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Dell Boxes Up HPC for Life Sciences

Jun 5, 2013 |

This week Dell announced a tailored offering for the genomics set with its Active Infrastructure for HPC Life Sciences offering. Outfitted with up 32 nodes in a single rack, the company is pitching Infiniband, Lustre, Terascala and Bright Computing options at the sequencing set that they say wants to focus on science, not servers. The Intel-powered…

HPC Bolsters Life Sciences

Mar 14, 2013 |

<img src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/DNA_sequencing_image_200x.jpg” alt=”” width=”95″ height=”66″ />HPC, cloud and big data are experiencing this rich synergy, and it seems nowhere is this more evident than in life sciences. The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC), a new state-of-the-art facility in Western Mass., just received more than $4.5 million in funding for a cloud-based system for computational biology that will tap into this union.

HPC Bolsters Life Sciences

Mar 14, 2013 |

<img src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/DNA_sequencing_image_200x.jpg” alt=”” width=”95″ height=”66″ />HPC, cloud and big data are experiencing this rich synergy, and it seems nowhere is this more evident than in life sciences. The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC), a new state-of-the-art facility in Western Mass., just received more than $4.5 million in funding for a cloud-based system for computational biology that will tap into this union.

UberCloud HPC Experiment Preps for Round Three

Mar 5, 2013 |

The cloud-based experiment seeks participants from the HPC, CAE, life sciences, and big data communities.

Life Sciences Storage Issues and Computational Workflow Acceleration

Oct 8, 2012 |

Life Sciences can mean different things to different people. In genomic research, it referrers to the art of sequencing; in BioPharma, it covers molecular dynamics and protein docking; and in clinical, electronic records. However, all three markets have one thing in common, the sequencing of the human genome and the control, analysis, and distribution of that data. Today with the continued decrease in sequencing costs, life sciences research is moving from beakers to bytes and increasingly relies on the analysis of large volumes of data.

Cycle Spins Up 50,000-core Cluster in Amazon Cloud

Apr 24, 2012 |

The case for utility supercomputing just got a lot bigger, literally. Cycle Computing has created a 50,000-core virtual supercomputer to assist in the development of novel drug compounds for cancer research.

CycleCloud BigScience Challenge Boosts Stem Cell Research

Mar 13, 2012 |

Cycle Computing has proclaimed the winner of the 2011 CycleCloud BigScience Challenge. Victor Ruotti, a computational biologist at the Morgridge Institute for Research, will receive $10,000 in credit from Cycle Computing and four hours of CycleCloud engineering support, plus an additional $2,500 in credit from Amazon Web Services. The award will be used for cutting-edge stem cell research.

Cloud-Based Drug Discovery Platforms Proliferate

Jun 18, 2011 |

As pharmaceutical companies grow more comfortable with the cloud concept, services providing outsourcing of discovery and collaboration are set to grow.

The Genomics Conundrum

May 11, 2011 |

DNA sequencing technology outruns genomic analysis.

Oracle’s Vertical Line to Life Sciences, Healthcare

May 3, 2011 |

Oracle honed its focus on key markets to convince users that cost, security and compliance, are best handled in a specialized cloud environment.

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