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AWS Launches GA of Private 5G — Though it’s 4G for Now

Having previewed its Private 5G offering last November, Amazon Web Services has announced the general availability of the  managed service designed “to help enterprises set up and scale private mobile networks in their facilities in days instead of months,” according to the company. However, in a blog discussing the new offering AWS Chief Evangelist Jeff […]

Lenovo Brings a Decade of Liquid Cooling Experience to the Faster, Denser, Hotter HPC Systems of the Future

[SPONSORED CONTENT]  HPC systems customers (and vendors) are in permanent pursuit of more compute power with equal or greater node density. But with that comes more power consumption, greater heat generation and rising cooling costs. Because of this, the IT business – with a boost from the HPC and hyperscale segments – is spiraling up […]

@HPCpodcast: A Look at HPC Marketing Strategies with Mike Bernhardt — It’s More Than Speeds-and-Feeds

Because HPC is barrier-pushing technology it’s understandable that HPC marketers often focus their messaging on speeds-and-feeds. But Mike Bernhardt, one of the most recognized names in supercomputing strategic marketing and communications, argues that an over-emphasis on this can be a big, if natural, mistake. Yes, speeds-and-feeds is important, but there are other critical aspects of corporate and product positioning that also need attention if organizations are to attract and retain not only customers but also employees, investors, business partners and the good opinion of government regulators, among other audiences.

The More You Scale, the Less You Pay … No, Really

Ansys Cloud, the managed cloud service provided by Ansys and enabled on Microsoft Azure, recently announced availability of 3rd Gen AMD EPYC processors with AMD 3D V-Cache with HBv3 virtual machines (VMs). The development unites three powerful catalysts of innovation — chip development, simulation, and cloud computing — to offer a more robust, three-layered approach to computing without on-premises hardware restrictions.

The Evolution of HPC Storage: More Choices Yields More Decisions

[SPONSORED CONTENT] The past few years have brought many changes into the HPC storage world, both with technology like non-volatile memory express (NVMe) or persistent memory, and the growth of software defined storage solutions. Gone are the days when IBM Spectrum Scale (secretly, we know we all still call it GPFS) or Lustre were the only real choices in the market. In retrospect, the choice was easy: you picked one of the two and away you went.  And nobody ever wondered if they made the right choice.   

Signal AI: External Intelligence Graph for Unstructured Data 

New York and London, 12th July 2022 — Signal AI has announced the launch of its External Intelligence Graph, designed to deliver “a comprehensive view of an organization’s external world built on real-time data and content,” the company said. Signal AI said the External Intelligence Graph maps the relationships between the things a modern organization […]

Overcome Form Factor and Field Limitations with AI/HPC Workloads on the Edge

In this sponsored post, our friends over at Silicon Mechanics discuss how form factor, latency, and power can all be key limitations, but find out how key advancements in technology will allow higher performance at the edge. For this discussion, the edge means any compute workloads taking place outside of both cloud and traditional on-prem data centers.

Two Key Considerations of a Composable Infrastructure Cluster

In this sponsored post, our friends over at Silicon Mechanics indicated that these days, they’re getting a lot of interest from clients about composable disaggregated infrastructure (CDI), including what the most critical elements are for CDI-based clusters. Successful deployments are more likely when clients understand why their design team focuses on certain areas more than others and how design decisions can impact end user experience, so this article outlines some key elements of CDI-based clusters.

It’s a Wrap! We’ll See You at ISC Next Year

[SPONSORED POST] After attending ISC, it’s safe to say that no remote conferencing or communication technology can ever replace the experience of face-to-face human interaction.  It was fantastic to engage directly with our customers and partners, sharing new platform developments and intriguing customer stories.  It is truly inspiring to hear about some of the new initiatives aimed to conquer challenges that seemed insurmountable in previous years.

NVIDIA InfiniBand Adaptive Routing Technology

In this white paper, “NVIDIA InfiniBand Adaptive Routing Technology,”we’ll look at how adaptive routing from NVIDIA plays such an important role, eliminating congestion and increasing data center performance. High-performance computing (HPC) and AI are the most essential tools fueling the advancement of science. To handle the ever-growing demands for higher computation performance and the increase in the complexity of research problems, the network needs to maximize its efficiency.