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Video: Energy Secretary Moniz Announces 150 Petaflop Coral Supercomputers

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In this video, U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz announces two new High Performance Computing awards to put the nation on a fast-track to next generation exascale computing, which will help to advance U.S. leadership in scientific research and promote America’s economic and national security.

Announcing the 6th HPC Advisory Council Switzerland Conference 2015

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Today the HPC Advisory Council announced that the organization will host the 6th HPC Advisory Council Switzerland Conference 2015 in Lugano, from March 23rd to 25th, 2015.

Interview: Gilad Shainer on the Latest and Greatest from Mellanox

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At the recent SC14 conference in New Orleans, Rich Brueckner of insideHPC met up with Gilad Shainer to learn more about the latest InfiniBand technology advancements from Mellanox Technologies and the next generation of GPUDirect.

Is the US Back on the Road to Exascale?

Tom Wilkie, Scientific Computing World

“The significance of the Coral announcement goes far beyond the specialism of high-performance computing (HPC) into enterprise computing, where the technologies being developed for HPC could transform this much wider and financially more important sector of the economy, according to the members of the winning partnership of IBM, Nvidia, and Mellanox. ‘There are game-changing elements to what we are doing,’ Ken King, general manger of OpenPower Alliances at IBM, told Scientific Computing World.”

Largest European Bioinformatics Center Selects Mellanox InfiniBand

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Today Mellanox announced that the Center for Biological and Sequence Analysis (CBS) at the Risø Campus of Denmark Technical University (DTU) has selected Mellanox’s end-to-end FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand solution for the center’s new supercomputer, making Denmark a global leader in bioinformatics.

Mellanox Speeds InfiniBand at SC14

In this video from SC14, Gilad Shainer summarizes the latest InfiniBand technology advancements from Mellanox.

ConnectX-4 Adapter Enables End-to-End 100Gb/s Networking

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Today Mellanox announced the ConnectX-4 single/dual-port 100Gb/s Virtual Protocol Interconnect (VPI) adapter.

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.

Toshiba SC3000 Storage Platform Powered by Mellanox

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Toshiba’s SC3000 storage controllers utilize Mellanox’s ConnectX-3 40 Gigabit Ethernet NICs to provide fast access to storage.

An HPC Virtualization Update from VMware

Josh Simons

Over at the VMware CTO Office, Josh Simons writes that HPC efforts are stepping at the company with new staffing and some exciting InfiniBand performance improvements that could help make virtualization a widespread technology for high performance computing.