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Penguin CEO Sid Mair Talks Origin AI and the Emergence of the ‘AI Infrastructure’

We sat down with Penguin Computing President and CEO Sid Mair to talk about the interesting year his company — the developer of open, Linux-based solutions for enterprise data centers, HPC and cloud — has had in 2021 and about the latest development in the company’s strategy. Mair talks about the rapid emergence of the […]

Penguin Announces GovPOD HPC/AI Cloud On-Demand for the Federal Government

Supercomputing 2021 – November 15, 2021 – Penguin Computing today announced GovPOD (Government Penguin On Demand) HPC/AI Cloud, built for federal government agencies featuring a software, hardware and management platform designed to eliminate performance, scalability, and security challenges associated with traditional cloud computing environments. GovPOD HPC/AI Cloud is designed to enable federal government customers to access a bare-metal, HPC […]

Penguin Wins 2 DOD HPC Modernization Deals Worth $68M

Fremont, Calif. – September 14, 2021 – HPC and AI company Penguin Computing, Inc., a division of SMART Global Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGH), today announced that it has been awarded two contracts totaling $68M from the Department of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization Program (DoD HPCMP) to deliver Penguin Computing’s TrueHPC supercomputing platform, plus managed services and high-performance […]

Penguin Computing Announces DeepData Storage with Red Hat Ceph Storage and Seagate

Fremont, CA – March 30, 2021 – Penguin Computing, Inc., a high-performance computing (HPC), artificial intelligence (AI) and enterprise data center solutions company, today announced it has collaborated with Red Hat and Seagate Technology to unveil its DeepData solution with Red Hat Ceph Storage, a high performance, software-defined storage solution optimized for scale, throughput and cost-effectiveness. Every year, organizations are creating larger quantities of unstructured […]

At SC20: Penguin Computing Unveils HPC, AI & Analytics, Cloud and Data Solutions

Penguin Computing today announces a series of solutions and four technology practices designed to help organizations modernize their enterprises with emerging technologies and software-defined architectures for data-intensive, HPC, AI, and cloud-native applications, according to the company. For an interview with Penguin Chief Strategy Officer Matt Jacobs on this news, see this recent interview. Penguin Computing Technology […]

Graphcore Launches Global Partner Program

BRISTOL, England, Sept. 22, 2020 — Graphcore has announced the launch of its Elite Partner Program, a global network of channel partners helping to fulfil customer demand for the company’s AI compute platform, the IPU-M2000 and IPU-POD for scale-out and supercomputing scale. The list of launch partners is: 2CRSi, Atos, Boston Limited, BSI, Dell Technologies, Digital […]

AMD COVID-19 HPC Fund Adds 18 Institutions and 5 Petaflops of Supercomputer Processing Power to Assist Researchers Fighting COVID-19 Pandemic

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Sept. 14, 2020 — AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced a second round of high-performance technology contributions to assist in the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. AMD is now contributing high-end computing systems or access to Penguin-On-Demand (POD) cloud-based clusters powered by 2nd Gen AMD EPYCTM and AMD Radeon Instinct processors […]

AMD and Penguin Computing Upgrade Corona Supercomputer to fight COVID-19

Today Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Penguin Computing, and AMD announced an agreement to upgrade the Lab’s unclassified Corona HPC cluster with AMD Instinct accelerators, expected to nearly double the peak performance of the machine. The system will be used by the COVID-19 HPC Consortium, a nationwide public-private partnership that is providing free computing time and resources to scientists around the country engaged in the fight against the coronavirus.

New Weka AI framework to accelerate Edge to Core to Cloud Data Pipelines

Today WekaIO introduced Weka AI, a transformative storage solution framework underpinned by the Weka File System (WekaFS) that enables accelerated edge-to-core-to-cloud data pipelines. Weka AI is a framework of customizable reference architectures (RAs) and software development kits (SDKs) with leading technology alliances like NVIDIA, Mellanox, and others in the Weka Innovation Network (WIN). “GPUDirect Storage eliminates IO bottlenecks and dramatically reduces latency, delivering full bandwidth to data-hungry applications,” said Liran Zvibel, CEO and Co-Founder, WekaIO.

Time Lapse Video: Building the Attaway Supercomputer at Sandia

In this time lapse video, technicians build the new Attaway supercomputer from Penguin Computing at Sandia National Labs. In November 2019, the Attaway was #94 on the TOP500 Supercomputers list. “On February 28, 2019, Sandians lost a long-time colleague and friend, Steve Attaway. Steve spent over thirty years at Sandia, and during that time he helped bring big, seemingly impossible ideas into realization. The Attaway supercomputer is named after him.”