Advanced Clustering Launches Log File Analyzer LogVisor AI

Advanced Clustering Technologies today announced the high performance computing systems integrator’s LogVisor AI during the SC23 conference in Denver. LogVisor AI analyzes log files and re-organizes the data, bringing forward items deemed critical to the health and proper functions of the system.   Since log files can be littered with thousands of messages, LogVisor AI, […]

Advanced Clustering Technologies Announces  ClusterVisor 1.0 HPC Management System

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 11, 2023 — Advanced Clustering Technologies has announced the release of ClusterVisor 1.0, an update the company said enhances the features and benefits of this high performance computing (HPC) cluster management system. ClusterVisor offers an easy-to-use web interface to deploy, provision, manage, monitor, and maintain the HPC cluster for its lifetime. […]

ThinkParQ Names Advanced Clustering Technologies Platinum Partner

Kaiserslautern Germany, May 11, 2021 – ThinkParQ, the company behind the parallel file system BeeGFS, announced today the advancement of its partner in the United States, Advanced Clustering Technologies to Platinum Level status. Advanced Clustering Technologies originally signed on as a Gold partner to ThinkParQ in May 2018, and shortly following at SC18 was awarded the BeeGFS […]

Advanced Clustering Technologies Announces ACTblade x3XX HPC Systems Based on 3rd Gen Intel Xeon CPUs 

April 6, 2021 — Advanced Clustering Technologies today announced the ACTblade x3XX family of dense HPC systems, which are based on the new third generation of Intel Xeon Scalable Processors, code named Ice Lake. Ice Lake is a significant advancement over the previous generation, offering more cores, more clock, more memory and faster memory. And the new ACTblades offer […]

Advanced Clustering Technology’s Celebrates 20 Years in Business

February 15, 2021 — Advanced Clustering Technologies is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month. Founded on Feb. 14, 2001, the company was originally billed as “Your source for peak performance computing.” The company’s mission – to build cost-effective high performance computing solutions backed by customer service that is second to none – has remained its […]

Prying an Integrated HPC Cluster from Vendors’ Hands: ‘We Had to Force Them to Get into the Same Room’

Sometimes, vendors just won’t take customers’ money for a cluster no matter how hard the customer pleads. Last month, HPC technology strategist Ryan Quick, co-founder and principal at Providentia Worldwide consulting firm, told us that while vendors have technologies capable of delivering solutions across the stack, too often they have disconnects between business units that makes buying an integrated solution difficult, if not impossible. In this interview, Quick expands on those comments with problem scenarios and advice on handling vendors.

Advanced Clustering now offering Intel Cascade Lake Refresh Processors

Today Advanced Clustering Technologies announced that the company is now integrating Intel’s new Cascade Lake Refresh (CLX-R) processor into its line of HPC ACTblade and ACTserv clusters and ACTstation workstations. “Pricing for the new servers amounts to a 60% reduction in per-core pricing. According to Intel, Cascade Lake Refresh offers an average of 36% more performance than the previous generation.”

Check out the ClusterVisor HPC Management Tool at SC19

Advanced Clustering Technologies will unveil ClusterVisor, the company’s new HPC cluster management tool, at SC19. ClusterVisor enables you to easily deploy your HPC cluster and manage everything from the hardware and operating system to software and networking using a single GUI. “ClusterVisor is highly customizable to ensure you can manage your cluster and organize your data in a way that makes the most sense for you. This powerful cluster management tool enables you to provision hardware, configure the nodes, update the operating system and analyze all of the statistics.”

Advanced Clustering Technologies to build “Pistol Pete” Supercomputer at Oklahoma State

Today Oklahoma State University announced that Advanced Clustering Technologies has been contracted to build and install its newest supercomputer to support a broad range of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. “The new supercomputer, which will be named after the university’s mascot, Pistol Pete, will serve as a campus-wide shared resource, available at no charge to all OSU faculty, staff, postdocs, graduate students and undergraduates, as well as to researchers and educators across Oklahoma.”

Advanced Clustering Technologies Deploys Lawrence Supercomputer at University of South Dakota

Today Advanced Clustering Technologies announced the deployment of a new supercomputer at the University of South Dakota. cluster. The machine is named “Lawrence” after Nobel Laureate and University of South Dakota alumnus E. O. Lawrence. “Lawrence makes it possible for us to accelerate scientific progress while reducing the time to discovery,” said Doug Jennewein, the University’s Director of Research Computing. “University researchers will be able to achieve scientific results not previously possible, and our students and faculty will become more engaged in computationally assisted research.”