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Dell Announces Advancements to HPC Portfolio

Jun 20, 2016 |

ROUND ROCK, Tex., June 20 — Dell today announced advancements to its high performance computing (HPC) portfolio, including the availability of new Dell HPC Systems, early access to innovative HPC technologies, technology partner collaborations, and successful global customer implementations. “While traditional HPC has been critical to research programs that enable scientific and societal advancement, Dell is Read more…

SUSE Aligns With Intel for HPC Stack

Jun 20, 2016 |

June 20 — SUSE today announced Intel will distribute SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for High Performance Computing as an option for the recently introduced Intel HPC Orchestrator, an Intel-supported HPC system software stack. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is the first commercially supported Linux to be included as an operating system option with Intel HPC Orchestrator system software Read more…

CoolIT Systems to Supply Liquid Cooling Architecture for Lenovo’s NeXtScale M5 System

Jun 20, 2016 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 20 — CoolIT Systems, Inc. (CoolIT), the world leader in energy efficient liquid cooling solutions for the HPC, Cloud and Enterprise markets, today announced it has been selected by Lenovo to manufacture a custom Direct Contact Liquid Cooling (DCLC) loop for its latest NeXtScale product offering.  The integration of this direct cooling loop will allow Lenovo Read more…

AMAX Launches Converged Solutions Upgraded With Latest Intel Xeon Phi X200 Product Family

Jun 20, 2016 |

FREMONT, Calif., June 20 — AMAX, a leading provider of Cloud/IaaS, GPU, HPC and Server Appliance platforms, announced today that its diverse product lines, including Converged Solutions and AMAX HPC Clusters, are now available integrated with the latest Intel Xeon Phi x200 product family (formerly codenamed Knights Landing). The new Intel Xeon Phi platform is a 14nm many-core x86 Read more…

HPE Unveils New HPC Solutions

Jun 20, 2016 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 20 — Today, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) announced new high-performance computing (HPC) solutions, including a comprehensive software-defined platform, enhancements to its Apollo servers, as well as, a new ANSYS computer-aided engineering (CAE) software based solution designed to help manufacturing organizations optimize their design simulation deployments. Once the domain of academics and research Read more…

University of Tokyo to Utilize New SGI Supercomputer

Jun 20, 2016 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 20 — SGI Japan, Ltd., part of Silicon Graphics International Corp., SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), a global leader in high-performance solutions for compute, data analytics and data management, announced the University of Tokyo has chosen SGI, through a competitive bid, to perform advanced data analysis and simulation within its Information Technology Center. The Read more…

NVIDIA Introduces Tesla P100 GPU Accelerator for PCIe Servers

Jun 20, 2016 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 20 — To meet the unprecedented computational demands placed on modern data centers, NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) today introduced the NVIDIA Tesla P100 GPU accelerator for PCIe servers, which delivers massive leaps in performance and value compared with CPU-based systems. Demand for supercomputing cycles is higher than ever. The majority of scientists are unable to secure adequate time Read more…

Mellanox Interconnect Solutions Accelerate World’s Fastest Supercomputer

Jun 20, 2016 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 20 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that Mellanox interconnect solutions accelerate the world’s fastest supercomputer, at the supercomputing center in Wuxi, China. The new number one supercomputer delivers 93 Petaflops (3 times higher compared to the previous top system), connecting Read more…

OSS Exhibits GPUltima With New NVIDIA Tesla P100 GPU for PCIe at ISC16

Jun 20, 2016 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 20 — One Stop Systems (OSS), a leading provider of high performance computing appliances for a multitude of HPC applications, today will exhibit for the first time in Europe the OSS GPUltima petaflop compute accelerator in a single rack. This high-density platform delivers petaflop performance at greatly reduced cost and space requirements. The GPUltima supports up to Read more…

Mellanox and PNNL Announce Joint Collaboration to Design Exascale System

Jun 20, 2016 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 20 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems today announced a joint technology collaboration with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) to architect, design and explore technologies for future Exascale platforms. The agreement will explore the advanced capabilities of Mellanox interconnect technology while focusing on Read more…

Univa Grid Engine Version 8.4.0 Now Available

Jun 20, 2016 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 20 — Univa, a leading innovator of workload management, today announced the release of Univa Grid Engine Version 8.4.0 with preview support for the Intel Xeon Phi processor (formerly code-named “Knights Landing”), enabling enterprises to launch and control jobs on Intel Xeon Phi processor-based systems. The update simplifies running and managing applications on Read more…

Cavium and Partners to Demonstrate ThunderX Servers at ISC 2016

Jun 20, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif. and FRANKFURT, Germany, June 20 — Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, cloud, wired and wireless networking, is demonstrating ThunderX-based workload optimized server platforms in various form factors for High Performance Compute and hyperscale data centers at the International Super Read more…

SuperMUC Enables Major Finding in Personalized Medicine

Jun 20, 2016 |

June 20 — A European research team headed by Professor Peter Coveney, Centre for Computational Science at the University College London (UCL), achieved a major success in the field of personalised medicine: Peter Coveney and his team were able to prove that by using genomic data of individual patients they are able to predict whether Read more…

ERI Selects Bright Computing and Brightskies to Manage its Hybrid HPC, Cloud & Big Data Infrastructure

Jun 20, 2016 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 20 — Today, Bright Computing, the leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, announced that the Electronics Research Institute (ERI), and Brightskies Technologies, based in Cairo, Egypt have chosen the full suite of Bright technology to manage its HPC, big data and cloud infrastructure. ERI serves the Egyptian academic community by providing Read more…

China Debuts 93-Petaflops ‘Sunway’ with Homegrown Processors

Jun 19, 2016 |

You may have heard the rumors, but now it’s official: China has built and deployed a 93 petaflops LINPACK (125 petaflops peak) Chinese-made supercomputer at its Wuxi Supercomputer Center, near Shanghai. A few days ago HPCwire received an advance copy of a report on the new system prepared by TOP500 author Jack Dongarra detailing the feeds and speeds and Read more…

NVIDIA Debuts PCIe-based P100; Broadens Aim at CPU Dominance

Jun 19, 2016 |

NVIDIA seems to be mounting a vigorous effort to dethrone the CPU as the leader of the processor pack for HPC and demanding datacenter workloads. That’s a tall order. Introduction at ISC 2016 of a PCIe-based version of is new Tesla P100 card is one element in the strategy. It should ease the upgrade path Read more…

CoolIT Systems Launches Rack DCLC CHx80 Heat Exchange Module

Jun 17, 2016 |

June 17 — CoolIT Systems, Inc. (CoolIT), world leader in energy efficient liquid cooling technologies for HPC, Cloud and Enterprise markets, has expanded its Rack DCLC product line with the release of the new CHx80 Heat Exchange Module (CHx80). This next generation liquid-to-liquid heat exchanger provides cooling capacity with N+1 reliability to manage the most challenging, high density HPC Read more…

ASRock Rack to Showcase 2U and 3U Systems at ISC 2016

Jun 17, 2016 |

June 17 — ASRock Rack is going to highlight its 2U and 3U systems at ISC 2016 to show how they benefit the HPC market. ASRock Rack will showcase the 3U16N, which has multiple computing nodes and can easily handle intensive critical tasks under low power consumption. The 3U16N is no doubt a great choice for HPC users due Read more…

Dongarra Honored with Pair of Prestigious Supercomputing Awards

Jun 16, 2016 |

Jack Dongarra, one of today’s most distinguished HPC leaders, is adding two awards to his long list. The Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) recently honored Dongarra with the High Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing Achievement Award at the annual High Performance and Distributed Computing Conference in Kyoto, Japan, while the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) will bestow him with the Super Computing (SC) 2016 Test of Time Award at its conference in November.

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jun 16, 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. Jim Kurose discussing @NSF_CISE's vision for research #cyberinfrastructure. #bluewaters @XSEDEscience pic.twitter.com/S7msWMPZjO — NCSAatIllinois (@NCSAatIllinois) June 13, 2016 Read more…