A Close-Up Look at the World’s Largest HPC System for Commercial Research

January 14, 2018

For decades, high performance computing has driven more accurate, detailed and faster seismic exploration. As oil and gas have becomes harder to find, HPC has b Read more…

By Doug Black

PGS Adds Second Cray Super to Houston Mega Center

October 17, 2016

"We're gonna need a bigger supercomputer" is what Norwegian oil and gas company Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) must have said to Cray ahead of working with the iconic supercomputer maker to expand its seismic processing capability by a full 50 percent. And it's not like PGS didn't already have a big supercomputer. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Oil and Gas Workloads Drive Supercomputing in Brazil

June 1, 2015

International exploration and production firm BG Brasil is raising the supercomputing profile of Latin America with the launch of an SGI supercomputer that is Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

BP Opens New HPC Facility at Houston Headquarters

October 22, 2013

BP announced that it has opened a new facility in Houston, Texas, to house what it claims is the "world's largest supercomputer for commercial research." The Ce Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

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Did you miss out on Supercomputing 2017? Did you attend, but were stuck in meetings the whole time without an opportunity to walk the show floor and see what new announcements were being made? HPCwire's got you covered, we visited some of the hottest booths in the exhibit hall and spoke with their top executives to get the scoop on the latest solutions, partnerships, and product announcements.

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Avoiding the Storage Silo Trap; Best Practices for Data Storage in Scientific Research

From mismatches between compute and storage capabilities to colossal data volumes, data storage presents a number of challenges for scientific research. And as silos pop up and challenges expand, the pace of research often suffers.

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Creating a Modular, Building-Block Architecture for Life Science Workflows

As genomic data becomes ubiquitous, infrastructure bottlenecks for life sciences organizations are narrowing. But speedy analysis and real-time decision making don't have to remain out of reach: modern end-to-end systems are emerging as flexible solutions for a competitive edge.

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