China’s Tencent Server Design Will Use AMD Rome

Tencent, the Chinese cloud giant, said it would use AMD’s newest Epyc processor in its internally-designed server. The design win adds further momentum to AMD’s bid to erode rival Intel Corp.

By George Leopold

HPC & AI on Wall Street: Covering the High Performance FinTech Landscape

HPC & AI on Wall Street, one of the most important annual fintech conferences of the year, will take place next week at the Roosevelt Hotel, 45 E 45th St, New York City on Wednesday and Thursday,

By Doug Black

Singularity Moves Up the Container Value Chain

The enterprise version of the Singularity HPC container platform released this week by Sylabs is designed to allow users to create, secure and share the high-end containers in self-hosted product

By George Leopold

Google Embraces AMD Epyc Rome CPU for Cloud, Internal Workloads

This week’s big tech news – AMD’s release of the Epyc Rome CPU, the industry’s first 7nm server chip – got a major boost when Google confirmed that it now uses the new processor for int

By Doug Black

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AMD Launches Epyc Rome, First 7nm CPU

August 8, 2019

From a gala event at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco yesterday (Aug. 7), AMD launched its second-generation Epyc Rome x86 chips, based on its 7nm proce Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

AMD, HPE Team to Top Server Benchmarks

August 7, 2019

Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Advanced Micro Devices are claiming a batch of benchmark performance records for HPE servers equipped with AMD’s latest Epyc processor. The virtualization performance and power efficiency world records announced today were achieved on... Read more…

By George Leopold

Xilinx vs. Intel: FPGA Market Leaders Launch Server Accelerator Cards

August 6, 2019

The two FPGA market leaders, Intel and Xilinx, both announced new accelerator cards this week designed to handle specialized, compute-intensive workloads and un Read more…

By Doug Black

Rise of NIH’s Biowulf Mirrors the Rise of Computational Biology

July 29, 2019

The story of NIH’s supercomputer Biowulf is fascinating, important, and in many ways representative of the transformation of life sciences and biomedical res Read more…

By John Russell

NVMe over Fabric Advances

July 25, 2019

Efforts to move NVM Express technology over fabrics into enterprise datacenters advanced this week with progress toward a new industry specification entering its final review. NVM Express Inc. announced that its NVMe-oF architecture has entered a final 45-day review as a key step toward release of a formal specification. Read more…

By George Leopold

R Systems Intros ‘Under One Roof’ Cloud Bursting Model

July 24, 2019

R Systems formed in 2003 as a a spin-off of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA). One of a handful of small, on-demand HPC cloud providers Read more…

By Oliver Peckham

Goonhilly Unveils New Immersion-Cooled Platform, Doubles Down on Sustainability Mission

July 16, 2019

Goonhilly Earth Station has opened its new datacenter – an enhancement to its existing tier 3 facility – in Cornwall, England, touting an ambitious commitme Read more…

By Oliver Peckham

Mellanox Partners with Storage Startups

July 10, 2019

As GPU leader Nvidia closes its $6.9 billion acquisition of Mellanox Technologies announced earlier this year, the HPC network interconnect specialist’s venture arm remains active, investing in two storage startups. Read more…

By George Leopold

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