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Micron Unveils New NVMe PCIe SSD Portfolio

Apr 12, 2016 |

AUSTIN, Tex., April 12 — Micron Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: MU) today announced a new portfolio of PCIe solid state drives (SSDs) that leverage the high-performance NVMe protocol. The new Micron 9100 and 7100 PCIe SSDs provide data center customers with purpose-built storage products for implementing an agile, scale-out IT infrastructure. These new drives extend Micron’s Read more…

DDN Announces Availability of MEDIAScaler 2.0

Apr 12, 2016 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 12 – Fortifying its leadership in high-performance, high definition, rich media storage,DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced the availability of the new DDN MEDIAScaler Converged Media Workflow Storage Platform.  MEDIAScaler 2.0, the world’s fastest, densest, most scalable media storage platform manages the complete workflow from ingest to archive and the cloud in a single, unified appliance. Read more…

SanDisk Introduces Upgraded All-Flash Storage Platform

Apr 11, 2016 |

MILPITAS, Calif., April 11 — SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, today introduced an upgraded all-flash storage platform with the introduction of the InfiniFlash IF150 system, the latest addition to its InfiniFlash family, which is transforming data centers around the world. The new IF150 brings twice the performance via upgraded 12Gbps SAS connectivity, Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Apr 7, 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. While here for #GTC16 I made a quick stop to visit colleagues @NERSC. Cori looks great in Read more…

Supermicro Presents its Total Solution for Lustre on ZFS at LUG 2016

Apr 6, 2016 |

PORTLAND, Ore., April 6 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing debuts its Total Solution for Lustre on ZFS leveraging Intel Enterprise Edition for Lustre this week at the Lustre User Group (LUG) conference. The fully integrated software-defined storage solution based on Supermicro 4U 90x top-load 3.5″ 8TB Read more…

Seagate Offers New Lustre Choice for HPC Storage

Apr 5, 2016 |

CUPERTINO, Calif., April 5 — Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX) today announced it will incorporate Intel Enterprise Edition for Lustre (IEEL), a big data software platform, into its market-leading ClusterStor storage architecture for high-performance computing (HPC). The move will strengthen Seagate’s HPC data storage product line and provide customers with an additional choice of Lustre parallel Read more…

Chelsio Unified Wire Adapters Achieve OpenPower Ready Compliance

Apr 5, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 5 — Chelsio Communications, Inc., a leading provider of high performance Ethernet adapters for storage networking, virtualized enterprise data centers, cloud service installations, and cluster computing environments, today announced that Chelsio Unified Wire 10/40GbE adapters have achieved OpenPower Ready compliance.  The Chelsio solutions can be utilized in servers and high performance computing clusters as part of an Read more…

MLB Network Deploys DDN’s MEDIAScaler GS7K Storage Solution

Apr 5, 2016 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 5 — DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced that MLB Network has deployed DDN’s MEDIAScaler GS7K storage solution to accelerate and simplify its archive footage storage and access. As a producer of high definition Major League Baseball video content, MLB Network is a recognized innovation leader in sports video asset management. MLB Network captures Read more…

HPE Expands HPC Lineup; Targets Deep Learning, Lustre, and FS

Apr 4, 2016 |

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) for the second straight week introduced new server products with today’s launches aimed at high performance computing. The centerpiece is a GPU-accelerated deep learning platform (Apollo 6500) whose announcement coincides with start of NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) being held this week in San Jose. HPE also announced a Lustre storage Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Mar 31, 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. The first ever @XSEDEscience #PSCBridges #HPC workshop is underway & we've got a full house here in Read more…

OpenSFS Announces Release of Lustre 2.8.0

Mar 31, 2016 |

BEAVERTON, Ore., March 31 — Open Scalable File Systems (OpenSFS) today announced the release of Lustre 2.8.0, the fastest and most scalable parallel file system. OpenSFS, founded in 2010 to advance Lustre development, is the premier non-profit organization promoting the use of Lustre and advancing its capabilities through coordinated releases of the Lustre file system. Large portions of Read more…

Total’s Pangea is now the Largest Industrial Supercomputer

Mar 29, 2016 |

Energy giant Total, long a prominent user of high performance computing, now has the largest supercomputer used by industry says the company. Total’s upgraded Pangea supercomputer from SGI delivers 6.7 petaflops, up from 2.3 petaflops, with expanded storage of 26 petabytes – enough to rank the system among the top ten of the Top500 list Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Mar 24, 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. Mohamad El-Zein of John Deere discusses how #HPC is used to design their machinery at the @EnterpriseHPC Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Mar 17, 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. "I think #HPC is the single most important segment of IT, bar none." Jimmy Pike @MoorInsStrat talk Read more…

DDN Introduces Newest Product in the GRIDScaler Family

Mar 16, 2016 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 16 — Following this week’s Quality Awards announcement that DDN has advanced into the honorary position of being in the top three Enterprise NAS Solution providers, DataDirect Networks (DDN) today introduced the industry’s fastest and most flexible scale-out network attached storage (NAS) solution. The newest product in the DDN GRIDScaler product family, the GS14K, delivers the speed Read more…

Seagate Sets Sights on Broader HPC Market

Mar 15, 2016 |

In a relatively short time, storage giant Seagate Technology has amped up its push into HPC. Today, four of the top ten supercomputer sites in the world run on Seagate, including all of the newcomers to the top ten, says Seagate[i]. It leads the SAGE project, a Horizon 2020 storage technology program in support of Read more…

Supermicro Debuts Simply Double SuperStorage Solutions at CeBIT

Mar 14, 2016 |

HANNOVER, Germany, March 14 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing highlights its new 2U Simply Double storage architecture this week at CeBIT 2016 in Hannover Germany. Supermicro’s new Simply Double SuperStorage solutions double the density and capacity in a 2U form factor. The new Simply Double architecture achieves this Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Mar 10, 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. Here's what a single rack (with a single chassis) of Cray XC-40 looks like pic.twitter.com/m89vKNLu5o — Glenn Read more…

Dell to Sponsor EnterpriseHPC’16

Mar 9, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 9 — EnterpriseHPC’16, the market-leading, live hosted summit dedicated to exploring the emergence of advanced scale computing in commercial settings, today announced that Dell has joined the summit as a sponsor. EnterpriseHPC’16, scheduled for March 20-22, 2016 at the Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, California, will once again host executives in Read more…

Seagate Unveils New SSD

Mar 8, 2016 |

CUPERTINO, Calif., March 8 — Seagate Technology plc today unveiled a production-ready unit of the fastest single solid-state drive (SSD) demonstrated to date, with throughput performance of 10 gigabytes per second (GB/s). The early unit meets Open Compute Project (OCP) specifications, making it ideal for hyperscale data centers looking to adopt the fastest flash technology with Read more…