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Bright Computing to Demonstrate Latest Software at SC14

Nov 19, 2014 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 19 — Bright Computing, a leading provider of management software for clusters and clouds, will be demonstrating its latest products at Supercomputing 2014 (SC14), the premiere event for high performance computing (HPC). Bright will have several key members of its development organization on hand to demonstrate the latest features of Bright Cluster Read more…

Mellanox Announces ConnectX-3 Pro Adapter Card with VPI Technology

Nov 19, 2014 |

NEW ORLEANS, La., Nov. 19 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced the Programmable ConnectX-3 Pro adapter card with Virtual Protocol Interconnect (VPI) technology. Modern data centers, public and private clouds, Web 2.0 infrastructures, telecommunication, and high-performance computing require to achieve the highest performance and Read more…

K Computer Recognized in Class 1 and 2 of HPC Challenge Awards

Nov 19, 2014 |

TOKYO, Japan, Nov. 19 — RIKEN, the University of Tsukuba and Fujitsu today announced that they received top ranks in two of the four benchmarks at the 2014 HPC Challenge Class 1 Awards, which evaluate the overall performance of supercomputers, for the performance of the K computer. The first-place rankings were received in two benchmarks: Global Read more…

Allinea DDT for the ARMv8 Platform Released

Nov 19, 2014 |

WARWICK, U.K., Nov. 19 — The arrival of the new 64-bit ARM processor architecture in high performance computing received a significant boost today with the announcement of availability for a key development tool from Allinea Software. Allinea DDT is the leading debugger for HPC and will enable applications to be ported to the ARMv8 architecture quickly. Read more…

Mellanox and Saratoga Speed Contribute to Work at LLNL

Nov 19, 2014 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 19 — Computer scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have combined innovative research in graph algorithms and data-intensive runtime systems to achieve world-class results on the Graph500 benchmark (www.graph500.org). The scientists’ work has been enabled by leading edge technology supplied by Saratoga Speed, Inc. and Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. The results achieved Read more…

OpenMP ARB Releases Technical Report on Tools API for Performance Analysis

Nov 19, 2014 |

NEW ORLEANS, La., Nov. 19 — The OpenMP Architecture Review Board (ARB) confirms the release of a Technical Report defining an Application Programming Interface (API) for performance tools related to OpenMP implementations. This API is based on experience with two prior efforts to define a standard OpenMP tools API: the Sun/Oracle Collector API and the Read more…

AMAX to Introduce ServMax OCS to HPC Community

Nov 18, 2014 |

FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 18 — AMAX, a leading innovator of High Performance Computing (HPC), Dynamic Enterprise IT, and Custom Appliance Manufacturing Solutions today introduces the ServMax Open CloudServer (OCS) datacenter solution based on the latest Microsoft Open Cloud Server version 2 specifications, currently showcased at Supercomputing 2014 (SC14) in New Orleans, LA. AMAX’s ServMax Open CloudServer Read more…

Seagate Unveils Apache Hadoop on Lustre Connector

Nov 18, 2014 |

CUPERTINO, Calif., Nov. 18 — Seagate Technology plc, a world leader in storage solutions, today announced that as part of its continued commitment to open source communities, the contribution of an Apache Hadoop on Lustre Connector. The Hadoop on Lustre Connector improves workflow efficiency by eliminating the need to copy data to the Hadoop Distributed File Read more…

Quanta Recognized with HPCwire Award

Nov 18, 2014 |

NEW ORLEANS, La., Nov. 18 — Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT) has been recognized in the annual HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards, presented at the 2014 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC14), in New Orleans. QCT was recognized with the Editors’ Choice Award: Top 5 Vendors to Watch. The coveted annual HPCwire Readers’ Read more…

Numascale, Supermicro, and AMD Announce World’s Largest Shared Memory System to Date

Nov 18, 2014 |

NEW ORLEANS, La., Nov. 18 — Numascale today announced the successful installation of a large shared memory Numascale/Supermicro/AMD system at a customer datacenter facility in North America. The system is the first part of a large cloud computing facility for analytics and simulation of sensor data combined with historical data. The Numascale system, installed over Read more…