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SDSC Re-Launches Triton With New Condo Model

Jul 3, 2013 |

Researchers can now buy dedicated nodes on Triton, the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) system that was re-launched last month with new hardware. The new “condo” use model is said to benefit researchers with bigger HPC workloads that struggled to run under the previous “hotel” use model.

Gordon Flashes Its Versatility in HPC Workloads

Jun 18, 2013 |

Researchers are finding innovative uses for Gordon, the 285 teraflop supercomputer housed at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) that has a unique Flash-based storage system. Since going online, researchers have put the incredibly fast I/O to use on a wide variety of workloads, ranging from chemistry to political science.

OpenStack and the SDSC Research Cloud

Jun 6, 2013 |

The San Diego Supercomputer Center launched a public cloud system for universities in the area designed specifically to run on commodity hardware with high performance solid-state drives. The center, which currently holds 5.5 PB of raw storage, is open to educational and research users in the University of California.

The Week in HPC Research

Apr 18, 2013 |

A giant leap in bone structure research paves the way for advances in osteoporosis treatment; details from UCSD’s Research CyberInfrastructure (RCI) Program reveal what PIs really want; and a cloud computing programming model puts the focus on predictable performance. Plus GPU-related research and more…

Supercomputing Transforms Data into Knowledge

Apr 17, 2013 |

Advances in data-intensive supercomputing increase understanding of autism and related disorders, set the stage for future treatments.

SDSC’s Gordon to Help Guide Future of Particle Physics

Apr 11, 2013 |

Gordon, a supercomputer at the San Diego Supercomputing Center on the campus of the University of California at San Diego is helping point the direction of the Large Hadron Collider’s next research project.

Supercomputer Reveals the Cosmos in a Different Light

Nov 28, 2012 |

Natural and man-made networks appear to mirror the structure of the universe.

UCSD, Yale Create Neuroscience Gateway

Aug 14, 2012 |

The University of California San Diego (UCSD) and Yale University have been awarded an NSF grant to build a neuroscience gateway.

HPC Community Remembers Allan Snavely

Jul 17, 2012 |

Co-creator of Gordon supercomputer suffers fatal heart attack.

3D Torus Topology with InfiniBand at San Diego Supercomputing Center

Jan 30, 2012 |

The San Diego Supercomputing Center ‘Gordon’ supercomputer was built specifically for handling large data-intensive compute tasks.   This cluster uses a unique dual-rail 3D Torus topology using hardware and software provided by Mellanox Technologies.   The successful deployment of this cluster highlights the flexible topology options that are available today over InfiniBand high-speed interconnect.<br />