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Qumulo Launches AWS Quick Start for Qumulo Cloud Q

SEATTLE – Jan. 12, 2022 – Qumulo, maker of file data storage and management for hybrid cloud environments, today announced the availability of AWS Quick Start for Qumulo Cloud Q. This new offering, running on Amazon Web Services (AWS), accelerates getting started with Qumulo for both trial and enterprise deployments. The new AWS Quick Start […]

AMD Announces GA of New AWS EC2 Hpc6a Instances

AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today GA of Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2 Hpc6a instances based on the AMD EPYC CPU, built for high performance computing (HPC) workloads in the cloud. AWS pre-announced Hpc6a last November. The instances deliver 100 Gbps networking with 96 third-generation AMD EPYC processor (Milan) cores with 384 GB RAM, according to the company. […]

NREL to Test Software-Defined Smart Grid AI Chip Developed by NVIDIA and Utilidata

PROVIDENCE, RI – December 16, 2021 – NVIDIA and grid-edge software company Utilidata said today they are developing a software-defined smart grid chip powered by NVIDIA’s AI platform and embedded in smart meters. The joint effort is designed to enhance grid resiliency, integrate distributed energy resources (DERs) — including solar, storage, and electric vehicles (EVs) […]

@HPCpodcast: Quantum Computing Is on the Way to a $1B Market – Sooner Than You Might Think

Quantum computing is as eagerly anticipated a technology as there’s ever been. The scientific and Wall Street communities, to name just two market segments, can’t wait to get their hands on quantum systems able to handle workloads beyond the reach of classical HPC. In the meantime, the technology world waits impatiently while quantum R&D proceeds. […]

IBM Launches IBM Z and Cloud Modernization Center for Hybrid Cloud

ARMONK, N.Y., Dec. 8, 2021 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today unveiled the IBM Z and Cloud Modernization Center, a digital front door to tools, training, resources and ecosystem partners to help IBM Z clients accelerate the modernization of their applications, data and processes in an open hybrid cloud architecture. In the IBM Institute for Business Value study, “Application Modernization […]

Meta Picks AWS as Strategic AI Cloud Provider

Amazon Web Services has announced that Meta (formerly Facebook) has deepened its relationship with AWS as a strategic cloud provider, using AWS’s cloud infrastructure to complement its on-premises infrastructure, and will broaden its use of AWS compute, storage, databases, and security services for scale in the cloud. Meta said it will run third-party collaborations in […]

XTREME-D Launches S3-Compatible Distributed Object Cloud Storage and Roadmap for AXXE-L HPC as a Service

St. Louis, Nov. 17, 2021 – Award-winning Platform as a Service Provider XTREME-D today announced AXXE-L Cloud Storage, an S3-compatible distributed object storage service that offers high performance, erasure coding, end-to-end encryption, and a simple subscription-based consumption model with support for multiple environments. The company also announced new features for its flagship product, AXXE-L by […]

Penguin Announces GovPOD HPC/AI Cloud On-Demand for the Federal Government

Supercomputing 2021 – November 15, 2021 – Penguin Computing today announced GovPOD (Government Penguin On Demand) HPC/AI Cloud, built for federal government agencies featuring a software, hardware and management platform designed to eliminate performance, scalability, and security challenges associated with traditional cloud computing environments. GovPOD HPC/AI Cloud is designed to enable federal government customers to access a bare-metal, HPC […]

IBM Cloud Selects AMD EPYCs for Compute-Intensive Workloads

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Nov. 10, 2021 — AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced today that IBM Cloud has chosen 3rd Gen AMD EPYC processors to expand its bare metal service offerings designed to power customers’ demanding workloads and solutions. The new servers, featuring 128 cores, up to 4TB of memory and 10 NVMe drives per server, […]

Azure: HBv3 VMs for HPC up to 80% Faster with AMD Milan-X CPUs

Microsoft Azure has announced that a preview is now live for Azure HBv3 virtual machines powered by 3rd Gen AMD EPYC processors with AMD 3D V-cache, codenamed “Milan-X.” The processors significantly improve the performance, scaling efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of a variety of memory performance-bound workloads, such as CFD, explicit finite element analysis, computational geoscience, weather […]