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DDN Honored with Six HPCwire Awards

Nov 19, 2014 |

NEW ORLEANS, La., Nov. 19 — Underscoring the strength and breadth of DataDirect Networks (DDN) entire end-to-end HPC product portfolio for life sciences, oil and gas, manufacturing and financial services industries, DDN has been awarded six top honors in the 2014 HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards. Announced at the Opening Reception of the annual Read more…

Cray Adds Cloudera Enterprise to Urika-XA System

Nov 19, 2014 |

SEATTLE, Wash. and BARCELONA, Spain, Nov. 19 — At the 2014 Strata + Hadoop World Barcelona conference, global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced that Cloudera Enterprise is now pre-integrated into Cray’s new big data analytics appliance — the Cray Urika-XA system. Cloudera Enterprise, the foundation for Cloudera’s enterprise data hub offering, includes Cloudera’s complete and tested Read more…

OpenMP ARB Announces Code Conversion Challenge

Nov 19, 2014 |

NEW ORLEANS, La., Nov. 19 — At SC14, the OpenMP Architecture Review Board (ARB) announces a Code Conversion Challenge. The challenge is for users to bring in shared memory or accelerator code (C++ AMP, CUDA, OpenACC, OpenCL, …) from real applications. The ARB will then demonstrate how to write them in modern OpenMP. The applications can Read more…

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…