFS)

April 30, 2008 8:00 pm | Ibm Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

General Parallel File System (GPFS) is a high-performance scalable file management solution that provides access to a common set of file data from a single computer to hundreds of systems

Red Hat Cluster Suite

April 30, 2008 8:00 pm | Red Hat | Product Releases | Comments

Red Hat Cluster Suite provides two distinct types of clustering: application/service failover, which allows users to create n-node server clusters for failover of key applications and services

Unified Cluster Portfolio

April 30, 2008 8:00 pm | Hewlett-Packard | Product Releases | Comments

Unified Cluster Portfolio is a comprehensive, modular package of tested and pre-configured hardware, software and services for scalable computation, data management and visualization

Cluster Systems Management (CSM)

April 30, 2008 8:00 pm | Ibm Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Cluster Systems Management (CSM) for AIX and Linux is designed for management of distributed and clustered servers in technical and commercial computing environments

Cluster Toolkit 3.1

April 30, 2008 8:00 pm | Intel Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Cluster Toolkit 3.1 is designed for clusters running either Linux or Microsoft Windows Compute Cluster Server by bundling Trace Analyzer and Collector, Math Kernel Library (MKL), MPI Library, and MPI Benchmarks into a single package


January 31, 2008 7:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

BioCluster is a powerful and accelerated workflow solution designed for pharmaceutical, life sciences and higher education researchers

Clusterworx Advanced

August 31, 2007 8:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Clusterworx Advanced is cluster management software that enables administrators to install, manage and monitor complex computing clusters as an integrated system from a single point of control. Features include comprehensive system monitoring to ensure system health and uptime


December 31, 2006 7:00 pm | Product Releases | Comments

OVIS, a software tool developed by Sandia National Laboratories that provides real-time monitoring of computational computer clusters, is now available as open source. It offers a statistical

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