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ORNL’s John Wagner Receives E.O. Lawrence Award

Apr 16, 2014 |

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., April 16 — Oak Ridge National Laboratory researcher John Wagner has been named a 2013 recipient of the Department of Energy’s Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award for his work in advancing computer, information and knowledge sciences. Wagner, a nuclear engineer who serves as national technical director for DOE’s Nuclear Fuels Storage and Transportation Read more…

SC14 Submissions for Panels Due April 25

Apr 16, 2014 |

April 16 — Submit your panel proposals by Friday, April 25. As one of the most important and heavily attended events of SC, your panel should include lively and rapid-fire content with challenging questions related to high performance computing, networking, storage and associated analysis technologies for the foreseeable future. Panels offer a rare opportunity for Read more…

NEC Selects Chelsio Adapters for Vector Supercomputer

Apr 16, 2014 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 16 – Chelsio Communications, Inc., a leading provider of 10-Gigabit and 40-Gigabit Ethernet adapters and ASIC solutions (Terminator 4 and 5), today announced that its T4 based 10GbE adapters have been selected by NEC Corporation for NEC’s HPC Systems for network and storage connectivity in SX-ACE, the latest SX-series Vector Supercomputer, targeted at Read more…

SGI Announces Partnership with GIS Federal and NVIDIA

Apr 16, 2014 |

MILPITAS, Calif., April 16 — SGI, the trusted leader in high performance computing and Big Data, today announced a partnership with GIS Federal, a supplier of high performing innovative solutions for big data, cloud computing and intuitive tools across all intelligence disciplines and NVIDIA, a pioneer in digital computing. The partnership will power a GAIA distributed database for the United Read more…

Mellanox Collaborates with Dell

Apr 16, 2014 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, April 16 – Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced its 10/40GbE adapters for rack servers and 10GbE mezzanine adapters for blades are now available with Dell Fluid Cache for SAN. The Mellanox high speed adapters help enable Read more…

Xyratex Introduces ClusterStor SDA

Apr 15, 2014 |

FREMONT, Calif., April 15 – Xyratex, Ltd., a Seagate company, a leading provider of data storage technology, today announced a new addition to the ClusterStor family of High Performance Computing (HPC) and Big Data engineered storage solutions – the ClusterStor Secure Data Appliance (SDA). Designed to meet government ICD 503 and Cross Domain Solution (CDS) requirements, the Read more…

NCI to Utilize Mellanox CloudX Interconnect

Apr 15, 2014 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, April 15 – Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI), hosted at the Australia National University, selected Mellanox’s interconnect to support Australia’s national research computing service which provides world-class, high-end services to Read more…

Cluster 2014 Set for September

Apr 15, 2014 |

April 15 — Clusters have become the workhorse for computational science and engineering research, powering innovation and discovery that advance science and society. They are the base for building today’s rapidly evolving cloud and HPC infrastructures, and are used to solve some of the most complex problems. The challenge to make them scalable, efficient, and Read more…

SDSC Enables Large-Scale Data Sharing Using Globus

Apr 14, 2014 |

April 14 — The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has implemented a new feature of the Globus software that will allow researchers using the Center’s computational and storage resources to easily and securely access and share large data sets with colleagues. In the era of “Big Data”-based science, accessing and Read more…

INCITE Program to Offer Webinar

Apr 14, 2014 |

April 14 — The Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program awarded nearly six billion core-hours to researchers in its most recent solicitation. Roughly a third of applicants received time on INCITE’s production systems: the 27 petaflops Cray XK7 “Titan” and 10 petaflops IBM Blue/Gene Q “Mira.” INCITE focuses on campaigns Read more…