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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.


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.


A New Ultra-Dense Hyper-Scale x86 Server Design

Source: IBM
Release Date: Oct 1, 2013

A new trend is developing in the HPC space that is also affecting enterprise computing productivity with the arrival of “ultra-dense” hyper-scale servers.


Cray CS300™ Clusters Take Aim at Big Computing and Big Data

Source: Cray
Release Date: Sep 24, 2013

See how the standards-based CS300 product line enables Cray to tap expanding demand for clustered solutions in the HPC supercomputer and divisional markets, including fast-growing demand for high-performance data analysis.


Case Study: Allinea Tools Help Canada Close Innovation Gap

Source: Allinea
Release Date: Sep 23, 2013

SciNet takes to Allinea’s debugging and profiling tools to accelerate software development on Canada’s leading HPC systems

Meeting the Changing Demands of Big Data Analytics

Source: ScaleMP
Release Date: Sep 18, 2013

This paper discusses why large datasets must be placed in memory for Big Data efforts and the issues with supporting large data volumes using common methods. Learn about new technology from ScaleMP that virtualizes memory in server clusters.


Technical Computing for a New Era

Source: IBM
Release Date: Jul 30, 2013

This white paper examines various means of adapting technical computing tools to accelerate product and services innovation across a range of commercial industries such as manufacturing, financial services, energy, healthcare, entertainment and retail. No longer is technically advanced computing limited to the confines of big government labs and academic centers. Today it is available to Read more…


Case Study: Allinea Tools Introduce Australia’s ‘Awesome’ Future Workforce to Efficient Supercomputing

Source: Allinea
Release Date: Jul 16, 2013

Western Australia’s iVEC is an unincorporated joint venture between Australia’s National Science Agency and four western Australian universities.


The UberCloud HPC Experiment: Compendium of Case Studies

Source: Intel
Release Date: Jun 25, 2013

The UberCloud HPC Experiment has achieved the volunteer participation of 500 organizations and individuals from 48 countries with the aim of exploring the end-to-end process employed by digital manufacturing engineers to access and use remote computing resources in HPC centers and in the cloud. This Compendium of 25 case studies is an invaluable resource for Read more…


Best Practices in Big Data Storage

Source: Cleversafe, Cray, DDN, NetApp, & Panasas
Release Date: May 10, 2013

From Wall Street to Hollywood, drug discovery to homeland security, companies and organizations of all sizes and stripes are coming face to face with the challenges – and opportunities – afforded by Big Data. Before anyone can utilize these extraordinary data repositories, however, they must first harness and manage their data stores, and do so Read more…