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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Off the Wire

Seagate Expands Alliance With HP

Jul 14, 2015 |

CUPERTINO and PALO ALTO, Calif., July 14 — Seagate Technology plc, a world leader in storage solutions, has extended its alliance agreement with computing leader HP to equip its high performance computing (HPC) solutions with ClusterStor scale-out storage capabilities. Building on a proven partnership, HP will resell Seagate’s ClusterStor 1500 and 9000 appliances along with its Read more…

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DDN Unveils New Lustre Storage Appliance at ISC

Jul 13, 2015 |

FRANKFURT, Germany and SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 13 — Continuing to build on its unmatched leadership in HPC storage, DataDirect Networks (DDN) today unveiled its new entry-level, turnkey Lustre storage appliance at the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC). As a founding member of OpenSFS, DDN was the first storage vendor to support Lustre and sells and supports more Lustre environments than any other Read more…

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Seagate Expands Relationship With IBM for HPC Storage

Jul 13, 2015 |

CUPERTINO, Calif., July 13 — Seagate Technology plc, a world leader in storage solutions, announced it is integrating IBM Spectrum Scale software with its ClusterStor High Performance Computing (HPC) storage to deliver a new software defined storage appliance. The new appliance will help users manage the demands of data-intensive workloads, such as genomic research, computer aided design, Read more…

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Supermicro Announces Expanded Support for Intel SSD Data Center Family

Jul 9, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 9 — Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing is extending its unrivaled range of NVMe 1.2 optimized SuperServer and SuperStorage solutions with expanded support for Intel SSD Data Center Family P3700/P3600/P3500 series 2.5” U.2 (SFF-8639) and AIC PCIe 3.0 SSDs. Supermicro’s latest Read more…

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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…

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