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Windows RDMA File Storage

Talpey

“Utilizing Mellanox’s RDMA-based interconnect solutions and Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, end-users can increase their application performance, improve their data center system efficiency, as well as consolidate their server and storage network infrastructure over a single-wire network for optimal CAPEX and OPEX savings.”

Video: Performance Analysis and Optimizations of CAE Applications

Fisnik Kraja

In this video from the HPCAC Swiss Conference 2014, Fisnik Kraja from science + computing ag presents: Performance Analysis and Optimizations of CAE Applications.

Xyratex Update from LUG 2014

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“We wanted to send out a special thank you to Seagate for showing such a strong commitment to Lustre. Their announcement at LUG – intent to transfer ownership of lustre.org to the community – is great news.”

Allinea Software Tools Speed Computing at University of Nebraska

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The Holland Computing Center HPC support team at the University of Nebraska is using Allinea Software’s unified debugging and profiling tools to help users speed up their scientific computing. With the need to support four clusters and total of 20,000 compute cores, Nebraska’s HPC support team provides assistance to many users of large MPI applications […]

Why the Industry Needs More HPC Performance Tool Developers

Dr. Ing. Bernd Mohr

Over at the ISC Blog, Bernd Mohr writes that HPC programmers are still in demand thanks to the complexity of today’s hybrid supercomputers. So, in reality programming HPC systems is still very complex and if you manage to create a correctly working program, it does not automatically mean you get a very efficiently working program. […]

How European HPC Shops Can Unleash True Performance

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Your HPC environment is critical to helping you quantify data and correlate results — now find out how to unleash the true performance capabilities of your environment!

How Bezo’s Law Will Drive Migration to the Cloud

Greg O'Connor

Over at GigaOM, by Greg O’Connor from AppZero writes that the future of cloud computing is the availability of more computing power at a much lower cost. Along these lines, he proposes Bezos’s Law. “Named for Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, I define it as the observation that, over the history of cloud, a unit of computing power price is reduced by 50 percent approximately every three years.”

Video: MPI Requirements of the Network Layer

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In this video from the OpenFabrics International Developer Workshop 2014, Nathan Hjelm from LANL presents: MPI Requirements of the Network Layer.

Rob Farber Launches TechEnablement Blog

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Industry Analyst Rob Farber has launched his new TechEnablement Blog. With in-depth features and tutorials on HPC topics, TechEnablement is designed to enable you to work with the latest technology. As part of the new site, Farber has posted study guides on CUDA, OpenACC, OpenCL, and Intel Xeon Phi.

Video: Paul Grun Kicks Off the OpenFabrics Workshop 2014

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In this video from the OpenFabrics International Developer Workshop 2014, Paul Grun from OFA presents: Welcome, Introductions and Workshop Goals. “The 10th Annual OpenFabrics International Developer Workshop held on March 30-April 2 offered a multi-day event dedicated to the development and improvement of OpenFabrics Software (OFS). The Workshop kicked off Sunday, March 30, with a keynote from Dr. Thomas Sterling, Executive Associate Director and Chief Scientist at CREST. Presentations began the following morning covering topics focused on I/O for Exascale systems and Enterprise applications and included interest areas such as distributed computing, storage and data access and data analysis applications.”