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Altair One Cloud Platform Built for Collaborative Design & Development

Modeling-simulation software vendor Altair today announced GA of new features in Altair One, an integrated platform combining the company’s entire product suite and HPC capabilities. Designed to lower barriers between computer-aided engineering (CAE) and data analytics, according to the company, Altair One is built to be a unified development environment and offers multi-disciplinary teams “the on-demand […]

Red Hat Announces New OpenShift DevOps Features

RALEIGH, N.C. — May 3, 2021 — Open source solutions provider Red Hat, Inc. today announced GA of OpenShift GitOps and OpenShift Pipelines, new features of the Red Hat OpenShift enterprise Kubernetes platform. These capabilities are intended to help organizations reduce friction between development and operations teams by streamlining application development and deployment across hybrid cloud environments. DevOps […]

Supermicro AMD A+ Servers Meeting the HPC Challenge

As a result of the high demand for HPC, we’re seeing private and public sector organizations pursue hardware solutions architected with innovative high performance and high efficiency server technology. Hardware vendors that develop and offer end-to-end green computing solutions for use in the data center – HPC, AI, cloud computing, enterprise IT, big data, IoT, and embedded markets – are primed to reap the benefits of this upswing in demand.

IBM Launches Storage for Data Management across Hybrid Clouds

IBM has announced innovations across its storage product line designed to improve management of data across complex hybrid cloud environments with the goal of improving data availability and resilience. The company announced plans to launch container-native software defined storage (SDS), IBM Spectrum Fusion, in the second half of 2021 designed to combine IBM’s parallel file system […]

Super-expensive Supercomputers: UK Met Office in £1B+ Deal for Microsoft Weather System; $3B System in China on Way

As widely reported in February, the UK Met Office and Microsoft have come to an agreement to provision a £1.2 billion (over 10 years) supercomputer the Met Office said will be the world’s most powerful weather and climate forecasting system. The agreement, announced on Earth Day, will be in the top 25 of the Top500 […]

At Virtual Nvidia GTC: Wednesday’s Sessions on HPC and AI at Scale

Here’s an overview of HPC-related sessions at Nvidia’s GTC virtual conference today. Note that recording of these sessions can be accessed by conference attendees (registration is free). Accelerating Large-Scale AI and HPC in the Cloud – 2-2:40 pm ET This session looks at Microsoft Azure’s NVIDIA A100-based VM instances for machine learning, deep learning and […]

Quantum Computing Inc. Announces Ready-to-Run Quantum Optimization on AWS

LEESBURG, Va., April 13, 2021 — Quantum Computing Inc. (OTCQB: QUBT) (QCI) today announced that QCI’s Qatalyst constrained optimization is now available as a Software as a Service (SaaS) on Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), for both classical and quantum computers. The SaaS service eliminates the need for complex quantum programming. It empowers subject matter experts (SMEs) to […]

Nvidia Jumps into Data Center CPUs, Also Launches DPUs, GPUs and DGX Superpod for HPC and AI

Nvidia announced a slew of new products today on the first day of its annual GTC conference, including a first-time foray into data center CPU that has pushed Intel stock prices down and Nvidia shares up. Nvidia’s new “Grace” CPU, the company’s first CPU for the data center, is an Arm-based chip that the company […]

Cloudera and NVIDIA Accelerate Data Analytics and AI in the Cloud

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 12, 2021 — Cloudera, (NYSE: CLDR), the enterprise data cloud company, today announced that Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) will integrate NVIDIA RAPIDS-accelerated Apache Spark 3.0 libraries, intended to enable enterprises to accelerate data pipelines and improve performance of data and ML workflows. With the release earlier this year of Applied ML […]

TYAN Uses 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Chips for AI and Cloud Data Centers

Newark, Calif. – April 6, 2021 – TYAN, a server platform design manufacturer, and MiTAC Computing Technology Corporation subsidiary, today introduced the  3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processor-based server platforms featuring built-in AI acceleration, enhanced security, and PCIe Gen4 support for the most demanding workloads in cloud, enterprise, AI and HPC fields. “Thanks to new […]