High Performance Computing announcements this week from vendors at the Supercomputing Conference in Denver highlight a new parallel processing architecture from Micron, and customer wins from DataDirect Networks and SGI.
HP expands its big data analytics platform with Hadoop integration, SGI partners with Extreme Networks for Hadoop solutions, Zettaset secures Hadoop, and Concurrent delivers an all-access pass to business intelligence tools on Hadoop.
NVIDIA (NVDA) unveiled the NVIDIA Tesla K40 GPU accelerator, its most efficient architecture ever - achieving 4.29 teraflops single-precision and 1.43 teraflops double-precision peak floating point performance.
SGI and DoD launch the #14 supercomputer, NVIDIA uses its GPUs to build an artificial neural network, Cray launches a x86 storage solution, and Intel, Mellanox and Xyratex all tout their impact on the Top500 supercomputers.
The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), home to the Stampede supercomputer, is preparing to accelerate its Internet2 connectivity to 100 Gbps this summer, and NASA Ames selects a SGI system to support research.
SGI announced that iVEC and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) have selected SGI to provide the massive data management infrastructure at the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre.