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Video: Convergence of Extreme Computing and Big Data

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In this video, Satoshi Matsuoka, professor at Tokyo Institute of Technology, examines GPU’s role in the rapidly increasing data volume and processing requirements of so-called big data. Conventional cloud infrastructures will no longer be efficient. Will GPUs play a central role, or will they be peripheral?

Earthquake Prediction Using the Blue Waters Supercomputer

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The Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC), using the power of the petascale Blue Waters Supercomputer at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has developed a physics-based model called CyberShake that simulates how an earthquake works rather than approximating the tremors based on observations.

Gigamon Enables SCinet Threat Detection at 100Gb Rates During SC14

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Last week at SC14, Gigamon announced that it will support visibility into SCinet, one of the fastest, most powerful and advanced networks in the world for the fastest computers in the world.

Data Vortex Technologies Introduces Scalable Fine-Grained Gather-Scatter Parallel Computer at SC14

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Data Vortex, introduced its first commercially available HPC system, the DV206, consisting of 32 commodity dual processor servers.

STEM and HPC Innovators Foster HPC Entrepreneurship at SC14

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At SC14 last week, the first community effort focused on STEM and HPC Entrepreneurship was launched at a conference that brought together prospective entrepreneurs with some of the industry’s most celebrated experts and practitioners.

Bright Cluster Manager Wrangles New NVIDIA Tesla K80 GPU

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This week at SC14, Bright Computing announced support for the new NVIDIA Tesla K80 dual-GPU accelerator.

Solarflare Rolls Out 40Gb Ethernet Server Adapter

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This week at SC14, Solarflare announced the general availability of the Solarflare Flareon Ultra SFN7042Q dual-port 40 Gigabit Ethernet (40GbE) QSFP+ PCIe 3.0 server I/O adapter. It provides hardware-assisted features that economically and efficiently distribute I/O processor workloads and optimize CPU utilization and bandwidth for 40Gb Ethernet applications.

Dell Bumps Up GPU Computing with PowerEdge C4130

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This week Dell unveiled the PowerEdge C4130. As an incredibly GPU dense and flexible HPC-focused rack server, the PowerEdge C4130 is the only Intel Xeon E5-2600v3 1U server to offer up to four GPUs/accelerators.

Lenovo Showcases High-Performance Computing Innovations at SC14

Lenovo has announced several new initiatives that bring the commercial benefits of HPC to a more clients and workloads.

Eurotech Introduces Hive, The Ultimate Accelerated Computing Solution

Eurotech has launched the Hive (High Velocity) system, the new addition to the Aurora line of supercomputers. It is a new family of HPC systems, built on the innovative “Brick” supercomputing architecture that promises to raise the bar for acceleration, optimization and flexibility.