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NXP Semiconductors Selects AWS for EDA

SEATTLE– Oct. 14, 2021 — Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that NXP Semiconductors N.V. has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider and is migrating the vast majority of its electronic design automation (EDA) workloads from NXP data centers to AWS. Running on the cloud is designed to extend NXP’s efficiency and competitive edge […]

Comparing Price-performance of HPE GreenLake for HPC vs. the Public Cloud

[SPONSORED POST] In this article, Max Alt, HPE’s Distinguished Technologist and Director, Hybrid HPC, discusses recent real-world tests measuring the price-performance of HPC applications used in a range of workloads – including High Performance Linpack (HPL) and OpenFOAM CFD solver. The tests compared performance on AWS and Oracle Cloud solutions powered by Intel® processors against HPE GreenLake for HPC solutions powered by AMD EPYC™ processors.

Quantum Accelerator Duality Announces First Corporate Supporters

Oct. 13, 2021 — Duality, the nation’s first accelerator focused on supporting quantum science and technology companies, has announced that Amazon Web Services (AWS) is among its first corporate supporters, along with Caruso Ventures, Lathrop GPM LLP, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff (MBHB), Silicon Valley Bank, and Toptica Photonics to support its inaugural cohort of six startups, and help fuel quantum innovation in […]

Call for Participation: HPC PRACE Winter School

The Inter University Computing Centre (IUCC) in Israel and Amazon Web Services have joined forces to train researchers and research software engineers (RSEs) in the use of AWS for high performance computing (HPC) at the PRACE Winter School, 7-9 December 2021. The organizations have issued a call for participation. PRACE (the Partnership for Advanced Computing […]

Bright Helps Life Sciences Customer Make the Cloud a More Economical Choice than On-premise for their HPC Environment

[SPONSORED POST] In this contributed article, Bill Wagner, CEO of Bright Computing, discusses how Bright Computing has provided a proven method for companies on the outside of HPC looking in to affordably leverage cloud resources and achieve tangible competitive advantage. Companies in Life Sciences have been able to provision additional compute capacity on the fly as needed while keeping their costs much lower than maintaining a cluster in their data center, enabling them to compete effectively with much larger competitors.

SUSE Announces Professional Services on AWS Marketplace 

August 19, 2021 — Nuremberg, Germany — SUSE, an enterprise-grade open source solutions company, today announced the availability of SUSE Professional Services – including consulting, training and premium support services – in AWS Marketplace. Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) customers can now access SUSE professional services alongside already-available SUSE software, simplifying their business processes and […]

Pentagon Document Shows HPC Key to DoD’s Post-JEDI Cloud Strategy; Early Co-favorites: AWS and Azure

The Pentagon’s cancellation of the $10 billion JEDI cloud computing contract won in 2019 by Microsoft – the biggest tech story of the week and surely one of the biggest of the year – has major implications for the HPC and Big AI sectors. Though just what they are or will be is, for now, […]

Dataiku Launches in AWS Marketplace

NEW YORK — AI and machine learning platform Daitaku announced today that it is available in AWS Marketplace, a digital catalog with thousands of software listings from independent software vendors designed to make it easy to find, test, buy and deploy software that runs on Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS). This availability lets AWS customers […]

Ferrari Selects AWS for Graviton-based Instances for HPC, AI

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) has been selected by Ferrari S.p.A.’s for cloud-based machine learning, HPC and artificial intelligence. Ferrari said it will utilize AWS’s analytics, machine learning compute, storage and database capabilities for car design and insight into road and track performance. Ferrari will leverage Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), with specialized instance […]

Weka Claims 6 Records on STAC-M3 WEKAFS File Systems on EC2

CAMPBELL, Calif. – June 8, 2021 – WekaIO (Weka), the data platform for artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML), life sciences research, and high-performance computing (HPC), today announced record-breaking performance of its Weka File System (WekaFS) on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) according to the STAC-M3 Benchmark. An independent audit, conducted by Securities Technology Analysis Center (STAC), showed that […]