Sign up for our newsletter and get the latest HPC news and analysis.

IDC Breakast Briefing Returns to New Orleans on Tuesday, Nov. 18

supercomputing 2014_180x80

IDC returns to New Orleans Nov. 18 with their complimentary Analyst Briefing and Breakfast at SC14.

DDN Launches New S3 Gateway to WOS Object Storage

ddn

Today DDN introduced WOS S3, which adds support for the industry standard Amazon S3 API. With this latest release, DDN offers the broadest range of supported interfaces to an object storage platform in the industry, enabling users from Enterprise to Academia and Research to Government, Private and Public Cloud the optimal connectivity choices for their existing datacenters.

Radio Free HPC Looks at the IBM Global Foundries Deal

bubble

In this episode, the Radio Free HPC team looks at IBM’s plans to hand off its microelectronics unit to Global Foundries. “Is Big Blue on the right track? While Dan believes they’re doing what they need to do, Henry thinks they need to completely retool the company like they did back in 1993.”

Video: Interconnects and Architectural Impacts

torsten

In this video from the 2014 Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing, Torsten Hoefler presents: Interconnects and Architectural Impacts.

Cray Awarded $128 Million Deal at UK MET Office

Cray

Today Cray announced the Company has been awarded a contract to provide the Met Office in the United Kingdom with multiple Cray XC supercomputers and Cray Sonexion storage systems. Consisting of three phases spanning multiple years, the $128 million contract expands Cray’s significant presence in the global weather and climate community, and is the largest supercomputer contract ever for Cray outside of the United States.

Battles Scheduled for Intel Parallel Universe Computing Challenge at SC14

Parallel Universe

Over at The Data Stack, Mike Bernhardt writes the complete roster of teams has been announced for the Intel Parallel Computing Challenge.

Fujitsu Goes Ceph with ETERNUS CD10000 Storage

fujitsu

Today Fujitsu rolled out their new Petabyte-scale ETERNUS CD10000 storage system.

Video: Computer Architecture and Structured Parallel Programming

reinders4

In this video from the 2014 Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing, James Reinders presents: Computer Architecture and Structured Parallel Programming. “At ATPESC 2014, we captured 67 hours of lectures in 86 videos of presentations by pioneers and elites in the HPC community on topics ranging from programming techniques and numerical algorithms best suited for leading-edge HPC systems to trends in HPC architectures and software most likely to provide performance portability through the next decade and beyond.”

Student Cluster Competition Sparks StartupHPC

Cydney Ewald Stevens, Director, StartupHPC

In this special guest feature, Cydney Ewald Stevens previews a talk on the Student Cluster Challenge by Dan Olds coming up at the StartupHPC Meetup at SC14.

ESnet to Channel Big Data Under the Atlantic

CroppedResize6571-ESnetFinalLogosAllBlueCircleStampRGB

The US Department of Energy (DoE) has boosted its high-speed research communications network by extending 100G connectivity across the Atlantic.