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Pure Storage and Cohesity in Partnership to Deliver Rapid Recovery at Scale

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and SAN JOSE, Calif. – August 12, 2020 – Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG), the storage-as-a-service in a multi-cloud world vendor, and Cohesity, the modern data management company that simplifies back up and data management, announced a strategic partnership that brings to market Pure FlashRecover, Powered by Cohesity, designed to meet the most […]

Prying an Integrated HPC Cluster from Vendors’ Hands: ‘We Had to Force Them to Get into the Same Room’

Sometimes, vendors just won’t take customers’ money for a cluster no matter how hard the customer pleads. Last month, HPC technology strategist Ryan Quick, co-founder and principal at Providentia Worldwide consulting firm, told us that while vendors have technologies capable of delivering solutions across the stack, too often they have disconnects between business units that makes buying an integrated solution difficult, if not impossible. In this interview, Quick expands on those comments with problem scenarios and advice on handling vendors.

Kao Data Talks HPC-class Colocation Data Center Requirements in the UK’s ‘Innovation Corridor’

UK colocation provider Kao Data talks about the changing data center requirements of HPC organizations in the “Innovation Corridor,” between London and Cambridge. Kao Data Vice President Spencer Lamb talks with the late Rich Brueckner about his company’s adoption of hyperscalers’ infrastructure principles to offer state-of-the-art, high density data centers. For more insights from Kao […]

Unify Your Analytics, and Keep Your Data Where It Suits You

In this sponsored post, Joy King, VP, Vertica Product Management & Product Marketing, believes that we need to stop our fixation with “data in one place.” The days of the single data repository are behind us. If you try doing that, you’ll incur so much data management time and cost that you’ll squander the savings even before you even get to the analysis stage. To put it simply, the goal is to unify, analyze, and act, because predictive analytics and proactive action is the definition of business success.

NVMe over Fabrics and GPU Direct Storage Boost HPC and AI Edge Applications

In this special guest feature, Tim Miller, VP of Product Marketing at One Stop Systems (OSS), discuses how deploying edge HPC solutions – instead of data movement over relatively slow or unsecure networks to distant datacenters – provides significant benefits in cost, responsiveness and security. Real time decisions require sourcing and storing raw data, and converting it to actionable intelligence with high speed computing in the field close to the data source.

Inspur Launches Server for Mobile Liquid Cooling Cluster

Data center infrastructure provider Inspur Information has announced a plate liquid-cooling 2U 4-node server, the i24M5-LC, that the company said is optimized for large-scale water-cooling server data centers with PUE<1.2. Inspur said the i24M5-LC, built for HPC and cloud data centers, adopts a liquid cooling design based on....

Paradigm Change: Reinventing HPC Architectures with In-Package Optical I/O

This white paper from Ayar Labs, “Paradigm Change: Reinventing HPC Architectures with In-Package Optical I/O,” discusses an important innovation: reinventing HPC architectures with in-package optical I/O. The introduction of in-package optical I/O technology helps HPC centers accelerate the slope of compute progress needed to tackle ever-growing scientific problem sizes and HPC/AI convergence.

Video: VMware Talks GPU Virtualization, Sharing for AI/ML

In this video, Mike Adams, VMware’s Senior Director CPBU, AI/ML Market Development, talks with us about a new, integrated VMware vSphere 7 feature enabling “elastic infrastructure” on-demand for AI and machine learning. VMware vSphere Bitfusion is a result of VMware’s 2019 acquisition of Bitfusion, developer of virtualized hardware accelerators, including GPUs, used to improve performance of AI/ML workloads.

UC San Diego Center for Microbiome Innovation Breaks Data Bottlenecks

In this compelling use case provided by our friends over at HPC storage solution provider Panasas, we look at how the UC San Diego Center for Microbiome Innovation (CMI) got around a number of hurdles by deploying a Panasas ActiveStor® high-performance storage solution.

The Hyperion-insideHPC Interviews: Supercomputing Populist Merle Giles on the Business Realities of Commercial HPC

This interview is with Merle Giles, founder and CEO of Moonshot Research and a tireless advocate for HPC’s role as an accelerator to industrial innovation. While he was at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, his team partnered with nearly 60 percent of the manufacturers in the U.S. FORTUNE100®, as well as with bio-medical, chemical, tech, oil and gas, and agriculture companies. He and his corporate partners were founding members of two key digital manufacturing consortia….