The performance of trade and match servers can be a critical differentiator for financial trading houses. Latency is often the most problematic bottleneck affecting an institution’s ability to quickly match and complete trades. Earlier this month, HPE’s ProLiant XL170r Gen9 Trade & Match Servers demonstrated the lowest max latency of any systems tested using the […]
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Just what constitutes HPC and how best to support it is a keen topic currently. A new paper posted last week on arXiv.org – Rethinking HPC Platforms: Challenges, Opportunities and Recommendations – by researchers from the University of Edinburgh and University of St. Andrews suggests the emergence of “second generation” HPC applications (and users) requires […]
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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 22 — DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced that it was – once again – the top storage provider among HPC sites surveyed by Intersect360. For the third consecutive year, DDN posted the largest share of installed systems at HPC sites and held its solid lead over other storage providers at HPC […]
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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., Feb. 22 — The Penn State Cyber-Laboratory for Astronomy, Materials, and Physics (CyberLAMP) is acquiring a high-performance computer cluster that will facilitate interdisciplinary research and training in cyberscience and is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation. The hybrid computer cluster will combine general purpose central processing unit (CPU) cores […]
Feb. 22 — Asetek announced today the signing of a development agreement with a major player in the data center space. The end-goal of the development agreement is to have products in the market before year-end and resulting revenue to have significant impact on Asetek’s future data center business. The name of the partner will […]
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RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 22 — As part of our commitment to delivering open technologies across many computing architectures, Red Hat has joined the OpenPOWER Foundation, an open development community based on the POWER microprocessor architecture, at the Platinum level. While we already do build and support open technologies for the POWER architecture, the OpenPOWER Foundation […]
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