Penguin Takes a Run at the Big Cloud Providers

April 12, 2017

HPC specialist Penguin Computing recently re-ran benchmarks from a study of its larger brethren and says the results show its ‘public cloud’ – Penguin on Demand (POD) – is among the leaders in cost and performance. Read more…

By John Russell

Penguin Computing Mines Commodity Gold

January 6, 2016

We recently sat down with Fremont, Calif.-based Penguin Computing to learn about the Linux cluster specialist’s unique approach to the HPC and hyperscale mark Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

NNSA Taps Penguin Computing for 7-9 Petaflops ‘Open’ HPC Cluster

October 21, 2015

Per a newly-inked contract with Penguin Computing, the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is set to receive its third join Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

New Haswells Spark Open Season for HPC Systems

September 15, 2014

What do you get when you add more cores, improved memory bandwidth, and a notable uptick in performance out of a freshly-launched chip? One hell of a lot of ann Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Penguin Pushes Envelope on Compute Density

March 21, 2013

Penguin Computing keeps finding increasing demand for servers that go heavy on the GPUs (or other coprocessors). Based on feedback from one such customer, it has designed the Relion 2808GT server, which it says now has the highest compute density of any server on the market. Read more…

By Richard L. Brandt

ARM Muscles In on Intel’s Dominance in Datacenters

January 28, 2013

ARM chips are moving beyond the mobile device market and into the datacenter. A series of announcements in 2012 point to the enormous interest in the low-power chip architecture. So far, however, customers are just evaluating the business. 2013 will show how well ARM can compete... Read more…

By Richard L. Brandt

Penguin Joins Microserver ARMs Race

October 18, 2012

Penguin Computing has launched its first ARM-based server platform. Known as the UDX1, the Penguin box is based on Calxeda's latest ARM server chip, and is aimed at cloud computing, Web hosting, and, especially, data analytics – UD stands for Ultimate Data. The move puts Penguin into the front ranks of computer makers who are testing the waters for the burgeoning microserver market. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Penguin Wins Award, Keeps Wearing Tux

April 27, 2012

Penguin Computing is flapping its wings, as it has received Intel's Data Center Innovation Award at the Intel Solutions Summit. Read more…

By Robert Gelber

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