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AWS Announces Water Positive Commitment by 2030

Nov. 28, 2022 — LAS VEGAS– Today at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced it will be water positive (water+) by 2030, returning more water to communities than it uses in its direct operations. The company also announced its 2021 global water use efficiency (WUE) metric of 0.25 […]

Penguin Solutions Launches Cloud-Native HPC/AI Control Plane and Announces Partnership with Google Cloud

Fremont, Calif., – November 15, 2022 – Penguin Solutions, an SGH brand (Nasdaq: SGH) that provides HPC, AI, and IoT technologies for edge, core, and cloud, today launched Scyld Cloud Central control plane, a new cloud-native HPC/AI offering, and announced its partnership with Google Cloud. This unified solution for on-premises and cloud-based HPC/AI clusters will provide customers with simplified cluster deployment, streamlined […]

NVIDIA Partners With Azure to Build Massive Cloud AI Supercomputer

NVIDIA today announced a multi-year collaboration with Microsoft to build what the companies said will be one of the most powerful AI supercomputers in the world, powered by Microsoft Azure’s supercomputing infrastructure combined with NVIDIA GPUs, networking and stack of AI software to help enterprises train, deploy and scale AI. Azure’s cloud-based AI supercomputer includes […]

NVIDIA Announces Market Adoption of H100 GPUs and Quantum-2 Infiniband, including by Microsoft Azure

SC22, Dallas — NVIDIA today announced broad adoption of its next-generation H100 Tensor Core GPUs and Quantum-2 InfiniBand, including new offerings on Microsoft Azure cloud and more than 50 new partner systems for accelerating scientific discovery. NVIDIA partners described the new offerings at SC22, where the company released  updates to its cuQuantum, CUDA and BlueField DOCA acceleration libraries, […]

Rescale Teams with NVIDIA to Combine HPC and AI for Engineering in the Cloud

SAN FRANSCISCO, Nov. 9, 2022 — At the Big Compute 2022 Virtual Event, Rescale, maker of solutions for high performance computing built for the cloud to accelerate engineering innovation, today announced it is teaming with NVIDIA to integrate the NVIDIA AI platform into Rescale’s HPC-as-a-Service offering. The integration is designed to advance computational engineering simulation with AI […]

Agnostiq Announces Covalent Support for HPC on AWS

TORONTO, Nov. 9, 2022 — Agnostiq, Inc., a Toronto-based high-performance computing (HPC) startup, today announced a new release of its open-source workflow orchestration platform, Covalent, which now supports Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) resources such as AWS Lambda, Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), AWS Batch, and more. Covalent is […]

@HPCpodcast: SC Tags, the Tech Trade War and Scaling Up in the Cloud

With SC22 approaching we take a quick look at the taglines for the conference going back to SC14 (watch for the repeats!). How many do you remember? A short discussion of this year’s tag then moves on to  technology trade disputes between the U.S. and China and the impact they could have on scientific collaboration (our next episode will be an entire show on chip wars with a special guest, so watch this space).

AWS and Start-up TidalScale: Scaling Up in the Cloud

Amazon Web Services said in a blog post today that in partnership with start-up TidalScale it has taken on the problem of scaling up on the AWS cloud platform. The result of joint work between the two companies means AWS users “can now aggregate the CPUs, memory, network, interrupts, and storage of multiple AWS bare […]

HPE Introduces ProLiant Gen11 Servers for On-prem or via GreenLake As-a-Service

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) today announced new ProLiant Gen11 servers available for on-premises infrastructures or through HPE’s GreenLake as-a-service platform. The new servers are designed for compute- and data-intensive workloads, such as AI, machine learning, analytics, rendering, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and virtualization. The servers support several architectures, including 4th Generation AMD EPYC processors, […]

Aviatrix Launches CostIQ for Cloud Cost Monitoring

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 31, 2022 — Aviatrix, maker of Intelligent Cloud Networking, today announced CostIQ, which leverages distributed telemetry built into its cloud network to measure usage of shared cloud network resources by accountable cost centers. Enterprise business teams are under pressure to manage cloud spend and CostIQ delivers accurate chargeback or showback allocations […]