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KIOXIA KumoScale Further Integrates With Kubernetes

At KubeCon 2019 in San Diego, California, KIOXIA America, Inc. announced that its KumoScale storage software with NVM Express over Fabrics (NVMe-oF) now has a robust Container Storage Interface (CSI) driver that is tightly integrated with the Kubernetes container orchestration framework. KIOXIA will be demonstrating this new CSI driver in KumoScale along with other features at booth #S13 at KubeCon from November 19-21 at the San Diego Convention Center.

Diamanti Announces Hybrid Cloud Kubernetes Platform

Today, at KubeCon, Diamanti announced the upcoming launch of Diamanti Spektra. Spektra will be a hybrid cloud Kubernetes control plane focused on application and data persistence spanning public and private clouds. Diamanti was founded in the early 2010s and provides open-source Kubernetes platforms.

Dell EMC Server Announcements from SC19

Today, at Supercomputing 2019, Dell made a slew of announcements. The company released two new Dell EMC Ready Solutions, announced a Ready Solutions for AI validated design due next month and announced new GPU and FPGA options for its PowerEdge Servers that are slated for sometime early next year.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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. 

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.

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.