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Mellanox Shipping Spectrum Open Ethernet 25/50/100 Gigabit Switch

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Today Mellanox announced that its Spectrum 10, 25, 40, 50 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet switches are now shipping. According to the company, Mellanox is the first vendor to deliver comprehensive end-to-end 10, 25, 40, 50 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet data center connectivity solutions.

GENCI to Collaborate with IBM in Race to Exascale

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Today GENCI announced a collaboration with IBM aimed at speeding up the path to exascale computing. “The collaboration, planned to run for at least 18 months, focuses on readying complex scientific applications for systems under development expected to achieve more than 100 petaflops, a solid step forward on the path to exascale. Working closely with supercomputing experts from IBM, GENCI will have access to some of the most advanced high performance computing technologies stemming from the rapidly expanding OpenPOWER ecosystem.”

KTH in Sweden Moves to EDR 100Gb/s InfiniBand

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Today Mellanox announced its EDR 100Gb/s InfiniBand solutions have been selected by the KTH Royal Institute of Technology for use in their PDC Center for High Performance Computing. Mellanox’s robust and flexible EDR InfiniBand solution offers higher interconnect speed, lower latency and smart accelerations to maximize efficiency and will enable the PDC Center to achieve world-leading data center performance across a variety of applications, including advanced modeling for climate changes, brain functions and protein-drug interactions.

Supermicro Deploys Sango Supercomputer at OIST in Japan

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Today Super Micro announced the deployment of a new supercomputer in Japan at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) supporting scientists and researchers focused on discovery and innovation in the life, physical and environmental sciences.

Chips Evolve for Data Intensive Niches

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“Data centric workloads are growing in importance in high-performance computing and, in an industry that has been dominated by a handful of technologies for several years, this has led users to look for new technologies which better suit such jobs. The demand now is for low power, high memory, and I/O-intensive solutions, so there is a growing niche which can be addressed by solutions which are less focused on Flops performance.”

Advancing HPC with Collaboration & Co-design

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In this special guest feature from Scientific Computing World, Tom Wilkie reports on two US initiatives for future supercomputers, announced at the ISC in Frankfurt in July.

MVAPICH User Group Returns to Ohio Aug. 19-21

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The MVAPICH team has posted their agenda for the 3rd annual MVAPICH User Group (MUG) meeting. Sponsored by Mellanox and the Ohio Supercomputer Center, MUG will take place August 19-21 in Columbus, Ohio, USA.

New UCX Network Communication Framework for Next-Gen Programming Models

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UCX is a collaboration between industry, laboratories, and academia to create an open-source production grade communication framework for HPC applications. “The path to Exascale, in addition to many other challenges, requires programming models where communications and computations unfold together, collaborating instead of competing for the underlying resources. In such an environment, providing holistic access to the hardware is a major component of any programming model or communication library. With UCX, we have the opportunity to provide not only a vehicle for production quality software, but also a low-level research infrastructure for more flexible and portable support for the Exascale-ready programming models.”

Video: RDMA Container Support

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In this video from the 2015 OFS Workshop, Liran Liss from Mellanox presents: RDMA Container Support.

Mellanox EDR 100Gb/s InfiniBand Gains Momentum

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Today Mellanox announced the growing industry-wide adoption of its end-to-end EDR 100Gb/s InfiniBand solutions.