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The Evolution of HPC Storage: More Choices Yields More Decisions

[SPONSORED CONTENT] The past few years have brought many changes into the HPC storage world, both with technology like non-volatile memory express (NVMe) or persistent memory, and the growth of software defined storage solutions. Gone are the days when IBM Spectrum Scale (secretly, we know we all still call it GPFS) or Lustre were the only real choices in the market. In retrospect, the choice was easy: you picked one of the two and away you went.  And nobody ever wondered if they made the right choice.   

AIC Launches High Density 4U JBOD  

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., July 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — AIC Inc., a provider of enterprise storage and server solutions, announced the launch of J4078-02-04X, an ultra-high density 4U 78-bay JBOD enclosure. This new JBOD supports 24G SAS and targets such workloads as virtualization, enterprise backup storage, cold and warm data storage. AIC J4078-02-04X is a […]

Micron: DDR5 Server DRAM Now Available

BOISE, Idaho, July 06, 2022 — Memory and storage company Micron Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: MU), today announced the availability of Micron DDR5 server DRAM in support of industry qualification of next-generation Intel and AMD DDR5 server and workstation platforms. Micron said the move to DDR5 memory enables up to an 85 percent increase in system […]

insideHPC’s Exclusive ISC 2022 Video Interviews

Check out our exclusive video interviews from the ISC 2022 conference! You can find them on the right side of our home page. They include: AMD – An update on the EPYC CPUs and Instinct GPUs powering the new no. 1 supercomputer, Frontier, which is also the first HPC system to exascale-certified, along with the […]

Pure Storage Introduces FlashBlade//S for Unstructured Data and Application Growth

Los Angeles – June 8, 2022 — Today at Pure//Accelerate techfest22, data storage technology and services company Pure Storage announced the FlashBlade//S family of products with what the company described as a new modular architecture built on  co-designed hardware and software. “The new platform leverages a nearly unlimited scalable metadata architecture, offering more than double […]

StorONE: Single Platform Integrates HDDs into NVMe-oF

NEW YORK – June 7, 2022 – Today, StorONE said it is the first company to enable hard disk drive (HDD) connectivity to NVMe-oF infrastructures, “dramatically reducing the cost of an NVMe solution by 10X or more,” according to the company. “Up to now, NVMe-oF was an infrastructure for all-flash arrays, and archiving less-active data […]

AWS Launches Storage-Optimized EC2 Instances (I4i) Powered by Intel Xeon Scalable (Ice Lake) Processors

April 27, 2022 — Amazon Web Services has launched new new I4i instances powered by the latest generation Intel Xeon Scalable (Ice Lake) Processors with an all-core turbo frequency of 3.5 GHz. The company said The instances offer up to 30 TB of NVMe storage using AWS Nitro SSD devices that are custom-built by AWS, and are […]

Qumulo Launches ‘Cloud Now’ Program with 1 Free Petabyte of Storage

SEATTLE – Apr. 25, 2022 – Qumulo, a high performance data storage and management company, today unveiled “Cloud Now,” a new program that offers cloud builders the ability to create and test up to one petabyte (PB) of multi-cloud file storage at no cost*. As the only multi-cloud file platform able to run massive data […]

@HPCpodcast: HPC Storage Rock Star Gary Grider Talks How We Got Here and Where We’re Going

http://orionx.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/021@HPCpodcas_Storage-with-Gary-Grider_20220420.mp3 Shahin and I are in violent agreement: if you’re interested in high performance storage, if major milestone in the development of HPC storage technology over the last 30-plus years interests you, if you want a peek at future forward leaps in HPC storage technology, then this is an @HPCpodcast episode for you. Our special […]

@HPCpodcast: What’s New in HPC-class Storage and a New Feature: Top of the News

Join us for this episode – episode 20, be it noted – of the @HPCpodcast. It includes a new segment, Top of The News, offering a look at the top HPC developments of the week. Our discussion features federal funding for PsiQuantum and Global Foundries’ quantum computing research in upstate New York, along with AMD’s proposed acquisition of Pensando and Fujitsu’s new HPC cloud offerings that includes supercomputing technology used in the world’s most powerful HPC system, Fugaku.