Dell Knights Landing Machine Sets New STAC Records

November 2, 2016

The Securities Technology Analysis Center, commonly known as STAC, has released a new report characterizing the performance of the Knight Landing-based Dell PowerEdge C6320p server on the STAC-A2 benchmarking suite, widely used by the financial services industry to test and evaluate computing platforms. The Dell machine has set new records for both the baseline Greeks benchmark and the large Greeks benchmark. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

RENCI/Dell Supercomputer Charts Hurricane Matthew’s Storm Surge

October 6, 2016

Hurricane Matthew, now headed into Florida having already hammered Haiti and other parts of the Caribbean, is a stark reminder of the importance of computer mo Read more…

By John Russell

Dell EMC Engineers Strategy to Democratize HPC

September 29, 2016

The freshly minted Dell EMC division of Dell Technologies is on a mission to take HPC mainstream with a strategy that hinges on engineered solutions, beginning with a focus on three industry verticals: manufacturing, research and life sciences. "Unlike traditional HPC where everybody bought parts, assembled parts and ran the workloads and did iterative engineering, we want folks to focus on time to innovation and let us worry about the infrastructure," said Jim Ganthier, senior vice president, validated solutions organization at Dell EMC Converged Platforms Solution Division. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Merged Dell-EMC Targets Hybrid Cloud

September 7, 2016

If bigger is better, the new IT behemoth Dell Technologies Inc. that combines the holdings of Dell and storage leader EMC Corp. fits the bill with the completion a $60 billion merger of cloud, storage, virtualization and hardware components that will seek to be all things to all enterprise IT customers. Read more…

By George Leopold

TACC Director Lays Out Details of 2nd-Gen Stampede System

June 2, 2016

With a $30 million award from the National Science Foundation announced today, the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) will stand up a second-generation Stampede system based on Dell PowerEdge servers equipped with Intel "Knights Landing" processors, next-generation Xeon chips and future 3D XPoint memory. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

CHPC Student Cluster Challenge Team Readies for ISC 2016

April 28, 2016

One hundred students attended the South African Center for High Performance Computing’s (SA-CHPC) Ninth Annual National Meeting, November 30 through December Read more…

By Elizabeth Leake, STEM-Trek

EnterpriseHPC Summit: How and Why HPC Is Burgeoning in the Commercial Sphere

March 28, 2016

The annual EnterpriseHPC Summit, produced by EnterpriseTech and HPCwire and held in San Diego this week, featured presentations and participation from some of Read more…

By Doug Black

Making Sense of HPC in the Age of Democratization

March 8, 2016

These are exciting times for HPC. High-performance computing and its cousin high-productivity computing are expanding such that the previous definitions of HPC Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

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