Tag Archives: Hardware

  • The Challenges of Updating Scientific Codes for New HPC Architectures

    In this video from PASC19 in Zurich, Benedikt Riedel from the University of Wisconsin describes the challenges researchers face when it comes to updating their scientific codes for new HPC architectures. After that he describes his work on the IceCube Neutrino Observatory. The IceCube Neutrino Observatory is the first detector of its kind, designed to observe the cosmos from…

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  • Hybrid Cloud: Weighing up What to Run in the Cloud and On-Premise

    Within large, enterprise IT environments, senior management are increasingly pushing their IT department to pinpoint applications and services that could be pushed off into the cloud for performance, cost and resiliency reasons. But how do you go about deciding what should run where, and which workloads might be better off running where they are now?…

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  • HPC or AI: Composability is Still King

    Whether we want to term it HPC, AI, hyperscale, or something in between to apply to large-scale enterprise, there are fundamental changes afoot for big organizations with large clusters that are doing double (or quadruple) duty with production workloads and the new integration of machine learning. This integration happens differently depending on the problems being…

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  • Worldwide High Performance Computing 2018 Total Market Model: Server Revenue Shares

    This Intersect360 Research report presents vendor revenue and market share for servers in the High Performance Computing (HPC) market for 2018. Intersect360 Research defines HPC as the use of servers, clusters, and supercomputers—plus associated software, tools, components, storage, and services—for scientific, engineering, or analytical tasks that are particularly intensive in computation, memory usage, or data…

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  • Exascale Supercomputers Signal a New Era

    Last week Cray and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced Frontier ― an exascale supercomputer being developed for Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Slated for delivery in 2021, Frontier is expected to be the world’s most powerful computer. It will advance science and innovation far beyond anything currently possible. For us at Cray, the announcement of…

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