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Liquid Computing Announces Federal Business

Liquid Computing Inc has formally announced the launch of Liquid Computing Federal Inc. The new federal branch will focus on meeting the needs of federal civilian, intelligence and defense markets. Former head of Sun Microsystems Federal, Tom Kreidler, has been named president of the new organization. I always envisioned that the computing and communications industries […]

Unique Datacenters

ComputerWorld has an interesting article about building data centers within unique environments and the challenges they face in doing so. These include churches, places like the artic circle and within the mountain fortress that serves as the main technical facility for NORAD. There are some interesting notes about the types of problems one faces remodeling […]

SGI's Liquid Cooled ICE

In order to address the growing problem of efficiently managing heat in a data center, SGI has engineered a new cooling system for their Altix ICE 8200 blade server series. The system includes four chilled water heat exchangers on the inside of the exhaust door. The goal is to return air to the data center […]

Liquid Computing to offer Scali MPI

HPCwire is carrying a release from HPC hardware startup Liquid Computing about its new partnership with Scali Scali and Liquid Computing announced an OEM agreement supporting Scali MPI Connect on Liquid Computing’s LiquidIQ server. Scali MPI Connect is a high performance, scalable and fully supported implementation of the industry standard Message Passing Interface (MPI) which […]

Liquid posts stream results

Canadian-based Liquid Computing is announcing today that its LiquidIQ server has demonstrated world leading results for the STREAM Benchmark for 4 socket Second-Generation AMD Opteron processor-based servers. Using the latest AMD Opteron processors Model 8220 from AMD, LiquidIQ’s Compute Modules can provide more than 20,000 Megabytes per second on all of the STREAM Benchmark Bandwidth […]

Liquid database partnership

Liquid Computing announced last week that it has been working since January with Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Computer Science in Nova Scotia to advance the state of the art in parallel processing for very large databases: The partnership project…has already demonstrated the dramatic performance advantages of applying new computing architectures to data warehousing problems. …“We […]

Liquid Computing reaches hard with HPC Challenge results

I’m happy to see Liquid talking publicly about performance results on the HPCC benchmarks. But their marketing seems unnecessarily aggressive and a little too enthusiastic. The title of their press release is “Liquid Computing throws down the gauntlet with HPC Challenge results,” subtitled “LiquidIQ beats Cray XT3’s posted latency performance.” They go on to cite […]

Liquid Computing at the AHPCRC

Liquid Computing is announcing today its first customer acceptance of the LiquidIQ platform. The system was placed at the Army High Performance Computing Research Center (AHPCRC). No details in the release on the configuration (if you’re a reader with details, let me know). From Liquid’s web site: Liquid Computing Inc. is first to deliver a […]

Liquid Computing

I’m very happy to see a new crop of hardware vendors popping up that are doing new things. Companies like SiCortex and Liquid Computing. Mind you I’m not assessing the technology (yet: but I do have in depth assessments of these offerings in the works), I’m just glad that somebody out there is doing more […]

Call for Workshop Submissions: ISC High Performance 2015


Today the ISC High Performance conference announced that it will debut full-day and half-day workshops on Thursday, July 16, 2015, which is the last day of next year’s event.