Posted by: John C. Tran on Monday December 06 2010 @ 07:59PM EST views: 7252
The company today announced the availability of the new ClusterMax SuperG-B1 GPGPU blade cluster solution for compute-intensive scientific and research deployments. The ClusterMax SuperG-B1 delivers high-density and performance with maximized number of GPUs per 1U rack space.
Posted by: John C. Tran on Friday November 19 2010 @ 02:47PM EST views: 7225
AMAX announces the launch of the ServMax Xn-5801G, an advanced heterogeneous HPC 8-way solution serving as an ideal platform for large-scale supercomputing deployments suitable for intensive CPU and GPU-based computing.
Posted by: John C. Tran on Friday November 19 2010 @ 02:44PM EST views: 7345
AMAX announces the availability of the ServMax AS-5160G, the highest-density 5U 16GPU server solution on the market today. The AS-5160G is optimized for the extreme performance and flexibility required to drive the most demanding supercomputing applications in oil and gas exploration, financial modeling, weather forecasting, real-time rendering and scientific and engineering research.
Posted by: Doug Parks on Tuesday November 16 2010 @ 11:44AM EST views: 7274
Scalable Informatics siCluster NAS provide reliable, scalable, and manageable storage capabilities that enable users to scale capacity rapidly and cost effectively, with no downtime. Leveraging the open source GlusterFS™ file system, siCluster NAS sets new standards for affordable, reliable, and manageable NAS.
Posted by: Ken Farmer on Tuesday November 16 2010 @ 11:03AM EST views: 13467
Focus.com: There’s nothing nebulous about the benefits of cloud computing. Scalable, easy to implement and extremely cost effective, Gartner Inc. predicts that by 2012, 80 percent of Fortune 1000 enterprises will pay for some cloud-computing service, while 30 percent of them will pay for cloud-computing infrastructure. And Merrill Lynch reports that by 2011, the cloud computing market will reach $160 billion.
Posted by: Ken Farmer on Tuesday November 16 2010 @ 10:27AM EST views: 13453
HP today announced that HP ProLiant servers have accelerated critical research for three leading scientific institutions, enabling them to satisfy unprecedented computational demands at lower cost and with optimal power efficiency.
Posted by: Ken Farmer on Tuesday November 16 2010 @ 09:52AM EST views: 13183
HPCCommunity.org: At the end of each year, there are always "look back" and "look forward" articles that take stock in the past year or predict the future. This year, we enter a new decade and in a similar vein there are many stories recounting the technology changes over the past ten years.
Posted by: Ken Farmer on Tuesday November 16 2010 @ 09:31AM EST views: 13106
ComputerWorld: U.S. supercomputing dominance is being challenged in ways it has not seen before, and that may be the best thing to ever happen to this field, particularly in Washington's climate of cost cutting.
Posted by: Ken Farmer on Tuesday November 16 2010 @ 07:50AM EST views: 6695
Intel Corporation today announced that its Intel® Xeon 5600 series processors, announced earlier this year, are at the heart of the world’s most powerful supercomputer, the Tianhe-1A. Located at the National Supercomputing Center in Tianjin, China, Tianhe-1A contains 14,396 Intel processors accompanied by accelerator cards, and has demonstrated groundbreaking performance of 2.57 petaflops (quadrillions of calculations per second).
Posted by: Ken Farmer on Tuesday November 16 2010 @ 07:35AM EST views: 6378
Joe Landman, founder and CEO at Scalable Informatics is a smart guy and not just because he has a PH.D. He's developed a couple of impressive machines and come up with a great way to prove how good they are.
Posted by: Ken Farmer on Tuesday November 16 2010 @ 07:27AM EST views: 6446
From ClusterMonkey: It is that time of year when HPC mavens flock to big show; SC10. And, as has become the tradition the Beowulf Bash is also heading down the river, in a good way. This year we are calling it the The Big Wheels Keep On Turning Beowulf Bash
Posted by: Ken Farmer on Tuesday November 16 2010 @ 06:55AM EST views: 6510
Cray Inc., Intel Corporation, and Swift Engineering have been collectively recognized in the annual HPCwire Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards for "Best Use of HPC in Automotive."
Posted by: Ken Farmer on Tuesday November 16 2010 @ 06:45AM EST views: 6549
AMD today announced that its upcoming 16-core server platform based on the “Bulldozer” core has been selected by the editors of HPCWire as one of the top 5 new products or technologies to watch in 2011. AMD was also selected as one of the top vendors to watch, and the highly technical readership of HPCWire named the AMD Opteron™ 6100 Series processor (“Magny-Cours”) as a top new product.
Posted by: Ken Farmer on Tuesday November 16 2010 @ 06:41AM EST views: 6449
At Supercomputing 2010 (SC10), AMD today announces that 24 of the top 50 fastest supercomputers ranked in the bi-annual TOP500 list are using AMD's CPU and/or GPU technology, including half of the top 10. 59 supercomputers in the TOP500 list are now taking advantage of the massive compute power offered by AMD Opteron platforms, including 22 systems based on the new 8- and 12-core AMD Opteron 6000 Series platform.
Posted by: Ken Farmer on Tuesday November 16 2010 @ 06:37AM EST views: 6558
The Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Research (FIAS) at the Goethe University Frankfurt today announced a 285.2 TeraFLOPS Linpack score at 736 MegaFLOPS per watt at a PUE of only 1.1, a key milestone toward the "Landes Offensive zur Entwicklung Wissenschasftlich okonomischer Exzellenz (LOEWE)."
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