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GigaOm Radar for Evaluating Data Warehouse Platforms

This new GigaOm Radar Report provided by our friends over at Vertica, examines the leading platforms in the data warehouse marketplace, describes the fundamentals of the technology, identifies key criteria and  evaluation metrics by which organizations can evaluate competing platforms, describes some potential  technology developments to look out for in the future, and classifies platforms across those criteria and  metrics.

Increasing HPC Cluster Productivity Through System Resource Tracking

This white paper from Bright Computing addresses the necessary steps to give administrators, managers, and users the information they need to use HPC system resources effectively, to maximize system productivity, to  enable effective resource sharing, to identify waste and to provide charge-back capability.

Rugged COTS Platform Takes On Fast-Changing Needs of Self-Driving Trucks

This white paper by Advantech, “Rugged COTS Platform Takes On Fast-Changing Needs of Self-Driving Trucks” discusses how the fast-changing needs of self-driving trucks are forcing compute platforms to evolve. Advantech and Crystal Group are teaming up to power that evolution based on AV trends, compute requirements, and a rugged COTS philosophy converging for breakthrough innovation in self-driving truck designs.

Lenovo Enables Solutions for the ‘New HPC’

The new HPC, inclusive of analytics and AI, and with its wide range of technology components and choices, presents significant challenges to a commercial enterprise. Ultimately, the new HPC brings about opportunities that are worth the challenges. This whitepaper from Lenovo outlines new markets, workloads and technologies in HPC, as well as how its own products and tech are addressing the solution needs of the “new HPC.”

Accelerate Your Business with HPC

This best-practice guide will help you evaluate and consider the best approach to adopt HPC for your business needs as well as the solution components to be considered in its implementation. Download the new report from Intel that explores how to accelerate your business with HPC. 

Why an HPC Solution is Right for your Business

This paper will explore ways HPC systems are being used in a wide range of business domains and disciplines to solve complex problems efficiently with related research and statistics. Download the new report from that explores why a HPC solution may be the right choice for your business. 

Introducing 200G HDR InfiniBand Solutions

As the first to 40Gb/s, 56Gb/s and 100Gb/s bandwidth, Mellanox has both boosted data center and cloud performance and improved return on investment at a pace that exceeds its own roadmap. To that end, Mellanox has now announced that it is the first company to enable 200Gb/s data speeds with Mellanox Quantum switches, ConnectX-6 adapters, and LinkX cables combining for an end-to end 200G HDR InfiniBand solution in 2018. Download the new report, courtesy of Mellanox Technologies, to lean more about 200G HDR InfiniBand solutions. 

In-Network Computing and Next Generation HDR 200G InfiniBand

With the exponential growth of data that needs to be analyzed and the data resulting from ever-more complex workflows, the need for faster data movement has never been more challenging and critical to the worlds of High Performance Computing (HPC) and machine learning. Mellanox Technologies is once again moving the bar forward with the introduction of and end-to-end HDR 200G InfiniBand product portfolio. Download the new white paper, courtesy of Mellanox, that explores in-network computing and the benefits of the switch from 100G to 200G Infiniband. 

Unsupervised Machine Learning on a Hybrid Quantum Computer

We show that our algorithm has robustness to quantum processor noise, and we find evidence that classical optimization can be used to train around both coherent and incoherent hardware imperfections. Beating the best classical benchmarks will require more qubits and better performance, but hybrid proofs-of-concept like this one form the basis of valuable applications for the first quantum computers.