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CRAG Adopts Pure Storage for Agricultural Genomics

The Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) in Spain has announced plans to deploy Pure Storage solutions to improve its high performance computing environment. CRAG is dedicated to cutting-edge scientific research in plant and farm animal biology. The new solution ensures the speed, scalability and stability required by CRAG’s scientists to carry out vital research projects.

Storage Advances for HPC and AI

In this special guest feature from Scientific Computing World, Robert Roe looks at storage technologies being developed to suit both AI and HPC workloads. “While AI may steal the headlines, HPC is still generating advances in storage technology. Cloud environments have made significant progress over the last five to ten years, going from what was seen as fringe or niche technology to a much more ubiquitous platform, particularly with the advances made by cloud giants such as Google and Amazon.”

Pure Storage Unveils NVIDIA-Powered Ai Solutions

“The all-new hyperscale configuration of AI-Ready Infrastructure (AIRI) from Pure Storage is designed to deliver supercomputing capabilities for enterprises that pioneer real-world AI initiatives and have grown beyond the capabilities of AI-ready solutions available in the market today. Built jointly with the leaders of AI supercomputing, NVIDIA and Mellanox, hyperscale AIRI delivers multiple racks of NVIDIA DGX-1 and DGX-2 systems with both Infiniband and Ethernet fabrics as interconnect options. In addition, Pure Storage announced FlashStackTM for AI, a solution built jointly with Cisco and NVIDIA to bring AI within reach for every enterprise.”

NVIDIA and Pure Storage Power Ai for Oncology with PAIGE

The battle against cancer is now being fought at the data level. A new Ai Startup called PAIGE hopes to revolutionize clinical diagnosis and treatment in pathology and oncology through the use of artificial intelligence. “Through its partnership with Igneous, PAIGE will be able to securely and efficiently manage 8 petabytes of unstructured data, including anonymized tumor scan images and clinical notes, as part of an integrated machine learning-based healthcare AI workflow anchored by an industry-leading Pure Storage FlashBlade and NVIDIA GPU compute cluster.”

Video: Pure Storage Speeds I/O for AI & HPC Workloads at SC17

In this video from SC17 in Denver, Brian Gold from Pure Storage describes how the company’s innovative FlashBlade Systems speed up I/O for AI & HPC workloads. “From scientific research and movie rendering to artificial intelligence, applications push the limits on thousands of GPU cores or thousands of CPU servers. Parallel compute demands parallel storage. FlashBlade is the industry’s first all-flash storage purpose-built for modern analytics – architected from the ground-up to deliver a powerful cloud-era data platform that’s fast, big, and simple.”

Pure Storage Introduces Petabyte Flash Arrays

Today Pure Storage announced the availability of petabyte-scale storage for mission-critical cloud IT, anchored by the release of the next-generation of FlashArray//m the company’s flagship all-flash storage array, which now delivers best-in-class performance with the simplicity and agility of public cloud.