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Panasas Opens New Windows for Wider HPC View

Mar 11, 2014 |

Like many other storage companies with roots in HPC, Panasas is leveraging its history in some of the most demanding environments to bridge the technical to commercial computing divide. According to the company’s Geoffrey Noer, just three years ago, most Panasas customers were in traditional HPC, scattered across a wide number of users in academia Read more…

DDN Aims for Deeper, Cheaper Archives

Mar 7, 2014 |

When it comes to archiving of important research or mission-critical data, organizations are left with making tough decisions around investing in expensive tier-1 storage to keep up with data volume and performance requirements. Beyond that option, using file systems that might be too complex for data that isn’t often modified, moving to tape where access Read more…

A Blueprint for Centralized Research Data Storage and Sharing

Mar 3, 2014 |

The University of Colorado Boulder PetaLibrary storage system was recently deployed by the CU Research Computing (RC) group to address the increasing challenges that researchers face regarding large-scale data storage and data management. The PetaLibrary, in part funded by the National Science Foundation, provides a variety of services to campus researchers including high-performance short-term storage, Read more…

Cray Goes Back to the Future for Weather Forecasting

Feb 16, 2014 |

Weather forecasting has come a long way since June of 1977, when the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) first contracted Cray to deliver one of its early Cray-1A systems across the pond. This was the first time a Cray found its way to the old country—an installation that set the stage for Read more…

Lustre Scores Business Class Upgrade with HSM

Nov 6, 2013 |

OpenSFS, the Intel-backed sponsors of the main community version of Lustre, announced the latest release of the file system, which comes with a number of features designed to push Lustre further past the halls of HPC and into a much more diverse pool of potential users. During a conversation about this update with Galen Shipman, Read more…

Short Takes

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Oct 30, 2014 |

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. Click here to view the top tweets Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Oct 23, 2014 |

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. Click here to view the top tweets Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Oct 16, 2014 |

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. Click here to view the top tweets Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Oct 9, 2014 |

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. Click here to view the top tweets Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Oct 2, 2014 |

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. Click here to view the top tweets Read more…

Off the Wire

UMBC Researchers Utilize Terascala HPC Storage Offering

Feb 23, 2015 |

BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 23 — Terascala, the industry leader in High Performance Computing (HPC) storage management software, today announced that its TeraOS software manages the Lustre-based parallel storage system at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) HPC Facility (HPCF). Terascala’s certified software stack monitors the health and performance of the storage appliance and raises alerts, Read more…

IBM Unveils New Flash Storage Offerings

Feb 19, 2015 |

ARMONK, N.Y., Feb. 19 — IBM, the worldwide leader in flash storage arrays, today announced two new all-flash enterprise storage solutions that provide industry-leading performance and efficiency, along with outstanding reliability to help lower costs and accelerate data-intensive applications and infrastructures. The new solutions can provide customers real-time analytical insights with up to 50 times better Read more…

DataDirect Networks Joins the OpenPOWER Foundation

Feb 12, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif,. Feb. 12 — DDN took another step in its relentless commitment to delivering market-leading HPC and big data storage innovation by today announcing it has joined the OpenPOWER Foundation, which seeks to create an open ecosystem, using the IBM POWER architecture, to serve the evolving needs of customers. HPC technologies are being adopted throughout Read more…

Supermicro to Highlight Range of Products at VMware Partner Exchange

Feb 2, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 2 — Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing will highlight its broad range of server, storage and networking platforms optimized for hyper-converged infrastructure at VMware Partner Exchange 2015 this week in San Francisco, CA. New solutions are configured to take maximum advantage Read more…

Supermicro Expands Range of Server and Storage Offerings Supporting NVMe Technology

Feb 2, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 2 — Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing is expanding its range of server and storage solutions supporting Non-Volatile Memory express (NVMe) technology with the industry’s first, true hot-swap NVMe capability. Supermicro’ wide range of NMVe solutions are available across its 1U Ultra and Read more…