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Mellanox Benchmarks Ceph on 100Gb Ethernet

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Today Mellanox announced a set of 100Gb/s network storage performance benchmark results for Red Hat Ceph Storage and Red Hat Gluster Storage.

New HP Apollo 4000 Systems Fulfill Booming Big Data Analytics & Object Storage Requirements

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High Performance Computing and Big Data analytics touch us every day. We each rely on daily weather forecasts, banking and financial information, scientific and health analyses, and thousands of other activities that involve HPC and Big Data analysis.

Caterpillar & NCSA Expand Collaboration for Realistic Simulations

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Today Caterpillar Inc. announced it will expand its collaboration with NCSA to develop more realistic simulations that can lead to improved product designs.

Supercomputing Flow of Carbon Emissions in Deep Oceans

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A new computer model developed by scientists at LANL increases global climate simulation accuracy through a better representation of the vast eddies that swirl across hundreds of miles of open ocean.

Asetek’s Liquid Cooling to Enable Highest Performance on POWER Based Systems

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Today Asetek announced that the company has joined the OpenPOWER Foundation, an open development community based on the POWER microprocessor architecture.

Altair Launches PBS Pro 13

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Today Altair announced the general availability of PBS Professional 13.0, the latest version of the market-leading software product for high-performance computing workload management and job scheduling on clusters and supercomputers.

D-Wave Breaks 1000 Qubit Quantum Computing Barrier

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“Temperature, noise, and precision all play a profound role in how well quantum processors solve problems. Beyond scaling up the technology by doubling the number of qubits, we also achieved key technology advances prioritized around their impact on performance.”

Mellanox Announces ConnectX-4 Lx 25/50 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

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Today Mellanox announced its ConnectX-4 Lx 10/25/40/50 Gigabit Ethernet adapter, delivering optimal cost-performance and scalable connectivity for Cloud, Web 2.0 and storage platforms. As the first adapter designed to serve as a direct replacement for commonly deployed 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters, the ConnectX-4 Lx allows businesses to migrate to higher-performance technology as their bandwidth requirements increase without demanding an infrastructure overhaul or added operating expense.

HPC in Medical Applications

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Medical applications like CT (computed tomography) scanning and MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) require quick, accurate results from processing complex algorithms. So reducing the compute time required is a primary challenge to manufacturers of CT and MRI equipment.

SGI Ships 2.65 Petaflop ICE XA Supercomputer to ISSP in Japan

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Today SGI announced its latest win at the Institute for Solid State Physics (ISSP) of the University of Tokyo. Scheduled to start operation on July 1 of this year, the 2.65 Petaflop SGI ICE XA supercomputer will be used by material science researchers across Japan.