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HPC Cost Modeling

This ebook from our friends over at Rescale, “HPC Cost Modeling: Defining the Modern HPC Experience,” focuses on why the historical methodology for determining cost, price per core hour is at best incapable of providing effective cost optimization for HPC workloads. At worst, it could increase your overall cost of ownership and slow innovation and productivity.

Hybrid Cloud with Bright Cluster Manager

This whitepaper, “Hybrid Cloud with Bright Cluster Manager,” from our friends over at Bright Computing discusses how hybrid cloud infrastructures allow organizations to strategically manage their compute requirements from core data center to public cloud and edge, but they are very complex to build and manage. Automation is  essential, and verifying your staff’s abilities to work with your tool of choice is mandatory.

Case Study: How Shearwater Technology Quadrupled its Capabilities with PSSC Labs

In this case study whitepaper, PSSC Labs, provider of custom, on-premise high performance computing HPC systems designed to meet clients’ unique enterprise computing challenges, shows how an on-premise HPC  cluster can take your business to the next level. The whitepaper discusses how client firm Shearwater Technology quadrupled its capabilities with the help of PSSC Labs hardware solutions.

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.

Things to Know When Assessing, Piloting, and Deploying GPUs – Part 2

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.

10 Questions to Ask When Starting With AI – Part 2

In this insideHPC Guide, “10 Questions to Ask When Starting With AI,” our friends over at WEKA offer 10 important questions to ask when starting with AI, specifically planning for success beyond the initial stages of a project. Reasons given for these failures include not having a plan ahead of time, not getting executive or business leadership buy-in, or failing to find the proper team to execute the project. Chasing the hot technology trend without having a proper strategy often leads companies down the path of failure.

Things to Know When Assessing, Piloting, and Deploying GPUs

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.

The Graphcore Second Generation IPU

Our friends over at Graphcore, the U.K.-based startup that launched the Intelligence Processing Unit (IPU) for AI acceleration in 2018, has released a new whitepaper introducing the IPU-Machine. This second-generation platform has greater processing power, more memory and built-in scalability for handling extremely large parallel processing workloads. This paper explores the new platform and assesses its strengths and weaknesses compared to the growing cadre of potential competitors.

Modern HPC and Big Data Design Strategies for Data Centers – Part 3

This insideHPC Special Research Report, “Modern HPC and Big Data Design Strategies for Data Centers,” provides an overview of what to consider when selecting an infrastructure capable of meeting the new workload processing needs. Tyan has a wide range of bare bones server and storage hardware solutions available for organizations and enterprise customers.

Modern HPC and Big Data Design Strategies for Data Centers – Part 2

This insideHPC Special Research Report, “Modern HPC and Big Data Design Strategies for Data Centers,” provides an overview of what to consider when selecting an infrastructure capable of meeting the new workload processing needs. Tyan has a wide range of bare bones server and storage hardware solutions available for organizations and enterprise customers.