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Chip Geopolitics: If China Invades, Make Taiwan ‘Unwantable’ by Destroying TSMC, Military Paper Suggests

US military planners are taking notice of a suggestion by two military scholars calling for the destruction of semiconductor foundry company Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), whose fabs produce advanced microprocessors used in HPC and AI, in the event China invades the island nation A news story in today’ edition of Data Center Times cites […]

Atos HPC Software Suites

This whitepaper from our friends over at Atos explains the main features  and functionalities of the Atos HPC Software Suites and shares the company’s vision for the significant evolutions coming next in the HPC software arena.

BIG COMPUTE 2021 State of Cloud HPC Report

Rescale’s role as an intelligent cloud automation platform means the company has a unique vantage point of how R&D-driven organizations are adopting cloud. This inaugural report includes insights from over 300  organizations, running 680+ applications, on each of the major cloud providers. Additionally, the report  incorporates survey responses and analytics from leading HPC practitioners as well as inputs from supercomputing hardware and software partners.

HPC Buyers Guide

This ebook from our friends over at Rescale, shows that by adopting a platform solution and retiring the fixed capacity, on-premises infrastructure model, companies can significantly reduce capital expenditures, dramatically increase productivity, and develop next-generation innovative products at a pace that surpasses their competition.

HPC Cost Modeling

This ebook from our friends over at Rescale, focuses on why the historical methodology for determining cost, price per core hour is at best incapable of providing effective cost optimization for HPC workloads. At worst, it could increase your overall cost of ownership and slow innovation and productivity. Assessing the cost of your HPC practice […]

How Shearwater Technology quadrupled its capabilities with PSSC Labs

In this case study whitepaper, PSSC Labs, provider of custom, on-premise high performance computing HPC systems designed to meet clients’ unique enterprise computing challenges, shows how an on-premise HPC cluster can take your business to the next level.

The Graphcore Second Generation IPU

Our friends over at Graphcore, the U.K.-based startup that launched the Intelligence Processing Unit (IPU) for AI acceleration in 2018, has released a new whitepaper introducing the IPU-Machine. This second-generation platform has greater processing power, more memory and built-in scalability for handling extremely large parallel processing workloads. This paper will explores the new platform and assess its strengths and weaknesses compared to the growing cadre of potential competitors.

10 Questions to Ask When Starting With AI

In this insideHPC Guide, our friends over at WEKA offer 10 important questions to ask when starting with AI, specifically planning for success beyond the initial stages of a project. Reasons given for these failures include not having a plan ahead of time, not getting executive or business leadership buy-in, or failing to find the proper team to execute the project. Chasing the hot technology trend without having a proper strategy often leads companies down the path of failure.

Things to Know When Assessing, Piloting, and Deploying GPUs

In this insideHPC Guide, our friends over at WEKA suggest that when organizations decide to move existing applications or new applications to a GPU-influenced system there are many items to consider, such as assessing the new  environment’s required components, implementing a pilot program to learn about the system’s future  performance, and considering eventual scaling to production levels.

Modern HPC and Big Data Design Strategies for Data Centers

This insideHPC Special Research Report provides an overview of what to consider when selecting an infrastructure capable of meeting the new workload processing needs. Tyan has a wide range of bare bones server and storage hardware solutions  available for organizations and enterprise customers.