In a surprise move today, AMD announced a new line of high performance SSDs. And while these devices are targeted at the PC gaming market, one has to wonder if this is a first step towards enterprise and possibly even HPC products.
In this video, Intersect360 Research CEO Addison Snell describes the dynamics unfolding in the technical computing market, and its convergence with big data analytics. “In their customer surveys on big data, Intersect360 finds that end users need to scale their environments from desktops to servers, to clusters of servers, to large supercomputers. Mr. Snell notes that IBM is a leader in HPC and Big Data that is making the investments to extend that leadership.”
The approval of the $2.3 billion sale to Lenovo enables IBM to focus on system and software innovations that bring new kinds of value to IBM clients in areas such as cognitive computing, Big Data and cloud, and provides clarity and confidence to current x86 customers that they will have a strong partner going forward.
In this parody of the American Chopper tv show, PSSC Labs presents a pilot for American Supercomputer. Here we watch PSSC Labs successfully deploy University of Rhode Island’s fastest supercomputer.
The Chippewa Falls Museum of Industry and Technology commissioned Twin Cities filmmaker Richard Cornell to produce this documentary of the origins of Cray Research and the birth of the supercomputer in Chippewa Falls. The film includes interviews with 15 early Cray Research leaders, engineers and other employees.