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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…


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