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Bright Computing and BOSTON Germany Collaborate

Jun 22, 2016 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 22 — Today, Bright Computing, the leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, announced a partnership with BOSTON Germany. BOSTON Server & Storage Solutions GmbH is the Germany-based division of the international BOSTON group. The BOSTON Group has been providing first-to-market technology to a diverse client base since 1992, and its high Read more…

Penguin Computing Unveils FrostByte Storage Solution

Jun 21, 2016 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 21 — Penguin Computing, a provider of high performance, enterprise data center and cloud solutions, today announced FrostByte, the company’s first scalable storage solution for HPC clusters, high-performance Enterprise applications and data intensive analytics. FrostByte is a complete solution that integrates Penguin Computing’s new Scyld FrostByte software with an optimized high-performance storage platform. Read more…

Boston Limited Introduces Latest All-Flash Solution at ISC16

Jun 21, 2016 |

June 21 — As part of its exhibition at ISC 2016, Boston Limited will introduce its latest all-flash solution featuring FlexiRemap flash-management technology. In partnership with AccelStor, the software-defined all-flash array provider, Boston brings to the market its flash appliance, the Igloo Plus, a 1U rack-mount storage solution featuring 500K sustained IOPS performance with 5TB Read more…

ISC 2016 Twitter Roundup

Jun 20, 2016 |

To celebrate ISC 2016, we’ve brought back our ISC-themed Twitter Roundup. For those unable to attend the event in beautiful Frankfurt, Germany, we hope this list will shed some light onto some of the excitement that’s occurring. The tweets that grabbed our attention today are provided below and check back in on Wednesday for our final ISC 2016 Twitter Read more…

Cray Boosts Performance of XC Supercomputers and High Performance Storage Systems

Jun 20, 2016 |

SEATTLE, Wash. and FRANKFURT, Germany, June 20 — At the 2016 International Supercomputing Conference in Frankfurt, Germany, global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (NASDAQ: CRAY) today introduced new performance breakthroughs that will provide customers with the fastest Cray XC supercomputers and Cray Sonexion storage systems to date. The new Intel Xeon Phi processor family, formerly code named “Knights Landing”, is now available in Read more…

Supermicro Showcasing HPC Solutions at ISC16

Jun 20, 2016 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 20 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in compute, storage, and networking technologies and green computing exhibits its High Performance Computing solutions at the International Supercomputing Conference this week in Frankfurt, Germany. At the show Supermicro will debut the latest innovations in HPC architectures and technologies including a 2U 4-Node server supporting Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jun 16, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Jim Kurose discussing @NSF_CISE's vision for research #cyberinfrastructure. #bluewaters @XSEDEscience pic.twitter.com/S7msWMPZjO — NCSAatIllinois (@NCSAatIllinois) June 13, 2016 Read more…

DDN Unveils New Lustre Storage Appliance

Jun 14, 2016 |

June 14 — Continuing to build on its unmatched leadership in HPC and Lustre-based storage, DataDirect Networks (DDN) today unveiled its new high-end Lustre storage appliance, built specifically for HPC and data intensive Enterprise markets. The DDN EXAScaler ES14K, combines the industry’s fastest storage platform from DDN with Intel Enterprise Edition Lustre parallel file system to deliver the world’s Read more…

NVM Express Over Fabrics Specification Released

Jun 13, 2016 |

WAKEFIELD, Mass., June 13 — NVM Express, Inc., the organization that developed the NVM Express specification for accessing solid-state storage technologies on a PCI Express (PCIe) bus, has announced the release of its NVM Express over Fabrics specification for accessing storage devices and systems over Ethernet, Fibre Channel, InfiniBand, and other network fabrics. NVM Express, Inc. has also recently Read more…

HPC Leadership Computing Trusts DDN

Jun 13, 2016 |

As we approach an Exascale future, the focus is on how to provision and use that computational capability. In order to realize the full societal impact of Exascale computing, storage systems to support Exascale supercomputers are equally important else those valuable (and expensive) compute cycles will be wasted during IO operations. Thought leadership in the Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jun 9, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Great scene today as pieces of the Owens Cluster are brought in, meanwhile the retired Glenn Cluster Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jun 2, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Less than 19 days left for #ISC16. It's going to be worth the wait for some 3,000 Read more…

TACC Director Lays Out Details of 2nd-Gen Stampede System

Jun 2, 2016 |

With a $30 million award from the National Science Foundation announced today, the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) will stand up a second-generation Stampede system based on Dell PowerEdge servers equipped with Intel “Knights Landing” processors, next-generation Xeon chips and future 3D XPoint memory.

New HPC SaaS, Alces Flight, Offered on Amazon Web Services

Jun 2, 2016 |

Options for HPC use on Amazon Web Services continue to grow. An AWS post yesterday noted Alces Flight – an HPC cluster provisioning and Software as a Service company (SaaS) with a library of 750 scientific applications – is now available for AWS users. Jeff Barr, AWS’s Chief Evangelist, noted in his related post, “Today Read more…

HPE Introduces New Server Portfolio Offerings

Jun 1, 2016 |

June 1 — Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced new server portfolio offerings that deliver new levels of performance to help customers accelerate innovation, speed time-to-value and modernize their data centers. These new offerings include: New compute platforms with built-in support for Persistent Memory, a technology that combines the performance of high-speed memory and the Read more…

TYAN to Showcase Range of HPC, Storage, and Cloud Computing Products at Computex 2016

May 31, 2016 |

May 31 — TYAN, an industry-leading server platform design manufacturer and subsidiary of MiTAC Computing Technology Corporation, exhibits its broad lines of storage, cloud computing and HPC solutions optimized for data center, virtualization, supercomputing, cloud and enterprise environments this week at Computex 2016 in Taipei, Taiwan. Highlights of TYAN’s new developments in system architecture and Read more…

Supermicro to Exhibit Range of Server, Storage, and Networking Solutions at Computex 2016

May 31, 2016 |

TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 31 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), the leading innovator in total infrastructure solutions for Intelligent Computing Ecosystems will exhibit its full range of server, storage and networking solutions this week at Computex 2016 in Taipei, Taiwan. Supermicro’s showcase highlights the advantages of their broad product portfolio to address the growing performance, efficiency, density and Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

May 26, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. A before and after illustrating the positive influence @NVIDIATesla has had on modern technology #NVIDIA #HPC #GPU Read more…

Lustre Takes Aim at Enterprise Security Requirements

May 23, 2016 |

“Security in Lustre reflects its roots as a high performance computing (HPC) file system,” said John Hammond of Intel’s High Performance Data Division. In traditional HPC deployments, Lustre resides in a physically secure and logically isolated environment, dependent on strict network access controls, managed by large and siloed teams focused on what’s happening with the systems, and accessed by users already holding appropriate clearances to log on and use the resources.

Weekly Twitter Roundup

May 19, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. #ISC16 registration numbers are looking good. We might as well reach 3,000 attendees 🙂 Looking forward to Read more…