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OpenSFS Announces Release of Lustre 2.8.0

Mar 31, 2016 |

BEAVERTON, Ore., March 31 — Open Scalable File Systems (OpenSFS) today announced the release of Lustre 2.8.0, the fastest and most scalable parallel file system. OpenSFS, founded in 2010 to advance Lustre development, is the premier non-profit organization promoting the use of Lustre and advancing its capabilities through coordinated releases of the Lustre file system. Large portions of Read more…

Total’s Pangea is now the Largest Industrial Supercomputer

Mar 29, 2016 |

Energy giant Total, long a prominent user of high performance computing, now has the largest supercomputer used by industry says the company. Total’s upgraded Pangea supercomputer from SGI delivers 6.7 petaflops, up from 2.3 petaflops, with expanded storage of 26 petabytes – enough to rank the system among the top ten of the Top500 list Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Mar 24, 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. Mohamad El-Zein of John Deere discusses how #HPC is used to design their machinery at the @EnterpriseHPC Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Mar 17, 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. "I think #HPC is the single most important segment of IT, bar none." Jimmy Pike @MoorInsStrat talk Read more…

DDN Introduces Newest Product in the GRIDScaler Family

Mar 16, 2016 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 16 — Following this week’s Quality Awards announcement that DDN has advanced into the honorary position of being in the top three Enterprise NAS Solution providers, DataDirect Networks (DDN) today introduced the industry’s fastest and most flexible scale-out network attached storage (NAS) solution. The newest product in the DDN GRIDScaler product family, the GS14K, delivers the speed Read more…

Seagate Sets Sights on Broader HPC Market

Mar 15, 2016 |

In a relatively short time, storage giant Seagate Technology has amped up its push into HPC. Today, four of the top ten supercomputer sites in the world run on Seagate, including all of the newcomers to the top ten, says Seagate[i]. It leads the SAGE project, a Horizon 2020 storage technology program in support of Read more…

Supermicro Debuts Simply Double SuperStorage Solutions at CeBIT

Mar 14, 2016 |

HANNOVER, Germany, March 14 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing highlights its new 2U Simply Double storage architecture this week at CeBIT 2016 in Hannover Germany. Supermicro’s new Simply Double SuperStorage solutions double the density and capacity in a 2U form factor. The new Simply Double architecture achieves this Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Mar 10, 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. Here's what a single rack (with a single chassis) of Cray XC-40 looks like pic.twitter.com/m89vKNLu5o — Glenn Read more…

Dell to Sponsor EnterpriseHPC’16

Mar 9, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 9 — EnterpriseHPC’16, the market-leading, live hosted summit dedicated to exploring the emergence of advanced scale computing in commercial settings, today announced that Dell has joined the summit as a sponsor. EnterpriseHPC’16, scheduled for March 20-22, 2016 at the Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, California, will once again host executives in Read more…

Seagate Unveils New SSD

Mar 8, 2016 |

CUPERTINO, Calif., March 8 — Seagate Technology plc today unveiled a production-ready unit of the fastest single solid-state drive (SSD) demonstrated to date, with throughput performance of 10 gigabytes per second (GB/s). The early unit meets Open Compute Project (OCP) specifications, making it ideal for hyperscale data centers looking to adopt the fastest flash technology with Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Mar 3, 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. #oghpc Stanzione's view of emerging user requirements for #HPC @TACC pic.twitter.com/LLaqHVBnr3 — Andrew Jones (@hpcnotes) March 3, Read more…

DDN Continues Run as Leader in 2015 TOP500 List of Global Supercomputing Centers

Mar 2, 2016 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 2 – DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced it has continued its leadership as the dominant storage provider of the world’s fastest supercomputers for the seventh consecutive year with storage solutions that power two-thirds of identifiable sites on the most recent TOP500.org rankings list. The Top500 list ranks the largest supercomputing environments by performance capabilities, highlighting the vendors Read more…

SGI Joins EnterpriseHPC’16 as Sponsor

Mar 1, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March. 1 — EnterpriseHPC’16, the market-leading, live hosted summit dedicated to exploring the emergence of advanced scale computing in commercial settings, today announced that SGI has joined the summit as a sponsor. EnterpriseHPC’16, scheduled for March 20-22, 2016 at the Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, California, will once again host executives Read more…

IBM Joins EnterpriseHPC’16 as Sponsor

Feb 29, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 29 — EnterpriseHPC’16, the market-leading, live hosted summit dedicated to exploring the emergence of advanced scale computing in commercial settings, today announced that IBM has joined the summit as a sponsor. EnterpriseHPC’16, scheduled for March 20-22, 2016 at the Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, California, will once again host executives Read more…

New Dell Cluster Refreshes Rocky Mountain HPC

Feb 26, 2016 |

Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder (CU-Boulder), Colorado State University (CSU) and the Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium will soon have access to a half-petaflop heterogeneous Dell PowerEdge C-series supercomputer.

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Feb 25, 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. Jack Dongarra at HPC-TS: "My smartphone is faster than the world's fastest computer in the mid 80s" Read more…

Mellanox Joins Nutanix Elevate Technology Alliance Program

Feb 24, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, Feb. 24 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced today that it has joined the Nutanix Elevate Technology Alliance Program to provide a simple to use and fully converged solution for compute, storage and networking to enterprise customers. The Mellanox Read more…

DDN Awarded Additional Patents for WOS Object Storage Software

Feb 23, 2016 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 23 — DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced it has been awarded additional patents for its groundbreaking WOS Object Storage software. DDN’s WOS enables organizations to deploy highly reliable, massively scalable and cost-efficient storage repositories for fast-growing data volumes. WOS technology powers Software Defined Storage initiatives in data intensive organizations providing simple to manage Read more…

Scale Computing and Mellanox Partner to Provide Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Feb 23, 2016 |

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Feb. 23 — Scale Computing, the leader in hyperconverged storage, server, and virtualization solutions for mid-sized users, announced today that it is partnering with Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, to provide a future-proofed hyperconverged infrastructure that is easy to deploy, Read more…

Supermicro Debuts New Products at Embedded World

Feb 23, 2016 |

NUREMBERG, Germany, Feb. 23 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing showcases its latest Embedded Building Block Solutions this week at Embedded World in Nuremberg, Germany. At the show, Supermicro will debut its expanded range of compact X10SDV motherboards which now extend top end performance with support for the new Read more…