by Lyle Smith

NVIDIA Announces New Reference Design Platform

NVIDIA has announced a new reference design platform, allowing organizations to quickly build GPU-accelerated Arm-based servers. NVIDIA believes that this will help promote a “new era” of high-performance computing for an ever-increasing array of applications in science and industry.

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by Lyle Smith

NVIDIA Magnum IO Software Suite Now Available

NVIDIA has announced the Magnum IO software suite, which is designed to help data scientists and AI and high-performance computing researchers process huge amounts of data very quickly. Magnum IO has been optimized to eliminate storage and input/output bottlenecks, and is quoted with data processing speeds that are twenty (20) times faster for multi-server, multi-GPU computing nodes when working with massive datasets. This will allow organizations to perform complex financial analysis, climate modeling and other HPC workloads.

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by Lyle Smith

NVIDIA Announces Scalable GPU-Accelerated Supercomputer in the Microsoft Azure Cloud

NVIDIA has announced the availability of a new cloud-based, GPU-accelerated supercomputer available on Microsoft Azure. Built to handle demanding AI, machine learning and high-performance computing applications, NVIDIA indicates that their new offering will provide significant performance and cost advantages compared to traditional CPU-based computing. For example, AI researchers will be able to spin up multiple NDv2 instances and train complex conversational AI models in hours, says the company.

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by Adam Armstrong

TYAN Launches AMD EPYC HPC & Storage Servers At SC19

Today at SC19 in Denver, Colorado, TYAN announced its newest lineup of HPC and storage server platforms that are based off of the AMD EPYC 7002 Series processors. The new lineup is aimed to deliver maximum performance and is aimed at the datacenter. 

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by Adam Armstrong

AMD Makes Several Announcements At SC19

Today at SC19 in Denver, AMD made a slew of announcements in HPC. The company announced new EC2 instances with AWS. And, as we’ve previously covered, GIGABYTE announced five new servers that leverage 2nd generation AMD EPYC, bringing their total to 28 servers. 

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by Adam Armstrong

GIGABYTE Releases 7 GPU Servers

Today GIGABYTE released seven new GPU heavy servers to cater to current and upcoming AI needs. These new servers have some of the highest GPU density on the market. While artificial intelligence is the first thing that comes to mind, the servers are also ideal for deep learning, scientific analysis and simulation, VDI or video streaming. GIGABYTE will be at SC19 at Booth 617, Denver Convention Center during November 18 to 21 in Denver, Colorado.

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by Lyle Smith

Cumulus Linux 4.0 and NetQ 2.4 Announced

Cumulus Networks has announced the most recent version of Cumulus Linux 4.0 and NetQ 2.4, promising its most feature-rich release to date. Last month, the company extended this software stack to campus networks. The latest version includes new support for the switch silicon, EVPN implementation for L2/L3 connectivity, increased visibility and troubleshooting with a NetQ cloud-based deployment model, comprehensive end-to-end network automation, and a single fabric across data center and campus networking environments. Last month, Cumulus Linux and NetQ for enterprises were extended to Campus Networks.

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by Lyle Smith

HP Announces HP ZCentral

HP has announced HP ZCentral, dubbed by the company as the world’s first single-sourced remote workstation solution. Specifically, ZCentral will centralize high-end computer power in a single location, which will help promote remote, mobile and fluid workstyles for power-users working in graphics-intensive application environments. With ZCentral, the company combines Z by HP racked high-performance workstations, next-gen ZCentral Remote Boost software, and new proprietary ZCentral Connect software to improve user workflow. HP will deliver the full end-to-end ZCentral solutions to partners across various industries, including AEC, Data Science, Media and Entertainment, and Oil and Gas, among others.

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by Michael Rink

TrilioVault Achieves Red Hat’s Container Certification

Today, Trilio announced that their TrilioVault data protection software has achieved Red Hat’s Container Certification. Trilio is in the process of adding support for Red Hat OpenShift Kubernetes, and has reached the technical preview stage. In this case, technical preview means that Trilio will be offering demos and briefings as requested. TrilioVault is a cloud-centric backup and recovery tool. Trilio was founded in 2013 and provides data protection software.

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by Michael Rink

HPE Collaborates With National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Today, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced that they would be collaborating with the U.S.A. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) on software to improve the energy and water efficiency of data centers.

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