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Don’t Play MacGyver With Your Data Center Cluster

Dr. Matthijs van Leeuwen, Founder and CEO of Bright Computing

MacGyver is a character famous for getting out of tough situations by coming up with a makeshift solution from whatever bits and pieces he found laying around. That’s no way to manage a critical part of your organization’s infrastructure.

An Overview of NUMA

Christoph Lameter has posted an overview of NUMA (Non-Uniform Memory Access) in today’s computing architectures.

Paul Grun Named Vice Chair of OpenFabrics Alliance

Today the OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) announced that Paul Grun from Cray has been named as the organization’s new vice chair.

Sandia’s 3D Earth Model Pinpoints Source of Earthquakes and Explosions

The Sandia and Los Alamos National Labs have partnered to develop a 3-D model of the Earth’s mantle that can pinpoint earthquakes and explosions.

Enterprise Open Source Vendor OpenLogic Acquired by Rogue Wave Software

This week Rogue Wave Software announced that it has acquired OpenLogic, a leading provider of cloud-based open source software management solutions, support, and consulting. Rogue Wave has a rich history of providing market-leading commercial frameworks and tools used by developers to build world-class applications,” said Brian Pierce, CEO of Rogue Wave. “With the acquisition of […]

SciNet in Canada Tunes Code with Allinea

SciNet has adopted Allinea Software’s debugging and profiling tools to accelerate software development on Canada’s leading HPC systems.

Adaptive Computing Joins OpenStack Community

Adaptive Computing today announced that it has joined the OpenStack Foundation.

Using HPC to Gain New Insights into Turbulence

A project led by the University of Southampton is providing new insights into the complex nature of turbulence. Together with 27 academics and researchers from across eight universities, the UK Turbulence Consortium will meet next month to share their findings on the fundamental aspects of turbulence using numerical simulations. Despite its crucial importance in many […]

Caterham F1 Team Races Past Competition with HPC

Over at the CBR Blog, Ben Sullivan writes that the Caterham Formula 1 racing team is using HPC from Dell to better understand aerodymanics and reduce lap times. CFD means you can look at the airflow over and through various components of the car, and this simulation allows us to filter so that we can […]

Four of Six Gordon Bell Finalists Used Titan Supercomputer

If awards are any indication, the Titan supercomputer at ORNL is having a productive, inaugural year. Four out of six Gordon Bell Prize finalists used Titan to overcome complex computational challenges in their fields. From the dynamics of millions of crowded proteins to the billions of particles that radiate from passing plasma jets, ultra-high-resolution simulations […]