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Weekly Twitter Roundup

Apr 28, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Never thought I would get to see one of these in person! @spurlockmuseum @cray_inc @NCSAatIllinois pic.twitter.com/7tGZctb3vX — Read more…

IBM Expands All-Flash Storage; Takes Aim at Cognitive Computing and Cloud

Apr 27, 2016 |

Calling it the foundation of its cloud and cognitive computing strategy, IBM has significantly expanded its all-flash storage platform portfolio with the announcement today of three new array products aimed at managing massive amounts of data associated with cloud-based, high-performance workloads. Targeting hyperscale, cloud data centers and cloud service providers (CSP), the systems utilize IBM’s Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Apr 21, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Did you know? @usnistgov uses #supercomputers to study performance of concrete, an $80-100 billion US industry | Read more…

France to Boost Industrial Innovation with New Petascale Supercomputer

Apr 20, 2016 |

This summer, the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) and 13 leading French industrial companies will boost their research capabilities when they take possession of a new shared supercomputer called COBALT, designed…

Spectra Logic Unveils TFinity ExaScale Edition

Apr 19, 2016 |

BOULDER, Colo., April 19 — Spectra Logic, the deep storage experts, today announced Spectra TFinity ExaScale Edition, the world’s largest and most richly-featured tape storage system. Designed to address the needs of organizations with exponential data growth, such as media and entertainment, high performance computing and traditional IT, the Spectra TFinity ExaScale Edition was unveiled today at Read more…

DDN Announces Upsurge in WOS Adoption

Apr 19, 2016 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 19 — DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced a year of unprecedented growth in the usage of its advanced WOS object storage platform. In less than a year, use of the company’s object storage solutions have grown by more than 150 percent to 500+ billion objects in production. Fast-paced growth and strong demand for Read more…

Nexenta to Showcase SDS Solutions at Dell HPC Community Workshop

Apr 18, 2016 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 18 — Nexenta, the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced that it will be showcasing it’s disruptive portfolio of Software-Defined Storage (SDS) solutions at the Dell HPC Community Workshop, April 18 – 20, at The Driskill Hotel in Austin, Texas. Nexenta will also be a silver sponsor of the Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Apr 14, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Arvind Ramanathan (ORNL) on life sciences #HPC User Forum, e.g. simulation still costly on cloud. #hpc @HPCwire Read more…

LANL Powers Trinity and MarFS With Scality RING Storage

Apr 13, 2016 |

April 13 — Scality, the storage that powers digital business, today announced the production deployment of the Scality RING to power Los Alamos National Laboratory’s (LANL) Trinity supercomputer, projected to be one of the world’s fastest. Trinity, part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) Program, is expected to be the Read more…

Promise Technology Debuts New Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Solution

Apr 13, 2016 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 13 — Today at the Open Server Summit, Promise Technology Inc., announced its new range of innovative hyper-converged systems for flexible, streamlined data center and IT operations: VSkyCube. Emerging in recent years as an extension of integrated infrastructure systems, as well as a unit of scaling for hyperscale data centers, hyper-converged infrastructures Read more…

Micron Unveils New NVMe PCIe SSD Portfolio

Apr 12, 2016 |

AUSTIN, Tex., April 12 — Micron Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: MU) today announced a new portfolio of PCIe solid state drives (SSDs) that leverage the high-performance NVMe protocol. The new Micron 9100 and 7100 PCIe SSDs provide data center customers with purpose-built storage products for implementing an agile, scale-out IT infrastructure. These new drives extend Micron’s Read more…

DDN Announces Availability of MEDIAScaler 2.0

Apr 12, 2016 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 12 – Fortifying its leadership in high-performance, high definition, rich media storage,DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced the availability of the new DDN MEDIAScaler Converged Media Workflow Storage Platform.  MEDIAScaler 2.0, the world’s fastest, densest, most scalable media storage platform manages the complete workflow from ingest to archive and the cloud in a single, unified appliance. Read more…

SanDisk Introduces Upgraded All-Flash Storage Platform

Apr 11, 2016 |

MILPITAS, Calif., April 11 — SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, today introduced an upgraded all-flash storage platform with the introduction of the InfiniFlash IF150 system, the latest addition to its InfiniFlash family, which is transforming data centers around the world. The new IF150 brings twice the performance via upgraded 12Gbps SAS connectivity, Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Apr 7, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. While here for #GTC16 I made a quick stop to visit colleagues @NERSC. Cori looks great in Read more…

Supermicro Presents its Total Solution for Lustre on ZFS at LUG 2016

Apr 6, 2016 |

PORTLAND, Ore., April 6 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing debuts its Total Solution for Lustre on ZFS leveraging Intel Enterprise Edition for Lustre this week at the Lustre User Group (LUG) conference. The fully integrated software-defined storage solution based on Supermicro 4U 90x top-load 3.5″ 8TB Read more…

Seagate Offers New Lustre Choice for HPC Storage

Apr 5, 2016 |

CUPERTINO, Calif., April 5 — Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX) today announced it will incorporate Intel Enterprise Edition for Lustre (IEEL), a big data software platform, into its market-leading ClusterStor storage architecture for high-performance computing (HPC). The move will strengthen Seagate’s HPC data storage product line and provide customers with an additional choice of Lustre parallel Read more…

Chelsio Unified Wire Adapters Achieve OpenPower Ready Compliance

Apr 5, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 5 — Chelsio Communications, Inc., a leading provider of high performance Ethernet adapters for storage networking, virtualized enterprise data centers, cloud service installations, and cluster computing environments, today announced that Chelsio Unified Wire 10/40GbE adapters have achieved OpenPower Ready compliance.  The Chelsio solutions can be utilized in servers and high performance computing clusters as part of an Read more…

MLB Network Deploys DDN’s MEDIAScaler GS7K Storage Solution

Apr 5, 2016 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 5 — DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced that MLB Network has deployed DDN’s MEDIAScaler GS7K storage solution to accelerate and simplify its archive footage storage and access. As a producer of high definition Major League Baseball video content, MLB Network is a recognized innovation leader in sports video asset management. MLB Network captures Read more…

HPE Expands HPC Lineup; Targets Deep Learning, Lustre, and FS

Apr 4, 2016 |

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) for the second straight week introduced new server products with today’s launches aimed at high performance computing. The centerpiece is a GPU-accelerated deep learning platform (Apollo 6500) whose announcement coincides with start of NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) being held this week in San Jose. HPE also announced a Lustre storage Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Mar 31, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. The first ever @XSEDEscience #PSCBridges #HPC workshop is underway & we've got a full house here in Read more…