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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…

HP Removes Memristors from Its ‘Machine’ Roadmap Until Further Notice

Jun 11, 2015 |

One year after Hewlett-Packard launched its ambitious “this will change everything” project called “The Machine,” the company is making some concessions to its initial vision, something it says is necessary in order to deliver a working prototype by next year. Announced with great fanfare at last year’s HP Discovery event, the Machine was to be Read more…

Tracking the Trajectory to Exascale and Beyond

Jun 8, 2015 |

The future of high performance computing is now being defined both in how it will be achieved and in the ways in which it will impact diverse fields in science and technology, industry and commerce, and security and society. At this time there is great expectation but much uncertainty creating a climate of opportunity, challenge, Read more…

How Big Data Analytics Supports Tyrone’s ISP Customers in India

Jun 8, 2015 |

The big data revolution is sweeping across India, transforming engineering, science, healthcare, finance and every other aspect of business and society. In particular, one vital segment of the nation’s economy, the Internet Service Providers (ISPs), are seeking better ways to use the massive amounts of information they and their customer’s generate to provide enhanced services Read more…

Why TACC’s New Data ‘Wrangler’ Is a Big Deal

Apr 30, 2015 |

While there’s been a lot of activity around the coming crop of “exascale-relevant” supercomputers, the HPC landscape is also shifting to become more data-aware. Perhaps no system reflects this transition better than Wrangler, the I/O-optimized open science system from Dell and EMC that debuted earlier this month at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). In a presentation Read more…

Short Takes

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…

DDN Unveils WOS 2.0 and Details Technology Roadmap

Jun 30, 2015 |

Scalable storage specialist DataDirect Networks (DDN) is launching an aggressive technology roadmap built around software-defined storage, data analytics and other cloud-based services such as active archiving as enterprises cope with growing amounts unstructured data. DDN (Santa Clara, Calif.) led off its technology roadmap with the release Tuesday (June 30) of version 2.0 of its Web Read more…

The Necessary Marriage of Big Data with Exascale

Jun 29, 2015 |

Failure to incorporate big data computing insights into efforts to achieve exascale computing would be a critical mistake argue Daniel Reed and Jack Dongarra in their article, Exascale Computing and Big Data, published in the July issue of the Communications of the ACM journal. While scientific and big data computing have historically taken different development Read more…

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…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jun 18, 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.   #ISC16 is already taking Read more…

Off the Wire

Fujitsu Debuts New Storage Systems

Jul 7, 2015 |

SUNNYVALE, California, July 7 — Fujitsu is enabling enterprises to push beyond the boundaries of unpredictable data growth into the double-digit petabyte range, with the introduction of the new FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX8700 S3 and DX8900 S3. Massively scalable, the new flagship of the ETERNUS DX family is purpose-built for enterprises that demand outstanding storage peak performance of Read more…

DDN’s WOS Object Storage Selected by Bezeq

Jul 7, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 7 — As part of an ongoing effort to ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction and retention among its subscriber base, Bezeq, Israel’s largest telecommunications service provider, selected DDN’s Web Object Scaler (WOS) as the technology foundation for its Storage-as-a-Service (SaaS) Cloud storage service offering. Rapid customer adoption of its SaaS model prompted Bezeq to deploy Read more…

Altera Develops Storage Reference Design Based on Arria SoCs

Jul 1, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 1 — Altera Corporation has developed a storage reference design, based on its Arria 10 SoCs, that doubles the life of NAND flash and can increase the number of program-erase cycles by up to 7X compared to current NAND flash implementations. The reference design includes an Arria 10 SoC with an integrated dual-core ARM Cortex A9 Read more…

Japan Atomic Energy Agency Chooses SGI ICE X for New Supercomputer System

Jun 30, 2015 |

MILPITAS, Calif. and TOKYO, Japan, June 30 — SGI Japan, Ltd. part of SGI, a global leader in high performance solutions for compute, data analytics and data management, announced the acceptance of an order from Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) for the Agency’s next supercomputer system. The large-scale parallel calculation system with SGI ICE X, the Read more…

DDN’s Latest WOS Object Storage Platform Available

Jun 30, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 30 — DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced the availability of the latest release of its advanced WOS object storage platform. Coming off a year of 250 percent year-over-year revenue bookings growth and its vast object storage leadership with more than 225 billion objects managed by DDN WOS, DDN continues to fuel its object storage momentum Read more…