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ORNL Process Could be White Lightning to Electronics Industry

Dec 1, 2015 |

A new era of electronics and even quantum devices could be ushered in with the fabrication of a virtually perfect single layer of “white graphene,” according to researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The material, technically known as hexagonal boron nitride, features better transparency than its sister, graphene, is chemically inert, Read more…

HP(E) Still Stands Solidly Astride the HPC Server Market

Nov 20, 2015 |

On November 1 – not quite three weeks ago – Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) emerged from the Big Split. That’s old news given the yearlong lead-up. Throughout the “separation” process, opinions varied wildly (still do) over HPE’s prospects. Clearly it’s early days, but when IDC rolled out HPC market numbers on Tuesday (see below) HP Read more…

Thursday’s SC15 Twitter Roundup

Nov 19, 2015 |

As SC15 winds down, we present our final Twitter Roundup for the event. We hope everyone enjoyed themselves in Austin and gets home safely. Be sure to check in each Thursday for our regular HPC Twitter Roundup and we look forward to seeing you next year in Salt Lake City! we're proud of our #HPCwireAward Read more…

Wednesday’s SC15 Twitter Roundup

Nov 18, 2015 |

The highly anticipated SC15 Twitter Roundup is finally here! In celebration of the event, we’ve decided to bring you a list of some of the top SC15 tweets that were tweeted throughout the day. For those unable to attend, we hope this gives you some insight into the happenings of SC15. Check back in tomorrow Read more…

HPC ROI: Invest a Dollar to Make $500-plus Reports IDC

Nov 18, 2015 |

Perhaps the most eye-popping numbers in IDC’s HPC market report presented yesterday at its annual SC15 breakfast were ROI figures IDC has been developing as part of a DOE grant. The latest results indicated even higher ROI than shown in the pilot study. On average, according to the latest data, $514.7 in revenue are returned Read more…

Tuesday’s SC15 Twitter Roundup

Nov 17, 2015 |

The highly anticipated SC15 Twitter Roundup is finally here! In celebration of the event, we’ve decided to bring you a list of some of the top SC15 tweets that were tweeted throughout the day. For those unable to attend, we hope this gives you some insight into the happenings of SC15. Check back in tomorrow Read more…

Cavium Announces Collaboration With Bright Computing to Support ThunderX Processor Family

Nov 17, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 17 — Cavium, Inc., (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading Provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, cloud, wired and wireless networking, today announced a collaboration with Bright Computing in support of Cavium’s ThunderX processor family. With this collaboration Bright Computing plans to deliver the comprehensive software solutions of Bright Cluster Manager to Read more…

Penguin Computing Reports Customer Deployment of Tundra ES Servers Based on Cavium ThunderX Processors

Nov 17, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 17 — Penguin Computing, a provider of high-performance computing, enterprise data center and cloud solutions, announced first customer shipments of its Tundra Extreme Scale (ES) server based on Cavium’s (NASDAQ: CAVM) 48 core ARMv8 based ThunderX workload optimized processors. Tundra ES Valkre servers are now available for public order and a standard 19” Read more…

Inventec Unveils Server Platforms Based on Cavium ARMv8 ThunderX Product Family

Nov 17, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 17 — Inventec, the leading ODM for enterprise and cloud datacenter server and storage platforms, today announced workload-optimized server platforms based on Cavium, Inc.’s (NASDAQ: CAVM) 64-bit ARMv8 ThunderX product family. Inventec is the largest ODM server manufacturer in the world and is a recognized leader in the delivery of high-performance and scalable server and Read more…

Cavium to Showcase ThunderX ARM-Based Server Platforms for HPC at SC15

Nov 17, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 17 — Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, cloud, wired and wireless networking, today announced the demonstration of ThunderX based workload optimized server platforms for High Performance Computing, Compute Intensive Data Analytics, Scale Out Storage and Hyperscale Data Centers at SC15 in the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Read more…

Cavium Receives Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Award From HPCwire

Nov 17, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 17 — Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, cloud wired and wireless networking, today announced that its flagship 48 core ARMv8-A based ThunderX workload optimized processor has won the coveted Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Award for Top 5 New Products Read more…

E4 Announces Availability and Deployment of Cavium ThunderX-Based ARKA Servers

Nov 17, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 17 — E4 Computer Engineering, a leading Italian manufacturer of hardware solutions for high performance and data center computing, today announced public availability and deployment of Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM) ThunderX-based ARKA servers.  Customers can place orders today for one-socket and two-socket ARKA platforms in multiple chassis configurations based on Cavium ThunderX ARMv8 Read more…

OSS Features HDCA With Intel Xeon Phi Coprocessors at SC15

Nov 17, 2015 |

Nov. 17 — One Stop Systems, Inc. (OSS), the leader in PCI Express (PCIe) appliances for HPC applications, features the first PCIe 3.0 expansion appliance to support up to sixteen Intel Xeon Phi Coprocessors in the Intel Pavilion at SC15. The preconfigured appliance is targeted for data centers operating HPC applications, providing the user with Read more…

Dell Charts HPC Course to the Enterprise

Nov 17, 2015 |

SC15 is starting to feel like EnterpriseHPC15 — not that there isn’t a lot of extreme scale computing on the menu — but the big systems and chip makers all seem to be publically pivoting towards the enterprise. Yesterday it was Dell’s turn declaring its intention to democratize HPC and accelerate mainstream adoption. Dell, which Read more…

Monday’s SC15 Twitter Roundup

Nov 16, 2015 |

The highly anticipated SC15 Twitter Roundup is finally here! In celebration of the event, we’ve decided to bring you a list of some of the top SC15 tweets that were tweeted throughout the day. For those unable to attend, we hope this gives you some insight into the happenings of SC15. Check back in tomorrow to see what’s Read more…

HPCwire Debuts Outstanding Leadership Awards at SC15

Nov 16, 2015 |

This year HPCwire has established a new category within its Annual Readers and Editors Choice Awards program to recognize Outstanding Leadership in HPC. We realize there is no single preeminent leader in HPC and that’s a good thing. The diversity of opinion and expertise is a major driver of progress. There are many individuals whose Read more…

Think Fast: IBM Talks Acceleration in HPC and the Enterprise

Nov 16, 2015 |

At SC15 today, IBM today provided a glimpse of its broadening vision for accelerator-assisted computing with announcements around Watson, a strategic alliance with FPGA specialist Xilinx, an expanded developer outreach via the SuperVessel program, and new efforts to accelerate the datacenter and a wide variety of applications used in both HPC and the enterprise. “Accelerators Read more…

Eurotech HiVe HPC System Now Generally Available With ARM CPUs

Nov 16, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 16 — Eurotech, a leading provider of supercomputing and embedded technologies, has announced that their HiVe HPC system is now generally available, not only with x86 CPUs, but also with ARM-64 based processors provided by Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (NASDAQ:AMCC). The HiVe supercomputer leverages a new original high performance computing (HPC) system Read more…

Research and Markets Adds New Intersect360 HPC Report to Offering

Nov 16, 2015 |

DUBLIN, Ireland, Nov. 16 — Research and Markets has announced the addition of Intersect360 Research’s new report “HPC User Site Census: Processors” to their offering. The Processors Report provides an examination of the processor use in systems found at a sample of HPC user sites. We surveyed a broad range of users about their current computer system installations, storage Read more…

Anaconda Brings High Performance Python to Innovative GPU Technology

Nov 16, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 16 — Continuum Analytics, developer of Anaconda, the leading modern open source analytics platform powered by Python, today announced the availability of Anaconda on AMD’s Accelerated Processing Units (APU), giving Anaconda users a simple way to exploit AMD’s latest technology innovation for the most demanding data science applications with the simplicity of Python. Read more…