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Zhejiang University Sets New Student Cluster LINPACK Record: 12 Teraflops

April 20, 2016

At 11:30 am local time on Wednesday in Wuhan, China, Zhejiang University was declared the winner of the High Performance LINPACK (HPL) benchmark portion of the Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Cluster Lifecycle Management: Capacity Planning and Reporting

May 8, 2015

In the previous Cluster Lifecycle Management column, I discussed the best practices for proper care and feeding of your cluster to keep it running smoothly on a Read more…

By Deepak Khosla

Care and Feeding of Your Cluster

February 23, 2015

In the previous Cluster Lifecycle Management column, I described the crucial steps that should be taken to deploy and validate your new cluster. In this column, Read more…

By Deepak Khosla

FhGFS Designed for Scalability, Flexibility in HPC Clusters

July 24, 2013

When researchers in Germany sat down nearly a decade ago to create a brand new parallel file system for HPC clusters, they had three goals: maximum scalability, maximum flexibility, and ease of use. What they came up with was the Fraunhofer Parallel File System (FhGFS), which is now in use on supercomputers. Read more…

By Alex Woodie

New HPC Cluster Frees Scottish Researchers From Administrative Burden

July 22, 2013

The University of Aberdeen has gone live with Maxwell, a new HPC cluster from Dell that will provide researchers with a faster, more centralized, and easier to manage HPC resource than the university previously had. The system is slated to begin a new era of cross-department collaboration and scientific discovery at the 518-year-old Scottish university. Read more…

By Alex Woodie

HPC Center Meets Green Mandate

April 24, 2013

For HPC centers all over the world, providing high-levels of compute power is job number one, but they also must be as energy-efficient as possible. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Simplifying Cluster Management…

April 22, 2013

Higher education and research institutes around the globe are investing in HPC clusters, yet there is an all-too-common oversight during the product acquisition process… Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Rockhopper POD Cluster Beats Amazon

April 11, 2013

The Rockhopper cluster has been in production for over a year now, long enough for additional details to emerge on this interesting HPC cloud use case. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

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