SGI UV 3000 Sets New Throughput Records

March 25, 2016

Today SGI's Gabriel Broner announced that the company's SGI UV 3000 system had set two new benchmarking records, demonstrating the machine's advanced throughpu Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Numascale Delivers Shared Memory Systems at Cluster Price with Virtually Unlimited Number of Cores and Memory

August 19, 2013

Numascale’s Numaconnect is now applied in servers form IBM and Supermicro to create versatile and scaleable systems with large headroom for cores and memory. The systems run standard Linux operating systems and do not rely upon any complicated virtualization layers. The ccNuma approach is based on well established experience in computer architecture. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Intel Scales Up Cores and Memory with New Westmere EX CPUs

April 6, 2011

This week Intel launched its new Westmere EX lineup, the latest Xeons aimed at large-memory, multi-socketed servers. The new chips come in 6-, 8- and 10-core flavors and will be sold under the name Xeon E7. According to Intel, these latest CPUs deliver 40 percent greater performance than the previous generation Nehalem EX processors while maintaining the same power draw. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

With Windows Support, SGI Casts Altix UV in New Light

April 3, 2011

SGI has been getting a lot of mileage out of its SGI UV shared memory platform, having delivered close to 500 systems since it started shipping them in June 2010. Now, with the recent addition of support for Microsoft's Windows Server, the company is looking to expand its customer base in a big way. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

CPU March Madness Ends with Intel Nehalem EX Launch

March 31, 2010

In what has become one of the busiest months ever for CPU introductions, Intel got its final say on Tuesday with the launch of its much-anticipated Nehalem EX. The new processor line encompasses the Xeon 7500 and 6500 series and will be the basis for shared memory SMP systems from dozens of server makers, including HPC stalwarts like Cray, SGI, and Bull. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Cray Adds CX1000 to HPC Portfolio

March 24, 2010

Cray has introduced a new line of entry- and mid-level HPC systems, making good on its promise to fill the gap between its CX1 deskside systems and XT mini-supers. Called the CX1000, the new machine makes use of the latest Intel Xeon processors and, from a performance standpoint, picks up where the CX1 leaves off. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Florida State Gives Virtual SMPs a Spin

March 10, 2010

The prospects for virtual SMP technology got another boost last month when Florida State University announced it had installed a new HPC system from 3Leaf Systems. The servers are being housed at the university's HPC facility and will be used across a range of scientific disciplines. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Multicore Watershed

March 4, 2010

Six, eight and twelve cores. The true multicore era for x86 is just around the corner. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

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