South African Weather Service Doubles Compute and Triples Storage Capacity of Cray System

South Africa has made headlines in recent years for its commitment to HPC leadership in Africa – and now, Cray has announced another major South African HPC expansion. Cray has been awarded con

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The Irresistible Appeal of the ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge

The ASC 2019 Student Supercomputer Challenge is underway, with more than 300 teams from around the world will tackle challenges on CESM, the Community Earth System Model for studying climate chan

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Intel Reportedly in $6B Bid for Mellanox

The latest rumors and reports around an acquisition of Mellanox focus on Intel, which has reportedly offered a $6 billion bid for the high performance interconnect company, according to Israeli p

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LANL Deploys DataWarp Tech to Speed Simulations on Trinity

One of Los Alamos National Laboratory’s central missions is guarding the safety, security and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile as part of the National Nuclear Security Administration's

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IBM, Nvidia in AI Data Pipeline, Processing, Storage Union

December 11, 2018

IBM and Nvidia today announced a new turnkey AI solution that combines IBM Spectrum Scale scale-out file storage with Nvidia’s GPU-based DGX-1 AI server to pr Read more…

By Doug Black

Robust Quantum Computers Still a Decade Away, Says Nat’l Academies Report

December 5, 2018

The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine yesterday released a report – Quantum Computing: Progress and Prospects – whose optimism about Read more…

By John Russell

AWS Debuts Lustre as a Service, Accelerates Data Transfer

November 28, 2018

From the Amazon re:Invent main stage in Las Vegas today, Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy introduced Amazon FSx for Lustre, citing a growing body of applicati Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Move Over Lustre & Spectrum Scale – Here Comes BeeGFS?

November 26, 2018

Is BeeGFS – the parallel file system with European roots – on a path to compete with Lustre and Spectrum Scale worldwide in HPC environments? Frank Herold Read more…

By John Russell

New Panasas High Performance Storage Straddles Commercial-Traditional HPC

November 13, 2018

High performance storage vendor Panasas has launched a new version of its ActiveStor product line this morning featuring what the company said is the industry’s first plug-and-play, portable parallel file system that delivers up to 75 Gb/s per rack on industry standard hardware combined with “enterprise-grade reliability and manageability.” Read more…

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Bigger Is Better in (HPC) Storage 

November 2, 2018

Bigger is better in the storage industry – we always want more of it. Many organisations will choose larger drives and usually only use traditional hard disk drives because of cost implications. Read more…

By Laurence Horrocks-Barlow, Lead Storage Consultant at OCF

DDN, Nvidia Blueprint Unified AI Appliance with Up to 9 DGX-1s

October 4, 2018

Continuing the roll-out of the A3I (Accelerated, Any-Scale AI) storage strategy kicked off in June, DDN today announced a new set of solutions that combine the Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

HPC Career Notes: October 2018 Edition

October 1, 2018

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the high performance computing community. Whether it Read more…

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