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Silicon Photonics and the Hunt for an HPC Bandwidth Bottleneck Breakthrough

[SPONSORED CONTENT]  “FLOPS are cheap, moving data is expensive.” In HPC circles this sentiment is heard often. There’s a growing sense that classical HPC systems and the advanced chips that power them are pushing up against their practical limits, that some foundational new technology is needed to build more balanced systems to achieve the next […]

Iceotope Study with Meta on Immersion Liquid Cooling for High-Density Storage Drives

Sheffield, UK, November 30 2022 — Iceotope, a precision immersion cooling company, announced a new study with Meta that Iceotope said confirms the practicality, efficiency and effectiveness of chassis-level liquid cooling technology to meet the cooling requirements of high-density storage disks increasingly being deployed and utilised by hyperscale data centre service providers. The recently published […]

Security Industry Veteran Katie McCullough Joins Panzura as Chief Information Security Officer

SAN JOSE – November 29, 2022– Panzura, LLC (“Panzura”), a hybrid multi-cloud data management company, has appointed Katie McCullough to its newly created role of Chief Information Security Officer. McCullough will be responsible for security and compliance for the company and customers. The appointment follows a record turnaround since the company’s “refounding” in 2020, led […]

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 […]

Relief for the Solution Architect: Pushing Back on HPC Cluster Complexity with Warewulf and Apptainer

[SPONSORED CONTENT]  How did you, at heart and by training a research scientist, financial analyst or product design engineer doing multi-physics CAE, how did you end up as a… systems administrator? You set out to be one thing and became something else entirely. You finished school and began working with some hefty HPC-class clusters. One […]

Earth Wind & Power to Offtake up to 400MW of Offshore Power in Northern Europe for Data Centers

Nov. 22, 2022 — Earth Wind & Power (EWP), a leading innovator in creating a sustainable bridge between excess energy and the exponentially growing demand for green computing power, has announced the planned offtake of excess and pre-grid offshore wind power to supply electricity to data centre infrastructure in Northern Europe. “As the world tackles […]

650 Group Research: Data Center Interconnect Semiconductor Market to Approach $25 Billion in 2027

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nevada, November 15, 2022 – According to a new report published by 650 Group, “Interconnect Semiconductor Market 2022-2027,” the worldwide market for the portion of semiconductors used for interconnect in data centers will approach $25 billion in revenue by 2027. Interconnect functionality is the critical infrastructure that allows systems and semiconductors to talk […]

MemVerge Unveils Software-Defined CXL Memory Applications for 4th Gen AMD EPYC Processors

MILPITAS, Calif. – NOVEMBER 10, 2022 – Big Memory software comopany MemVerge has announced it has developed software-defined Compute Express Link (CXL) memory management products that run on 4th Gen AMD EPYC processors featuring support for CXL 1.1+ specifications. AMD has a long history of x86 firsts, and the innovation continues in the 4th Gen AMD EPYC processors […]

Dell Announces PowerEdge Servers with 4th Gen AMD EPYCs

Dell Technologies (NYSE:DELL) today announced new PowerEdge servers with 4th Generation AMD EPYC processors that the company said delivers more than twice the power of previous-generation PowerEdge systems. The new servers are designed for such workloads as data analytics, AI, high performance computing (HPC) and virtualization. Available in one- and two-socket configurations, the system offer […]

AMD Announces GA of 4th Gen EPYC Processors

Today at an AMD event in San Francisco, the company announced the general availability of the 4th Gen AMD EPYC processors built on the “Zen 4” core for data center servers running compute-intensive workloads. AMD said the new EPYCs can provide up to 2.8X more performance than competing x86 chips with up to 54 percent […]