Cray has introduced a new line of entry- and mid-level HPC systems, making good on its promise to fill the gap between its CX1 deskside systems and XT mini-supers. Called the CX1000, the new machine makes use of the latest Intel Xeon processors and, from a performance standpoint, picks up where the CX1 leaves off.
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Computer science students at LSU get a new cluster; and Tilera achieves the 100-core mark with its latest processor family. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.
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SGI has launched a deskside HPC cluster product aimed at users looking for supercomputers they can call their own. The new product line, called Octane III, also marks the re-entry of the company into the high performance workstation space.
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Putting a Cray supercomputer in your office just got a lot cheaper. The company has unveiled a low-end derivative of its CX1 personal deskside system for high performance computing. Called the CX1-LC (for “Light Configuration”), the product has a starting price of less than $12,000, which is less than half the cost of the entry-level machine for the standard CX1 offering.
Now that QLogic has a fully populated InfiniBand product line, the company is looking to make up for lost time against the competition.
French-owned computer maker Bull has unveiled a new family of HPC servers based on a novel blade architecture. Branded as “bullx,” for extreme computing, the blades are designed for speed, density, energy efficiency and ease of management.