Cloud Provider Offers Up GPU Acceleration

April 18, 2012

SoftLayer joins ranks of HPC cloud vendors. Read more…

By Robert Gelber

NVIDIA Pokes Holes in Intel’s Manycore Story

April 3, 2012

As NVIDIA's upcoming Kepler-grade Tesla GPU prepares to do battle with Intel's Knight Corner, the companies are busy formulating their respective HPC accelerator stories. While NVIDIA has enjoyed the advantage of actually having products in the field to talk about, Intel has managed to capture the attention of some fence-sitters with assurances of high programmability, simple recompiles, and transparent scalability for its Many Integrated Core (MIC) coprocessors. But according to NVIDIA's Steve Scott, such promises ignore certain hard truths about how accelerator-based computing really works. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Convey Debuts Second-Generation Hybrid-Core Platform

November 9, 2010

In an HPC market that seems determined to go down the CPU-GPU path, upstart Convey Computer may yet offer a few surprises. The company today unveiled the sequel to its HC-1 platform it introduced in 2008. Called the HC-1ex, the new system adds a lot more performance and capability, but retains the original x86-FPGA co-processor design. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Picking the Right Processor

September 3, 2010

Should engineers take advantage of GPU computing? Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

IBM Brings NVIDIA Tesla GPUs Onboard

May 18, 2010

NVIDIA's GPU computing ambitions got a major boost today with IBM's announcement of the iDataPlex dx360 M3. The new HPC server pairs two Tesla GPUs with two CPUs inside the same server chassis. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Top 8 Enterprise Server Predictions for 2010

January 13, 2010

Analytics apps, storage tiering, hybrid computing, cross-platform virtualization, and green IT will shape server market. Read more…

By Jai Menon

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