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Seismic Supercomputer Balloons to Five Petaflops — This One’s a Cray

Mar 25, 2015 |

When it comes to oil and gas supercomputers, the ante has been upped once again. In the past couple years, energy giants BP, Total and Eni have rolled out mega supercomputing centers, and now Norwegian oil and gas company Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) has outdone them all with a 5-petaflops Cray XC40 supercomputer and a Cray Read more…

SC15 Chair on HPC Transforms, Diversity Outreach, and Austin

Mar 3, 2015 |

SC15 General Chair Jackie Kern is hardly new to the HPC community. A member of the SC planning committee since 2003, Kern led the building of SCINET in 2007. The largest network in the world for a week, it delivered multicast video conferencing, among other things, onsite and around the world. As general chair this Read more…

Tyrone Brings HPC and Big Data Solutions to India and the World

Mar 2, 2015 |

India’s appetite for high performance computing – ranging from powerful HPC clusters to advanced workstations – continues to grow as an increasing number of companies not only address opportunities within the country, but world wide as well. Indian enterprises are making their mark in such fields as seismic engineering for oil and gas, aeronautics and Read more…

Virginia Bioinformatics Institute Taps DDN Storage to Combat Ebola Outbreak

Feb 25, 2015 |

When it comes to mitigating infectious disease outbreaks, like Ebola, time is of the essence. Researchers at Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) rely on rapid-response agent modeling to help public health organizations determine what steps to take in the face of deadly outbreaks. Based on factors such as demographics, family structures, travel patterns and other activities, Read more…

Roll Your Own Lustre — Are You On Your Own?

Dec 4, 2014 |

Lustre is a popular open source parallel file system with many years of development behind it. People trying to roll their own HPC scratch storage with Lustre may find a number of inherent problems. If there isn’t in-house Lustre expertise to deploy and keep it optimally running, the work may need to be outsourced. But Read more…

Short Takes

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Apr 16, 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. "Cloud computing will experience steady growth and Read more…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Off the Wire

Mellanox and Mangstor Collaborate

Apr 14, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 14 — Mangstor, a leading developer of Intelligent Storage Solutions for Web-Scale and large enterprise data centers, today announced the company is working with Network vendor, Mellanox Technology, to create the next generation of NVM Express shared storage solutions. The NMX-Series All-Flash-Array products build on Mangstor’s leading performance MX6300 SSDs, combined with Mellanox’s Read more…

SDSU Utilizing Terascala TeraOS Software to Study Virus DNA

Apr 13, 2015 |

BOSTON, Mass., April 13 — Terascala, the industry leader in High Performance Computing (HPC) storage management software, today announced that its TeraOS software powers the Lustre-based parallel storage appliance at the Computational Science Research Center (CSRC) data center at San Diego State University (SDSU). The Terascala TeraOS software keeps the HPC storage running at the high Read more…

Supermicro Debuts New SuperStorage Platform at NAB

Apr 13, 2015 |

LAS VEGAS, Nev., April 13 — Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology, and green computing debuts its new extreme density 4U 90x hot-swap bay SuperStorage platform alongside a wide range of high performance server, storage and networking solutions for the Broadcast Media Industry this week at NAB (National Association Read more…

Quantum to Integrate Dot Hill Enterprise-Class Storage Systems Into Tiered Storage Offerings

Apr 13, 2015 |

April 13 — Quantum Corp. and Dot Hill Systems Corp. today announced a new, global go-to-market partnership whereby Quantum will integrate Dot Hill’s full line of enterprise-class disk storage systems into its tiered storage offerings. By adding all of Dot Hill’s storage arrays to its scale-out storage and data protection portfolio, Quantum will further expand its range Read more…

DDN Introduces New Offerings

Apr 13, 2015 |

LAS VEGAS, Nev., April 13 – DDN today expanded its high-performance file storage leadership with the introduction of: DDN MEDIAScaler – High-performance, file-based solution for today’s large scale rich media workflows, providing concurrent access to content across global users while accelerating transcode, reducing hardware footprint and seamlessly integrating with the Cloud; Designed for massive numbers of concurrent users – 10,000+ Read more…