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Workstations, Servers, Clouds: Making the Call for HPC

Dec 17, 2014 |

A recent survey in 25 HPC and CAE LinkedIn groups regarding engineers’ concerns about cloud computing was conducted by UberCloud and revealed that many engineers tend to compare the benefits of workstations versus servers versus clouds in a somewhat misinformed way. In fact, most of them compare the positive aspects of their workstation with the (apparent) roadblocks of Read more…

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Thursday Twitter Roundup

Nov 21, 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…

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Wednesday Twitter Roundup

Nov 19, 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…

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NextScale Nodes Crest 1 Teraflops, Await Knights Landing

Nov 19, 2014 |

When the dust settles after its acquisition of the System x business from IBM, Lenovo Group will probably end up with the second largest HPC systems business in the world, behind Hewlett-Packard and eager to close that gap just as it has in the PC market. Lenovo came out swinging at the SC14 supercomputing conference Read more…

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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…

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Short Takes

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Apr 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. Total of $525 million announced by @Energy Read more…

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Market Responds to Intel-Altera Negotiations

Mar 30, 2015 |

If Intel Corp. goes ahead with purported plans to purchase programmable logic peddler Altera Corp., it would be the largest-ever acquisition in the x86 chipmaker’s 46-year history. Whether or not the deal actually goes through, the negotiations, first reported by the Wall Street Journal on March 27, are interesting for several reasons. As NASDAQ.com pointed Read more…

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Weekly Twitter Roundup

Mar 26, 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. #GTC15 @cray_inc is by far the #HPC Read more…

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Weekly Twitter Roundup

Mar 19, 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. RT @KAUST_News After much anticipation KAUST’s @cray_inc Read more…

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Weekly Twitter Roundup

Mar 12, 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 'Gigabyte Gals': Women played integral Read more…

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Off the Wire

New Pilot Helps Small Businesses Tap ORNL Expertise

Jul 17, 2015 |

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. July 17 — Small companies in the advanced manufacturing, transportation and building sectors have a new opportunity to partner with the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. ORNL was among five national laboratories selected to participate in a new DOE small business voucher pilot that aims to connect small clean energy businesses Read more…

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Intel Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Jul 17, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 17 — Intel Corporation has reported second-quarter revenue of $13.2 billion, operating income of $2.9 billion, net income of $2.7 billion and EPS of 55 cents. The company generated approximately $3.4 billion in cash from operations, paid dividends of $1.1 billion, and used $697 million to repurchase 22 million shares of stock. Read more…

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Research and Markets Adds New Intersect360 Report to Offering

Jul 16, 2015 |

DUBLIN, Ireland, July 16 — Research and Markets has announced the addition of Intersect360 Research’s new report “Worldwide HPC 2014 Total Market Model and 2015-19 Forecast” to their offering. This Intersect360 Research report presents the 2014 total market model and five-year forecast for the overall High Performance Computing (HPC) market, including servers, storage, services, software, networks and other products. Read more…

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Cray Expands Storage Team With Experts From Terascala

Jul 14, 2015 |

SEATTLE, Wash. and FRANKFURT, Germany, July 14 — At the 2015 International Supercomputing Conference in Frankfurt, Germany, global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced it has strengthened its Lustre and overall storage and data management expertise with the addition of key individuals from Terascala, a Boston-based storage company highly regarded for developing easy-to-use and easy-to-manage storage solutions. Through an agreement with Terascala, Read more…

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Lenovo Showcases Global HPC Leadership Ambitions at ISC

Jul 14, 2015 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, July 14 — At the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) 2015 and following the opening of the company’s first global HPC (High Performance Computing) centre in Stuttgart in March 2015, Lenovo will be reaffirming its commitments and ambitions in the high-performance computing sector with a number of new partnerships and initiatives that underpin its position as a leader on Read more…

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