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Caringo to Showcase Leading Object Storage Software at SC15

Nov 16, 2015 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 16 — Caringo today announced that it will exhibit its object storage software platform ideally suited for HPC and Big Data markets at SC15, the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, in Booth 489 of the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas, November 16−19. Caringo object storage was designed with massive scale in mind Read more…

HPC at the Crossroads with DDN’s Alex Bouzari

Nov 13, 2015 |

A company standing in the crossroads, one that is usually ready for whatever is onrushing, is DataDirect Networks, the scalable storage specialist founded in 1998. Back then, HPC was mostly contained within the world of the government labs and academia, where DDN is entrenched at two-thirds of the world’s biggest supercomputer sites. Now the company Read more…

Hadoop and Spark Get RADICAL at SC15

Nov 13, 2015 |

The rapid maturation of the Apache Hadoop ecosystem has caught the eyes of HPC professionals who are eager to take advantage of emerging big data tools, such as Spark. One HPC group presenting on the topic at the SC15 show this week in Austin, Texas, is Rutgers University’s RADICAL team. The Research in Advanced Distributed Read more…

Xilinx to Showcase Solutions for Datacenter and HPC Applications at SC15

Nov 13, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 13 — Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced it will showcase, together with its customer and partner ecosystem, solutions enabling compute, storage, and networking acceleration for Data Center and HPC applications at SC15. Through a series of demonstrations and presentations, Xilinx and its ecosystem will highlight how Xilinx All Programmable technologies, including FPGAs and SoCs, Read more…

DDN Awarded Storage Contract at CEA Research Site

Nov 13, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 13 — DataDirect Networks (DDN), the world leader in high-performance, massively scalable storage, announced today the expansion of DDN’s long term relationship as a provider for CEA, the French Atomic Energy and Alternative Energies Commission. CEA, a leader in worldwide HPC innovation and leadership, has selected DDN’s SFA14KE as the core storage for this year’s comprehensive refresh Read more…

Seagate Forms New Business to Meet Growing Storage Demands of Government Agencies

Nov 13, 2015 |

CUPERTINO, Calif., Nov. 13 — Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) has announced the formation of Seagate Government Solutions, a new U.S.-based business entity dedicated to helping address the growing data-management needs of government agencies. The new Seagate entity will focus on the federal government’s big data, high performance computing (HPC), and security needs. Seagate Government Solutions will draw Read more…

DDN Reveals Results of HPC Trends Survey

Nov 12, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 12 — DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced the results of its annual High Performance Computing (HPC) Trends survey, which showed that HPC end-users view data storage as the most strategic part of the HPC data center and that managing mixed I/O performance and rapid data growth remain the biggest challenges for HPC organizations Read more…

SDSC Boosts Comet’s Capabilities With Seagate SSDs

Nov 11, 2015 |

Nov. 11 — The addition of the 800GB (gigabyte) Seagate SAS SSDs will significantly boost Comet’s data analytics capability by expanding its node-local storage capacity for data-intensive workloads. Pairs of the drives will be added to all 72 compute nodes in one rack of Comet, alongside the existing SSDs. This will bring the flash storage in a single node to Read more…

TACC to Utililze DDN’s New SFA14K

Nov 11, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 11 — DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced that the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas in Austin has selected DDN’s new SFA14K to deliver the performance, capacity and density needed for TACC’s latest Lonestar supercomputer. With 50 percent more cores and four times the performance of its predecessor, Lonestar 5 Read more…

ScaleMP Announces Release of vSMP Foundation Version 7.0

Nov 10, 2015 |

FORT LEE, N.J., Nov. 10 — ScaleMP, a leading provider of virtualization solutions for high-end computing and data analytics, announced today the release of its patented vSMP Foundation Version 7.0. vSMP Foundation Version 7.0 is already available for limited release, and will be generally available for download or purchase before year end. Highlights of this major Read more…

DDN Starts Pulling Wraps off Complete Product Refresh

Nov 10, 2015 |

As part of a comprehensive product line refresh and rollout that will extend through SC next week, DataDirect Networks (DDN) today launched the next generation of its high performance SFA block storage line with SFA14K and SFA14KE, formerly codenamed “Wolfcreek.” No stranger to high performance – the company supports over two-thirds of the world’s 100 Read more…

DDN Helps University of Miami Get Closer to Finding a Cure for Gastrointestinal Cancer

Nov 5, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 5 — DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced that the University of Miami’s Center for Computational Science (CCS) has deployed high-performance, DDN GS12K scale-out file storage to speed scientific discoveries and boost collaboration with researchers around the world. CCS maintains one of the largest centralized academic cyberinfrastructures in the country, which fuels vital and critical discoveries Read more…

AccelStor Introduces NeoSapphire 3505

Nov 5, 2015 |

Nov. 5 — AccelStor, the software-defined all-flash array provider, announces its latest flash appliance, NeoSapphire 3505, a 1U rack-mount storage appliance featuring 500K sustained IOPS performance with 5TB usable storage capacity and high-speed InfiniBand connectivity. Utilizing AccelStor’s FlexiRemap flash-management software technology, the compact, high-value 1U flash appliance saves rack space while providing outstanding I/O performance without Read more…

DDN to Introduce Complete Portfolio Refresh at SC15

Nov 4, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 4 — DataDirect Networks (DDN) will showcase innovations in HPC storage leadership that are giving customers the power to achieve their most ambitious visions at the upcoming International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC15) in Austin, Texas. With massively scalable technology able to outpace the performance requirements and growth of Enterprise Read more…

Innodisk to Showcase New Products at SC15

Nov 4, 2015 |

FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 4 — Innodisk has unveiled several innovative products in 2015 and the latest adds power and performance to the strength of their portfolio. On display will be the new-patented Pin 8 VCC technology in the latest SATADOM and ServerDOM series at SC15 in Austin, TX, during the week of November 16 – 19, 2015. Innodisk will have a Read more…

The Promise and Progress of NVM Express

Oct 29, 2015 |

The high-performance computing community has started to take notice of Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) technology. This communications interface and protocol was developed for SSDs by NVM Express Inc., an industry consortium of more than 80 members, including Intel, Micron, Dell and Seagate. According to its backers, NVMe allows the parallelism levels offered by SSDs to be fully Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Oct 29, 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. Our #TBT comes from our Read more…

New Storage Options Coming to Globus Users

Oct 27, 2015 |

At the SpectraSummit event in Boulder, Colorado, earlier this month, HPCwire learned of a developing partnership between storage vendor Spectra Logic and research software-as-a-service provider Globus to integrate Spectra’s BlackPearl Gateway storage into the Globus Cloud, creating an endpoint for BlackPearl that opens up new storage tiers to the Globus community. Spectra Logic’s BlackPearl Deep Storage Gateway, introduced Read more…

The CEA Computing Center Selects Scality for HPC Storage

Oct 27, 2015 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 27 — Scality, the leader in software-based storage for the information age, has been selected by the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) to power its HPC storage needs at the Scientific Computing Complex of the CEA’s Military Applications Division (DAM). Scality and CEA will work together to advance their Read more…

Dell’s DSS HPC Business Is Ramping Up

Oct 23, 2015 |

Only months after launching the Datacenter Scalable Solutions (DSS) line of business, Dell’s investment in high performance computing for mainstream enterprise applications appears to be paying off. Since the announcement in August, the division’s business has been growing at 800 percent, Jyeh Gan, director of Datacenter Scalable Solutions at Dell, told EnterpriseTech during Dell World. DSS Read more…