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Job of the Week: Research Storage Lead at University of Michigan

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The University of Michigan is seeking a Research Storage Lead in our Job of the Week.

Video: The InfiniBand Subnet Manager from Fabriscale

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In this video from the 2015 HPC Advisory Council Switzerland Conference, Tor Skeie from Simula Laboratory presents: The InfiniBand Subnet Manager from Fabriscale.

Europe Seeks Routes to Saving Energy in HPC

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In the second in this series of articles on ways to save energy in computing, Robert Roe from Scientific Computing World reports on how Europe is looking to both hardware and software solutions.

Video: NVM Express Introduction and Tutorial

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NVM Express is a specification for accessing solid-state drives (SSDs) attached through the PCI Express (PCIe) bus. “NVM” stands as an acronym for non-volatile memory, which is used in SSDs. As a logical device interface, NVM Express has been designed from the ground up, capitalizing on the low latency and parallelism of PCI Express SSDs, and mirroring the parallelism of contemporary CPUs, platforms and applications. By allowing parallelism levels offered by SSDs to be fully utilized by host’s hardware and software, NVM Express brings various performance improvements.

OCF Builds CFD-ready Lenovo HPC Appliance

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Lenovo is now offering the UK’s first ANSYS CFD-ready HPC appliance designed to ease cluster deployment while boosting engineering productivity.

X-ISS Makes Top 20 Most-Promising HPC Solution Providers

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Today X-ISS announced that the company has been named among the 20 Most Promising HPC Technology Solution Providers by CIOReview magazine.

Video: Accelerating Big Data Processing with Hadoop, Spark and Memcached

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“Using the publicly available software packages in the High-Performance Big Data (HiBD) project, we will provide case studies of the new designs for several Hadoop/Spark/Memcached components and their associated benefits. Through these case studies, we will also examine the interplay between high performance interconnects, storage systems (HDD and SSD), and multi-core platforms to achieve the best solutions for these components.”

Diablo Technologies to Resume Shipments of Memory Channel Storage after Court Ruling

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This week Diablo Technologies announced that the company will resume shipments of its MCS based chipsets. The news comes on the heels of ruling by a federal jury in favor of Diablo in a lawsuit brought by Netlist, Inc.

Video: Multipath RDMA

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The main motivation for Multipath RDMA is to support three types of features: Failovers and High Availability Support, Bandwidth Aggregation, and L3 datacenter support.

Lenovo Steps Up to HPC

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In this special guest feature, Tom Wilkie from Scientific Computing World reports how the launch of its HPC innovation centre in Stuttgart yesterday shows the company’s commitment to HPC.