Silicon Mechanics announces their adoption of NexentaStor 4.0, the next generation of Software Defined Storage (SDS) solution from partner Nexenta. Nexenta's SDS solution is a key building block of the Software Defined Data Center and one that is helping companies' transition away from massively expensive storage systems.
CoolIT Systems partners with Penguin Computing to deliver the Relion 2808GT Rack Direct Contact...
Microway NumberSmasher servers are designed for GPU and storage density, plus expanded support...
Microsoft has named Satya Nadella, an executive in charge of the company's small, but growing business of delivering software and services over the Internet its new CEO. Company founder Bill Gates is also leaving the chairman role for a new role as technology adviser.
China's Lenovo Group is buying IBM's server business for $2.3 billion, expanding a product line-up dominated by PCs, tablets and smartphones. Lenovo, the world's biggest personal computer maker, said January 23, 2014, it expects to offer jobs to 7,500 IBM employees as part of its acquisition of the x86 server business.
The sixth generation of enterprise X-Architecture for System x and PureSystems servers, provides improvements in the performance and economics of x86-based systems for analytics and cloud. As users adopt analytics for greater business insight and move critical workloads like ERP, analytics and database to the cloud for increased efficiency and lower costs, x86-based systems are a popular choice.
2U TwinPro and TwinPro2 2U servers are available in 2-node (TwinPro) and 4-node (TwinPro²) configurations optimized for high-end, high-density data center, cloud computing, enterprise, HPC and big data applications.
Mellanox Technologies, a supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced that its dual port ConnectX-3 10/40GbE Network Interface Cards (NICs) are now fully compatible with qualified Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell networking solutions, providing improved performance at higher efficiency and lower latency with reduced application costs.
The 4U two-node FatTwin platform features two ultra-high-performance compute nodes, each supporting dual Intel XeonE5-2600 v2 “Ivy Bridge” processors (up to 130W TDP) and up to six Intel Many Integrated Core (MIC) based Intel Xeon Phi Coprocessors.
The Hybrid-Core (HC) Memcached appliance provides an order of magnitude higher throughput than commodity servers, while maintaining sub-millisecond response time. Additionally, the server is designed to dramatically reduce cost of ownership by slashing power, cooling and maintenance costs.
PowerLinux is a high-performance system geared for users who are embracing big data, analytics and next-generation Java applications in an open cloud environment. The server, built on the same Power Systems platform running IBM's Watson cognitive computing solution ...
Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced that its FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand solutions deliver unmatched application performance over competing interconnect solutions.
Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, showcased the world’s first technology demonstration of ConnectX-3 FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand solutions running on the SECO ARM development platform featuring NVIDIA Tegra processors.
Worldwide factory revenue for the high performance computing (HPC) technical server market increased by 7.7% year over year in 2012 to a record $11.1 billion, up from $10.3 billion in 2011, according to the newly released International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide High-Performance Technical Server QView.
EMC has announced that it is providing 2.8 petabytes of storage to help the Vatican Apostolic Library digitize its entire catalogue of historic manuscripts and incunabula (a book or pamphlet printed before 1501). One of the oldest libraries in the world, the Vatican Apostolic Library holds many of the rarest and most valuable documents in existence including the 42 line Latin Bible of Gutenberg
Penguin Computing announced that they chose Adaptive Computing’s Moab ClusterSuite to manage the workload on its HPC Cloud offering Penguin on Demand (POD). POD is currently the only on-demand HPC offering that supports ‘bare metal’ execution of compute jobs, effectively providing public access to a supercomputer to users that require compute capacity that is unavailable in-house
SGI announced that NASA's Pleiades supercomputer system, built with SGI Altix ICE technology, has achieved more than one petaflop/second in sustained compute performance based on the LINPACK performance benchmark, and has now moved into the #7 spot on the June 2011 Top500 list of supercomputer sites in the world
108NL is a scale-out NAS system which reaches more than 15 petabytes in a single file system and volume, providing scalability in building the storage foundation for big data. It is designed for online archiving for access to reference data to meet business and legal requirements
NASA aims to improve the sonic environment Mehdi R. Khorrami, Ph.D. and Patrick J. Moran, Ph.D. A key challenge in aircraft design is to minimize the noise radiated during take-off and landing. Increasingly strict U.S. regulations on noise pollution surrounding airports near major metropolitan areas mandate that aircraft that do not meet noise requirements be retrofitted or removed from service
T-Platforms announced its participation in a new program jointly funded between the European Union and the Russian Ministry of Education and Science, and aimed at improving supercomputer performance. The program is called HOPSA, which stands for Holistic Performance System Analysis, and has been funded for two years
TotalView 8.9.1 expands its support of the NVIDIA CUDA architecture with the ability to troubleshoot apps including SDKs 3.1 and 3.2. This release features support for CUDA function calls on the stack (in addition to inline), host pinned memory regions and CUDA contexts
A Japanese supercomputer capable of performing more than 8 quadrillion calculations per second (petaflop/s) is the new number one system in the world, putting Japan back in the top spot for the first time since the Earth Simulator was dethroned in November 2004, according to the latest edition of the TOP500 List of the world’s top supercomputers
LIBJACKET 1.0 is a matrix companion to CUDA which is a high-productivity, GPU performance library. The software is designed to enable GPU programmers to achieve better GPU performance with less programming
International Data Corporation announced the first recipients of the new HPC Innovation Excellence Award at the ISC'11 International Supercomputing Conference. The award recognizes noteworthy achievements by users of HPC technologies. The program's main goals are to showcase return on investment (ROI) and scientific success stories involving HPC
Platform HPC 3 is HPC management software. It is designed to have an intuitive web-based interface with a GUI for provisioning with a provisioning wizard and a view across of the HPC environment
When 2,300 experts from around the world convene to discuss the latest developments in high-performance computing, the conversations are bound to be interesting. But the 2011 International Supercomputing Conference (ISC’11) will take this a step further with a series of sessions designed to ensure lively exchanges
Where can you go on a summer Sunday on Long Island to see exciting science shows, enjoy tours of world-class science facilities, and engage in hands-on educational activities for the whole family? Visit the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory on Summer Sundays
The Dell PowerEdge M915 is a full height four or two-socket AMD-based blade server that’s designed for running mission critical applications in data centers needing maximum I/O scalability and increased efficiency, flexibility, reliability and performance. It has up to 512GB of RAM deployable in its 32 DIMM slots
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