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Nvidia Jumps into Data Center CPUs, Also Launches DPUs, GPUs and DGX Superpod for HPC and AI

Nvidia announced a slew of new products today on the first day of its annual GTC conference, including a first-time foray into data center CPU that has pushed Intel stock prices down and Nvidia shares up. Nvidia’s new “Grace” CPU, the company’s first CPU for the data center, is an Arm-based chip that the company […]

HPC DevOps: Powered by the Cloud

In this sponsored article, Bruce Moxon, Sr. HPC Architect, Microsoft Azure Global, discusses a number of developments that are ushering in a new era of HPC with the speed and agility of the Cloud. A well-planned, cloud-native HPC strategy complements traditional on-premises HPC investments.  It leverages a DevOps model to improve access to the right infrastructure at the right time in the development cycle, to opportunistically incorporate rapid technology advances, and to accelerate innovation and improve time-to-results.

Advanced Clustering Technologies Announces ACTblade x3XX HPC Systems Based on 3rd Gen Intel Xeon CPUs 

April 6, 2021 — Advanced Clustering Technologies today announced the ACTblade x3XX family of dense HPC systems, which are based on the new third generation of Intel Xeon Scalable Processors, code named Ice Lake. Ice Lake is a significant advancement over the previous generation, offering more cores, more clock, more memory and faster memory. And the new ACTblades offer […]

‘Ice Lake’ Launch: Intel Impresses with 3rd Gen Xeon Chips

In its cage-match struggle with AMD for data center (and HPC) CPU market superiority, Intel responded this morning to its rival’s vaunted EPYC 7003 Series CPUs, announced two weeks ago, with its 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable data center chips, code named “Ice Lake.” And the early response from a small sampling of industry analysts […]

Cleveland Clinic and IBM Partner on HPC, AI and Quantum Computing

ARMONK, N.Y. and CLEVELAND — Cleveland Clinic and IBM (NYSE: IBM) have announced a planned 10-year partnership to establish the Discovery Accelerator, a joint effort to advance the pace of discovery in healthcare and life sciences through the use of high performance computing on the hybrid cloud, artificial intelligence (AI) and quantum computing technologies. The collaboration is anticipated to build […]

June 25: 2nd International Workshop on HPC for Business

The second International Workshop on High Performance Business Computing and GOR-B-Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik will be held virtually and free of charge on Friday, June 25. Registration is here: https://events.uni-paderborn.de/e/hpbc2021 The workshop will be focused on the design, implementation, computational evaluation and application of parallel algorithms in modern high performance computing (HPC) environments for solving problems in business-oriented […]

Cloud HPC Platform Nimbix Offers Hybrid Software and Services on Kubernetes Infrastructures

High performance computing cloud platform Nimbix today announced availability of Nimbix Cloud Everywhere, a single pane of glass to HPC and supercomputing applications converged with Kubernetes across HPC infrastructures. The hybrid service and software offering is designed to let customers to deploy HPC on Kubernetes-enabled infrastructures, including their own HPC clusters, any cloud provider or […]

Granulate Collaborates with Intel to Improve Java-Based Performance with Agent for Real-Time Continuous Optimization

Tel Aviv, March 31, 2021 – Granulate, an autonomous real-time computing workload optimization company, today announced a collaboration with Intel to show new Java-based performance results, with significant improvement of 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors using Granulate’s real-time continuous optimization software solution. Key highlights of the new Java-based benchmark completed by Intel show the following results when running with Granulate on 2nd Gen Intel Xeon […]

Penguin Computing Announces DeepData Storage with Red Hat Ceph Storage and Seagate

Fremont, CA – March 30, 2021 – Penguin Computing, Inc., a high-performance computing (HPC), artificial intelligence (AI) and enterprise data center solutions company, today announced it has collaborated with Red Hat and Seagate Technology to unveil its DeepData solution with Red Hat Ceph Storage, a high performance, software-defined storage solution optimized for scale, throughput and cost-effectiveness. Every year, organizations are creating larger quantities of unstructured […]

Peptone Scales Protein Engineering System with Nvidia and Verne Global HPC Colo

March 30, 2021 – Molecular computational physics company Peptone, focused on protein drug discovery and engineering tools, has installed an Nvidia DGX A100 system at Verne Global’s HPC-optimized data center campus in Keflavik, Iceland. The company also announced a collaboration with Nvidia to scale its AI-driven protein engineering system in order to meet increasing demand from […]