2013 HPC Market Update: A Year of Contradictions

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“We will describe the company’s newly updated Worldwide HPC Total Market Model and Forecast. With Intel up, server vendors down, and end users everywhere in-between, what does the HPC market really look like? What happens with the number one server vendor has a bad year, while the number three server vendor has a good one? And what do we make of HPC storage, the 3.4 Billion Euro ($4.6 Billion) growth market that no one seems to want? Intersect360 Research has the comprehensive answer, including the current and forecast effects of cloud, big data, and the ultrascale market.”

How Gompute Provides HPC on Demand

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“With over 10 years’ of experience working with industrial clients, providing solutions and services to the IT and Engineering communities, as well as advisory functions to C-level execs, Gompute delivers a collaborative and highly productive work environment for geographically distributed engineering teams.”

Register Now for ISC Cloud and ISC Big Data Conferences

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Registration is now open for the 2014 ISC Cloud and ISC Big Data Conferences which will be held this fall in Heidelberg, Germany.

HPC Analyst Crossfire from ISC’14

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In this video from ISC’14, Addison Snell from Intersect360 Research moderates the conference closing session with HPC Analyst Crossfire. Panelists include: Michael Resch (HLRS), Yoon Ho (Rolls-Royce), Jean-Marc Denis (Bull), and Brian Connors (IBM).

Applications for the DEEP and DEEP-ER Projects

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“To evaluate the DEEP concept and to prove its programmability, selected applications are ported to the DEEP system. They serve to test the system, to compare its performance with respect to standard architectures, and even to propose improvements to the system’s hardware and software.”

Video: Mellanox Announces HPC-X Toolkit to Interconnect Your Future

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The Mellanox HPC-X Scalable Toolkit is a comprehensive MPI / OpenSHMEM / PGAS / UPC tool suite for high performance computing environments. “HPC-X enables you to rapidly deploy and deliver maximum application performance without the complexity and costs of licensed third-party tools and libraries,” said Scot Schultz, director of HPC and technical computing at Mellanox. “Users can now solve their most complex problems in reduced time and scale their solutions more efficiently.”

Announcing the AppliedMicro X-Gene ARM 64b

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In this video from ISC’14, Steve Conway from IDC introduces the Exhibitor Innovation Forum and it’s first speaker, Gaurav Singh from Applied Micro.

Video: Numascale Big Memory Solutions from Transtec

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In this video from ISC’14, Einar Rustad from Numascale describes the company’s innovative solution for combining multiple servers into an aggregated compute resource with extremely large memory capacity. As an HPC solution provider, Transtec delivers innovative technologies like this to customers seeking supported solutions.

Panasas Showcases ActiveStor 16 with PanFS 6.0 at ISC’14

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“The hybrid ActiveStor 16 system blends cost efficient disk-based storage with additional flash capacity and metadata performance, making the platform an optimal choice for PanFS 6.0 with RAID 6+ data protection. Depending on configuration, ActiveStor 16 ships with up to 122.4 TB of capacity per 4U enclosure, providing more than 1.2 PB per rack. In production, ActiveStor 16 will achieve up to 150 GB per second data throughput with capacity that scales beyond 12 PB in a single file system. Manageability is simple and initial systems can be deployed in less than 10 minutes.”

Docker for HPC: Multiple Information Layers for Cluster Management

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In this video from ISC’14, Christian Kniep from Bull presents: Understand Your Cluster by Overlaying Multiple Information Layers. Kniep is using Docker technology in a novel way to ease the administration of InfiniBand networks.