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Pure Announces FlashBlade and FlashArray Updates

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — February 16, 2021 — Today Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG), specialist in storage as-a-service in a multi-cloud world, announced updates to its industry-recognized Purity software for FlashBlade and FlashArray. Today’s news is designed to expand Pure’s market reach and further the company’s vision for a Modern Data Experience. The Modern Data Experience vision changes […]

Quantum Corp. Partners With Veeam on Ransomware Protection

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Feb. 16, 2021 — Quantum Corporation. (NASDAQ: QMCO) today announced its ActiveScale S3-compatible object storage system has achieved Veeam Ready qualification for Object and Object with Immutability, extending Quantum’s security capabilities for enterprises storing and managing unstructured data. With this achievement for Quantum ActiveScale object storage, alongside Active Vault for its Scalar tape libraries and the forthcoming snapshot feature for its DXi backup appliances, […]

Core Scientific Partners with HPE on Greenlake HPC-as-a-Service Offering

Bellevue, WA – Core Scientific, an infrastructure and software solutions provider for artificial intelligence and blockchain, today announced a partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to deliver its software solutions in the new HPE GreenLake cloud services for high performance computing (HPC). HPE GreenLake cloud services for HPC will allow customers to combine the power of an agile, […]

oneAPI DPC++ in SYCL 2020 Final Spec

oneAPI Data Parallel C++ (DPC++) features are included in the SYCL 2020 final specification, released today by The Khronos Group, an open consortium of industry-leading companies creating advanced interoperability standards. Since its launch in 2019, DPC++ has progressed significantly, building cross-architecture and cross-vendor support from the oneAPI Centers of Excellence and now successfully upstreaming features to […]

Inspur: 4-Socket Server Achieves SPECpower Benchmark Record, Performance-to-Power Ratio up by 52.4%

San Jose — Jan. 9, 2021 — Inspur Information, an IT infrastructure solutions provider, announced the Inspur NF8480M6, a high-end 4-socket rackmount server, achieved record power and performance evaluation, carried out by Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC), a non-profit corporation formed to establish, maintain and endorse standardized benchmarks. Inspur NF8480M6 shows a performance-to-power ratio that […]

4 Cloud Vendors Held 67% of $129B Market in Q4

Data researched by Trading Platforms indicates that the top four cloud infrastructure vendors accounted for 67 percent of the market share during Q4 2020. Amazon Web Services had the largest share at 32 percent, followed by Microsoft Azure at 20 percent. Google Cloud had 9 percent, while Alibaba Cloud accounted for 6 percent. During Q3 2020, […]

Radio Free HPC – Big Changes at Intel: Gelsinger Takes the Helm

Our main topic today is Intel, with the bulk of the discussion surrounding the return of Pat Gelsinger as Intel’s new CEO. Pat was a 30-year veteran of Intel before he left to pursue other, well, pursuits – most notably as CEO of VMware. While at Intel, Pat spearheaded the development of the 486 architecture […]

Hyve Managed Hosting Launches HPC cloud solution 

Brighton, UK, 4th February 2021 –  Hyve Managed Hosting, a UK cloud hosting provider, has launched a new high performance computing (HPC) cloud solution designed to offer prime performance at an affordable price. Hyve’s cloud-based HPC solution will allow users to access on-demand technology, to run their most demanding workloads with increased flexibility and scalability. […]

UberCloud and NI SP in HPC Partnership

Tübingen, Germany and Los Altos, California – February 03, 2021 – NI SP GmbH and The UberCloud Inc. have announced a strategic partnership combining NI SP’s 3D VDI and high performance computing (HPC) solutions with UberCloud’s HPC container technology and Engineering Simulation Cloud Platform. The partnership’s intent is to deliver cloud services for CAE, life […]

Things to Know When Assessing, Piloting, and Deploying GPUs – Part 3

In this insideHPC Guide, our friends over at WEKA suggest that when organizations decide to move existing applications or new applications to a GPU-influenced system there are many items to consider, such as assessing the new environment’s required components, implementing a pilot program to learn about the system’s future performance, and considering eventual scaling to production levels.