Micron Reveals HPC Ambitions with Convey Purchase

April 1, 2015

If you're looking to establish yourself as an HPC player, you can either develop the technology yourself or purchase an established HPC company. Today, advanced Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Will 2015 Be the Year of the FPGA?

September 4, 2014

When it comes to HPC, the accelerator market is largely dominated by GPUs, which are known for floating point performance prowess with IDC figures pointing to e Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Convey Cooks Personality into New MX Line

November 21, 2012

Last week at SC12 in Salt Lake Convey pulled the lid off its MX big data-driven architecture designed to shine against graph analytics problems, which were at the heart of the show’s unmistakable data-intensive computing thrust this year. The new MX line is designed to exploit massive degrees of parallelism while efficiently handling hard-to-partition big data applications. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Convey Cranks Up Performance with Latest FPGA-Accelerated Computer

April 24, 2012

Convey Computer has launched its newest x86-FPGA "hybrid-core" server. Dubbed HC-2, it represents the first major upgrade of the system since the company introduced the HC-1 product back in 2008. The new offering promises much better performance, but with a similar price range as the original system. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Accelerating bioinformatics with hybrid-core computing

April 2, 2012

Advanced architectures based on reconfigurable computing can reduce application run times from hours to minutes and address problem sizes unattainable with commodity servers. The Convey hybrid-core computer systems combine the ease-of-deployment of a commodity server with the acceleration possible with reconfigurable, application-specific hardware. The resulting acceleration greatly reduces cost of ownership (by reducing many racks of commodity systems to just a few), and fundamentally improves research quality by allowing more accurate, previously impractical approaches. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Convey Bends to Inflection Point

October 7, 2011

Convey recently noted that HPC is “no longer just numerically intensive, it’s now data-intensive—with more and different demands on HPC system architectures.” They claim that the “whole new HPC” that is gathered under the banner of data-intensive computing possesses a number of unique characteristics and see unique opportunities for all the of the data, and new memory and co-processor architectures. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

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