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Ionir: Combating Data Gravity with Kubernetes Native Storage and Data Management Platform

NEW YORK — March 10, 2021 — ionir today announced expanded availability of its Kubernetes native storage platform. By eliminating complexity in Kubernetes data and storage management, ionir said it empowers customers to achieve a “Kubernetes Everywhere” vision, speeding digital transformation and cutting IT costs. “Based on a simple yet revolutionary concept, ionir gives data […]

HPC Predictions 2021: Quantum Beyond Qubits; the Rising Composable and Memory-Centric Tide; Neural Network Explosion; 5G’s Slow March

Annual technology predictions are like years: some are better than others. Nonetheless, many provide useful insight and serve as the basis for worthwhile discussion. Over the last few months we received a number of HPC and AI predictions for 2021, here are the most interesting and potentially valid. Let’s check in 12 months from now […]

The Dell Technologies HPC Community Interviews: 2 Dell Distinguished Engineers Talk Compute Optimization and Extreme Scaling Challenges

In this interview, we speak with Garima Kochbar and Michael Pittaro, distinguished engineers at the Dell EMC HPC & AI Innovation Lab, which designs solutions at the leading edge of emerging technologies. Both of them are active with the Dell Technologies HPC Community, both share the latest advances from the lab with community participants and […]

WekaIO and Rancher Labs in Alliance to Simplify Kubernetes Deployments

CAMPBELL, Calif. – December 16, 2020 – WekaIO (Weka), specializing in high-performance and scalable NVMe-optimized file storage, today announced that Weka File System (WekaFS), with its Kubernetes Container Storage Interface (CSI) plug-in, has completed interoperability testing with Rancher Labs’ Kubernetes management platform. Together, the companies will offer enterprises an integrated, end-to-end tested solution for DataOps. […]

HPE Launches HPC-as-a-Service via Greenlake Cloud Platform

HPE this morning announced an HPC-as-a-service offering that sits at the confluence of two well-established market trends: broadening adoption of HPC in the enterprise, and accelerating demand for cloud-based HPC. The pay-per-use HPE GreenLake cloud services for HPC runs on-premises or in a colocation facility and is designed to avoid the complexity and cost of […]

‘Let’s Talk Exascale’: Storing and Managing Exa-class Data Volumes

In this new edition of “Let’s Talk Exascale” from the Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project, the ECP’s Scott Gibson talks with Jim Ahrens of Los Alamos National Laboratory about the project’s data and visualization portfolio. As Ahrens said in this interview, “We can compute much faster than we can save and store data these […]

Lenovo Launches Storage Array, Data Management Solutions

Lenovo Data Center Group today launched edge-core-cloud data management solutions with a single set of tools and capabilities. Part of the Lenovo DM Series of storage systems, the ThinkSystem DM5100F is designed to brings high-performance, low-latency all-NVMe storage for analytics, AI deployments and accelerated access to data.  The  DM Series now includes AWS S3 object support, […]

HPC-Scale Data Management for the Enterprise That’s Easier and More Cost-Efficient than NAS

In this sponsored post, Shailesh Manjrekar, Head of AI and Strategic Alliances, WekaIO, discusses how WekaFS is designed to enable organizations to maximize the full value of their high-powered IT investments – compute, networking and storage. The latest evolution of Weka technology includes new features designed to deliver ease-of-management and performance, at any scale, with a unified global namespace from flash to object storage to the cloud.

At SC20: DDN Installs 30 SFA18K Series HPC Storage Hardware for Fugaku

DDN, the AI and data management software and hardware specialist, today announced its SFA18K Series has been adopted as the second-tier storage system for the supercomputer Fugaku, named today the world’s most powerful supercomputing by Top500. Fugaku is in joint development with RIKEN Center for Computational Science and Fujitsu Limited, aiming to start operation in 2021. […]

At SC20: Penguin Computing Unveils HPC, AI & Analytics, Cloud and Data Solutions

Penguin Computing today announces a series of solutions and four technology practices designed to help organizations modernize their enterprises with emerging technologies and software-defined architectures for data-intensive, HPC, AI, and cloud-native applications, according to the company. For an interview with Penguin Chief Strategy Officer Matt Jacobs on this news, see this recent interview. Penguin Computing Technology […]