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Monday Twitter Roundup

Nov 17, 2014 |

In celebration of SC14, we’ve decided to put together a daily list of some the top tweets from the event. For those unable to attend, we hope this gives you a window into the happenings of SC14. Check back in tomorrow to see what’s new and perhaps you’ll even see your own tweets at some Read more…

Cluster Lifecycle Management: The Final Wave

Nov 11, 2014 |

In the previous Cluster Lifecycle Management column, I described the steps your organization should take to develop an HPC cluster design that meets your application needs while providing a positive return on investment. The next step is to use your design as the basis for choosing a vendor, or vendors, that can build the system Read more…

StartupHPC to Start Up HPC?

Nov 3, 2014 |

There is no doubt that High Performance Computing (HPC) is currently undergoing a renaissance, nurtured by governments, public and private initiatives, schools, and especially by professional journals publishing exciting use cases from engineering and scientific end-users. One of these HPC initiatives standing out is the recently founded StartupHPC, a grass roots community for STEM- and Read more…

HPC in Higher Education

Oct 21, 2014 |

Whilst HPC systems form a relatively small part of most organisations’ IT infrastructure, they often demand the most attention. They are like the disruptive child at school who make up 5% – yet demand 30% of the resources. As a result, HPC systems are relatively unique and pose quite a challenge to most organisations who have them. Read more…

So You Want to be an HPC Entrepreneur

Oct 20, 2014 |

Before you take the step to becoming a fully-fledged entrepreneur, in HPC of all areas, ask yourself why? Is it because you want to be your own boss and call the shots, are you a risk taker, want the flexibility, you have such a good idea you can’t not do it, or you just want Read more…

Short Takes

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jan 8, 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.   Great examples of why #HPC matters, Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Dec 19, 2014 |

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.   HPC for the holidays! We’re installing Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Dec 5, 2014 |

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. I've joined Cray!!! Excited about the convergence Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Nov 13, 2014 |

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. Click here to view the top tweets Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Oct 23, 2014 |

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. Click here to view the top tweets Read more…

Off the Wire

AMAX Announces Factory Readiness for Manufacturing and Distributing Server Offerings Throughout EMEA

Feb 23, 2015 |

FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 23 – AMAX, a leading solutions provider of application-tailored Data Center/Cloud and custom Server Appliance solutions, today announced its factory readiness for manufacturing and distributing custom-branded OEM server solutions for ISVs and enterprises throughout EMEA. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, AMAX is recognized for developing complete turnkey server solutions based on the highest standards of Read more…

OpenPOWER Announces “Rethink the Data Center” Speaker Lineup

Feb 19, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 19 — Today, the OpenPOWER Foundation announced a solid lineup of speakers headlining its inaugural OpenPOWER Summit at NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference at the San Jose Convention Center, March 17-20.  Drawing from the open development organization’s more than 100 members worldwide, the Summit’s organizers have lined up over 35 member presentations tied to the event’s “Rethink the Data Center” theme. Attendees will have Read more…

LBNL Joins the OpenMP Architecture Review Board

Feb 18, 2015 |

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Feb. 18 — Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has joined the OpenMP Architecture Review Board (ARB), a group of leading hardware and software vendors and research organizations creating the standard for the most popular shared-memory parallel programming model in use today. “We expect users will need to increase application thread parallelism to run Read more…

NVIDIA Announces Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2015

Feb 13, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 13 — NVIDIA today reported record revenue for the fourth quarter ended January 25, 2015, of $1.25 billion, up 9 percent from $1.14 billion a year earlier and up 2 percent from $1.23 billion the previous quarter. Revenue for fiscal 2015 was a record $4.68 billion, up 13 percent from $4.13 billion Read more…

IBM and Softbank Alliance to Bring Watson to Japan

Feb 13, 2015 |

TOKYO, Japan and NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Feb. 13 – IBM  and SoftBank Telecom Corp. (hereinafter “SoftBank”), a wholly owned subsidiary of SoftBank Corp today announced a landmark global alliance to bring Watson to Japan, one of the world’s largest economies and technology markets. The alliance, which involves training Watson to understand Japanese, represents a major milestone in Read more…