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HPE Supercomputer Installed at Oak Ridge for U.S. Air Force

HPE has delivered a two-systems-in-one supercomputer to support weather modeling and forecasting for the U.S. Air force and Army. The HPC system, powered by two HPE Cray EX supercomputers, is now operational at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where it is managed by ORNL. HPE said that at 7.2 petaflops peak performance, the combined systems are […]

Khronos Releases SYCL 2020 Specification — Closer Alignment with ISO C++

Today, The Khronos Group, an open consortium of companies creating advanced interoperability standards, announces the ratification and public release of the SYCL 2020 final specification—the open standard for single source C++ parallel programming. A milestone encompassing years of specification development, SYCL 2020 builds on the functionality of SYCL 1.2.1 to provide improved programmability, smaller code size […]

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 […]

DDN Appoints Amy Medeiros SVP Corporate Marketing and Inside Sales for DDN and Tintri

Chatsworth, Calif. – Feb. 9, 2021 –  DDN, an artificial intelligence (AI) and multi-cloud data management solutions company, today announced Amy Medeiros has been named SVP, corporate Marketing and inside sales. She will be responsible for both DDN and Tintri strategic and creative marketing and sales initiatives, with a focus on increasing the profitability of channel partners and enhancing […]

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 […]

Bright Computing Announces Record Revenues and Bookings in 2020

San Jose – February 4, 2021 – Bright Computing, focused on automation and management software for edge-to-core-to-cloud high-performance computing, today announced record revenues and milestones achieved in 2020 despite the on-going challenges presented by the global pandemic. Bright Computing is active in next-generation computing infrastructure with commercial enterprise-grade software for building and managing distributed clusters […]

Xilinx in 5G Partnership with Fujitsu

FPGA chip maker Xilinx, whose acquisition by AMD was announced last October, and Fujitsu, developer along with Japan’s RIKEN Center for Computational Science of Fugaku, the world’s no. 1 supercomputer, today announced plans to collaborate on 5G development in the U.S. Xilinx said it is supplying its UltraScale+ technology to Fujitsu for its O-RAN 5G […]

Thierry Pellegrino, VP/GM of HPC at Dell Technologies, Stepping Down

Dell Technologies HPC senior executive Thierry Pellegrino has announced he is leaving the company. Pellegrino, whose complete title is Vice President Workloads and Solutions Dell EMC and  Vice President / General Manager HPC – Dell EMC at Dell Technologies, has been with the company since the late 1990s. “After an amazing 22 years with Dell […]