Since 1986 - Covering the Fastest Computers in the World and the People Who Run Them

Language Flags

Tag: Penguin Computing

New Haswells Spark Open Season for HPC Systems

Sep 15, 2014 |

What do you get when you add more cores, improved memory bandwidth, and a notable uptick in performance out of a freshly-launched chip? One hell of a lot of announcements from a broad, hungry base of server makers. And to be fair, a lot of excitement from the HPC user community to boot. While one Read more…

Penguin Pushes Envelope on Compute Density

Mar 21, 2013 |

<img src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/Penguin_Computing_logo_172x.jpg” alt=”” width=”101″ height=”59″ />Penguin Computing keeps finding increasing demand for servers that go heavy on the GPUs (or other coprocessors). Based on feedback from one such customer, it has designed the Relion 2808GT server, which it says now has the highest compute density of any server on the market.

ARM Muscles In on Intel’s Dominance in Datacenters

Jan 28, 2013 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/muscular_arm_159x.jpg” alt=”” width=”94″ height=”90″ />ARM chips are moving beyond the mobile device market and into the datacenter. A series of announcements in 2012 point to the enormous interest in the low-power chip architecture. So far, however, customers are just evaluating the business. 2013 will show how well ARM can compete…

Penguin Joins Microserver ARMs Race

Oct 18, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/Penguin_UXD1_server_small.jpg” alt=”” width=”92″ height=”75″ />Penguin Computing has launched its first ARM-based server platform. Known as the UDX1, the Penguin box is based on Calxeda’s latest ARM server chip, and is aimed at cloud computing, Web hosting, and, especially, data analytics – UD stands for Ultimate Data. The move puts Penguin into the front ranks of computer makers who are testing the waters for the burgeoning microserver market.

Penguin Wins Award, Keeps Wearing Tux

Apr 27, 2012 |

Penguin Computing is flapping its wings, as it has received Intel’s Data Center Innovation Award at the Intel Solutions Summit.

Opening Sequences for HPC on Demand

May 11, 2011 |

Next-generation sequencing has opened a world of possibilities for science and medicine, but for providers of remote high performance computing like Penguin Computing via its HPC on demand service, the new world of massive genomics analytics has opened other doors–for researchers and their own business model.

The Weekly Top Five

Apr 7, 2011 |

The Weekly Top Five features the five biggest HPC stories of the week, condensed for your reading pleasure. This week, we cover Intel’s “Westmere EX” launch party; the Albert Einstein Institute’s new cluster; TACC’s Lonestar 4 inauguration; Penguin Computing’s financial markets server; and NextIO’s partnership with Bright Computing.

Amazon Climbs Into the HPC Arena

Jul 14, 2010 |

Amazon’s cloud platform got a high performance boost this week with the announcement of its Cluster Compute Instances (CCI). CCI specifically targets HPC workloads, incorporating high-end CPU horsepower and a low-latency interconnect fabric into the company’s popular EC2 computing on-demand offering. The new capability welcomes HPC into the most well-recognized public cloud in the world.

When HPC Becomes a Service: The POD Example

Jun 1, 2010 |

A discussion with video featuring Penguin Computing Manager of Software Development. We provide an overview of delivering HPC as a service and discuss who is making broader use of this offering and when it is applied.

Penguin Adds HPC On-Demand Service

Aug 12, 2009 |

Linux cluster maker Penguin Computing hopped on the HPC-in-a-cloud bandwagon this week with the announcement of its HPC on-demand service. Called Penguin On Demand (POD), the service consists of an HPC compute infrastructure whose capacity can be rented on a pay-as-you-go basis or through a monthly subscription.