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Europe Gets Why Big Data Needs Networks

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In this special guest feature from Scientific Computing World, Tom Wilkie writes that the way Europe has joined up its networks not only supports supercomputing on the continent, but also offers a model for international cooperation that might have lessons for the development of next-generation technology.

Mellanox: Paving the Road to Exascale

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In this video from SC14, Eyal Waldman from Mellanox announces that the company can now deliver end-to-end 100 Gigabit/sec InfiniBand. “The demand for more computing power, efficiency and scalability is constantly accelerating in the HPC, enterprise, cloud computing and Web 2.0 markets. To address these demands Mellanox provides complete end-to-end solutions (silicon, adapter cards, switch systems, cables and software) supporting InfiniBand and Ethernet networking technologies.”

A New Open Ethernet Switch Abstraction Interface from Mellanox

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Today Mellanox announced the addition of the Switch Abstraction Interface (SAI) to its Open Ethernet switch systems, for open management and control of Ethernet Switches.

A Livermore Perspective on Next-Generation Computing

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In this video from the Nvidia booth at SC14, Terri Quinn from LLNL presents: A Livermore Perspective on Next-Generation Computing. “Terri is responsible for an organization consisting of three divisions with over 400 technical staff working in high-performance computing, computer security, and enterprise computing. Livermore Computing (LC), LLNL’s high performance computing organization, operates some of the most advanced production classified and unclassified computing environments.”

Announcing the 6th HPC Advisory Council Switzerland Conference 2015

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Today the HPC Advisory Council announced that the organization will host the 6th HPC Advisory Council Switzerland Conference 2015 in Lugano, from March 23rd to 25th, 2015.

Interview: Gilad Shainer on the Latest and Greatest from Mellanox

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At the recent SC14 conference in New Orleans, Rich Brueckner of insideHPC met up with Gilad Shainer to learn more about the latest InfiniBand technology advancements from Mellanox Technologies and the next generation of GPUDirect.

CSCS Adopts High-end Connection for Rapid Large-volume Data Transfer

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Today the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) announced that it has become Switzerland’s first HPC provider to offer a high-performance, 100 gigabit per second network connection.

AMD, Numascale, and Supermicro Deploy Large Shared Memory System

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Numascale, in conjunction with AMD and Supermicro, has announced the successful installation of a large shared memory system at a datacentre in North America.

Interview with Maciej Besta & Torsten Hoefler – Authors of Best Student Paper at SC14

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In this video, Maciej Besta and Torsten Hoefler describe their work on Slim Fly: A Cost Effective Low-Diameter Network Topology, which was honored as the Best Student Paper at SC14.

Largest European Bioinformatics Center Selects Mellanox InfiniBand

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Today Mellanox announced that the Center for Biological and Sequence Analysis (CBS) at the Risø Campus of Denmark Technical University (DTU) has selected Mellanox’s end-to-end FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand solution for the center’s new supercomputer, making Denmark a global leader in bioinformatics.