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Cloud HPC: AMD Announces Amazon EC2 C6a Instance

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 16, 2022 — AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced the expansion of Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) AMD EPYC processor-based offerings with the general availability of compute optimized Amazon EC2 C6a instances. According to AWS, the C6a instances offer up to 15 percent better compute price/performance over previous generation C5a instances for a variety […]

IBM Announces IBM Z As-A-Service for Modernizing Hybrid Cloud Applications

ARMONK, N.Y., February 14, 2022 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced developments to help clients accelerate transformation with capabilities designed to modernize applications  across hybrid cloud environments. These include plans to deliver IBM Z as-a-service on IBM Cloud for development and test, as well as additional tools for developing hybrid applications. For the first time, developers will […]

@HPCpodcast: Cloud HPC is Hot – But Is It Right for Everything?

Growth of cloud HPC for several years has outpaced overall HPC market growth, and public cloud providers continually add the latest and greatest chips, interconnects, memory and software applications to their HPC menus. No doubt public cloud HPC is a great place for HPC experimentation and POC projects. But beyond that, what about making a big move to cloud HPC – which kinds of companies and workloads should go to the cloud and which should stay on-prem?

Google Cloud Chooses 3rd Gen AMD EPYC for HPC, EDA, CFD Workloads

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — February 10, 2022 — AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced that AMD EPYC processors will power the new C2D virtual machine offering from Google Cloud, bringing customers strong performance and compute power for high-performance (HPC) memory-bound workloads in areas like electronic design automation (EDA) and computational fluid dynamics (CFD). This announcement continues […]

Define Tech Ltd. and CloudCIX Ltd. to Support Genomics Research at 7 Universities in Ireland 

Galway, Ireland – Feb 1st, 2022: Define Tech, in partnership with CloudCIX, will establish a new cloud infrastructure, powered by open standards, to enable researchers at the SFI Centre for Research Training (CRT) in Genomics Data Science, to perform cutting edge research and data analytics across a range of modern genomics technologies. The new cloud platform will […]

Agnostiq Launches Orchestration Platform for Quantum and HPC

Toronto — January 26, 2022 — Agnostiq, Inc., a quantum computing SaaS startup, announced Covalent, an open-source workflow orchestration platform designed specifically for quantum computing and HPC technologies. Covalent aims to make quantum and high performance computing resources more accessible. “Covalent started out as an internal tool for our quantum algorithm research team.” says Agnostiq’s head […]

Intersect360 Research White Paper: Microsoft Azure Delivers HPC Now And Into The Future With AMD

[SPONSORED POST] Highlighted in this white paper by Intersect360 Research, the fastest growing provider of HPC cloud solutions has been Microsoft Azure. Azure’s momentum is based on completeness of services and solutions for HPC, and this is reflected in the loyalty of Azure users. Microsoft Azure has a greater proportion of its HPC users likely to increase their usage in the future. Meanwhile, in recent years, HPC has seen a new surge in compute from Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD). As both AMD and Azure have surged in HPC, Microsoft is combining both with its HBv3 instances, featuring AMD EPYC 7003 processors.

Hyperion Research: ‘Exceptional’ Global HPC Growth in 2021

Although many vendor-reported figures for the fourth quarter aren’t available yet, high performance computing (HPC) market analyst firm Hyperion Research said “it’s clear 2021 will be an exceptionally strong growth year for the worldwide HPC market,” according to CEO Earl Joseph. Based on 2021 growth over the prior-year quarters of 13.3 percent (first quarter), 23.9 […]

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. […]