DDN’s New SFA14K Hyper-converged Storage Solution:
A Unified Platform for Peak Performance at Scale

November 3, 2015

At all times in the technology industry, new innovations emerge that either disrupt or enhance the capabilities of computer systems. Innovate or be replaced – Read more…

How to Achieve Collaboration and Security in Today’s World

June 1, 2015

When sharing mission-critical information across storage data networks, enforcing security policies can be surprisingly complex and fall short of the ideal enfo Read more…

Tackling Big Data Storage Problems with Site-Wide Storage

May 19, 2014

When it comes to storage problems, no one is exempt. The exponential growth of scientific and technical big data is not only having a major impact on HPC storag Read more…

The Promise of DNA-based Storage

January 16, 2014

...or How to Put the Internet in a Van... One of the foremost issues facing science and industry today is storing the ever-increasing amounts of data that ar Read more…

Overcoming the Cloud Security Barrier for Financial Services

May 10, 2013

The private industry least likely to adopt public cloud services for data storage are financial institutions. Holding the most sensitive and heavily-regulated of data types, personal financial information, banks and similar institutions are mostly moving towards private cloud services – and doing so at great cost. Read more…

Reliability Matters – Your HPC Workloads are Thirsty for Enterprise Quality

November 12, 2012

Is your current HPC data storage solution experiencing issues with disk drives? Are you seeing performance degradation, where HPC projects take longer to complete than they should? Is your performance situation normal, or are there reliable alternatives to achieving sustained performance at large HPC scale? Read more…

Architecting HPC Data Storage Solutions

December 19, 2011

Innovation has been the cornerstone of success in our heritage in the data storage industry for the last twenty-five years.   About two years ago, Xyratex initiated an investigation into additional market opportunities for enterprise class data storage solutions.  Our research yielded interesting data points that aligned with the strengths of Xyratex.  We discovered that not only was the High Performance Computing (HPC) a high growth area for storage, it also represented a dynamic market opportunity with a substantial need for better data storage design. We also learned that the way data storage was being implemented at many of these sites was unduly complicated in terms of initial installation, performance optimization and ongoing management. Read more…

DDN Revs Up Storage Fusion Offering, Fills Out Exec Team

September 21, 2011

DataDirect Networks (DDN) has announced the sequel to its original SFA10000 product. The SFA10K-X unveiled on Tuesday is the company's first major upgrade to its Storage Fusion Architecture product line originally launched in June 2009. Read more…

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Porting CUDA Applications to Run on AMD GPUs

Giving developers the ability to write code once and use it on different platforms is important. Organizations are increasingly moving to open source and open standard solutions which can aid in code portability. AMD developed a porting solution that allows developers to port proprietary NVIDIA® CUDA® code to run on AMD graphic processing units (GPUs).

This paper describes the AMD ROCm™ open software platform which provides porting tools to convert NVIDIA CUDA code to AMD native open-source Heterogeneous Computing Interface for Portability (HIP) that can run on AMD Instinct™ accelerator hardware. The AMD solution addresses performance and portability needs of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and high performance computing (HPC) for application developers. Using the AMD ROCm platform, developers can port their GPU applications to run on AMD Instinct accelerators with very minimal changes to be able to run their code in both NVIDIA and AMD environments.

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QCT HPC BeeGFS Storage: A Performance Environment for I/O Intensive Workloads

A workload-driven system capable of running HPC/AI workloads is more important than ever. Organizations face many challenges when building a system capable of running HPC and AI workloads. There are also many complexities in system design and integration. Building a workload driven solution requires expertise and domain knowledge that organizational staff may not possess.

This paper describes how Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT), a long-time Intel® partner, developed the Taiwania 2 and Taiwania 3 supercomputers to meet the research needs of the Taiwan’s academic, industrial, and enterprise users. The Taiwan National Center for High-Performance Computing (NCHC) selected QCT for their expertise in building HPC/AI supercomputers and providing worldwide end-to-end support for solutions from system design, through integration, benchmarking and installation for end users and system integrators to ensure customer success.

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