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HP Sports AMD FirePro GPUs in ProLiant DL380 Gen9 Servers

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“Featuring the first AMD Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture specifically with compute workloads in mind, the AMD FirePro S9150 server GPU supports enhanced double precision floating point computation and breaks the 2.0 TFLOPS double precision barrier. With 16GB of GDDR5 memory and maximum power consumption of 235 watts, AMD FirePro S9150 server GPUs provide massive compute performance while helping maximize available power budgets.”

Mellanox Shows Record Performance with ConnectX-4 100Gb/s Interconnect Adapters

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Today Mellanox announced world-record performance on its ConnectX-4 EDR 100Gb/s InfiniBand adapters.

DDN Powers Fight Against Ebola at VBI

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Today DDN announced that the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute is using the company’s GRIScaler storage solutions to perform rapid, accurate Ebola outbreak modeling for the U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

NERSC Honors HPC Achievement Award Winners

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This week NERSC announced the winners of its third annual HPC Achievement Awards. The awards recognize NERSC users who have demonstrated an innovative use of HPC resources to solve a scientific problem or whose work has had an exceptional impact on scientific understanding or society.

Penguin Computing Launches Scyld ClusterWare for Hadoop

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Today Penguin Computing announced Scyld ClusterWare for Hadoop, adding greater capability to the company’s existing Scyld ClusterWare high performance computing cluster management solution.

CoolIT Systems Cites Growing Demand for Liquid Cooling

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Today CoolIT Systems announced 2014 financials and growing demand for the company’s Direct Contact Liquid Cooling technologies.

Cray XC30 Powers LS-DYNA at Stalprodukt

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Today Cray announced that Stalprodukt S.A., a leading global steel processor, purchased a Cray XC30 supercomputer for structural analysis modeling used in the testing of steel designs.

UMBC Powers Climate Research with Dell | Terascala HPC Storage

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Today Terascala announced that the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) HPC Facility is using the company’s software to manage Lustre-based parallel storage.

Pearl Hacks Event to Promotes Women Programmers

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RENCI is sponsoring this year’s Pearl Hacks, a two-day event designed to encourage college and high-school age women to develop their interest in technology.

Radio Free HPC on Lenovo’s Slipup with Superfish

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While Lenovo now scrambles into Damage Control mode in the wake of the Superfish scandal, the question for our readers is: how will this affect Lenovo’s ability to sell to the U.S. Federal supercomputing market?