Dell’s New High Density Server a House of Kepler

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Nvidia’s Geoff Ballew writes that Dell’s new line of high-density PowerEdge servers are designed for a range of high-volume, enterprise HPC, Big Data” and hosting applications. The new systems will support Nvidia’s new Tesla K20 GPU accelerators, which are based on the Kepler architecture.

The PowerEdge C8000 series will initially ship with Fermi-based Tesla M2090 GPUs. Future systems will offer the next-generation Tesla K20 GPUs – the same GPUs that will power supercomputers such as the world-leading Titan system at Oak Ridge National Labs, the Blue Waters system at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the Stampede system at the Texas Advanced Computing Center.

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