In this video from ISC’14, Shen Weidong from Sugon describes the company’s liquid-cooled “personal supercomputer” prototype designed to run in office environments. “The PHPC300 has 12 blades. Each blade is a sealed box with (3M Novec) liquid in it with a boiling point of about 50 degrees Celsius. So the liquid near the CPU will evaporate and then be circulated to a condenser where it is turned back into a liquid. We can use this technology in China to achieve a PUE of 1.05.”
“The Intel Enterprise Edition for Lustre software unleashes the performance and scalability of the Lustre parallel file system for HPC workloads, including technical ‘big data’ applications common within today’s enterprises. It allows end-users that need the benefits of large–scale, high bandwidth storage to tap the power and scalability of Lustre, with the simplified installation, configuration, and management features provided by Intel Manager for Lustre software, a management solution purpose-built by the Lustre experts at Intel for the Lustre file system.”
In this video from ISC’14, Geoff Lyon from CoolIT Systems describes the company’s innovative liquid cooling systems for HPC datacenters. “CoolIT is featuring the full spectrum of DCLC solutions which can be configured to meet a range of performance, density and efficiency requirements. On display will be the Liquid-to-Air AHx and the Liquid-to-Liquid CHx systems in 45U, 25U and 12U arrangements. The Rack DCLC product range supports ultra-high density data center designs with blade and other multi-node chassis servers.”
In this video from ISC’14, Steve Branton from Asetek describes a series of high profile supercomputing installations that show the growing momentum of Asetek liquid cooling in the HPC market. “Asetek’s liquid cooling innovations for HPC and data centres address key European issues of high energy costs, the need for “green” technology and the importance of waste energy reuse.” said André Sloth Eriksen, Founder and CEO of Asetek.
“The Weizmann Institute replaced Moab with PBS Professional to manage a 3,096-core HP cluster shared among hundreds of users. The transition process was easy, thanks to Altair’s excellent customer services and support. Now, the Institute enjoys higher cluster usage rates and greater productivity from their award-winning scientists.”
In this video from ISC’14, David Brooks from Univa discusses how the workload and resource management software layer can drastically improve ROI by boosting utilization as well as productivity. At the conference, Univa announced a collaboration with German IT service provider CPU 24/7 as well as certified integration with Schlumberger’s ECLIPSE reservoir simulation software.
In this video from ISC’14, David Lecomber discusses new energy optimization programming tools from Allinea Software. “Our developer-centric tool, Allinea MAP, will allow scientific code developers to focus energy optimization down into the source code — making changes to the application to drive faster performance and lower energy consumption at the same time.”