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Whitepapers HPCwire's white paper database contains reports from the leading thought-leaders and idea generators in the HPC industry.

Moving your HPC Applications into Overdrive with Acceleware

Source: Acceleware
Release Date: Jul 17, 2014

Learn about advanced software engineering techniques that leverage the power of today’s parallel hardware to optimize applications for maximum performance.

Distributed Computing Using the Digipede Network

Source: Digipede
Release Date: Jun 26, 2014

Distribute and accelerate: How running compute-intensive applications in a distributed computing environment can significantly shorten the time to results without the need for expensive and complex HPC systems.

Custom Workflows for Oil and Gas

Source: Adaptive Computing
Release Date: Jun 19, 2014

Despite the bleeding edge HPC, big data, and cloud-based technologies backing the world’s largest oil and gas companies,  there is still a great deal of outdated manual work required to orchestrate priority, access, and outcomes. Are there solutions on the horizon that can streamline the currently cluttered, hand-managed workflows that collide, lock down silos, and Read more…

The UberCloud Experiment Compendium – Part 2

Source: UberCloud Project
Release Date: Jun 12, 2014

This second Compendium is a selection of 17 case studies from Rounds 3 and 4 of the Experiment, to raise awareness in the CAE, Bio, Finance, Big Data, and HPC communities about the benefits and best practices of using remote HPC capabilities.

Intel Solution Brief: Maximize Performance and Scalability of RADIOSS on Intel® Xeon® Processor E7 v2 Family-Based Platforms

Source: Altair
Release Date: May 12, 2014

This paper summarizes the findings of a benchmark study with RADIOSS and Intel® Xeon® processors. In the study, Altair benchmarked RADIOSS using a modified crash simulation model on a single-node platform — RADIOSS was able to easily take advantage of all 60 cores, running the workload 2.75X faster than on a comparable 24-core platform.

Spotlight ON: Archival Storage for Technical Computing Infrastructures

Source: HPCwire, EnterpriseTech, Re-Store
Release Date: May 7, 2014

- A compendium of stories covering: Balancing disk and tape storage Active archiving and retrieval software Consumer technologies for commercial data storage …and more!

Cost Efficient VDI Commodity Hardware

Source: Boston Limited
Release Date: Apr 28, 2014

An increasing number of enterprises are looking towards desktop virtualization to help them respond to rising IT costs, security concerns, the user demands of BYOD and mobile working strategies. But can a desktop virtualization solution have a lower or equivalent Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) when compared to the traditional approach of procuring physical desktops? Read more…

Spotlight ON: HPC in Commercial Applications

Source: HPCwire, EnterpriseTech, ScaleMP
Release Date: Mar 12, 2014

In the first of our new Spotlight ON: series, we’re taking a look beyond the public sector to find out how end-users in markets from entertainment to manufacturing are leveraging HPC to gain the competitive edge. Learn more about ways in which HPC is delivering that edge in the commercial arena by downloading this complimentary Read more…

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PBS Professional Manages Workload for NCI Raijin, Largest Supercomputer in Southern Hemisphere

Source: Altair
Release Date: Feb 24, 2014

Australia’s National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) chose PBS Professional to manage workload for its ‘Raijin’ cluster from Fujitsu, the largest supercomputing system in Australia with over 1000 users. Through Altair’s expert services and development support, NCI and Altair collaborated to design and implement a highly complex system capable of meeting NCI’s performance and growth requirements.

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Breaking I/O Bottlenecks

Source: Cray, DDN, Mellanox, NetApp, ScaleMP, Supermicro, Xyratex
Release Date: Oct 30, 2013

Creating data is easy… the challenge is getting it to the right place to make use of it. This paper discusses fresh solutions that can directly increase I/O efficiency, and the applications of these solutions to current, and new technology infrastructures.