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Mellanox Boards the ARM Platform for HP’s Moonshot

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Today Mellanox announced that the company’s ConnectX-3 Pro 10Gb/s Ethernet adapters with RoCE have been integrated onto the motherboard (LoM) in the new HP ProLiant m400 server cartridge.

Agenda Posted: HPC Advisory Council China Conference

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The HPC Advisory Council has posted the agenda for their upcoming China Conference. The event takes place Nov. 5, 2014 in Guangzhou, China.

Mellanox Rolls Out SDN Ethernet Switches

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Today Mellanox announced the addition of three new top-of-rack Open Ethernet software-defined networking (SDN) switches to its 10/40/56 Gigabit Ethernet switch product portfolio.

HPCAC to Host South Africa High-Performance Computing Conference

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The HPC Advisory Council will host the South Africa High-Performance Computing Conference at the Kruger National Park in South Africa on Dec. 3, 2013.

SC14 to Host World’s Fastest Computer Network

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Today SC14 announced that the conference is building the world’s fastest network – SCinet, which will serve all of the expected 10,000+ conference attendees and 325 exhibitors in New Orleans.

InsideHPC Guide to HPC Storage

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HPC and technical computing environments require the collection, storage, and transmission of large-scale datasets. To meet these demands, datacenter architects must consider how increasing storage capacity over time will affect HPC workload, performance, and system availability.

How to create Fast App Performance with Cluster Supercomputers

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In this case study from Cray – we take a look at a powerful new model behind high-performance computing. Cluster supercomputers, like the CS300 system, are modular and energy efficient clusters with flexible configurations designed for medium- to large-scale deployments.

Increasing the Throughput of your GPU-enabled Cluster with rCUDA

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“Although the use of GPUs has generalized nowadays, including GPUs in current HPC clusters presents several drawbacks mainly related with increased costs. In this talk we present how the use of remote GPU virtualization may overcome these drawbacks while noticeably increasing the overall cluster throughput. The talk presents real throughput measurements by making use of the rCUDA remote GPU virtualization middleware.”

Penguin Updates Artica Open Network Switches

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Today Penguin Computing augmented the company’s line of high performance network switches with the new Arctica 3200xlp.

Video: Cluster Optimizations – How to Achieve Optimal Performance

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“To achieve good scalability performance on the HPC scientific applications typically involves good understanding of the workload though performing profile analysis, and comparing behaviors of using different hardware which pinpoint bottlenecks in different areas of the HPC cluster. In this session, a selection of HPC applications will be shown to demonstrate various methods of profiling and analysis to determine the bottleneck, and the effectiveness of the tuning to improve on the application performance.”