Livermore Fires Up Catalyst – a Big Data Supercomputer

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Catalyst2Today Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in partnership with Intel and Cray announced a unique HPC cluster that will serve research scientists at all three institutions and provide a proving ground for new HPC and Big Data technologies and architectures.

As the name implies, Catalyst aims to accelerate HPC simulation and big data innovation, as well as collaborations between the three institutions,” said Matt Leininger, deputy of Advanced Technology Projects for LLNL. “The partnership between Intel, Cray, and LLNL allows us to explore different approaches for utilizing large amounts of high performance non-volatile memory in HPC simulation and Big Data analytics.”


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