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Hyperion Research: 2021 HPC Market Growth Up 13.8% Over Previous Year

HPC industry analyst firm Hyperion Research today announced overall spending for HPC grew from $30.6 billion (USD) in 2020 to $34.8 billion (USD) in 2021, counting both on-premises and cloud spending, an increase of 13.8 percent. Total on-prem HPC server sales for 2021 reached $14.8 billion (USD) reflecting a strong 9.1 percent growth over the […]

DDN at GTC Says Storage Appliance Doubles NVIDIA DGX Performance

CHATSWORTH, Calif. – March 22, 2022 – AI and multi-cloud data management company DDN today announced flash and hybrid data platforms for NVIDIA DGX POD and  DGX SuperPOD AI, analytics and deep learning computing infrastructure. Powering thousands of NVIDIA DGX systems, including NVIDIA’s Selene and Cambridge-1 DGX SuperPOD systems, DDN offers AI data storage solutions for applications such as […]

NVIDIA at GTC: 60+ Updates to CUDA-X Libraries for Accelerated Computing

As NVIDIA kicked off virtual GTC this morning, the company unveiled more than 60 updates to its CUDA-X libraries, tools and technologies for developers building accelerated applications in HPC-related fields such as 6G, quantum computing, genomics, drug discovery and logistics optimization, as well as robotics, cybersecurity and data analytics. NVIDIA also said the CUDA platform […]

Supermicro Launches SuperBlade, Twin and Ultra Server Families Powered by 3rd Gen AMD EPYC

SAN JOSE, March 21, 2022  –Super Micro Computer, Inc. (SMCI), a high-performance computing, storage, networking solutions and green computing technology company, announces breakthrough performance with the 3rd Gen AMD EPYC Processors with AMD 3D V-Cache Technology in Supermicro advanced servers. The high density, performance-optimized, and environmentally friendly SuperBlade and multi-node optimized TwinPro and the dual-processor optimized […]

HPE Buys Startup Open Source ML-HPC Platform Determined AI

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced that it has acquired Determined AI, a San Francisco-based startup with a software stack designed to train AI models faster using its open source machine learning (ML) platform. HPE will combine Determined AI’s \software solution with its AI and high performance computing (HPC) offerings to enable ML engineers to […]

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.

Overcoming the Complexities of New Applications & Technologies in the New Era of HPC

In this contributed article, Bill Wagner, CEO of Bright Computing, discusses how as more organizations take the leap into HPC, Bright Computing aims to be the company that helps solve the challenge of complexity within the industry and replace it with flexibility, ease of use, and accelerated time to value.

The Case for ‘Center Class’ HPC: Think Tank Calls for $10B Fed Funding over Five Years

The Center for Data Innovation (CDI), a non-profit think tank that studies the intersection of data, technology and public policy, has gone to bat for increased federal funding for ‘center class’ and mid-range HPC systems, contending that “a decade of funding cuts at the National Science Foundation (NSF) has left the United States with an […]

Managing Complexity in the New Era of HPC

In this contributed article, Bill Wagner, CEO of Bright Computing, discusses how the HPC industry has entered an era of change in the past few years. New technologies, cloud, edge, and a broadening set of commercial use cases in the areas of data analytics and machine learning have set in motion a tsunami of change for HPC. This is no longer a tool for rocket scientists and the research elite. HPC is quickly becoming a strategic necessity for all industries that want to gain a competitive advantage in their markets, or at least keep pace with their industry peers in order to survive.

The Hyperion-insideHPC Interviews: Suzy Tichenor on the Need for Industrial HPC Users to Get on the GPU Bandwagon

Suzy Tichenor is a long-time champion of helping companies gain access to the country’s most powerful computers. At the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory – site of Summit, no. 2 in the world, according to the latest Top500 supercomputing ranking – she is director of an industrial partnership program dedicated to that mission. […]