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Cloud Provider Offers Up GPU Acceleration

Apr 18, 2012 |

SoftLayer joins ranks of HPC cloud vendors.

NVIDIA Pokes Holes in Intel’s Manycore Story

Apr 3, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/knights_corner_small.JPG” alt=”” width=”105″ height=”87″ />As NVIDIA’s upcoming Kepler-grade Tesla GPU prepares to do battle with Intel’s Knight Corner, the companies are busy formulating their respective HPC accelerator stories. While NVIDIA has enjoyed the advantage of actually having products in the field to talk about, Intel has managed to capture the attention of some fence-sitters with assurances of high programmability, simple recompiles, and transparent scalability for its Many Integrated Core (MIC) coprocessors. But according to NVIDIA’s Steve Scott, such promises ignore certain hard truths about how accelerator-based computing really works.

Convey Debuts Second-Generation Hybrid-Core Platform

Nov 9, 2010 |

In an HPC market that seems determined to go down the CPU-GPU path, upstart Convey Computer may yet offer a few surprises. The company today unveiled the sequel to its HC-1 platform it introduced in 2008. Called the HC-1ex, the new system adds a lot more performance and capability, but retains the original x86-FPGA co-processor design.

Picking the Right Processor

Sep 3, 2010 |

Should engineers take advantage of GPU computing?

IBM Brings NVIDIA Tesla GPUs Onboard

May 18, 2010 |

NVIDIA’s GPU computing ambitions got a major boost today with IBM’s announcement of the iDataPlex dx360 M3. The new HPC server pairs two Tesla GPUs with two CPUs inside the same server chassis.

Top 8 Enterprise Server Predictions for 2010

Jan 13, 2010 |

Analytics apps, storage tiering, hybrid computing, cross-platform virtualization, and green IT will shape server market.