Tag Archives: Datacenters

  • Growing Up in an HPC World

    After more than two decades with Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Darren Cepulis came to Arm in 2013, becoming part of the small cadre of people working in the chip designer’s high-performance computing (HPC) business. As Cepulis – now the datacenter architect and HPC segment manager for Arm – recalls, there were a couple of researchers, one…

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  • Seven AI Habits IT Can Learn from HPC

    Every enterprise will be using Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the future – or should be. The potential positive impact on the bottom line and opportunities for competitive advantage that AI can yield are simply too much to ignore. Today, high-performance computing (HPC) centers are experts in supporting large scale high-performance applications, including large scale AI. Whether…

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  • Running AI and HPC Workloads Together on Existing Infrastructure Enhances Return on System Investments

    Because HPC technologies today offer substantially more power and speed than their legacy predecessors, enterprises and research institutions benefit from combining AI and HPC workloads on a single system. This approach increases the cost-efficiency of existing infrastructure investments by accelerating breakthrough scientific discoveries, shortening the time needed to bring new products to market, and offering…

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  • Australia to Upgrade Supercomputer in HPC Boost

    Australia is bolstering its high performance computing (HPC) chops with a supercomputer that boasts a 10-fold increase in speed over its predecessor, giving researchers access to computing resources needed to solve complex research problems. Dubbed Gadi, which means “to search for” in the language of the Ngunnawal, the first inhabitants of the Canberra region, the supercomputer…

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  • Using Converged HPC Clusters to Combine HPC, AI, and HPDA Workloads

    Forward-looking organizations are expanding their definitions of high-performance computing (HPC) to include workloads such as artificial intelligence (AI) and high-performance data analytics (HPDA) in addition to traditional HPC simulation and modeling workloads. The challenge is to run each of these individually important workloads efficiently in the data center, without wasting resources and incurring significant CAPEX…

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  • Bare Metal Cloud Takes the Fight to On-premise HPC Clusters

    In the HPC cloud business, Oracle is a relative newcomer. As we reported in November 2018, the company jumped into the fray less than a year ago with HPC bare metal servers hooked together with a 100 Gb/sec RDMA network. Since then, the company has expanded the capability of the platform so that it’s now possible…

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