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Gelsinger Speaks: Intel’s New CEO Debuts Today – What Will He Say?

Speculation abounds about Pat Gelsinger’s first public appearance as CEO of Intel at a webinar (5 pm Eastern Time) today that will capture close attention from a host of the company’s core audiences: customers, business partners, employees, industry and financial analysts – and the HPC community. The webinar, confidently called “Intel Unleashed: Engineering the Future,” […]

The New and Evolving Role of the Chief Data Officer

In this sponsored post, Ken Grohe, President and Chief Revenue Officer for WekaIO, discusses the newest title in the C-Suite, the CDO: Chief Data Officer. As of 2018, almost 68 percent of Fortune 1000 companies have a CDO, yet according to Gartner, “The Chief Data Officer role is still new, untested, and amorphous.” More organizations will recognize that a savvy CDO delivers a return on investment, and as enterprise data stores grow, so do the returns.

Former Dell Technologies HPC Leader Pellegrino Appointed to GRC Board of Directors

AUSTIN, TX – March 17, 2021 – GRC (Green Revolution Cooling), maker of single-phase liquid immersion cooling for data centers, announced today the appointment of Thierry Pellegrino, former VP Workloads and Solutions, and General Manager High Performance Computing at Dell EMC to its board of directors. Pellegrino will bring to GRC his expertise by providing […]

Radio Free HPC:  Milan, Milan, Milan – and… How Will Intel Respond?

In this special episode, we break down AMD’s new EPYC 7003 series processor. We talk some speeds, plenty of feeds, look at their security defense, and talk about some world records. All in all, it’s an action-packed and fun episode, suitable for the entire family. In fact, we recommend you gather your family round to listen to this one as we’ll be talking about how the implications of this new CPU. Will it bring AMD back to their Opteron and dual-core glory days? Will it, as Opteron and dual-core did, prompt Intel into mounting a furious comeback? And how about the other chips on the horizon?

Intel Achieves AWS High Performance Computing Competency Status

Intel has announced it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) High Performance Computing (HPC) Competency status. This designation recognizes that Intel has demonstrated deep experience helping customers optimize their HPC workloads for performance and efficiency using AWS’s elastic and scalable cloud infrastructure. “HPC has been key to solving the most complex problems in every industry and […]

HPC Industry Analyst Firm Intersect360 Research Hires Dan Olds as Chief Research Officer

SUNNYVALE, CA—March 1, 2021— HPC, AI and hyperscale analyst firm Intersect360 Research has named Dan Olds its chief research officer, effective March 1. A 25-year industry veteran, Olds comes to Intersect360 Research from OrionX, where he was a partner, analyst, and consultant for the HPC/AI market. Olds is a well-known figure in the HPC industry, […]

HPE to Build Research Supercomputer for Sweden’s KTH Royal Institute of Technology

HPE’s string of HPC contract wins has continued with the company’s announcement today that it’s building a supercomputer for KTH Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm. Funded by Swedish National Infrastructure for Computing (SNIC), the HPE Cray EX system will target modeling and simulation in academic pursuits and industrial areas, including drug design, renewable energy […]

Dell Names New HPC Leadership Team

Dell Technologies has announced its new HPC and AI leadership, a management group  likely to be unfamiliar to many in the HPC community. But this may say something about the evolution of HPC as well as Dell’s vision of HPC’s broadening role across IT. The leadership group is comprised of Pete Manca, SVP for integrated solutions engineering; Caitlin Gordon, VP of product management, Integrated Solutions; and Ihab Tarazi, SVP CTO Office, Integrated Solutions and Technology Ecosystems.

Hyperion HPC User-Buyer Study: Demand for Sim-Analytics Systems, a Throughput Boom, FPGAs and AMD GPUs on the Move and Other Findings

Industry analyst firm Hyperion Research has completed its latest study of high performance computing buyers and users, it’s first since 2017, and the report reveals a quickly evolving and innovating industry in which, among other findings, end users are figuring out how to leverage the variety of compute architectures while also calling for HPC systems […]

Storage as a Service in AWS

In this sponsored post, Shailesh Manjrekar, Head of AI and Strategic Alliances, WekaIO, explores “storage as a service” in using AWS, and how this is made possible with Weka’s Limitless Data Platform. And you can plan your cluster on Amazon EC2 with Weka’s self-service tools that help you configure the most cost-efficient Amazon EC2 instance based on the storage and performance requirements of your application.