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Gearing Up for the Cluster of Tomorrow

Jul 23, 2015 |

While the shifting architectural landscape of elite supercomputing gets a lot of the spotlight especially around TOP500 time, cluster computing has grown to comprise more than three-quarters of the HPC market. At a joint Cray-IDC webinar held earlier today, the partners discussed how clusters, and specifically scale-out “cluster supercomputers,” are evolving in ways that can benefit from supercomputing technology. Steve Conway, Read more…

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IDC: The Changing Face of HPC

Jul 16, 2015 |

At IDC’s annual ISC breakfast there was a good deal more than market update numbers although there were plenty of those: “We try to track every server sold, every quarter, worldwide,” said Earl Joseph, IDC program vice president and executive director HPC User Forum. Perhaps more revealing and as important this year was IDC’s unveiling Read more…

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HP, Intel Partner to Expand HPC Into the Enterprise

Jul 13, 2015 |

When the going gets tough, the tough join together to innovate. This is the message we are hearing from HPC stakeholders across the government and vendor landscape. It would an oversimplification to say that big data is responsible for driving this deeper partner integration but the technology trend has something to with it. More precisely, the Read more…

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Momentum Builds for Intel’s HPC Scalable System Framework

Jul 13, 2015 |

At a press conference on Friday, Intel delivered a progress report on the state of its unfolding HPC portfolio. With key products like Omni-Path and Knights Landing set to launch later this year, Intel is focusing on the momentum that is building for its HPC Scalable System Framework. The company also announced that it is entering into a deeper alliance Read more…

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Report Shows HPC Spending ‘Solid and Stable’

Jul 6, 2015 |

The staff at Intersect360 Research have published their seventh Site Budget Allocation Map, peeling back the curtains on HPC site spending across industry, government and academic sites to suss out important trends. Overall this was a strong year characterized by fairly stable spending across the major categories (hardware, software, etc.) with 59 percent of all sites anticipating further growth over Read more…

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Short Takes

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jul 23, 2015 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. #TBT SC09 When F.Berman received Read more…

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Tuesday’s ISC15 Twitter Roundup

Jul 14, 2015 |

To celebrate ISC 2015, we’ve decided to bring back our daily ISC Twitter Roundup. For those unable to attend the event in beautiful Frankfurt, Germany, we hope this list will shed some light onto some of the excitement that’s occurring. The top tweets from today are provided below. Check back in tomorrow for an entirely updated list. Read more…

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Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jul 9, 2015 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. #TBT SC88: @Boeing & @cray_inc Read more…

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Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jul 2, 2015 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Latest count: 12.4% more participants Read more…

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Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jun 25, 2015 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Thierry Breton, CEO Atos, at Read more…

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Off the Wire

Brocade and CERN openlab Collaborate on SDN Network Evolution

Jul 27, 2015 |

BRACKNELL, U.K. and SAN JOSE, Calif., July 27 — Brocade today announced a partnership with CERN openlab to help the world’s largest and most respected centre for scientific research develop a long-term software-defined networking (SDN) strategy for the New IP. Brocade has been named an official networking contributor member to CERN openlab, building on its previous relationship as a technology supplier Read more…

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Cray to Announce Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results on July 30

Jul 24, 2015 |

SEATTLE, Wash., July 24 — Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. plans to host an investor conference call on Thursday, July 30 at 1:30 p.m. PT (4:30 p.m. ET) to discuss its second quarter 2015 financial results. The call will feature a discussion by senior management followed by a question and answer session. Conference Call Information Read more…

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Mellanox Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Jul 23, 2015 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, July 23 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. has announced financial results for its second quarter, ended June 30, 2015. “We are excited to achieve record quarterly revenues and anticipate continued revenue growth and record annual revenues for the full fiscal year 2015. Our InfiniBand solutions continue to take market share on the Read more…

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Fujitsu Introduces HPC Gateway Web Software

Jul 22, 2015 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 22 — Fujitsu today announces a breakthrough in making High Performance Computing (HPC) more accessible to a wider customer base. A series of innovations include an online demonstration center that allows customers to experience the power of HPC, using their own data. Continued advances in simulation software and hardware technologies are making the use Read more…

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IBM Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Jul 21, 2015 |

July 21 — IBM has announced second-quarter 2015 diluted earnings from continuing operations of $3.58 per share, down 15 percent year-to-year.  Operating (non-GAAP) diluted earnings from continuing operations were $3.84 per share, compared with operating diluted earnings of $4.43 per share in the second quarter of 2014, a decrease of 13 percent. Second-quarter net income from Read more…

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