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Mellanox Spectrum: World’s First 25/100 Gigabit Open Ethernet Switch

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Today Mellanox announced the industry’s first 100 Gigabit Ethernet, Open Ethernet-based, non-blocking switch. Spectrum, the next generation of its Open Ethernet-based switch IC, overcomes current data center challenges by providing a highly flexible and scalable solution that allows businesses to deploy the hardware-software combinations best suited to meet their unique needs. With Spectrum, Mellanox is the first to offer end-to-end 10/25/40/50 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity.

Chelsio Adds Support for GPUDirect RDMA

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Today Chelsio Communications announced that its T5 iWARP RDMA over Ethernet adapters now fully support NVIDIA GPUDirect RDMA technology.

Ciena Builds Advanced Network for NOAA Environmental Research

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Today Ciena announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is building a private optical network powered by the company’s converged packet optical platforms. As part of its ongoing mission to connect researchers to the data and resources needed to advance environmental science, the new 100G network will connect four geographically dispersed facilities in the Washington, D.C. metro area

Cisco Joins CERN openlab

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Today, Cisco announced it is joining CERN openlab, CERN’s platform for science and industry partnerships.

Bare Metal to Application Ready in Less Than a Day

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There is big push for decreasing the complexity in setting up and managing HPC clusters in the data center. This IBM Webinar, “Bare Metal To Application Ready is Less Than a Day” provides excellent tips for preparing and managing the complexity of an HPC cluster.

HPCAC Brazil Conference Comes Rio Aug. 26

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Today the HPC Advisory Council announced that the 2nd Annual HPCAC Brazil Conference 2015 will take place Aug. 26 at Laboratório Nacional de Computação in Rio de Janeiro.

HPCAC Spain Conference Returns to Barcelona Sept. 22

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Today the HPC Advisory Council announced the HPCAC Spain Conference 2015. The event takes place Sept. 22 at the Campus Diagonal Nord in Barcelona, Spain.

Oxford Installs New Lenovo Cluster

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One of Lenovo’s first HPC clusters has been installed at the University of Oxford in the UK.

Video: Building the Rice Cluster at Purdue

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“Named in honor of Professor Emeritus John R. Rice, the Rice supercomputer will be used by researchers to develop new treatments for cancer, improve crop yields to better feed the planet, engineer quieter aircraft, study global climate change and probe the origins of the universe.”

Built with HP compute nodes, the Rice supercomputer is powered by 10-core Intel Xeon-E5 processors, 64 GB of memory, and 56 Gb FDR InfiniBand from Mellanox. Rice nodes are now running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 with Moab and TORQUE for job management.

Slidecast: UCX – Unified Communication X Framework

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In this slidecast, Pavel Shamis from ORNL and Gilad Shainer from Mellanox announce the UCX Unified Communication X Framework. “UCX is a collaboration between industry, laboratories, and academia to create an open-source production grade communication framework for data centric and HPC applications.”