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Virginia Bioinformatics Institute Taps DDN Storage to Combat Ebola Outbreak

Feb 25, 2015 |

When it comes to mitigating infectious disease outbreaks, like Ebola, time is of the essence. Researchers at Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) rely on rapid-response agent modeling to help public health organizations determine what steps to take in the face of deadly outbreaks. Based on factors such as demographics, family structures, travel patterns and other activities, Read more…

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Roll Your Own Lustre — Are You On Your Own?

Dec 4, 2014 |

Lustre is a popular open source parallel file system with many years of development behind it. People trying to roll their own HPC scratch storage with Lustre may find a number of inherent problems. If there isn’t in-house Lustre expertise to deploy and keep it optimally running, the work may need to be outsourced. But Read more…

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Thursday Twitter Roundup

Nov 21, 2014 |

In celebration of SC14, we’ve decided to put together a daily list of some the top tweets from the event. For those unable to attend, we hope this gives you a window into the happenings of SC14. Check back in tomorrow to see what’s new and perhaps you’ll even see your own tweets at some Read more…

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Wednesday Twitter Roundup

Nov 19, 2014 |

In celebration of SC14, we’ve decided to put together a daily list of some the top tweets from the event. For those unable to attend, we hope this gives you a window into the happenings of SC14. Check back in tomorrow to see what’s new and perhaps you’ll even see your own tweets at some Read more…

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Tuesday Twitter Roundup

Nov 19, 2014 |

In celebration of SC14, we’ve decided to put together a daily list of some the top tweets from the event. For those unable to attend, we hope this gives you a window into the happenings of SC14. Check back in tomorrow to see what’s new and perhaps you’ll even see your own tweets at some Read more…

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Short Takes

DDN, IBM Lead Large HPC Storage Supplier Pack

Jun 15, 2015 |

No surprise, storage requirements in HPC keep rising and solid state drives (SSD) continue making inroads at the node level according to Inersect360 Research’s annual HPC User Site Census: Storage survey released last month. Also notable, DataDirect Networks and IBM remain neck-and-neck atop of a long list of suppliers in what is still a fragmented Read more…

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Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jun 11, 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.   .@NERSC's Francesca Verdier to Read more…

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Saudi Arabia Aims to Enrich Society with Bespoke Supercomputer

Jun 1, 2015 |

Another successful high-performance computing deployment has come to fruition at King Abdulaziz University (KAU). The Fujitsu-built machine, called Aziz, was officially switched on by His Royal Highness Prince Mishaal bin Majed bin Abdul Aziz. The ceremony was attended by Akira Kabemoto, head of Fujitsu’s service platform business, and some 250 researchers, academics and students. The event also Read more…

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Weekly Twitter Roundup

May 28, 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. Congratulations #ASC15 Champions China's Read more…

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SGI ERI Installation Illustrates Multi-use HPC

May 20, 2015 |

Traditional research and Big Data apps are increasingly run on the same HPC system as lines between their computational requirements blur and demand for dual-use capability grows, said Bob Braham, SGI CMO. He pointed to last month’s ramp up of the latest SGI supercomputer at the Earthquake and Volcano Information Center at the University of Tokyo’s Earthquake Read more…

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Off the Wire

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Altera FPGAs Selected by Secturion Systems

Jun 29, 2015 |

June 29 — Altera Corporation today announced that network security pioneer Secturion Systems, Inc., has chosen Arria 10 FPGAs for its DarkStor secure network storage appliance product lines. Secturion Systems and Altera are showcasing the appliance at the NSA IAS 2015 from June 29 to July 1 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Secturion booth #524). The Read more…

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