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Seagate Stakes its Claim as an HPC Storage Leader Helping to Shape IT’s Future

In recent years, high performance computing has had a major impact on the world and the development of IT systems in general. The nature of weather forecasting has changed to be much more precise. Our lives have been lengthened by the types of research that medical scientists are able to perform, and we now can see through clouds and space dust to determine what black holes are made of.

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Wednesday Twitter Roundup

In celebration of SC14, we’ve decided to put together a daily list of some the top tweets from the event. For those unable to attend, we hope this gives you a window into the happenings of SC14. Check back in tomorrow to see what’s new and perhaps you’ll even see your own tweets at some point during the Read more…

Why HPC Matters

When the SC14 show floor opened in New Orleans Monday night, signage everywhere proclaimed this year’s theme: HPC Matters. The new program, first announced at last year’s show in Denver, is all about broader engagement. It’s about getting the word out to the public – to policymakers, educators and regular people – about the role HPC plays in Read more…

NextScale Nodes Crest 1 Teraflops, Await Knights Landing

When the dust settles after its acquisition of the System x business from IBM, Lenovo Group will probably end up with the second largest HPC systems business in the world, behind Hewlett-Packard and eager to close that gap just as it has in the PC market. Lenovo came out swinging at the SC14 supercomputing conference in New Orleans this week Read more…

Tuesday Twitter Roundup

In celebration of SC14, we’ve decided to put together a daily list of some the top tweets from the event. For those unable to attend, we hope this gives you a window into the happenings of SC14. Check back in tomorrow to see what’s new and perhaps you’ll even see your own tweets at some point during the week. Read more…

The Strange, Shifting Shape of the Supercomputing Market

This morning at SC14 during their annual breakfast briefing on high performance computing market trends, global analyst firm IDC kicked off with a correction to one of their more robust predictions. Over the last couple of years, the group projected that supercomputing would hit a growth stage around the 2014 timeframe. As many are aware, the Read more…

Short Takes

Weekly Twitter Roundup

11/13/14 |  Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught Read more…

Big Data Compels HPC Adoption in Life Sciences

11/13/14 |  Expect a lot of the talk at SC14 this year to revolve around big data. Ari E. Berman, Ph.D., Director of Government Services and Principal Investigator at BioTeam, Inc., attempts to cut through Read more…

UK Project Tackles Bike Helmet Safety

11/13/14 |  There are certain HPC projects that stand out for their ability to help humankind in practical ways. One recent example of such a project combines state-of-the-art 3D printing and supercomputing Read more…

Climate Modeling Approaches ‘Golden Age’

11/12/14 |  High-performance computing is facing some of its toughest challenges yet, but supercomputing is also yielding better results than ever before. When it comes to climate science, for example, Read more…

LANL Showcases Supercomputing History

11/12/14 |  Los Alamos National Laboratory is celebrating 100. Not 100 years, but 100 supercomputers. The center that is best known for its role supporting national security for the last seven decades is Read more…

Cycle Helps HGST Stand Up 70,000 Core AWS Cloud

11/11/14 |  Cycle Computing CEO Jason Stowe revealed today what is being called the largest Fortune 500 cloud cluster run, performed by HGST, a Western Digital company. HGST's engineering team was working Read more…

50 Computer Science Schools That Are Changing the World

11/11/14 |  With the computing revolution well underway, computer science undergirds nearly every facet of modern life. Discovery and innovation are increasingly computational endeavors, not just in Read more…

The Promise of Data-Centric Computing

11/10/14 |  Sick of big data? Not so fast. The age of the data-centric system has just begun. Tackling this subject in a recent blog is Tilak Agerwala, Vice President of Data Centric Systems at IBM Read more…

DOE HPC: A Change Is Coming

11/10/14 |  On June 18-19, representatives from six DOE HPC centers met in Oakland, Calif., for the DOE High Performance Operational Review (HPCOR) to discuss the best way to support large-scale data-driven Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

11/7/14 |  Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught Read more…

Sponsored Whitepapers

SpotlightON: Working Toward Workflow as a Service

11/6/14 |  Nimbis Services |  For manufacturers, HPC cloud is primed and ready to bring to the small-to medium-sized enterprises the very tools that keep industry giants on the leading edge. Whether cloud services are used to Read more…

PBS Works Suite Deployed for Comprehensive Workload Management at The University of Nottingham

9/26/14 |  Altair |  The University of Nottingham chose Altair’s PBS Works suite as the integrated workload management solution for their HPC system comprising over 170 machines. The solution includes PBS Read more…

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Extending the Data Center to the Cloud

Join NetApp and Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS) to learn how your enterprise can start building a solid foundation for hybrid cloud. NetApp’s proven cloud solutions and partnerships Read more…

Leveraging Flash Storage to Accelerate Oracle Real Application Clusters

Many IT organizations are looking to SSD technology to solve performance issues and improve efficiency for their business-critical applications. Watch this short webinar to gain an understanding Read more…