In this video from the HPC Advisory Council European Conference 2013, Addison Snell from Intersect360 Research presents: High Performance Computing Trends for 2013. This presentation is an overview of the current important trends in HPC, based on the latest end-user research studies and market forecasts. Topics include accelerator adoption, the role of HPC in Big […]
Today Cray announced a new Hadoop solution that combines supercomputing technologies with an “enterprise-strength” approach to Big Data analytics. Available later this month, Cray cluster supercomputers for Hadoop will pair Cray CS300 systems with the Intel Distribution for Apache Hadoop. More and more organizations are expanding their usage of Hadoop software beyond just basic storage […]
Today Intel announced the “first converged HPC and Big Data plaform” with the new Intel Enterprise Edition for Lustre. Paired with Chroma storage management tools from Whamcloud as well as a new adaptor for the Intel Distribution for Apache Hadoop, the new offering provides enterprise-class reliability combined with HPC performance for Big Data applications. Enterprise […]
In this slidecast, Scott Lasica from Rogue Wave Software describes how the company helps its customers meet the challenges of programming at extreme scale. Developing parallel, data-intensive applications is hard. We make it easier. Rogue Wave works with many scientists performing cutting-edge research and solving Grand Challenge class problems at labs and supercomputer facilities around […]
Over at Wired Magazine, James Bamford looks at the $2 billion datacenter in Utah that the NSA plans to bring online in September. Given the facility’s scale and the fact that a terabyte of data can now be stored on a flash drive the size of a man’s pinky, the potential amount of information that […]
In this podcast, Jeff Denworth from DataDirect Networks introduces the company’s new President, Joe Cowan. As a former member of the DDN board, Cowan brings a wealth of experience in the enterprise, a space where DataDirect Networks hopes to grow with its Big Data solutions. Read the Full Story * Download the MP3 * Subscribe on […]
Over at the Texas Advanced Computing Center, Aaron Dubrow writes that researchers are using a specialized cluster at TACC to do experimental Hadoop-style studies on a current production system. This system offers researchers a total of 48, eight-processor nodes on TACC’s Longhorn cluster to run Hadoop in a coordinated way with accompanying large-memory processors. A […]
In this video from the TEDxCERN event, Ian Foster takes us on a journey of Big Process for Big Data, with a call to action for the kind of collaborative processes we need.
In this slidecast, Scott Gnau from Teradata Labs presents: Teradata Intelligent Memory. The introduction of Teradata Intelligent Memory allows our customers to exploit the performance of memory within Teradata Platforms, which extends our leadership position as the best performing data warehouse technology at the most competitive price,” said Scott Gnau, president, Teradata Labs. “Teradata Intelligent […]
In this video from the 2013 HPC User Forum, John Hengeveld from Intel presents: Big Data Use Cases – The Size of the Data does not define Big Data. Download the slides (PDF) or check out the HPC User Forum Video Gallery.