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Dell Bumps Up GPU Computing with PowerEdge C4130

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This week Dell unveiled the PowerEdge C4130. As an incredibly GPU dense and flexible HPC-focused rack server, the PowerEdge C4130 is the only Intel Xeon E5-2600v3 1U server to offer up to four GPUs/accelerators.

Review: Dell PowerEdge VRTX Appliance

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Designed specifically for remote and small office environments, the Dell PowerEdge VRTX Appliance, which is also based on Intel Xeon processors, integrates servers, storage, networking and management in a single compact chassis with office-optimized dimensions, acoustics and security.

Designing a new class of racing boat with HPC

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Emirates Team New Zealand needed a high-performance computing (HPC) environment to design a new class of multihull boats for the 2013 America’s Cup competition. The HPC horsepower was essential to design and build two massive 72-foot catamarans for racing in the Louis Vuitton Cup challenger selection series and the America’s Cup finals.

Mellanox Achieves World-Record ANSYS Performance

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Today Mellanox announced world-record performance for ANSYS Fluent 15.0.7, exceeding previous results submitted by more than 25 percent.

Ancillary Events & Special Booth Sessions at SC14

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SC14 is world’s largest gathering of HPC professionals, and the smart money is on the organizations that leverage the show for their own gatherings, meetups, special booth sessions, and user groups.

NCSA Relies on HPC to Help Manufacturers Gain a Competitive Edge

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The National Center for Super Computing Applications (NCSA) Private Sector Program has built a readily accessible, HPC system to help manufacturing and engineering companies increase their competitiveness. NCSA’s client list reads like a Who’s Who of Tier One manufacturers.

Dell | Terascala Beef Up Lustre-Powered HSS Storage Appliance

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Today Terascala announced updates to the Dell | Terascala HPC Storage Solution (HSS), a high performance computing system that helps customers manage the influx of data in technical computing environments.

Comparing Haswell Processors for HPC Applications

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Over at the Dell Blog, Garima Kochhar has posted a performance evaluation of four Haswell processor models (Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 Product Family) comparing them for performance and energy efficiency on HPC applications.

Cray, Dell, Extoll, IBM & Nvidia to Develop Pilots for Human Brain Project

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This week the Jülich Supercomputing Centre announced it is leading the creation of the Human Brain Project’s High Performance Computing (HPC) Platform.

Dell and Terascala Power Child-cancer Research at NCI

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Today Dell, Terascala and TGen announced a collaboration on state-of-the-art computing for the National Cancer Institute (NCI).