With an emphasis on energy efficiency, VSC-3 has a mission to put Austria’s most powerful supercomputer at the forefront of the Green500 with help from ClusterVision, Green Revolution Cooling, and Intel True Scale InfiniBand.
Archives for April 2014
Today DreamHost announced its “heartfelt congratulations and virtual high-fives all around” to the Inktank team on their acquisition by Red Hat for $190M.
Over at the GentryX Blog, Andreas Schäfer writes that while MPI is the most widely used programming model in HPC, its inflexibility is giving away its age and contenders are flexing their muscles. “MPI is not becoming easier to use, but harder.”
NPL has announced the first successful trial of Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) technology over a live ‘lit’ fiber network.
Today Xyratex announced a formal reseller agreement with MEGWARE, a leading European manufacturer of HPC and information solutions headquartered in Germany.
“Cori will provide a significant increase in capability for our users and will provide a platform for transitioning our very broad user community to many core architectures. We will collaborate with Cray to ensure that Cori meets the computational and data needs of DOE’s science community.”
In this video from LUG 2014, Devesh Tiwari from Oak Ridge National Laboratory presents: SSD Provisioning for Exascale Storage Systems: When, Where and How Much?
Our intrepid investigative reporter, Dr. Lewey reports on who’s jumping ship and moving on up in high performance computing. Familiar names with new gigs include Tim Carroll, Mark Fernandez, Irene Qualters, and Karl Schulz.
Today X-ISS released Version 14.1 of its DecisionHPC business analytics software for complete HPC cluster management.
In this video from the OpenFabrics International Developer Workshop 2014, Shirley Ma and Chuck Lever from Oracle present: Exploring NFS/RDMA.