This Week in HPC: Big Deals Cascade in for Cray and IBM Commits $3 Billion in Chip Research

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In this episode of This Week in HPC, Michael Feldman and Addison Snell from Intersect360 Research discuss new big deal announcements from Cray and IBM’s new $3 Billion investment in Chip Research.

Video: Numascale Big Memory Solutions from Transtec

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In this video from ISC’14, Einar Rustad from Numascale describes the company’s innovative solution for combining multiple servers into an aggregated compute resource with extremely large memory capacity. As an HPC solution provider, Transtec delivers innovative technologies like this to customers seeking supported solutions.

Cray Wins $174 Million Contract For Trinity Supercomputer Based on Knights Landing

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Today Cray announced a $174 million deal to provide the NNSA with a next generation Cray XC supercomputer. As part of the Trinity procurement, the 15 Megawatt supercomputer will be based on Intel Knights Landing.

HPC, Cloud & Big Workflow: What’s New in Moab 8.0

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“This latest version of Moab underscores our commitment to innovation in the technical computing sectors,” said Rob Clyde, CEO at Adaptive Computing. “HPC’s powerful engine is at the core of extracting insights from big data, and these updates will enable enterprises to capitalize on HPC’s convergence with cloud and big data to garner faster insights for data-driven decisions.”

Inside the Liquid-cooled HP Apollo 8000 at ISC’14

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In this video from ISC’14, Nicolas Dube from HP describes the innovative cooling in the HP Apollo 8000 system for HPC. “Tailor-made for the HPC market, the Apollo Series combines a modular design with innovative power distribution and air- and liquid-cooling techniques for extreme performance at rack scale, providing up to four times more performance per square foot than standard rack servers.”

Video: Industrial Supercomputing, Why Do We Care?

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“NCSA has worked with more than one-third of the Fortune50, in sectors including manufacturing, oil and gas, finance, retail/wholesale, bio/medical, life sciences, astronomy, agriculture, technology, and more. NCSA’s Private Sector Program currently boasts 26 partners. PSP’s core mission is to help its partner community gain a competitive edge through expert use of modern, high-performance digital and human resources.”

Intel’s Eric Barton on the Need to Move Beyond Posix for Exascale IO

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In this video from ISC’14, Eric Barton from Intel describes the goals of the two-year FastForward Storage and IP Project, which the company wrapped up recently.

Bright Computing with New Capabilities at ISC’14

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In this video from ISC’14, David Maples discusses some of the many benefits you can expect when you use a unified, enterprise-grade software solution to manage all of your clusters. “From automated health checks to node provisioning at the push of a button, there’s a lot to be gained by using the right tool for the job.”

Xyratex/Seagate Update from ISC’14

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In this video from ISC’14, Torben Kling-Petersen describes the latest technology news from Xyratex. The company’s ClusterStor technology for Lustre storage has just landed a major win with Bull at DKRZ.

STFC Hartree Becomes Latest Intel Parallel Computing Center

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The STFC Hartree Centre in the UK is now an Intel Parallel Computing Center (IPCC).