Tuesday, April 29, 2014

NERSC to Deploy Cori Supercomputer

In this podcast, Sudip Dosanjh and Katie Antypas from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory describe Cori, the next-generation Cray XC30 supercomputer coming to NERSC. Named after American biochemist Gerty Cori, the $70 million dollar Cori system will be powered by Intel's pending "Knights Landing" processor, a bootable, many-core implementation of the company's MIC architecture. Read the Full Story.

Sunday, April 27, 2014

IBM Fellows Take on the Challenges of Big Data

In this podcast, Michael Haydock from IBM presents: IBM Fellows: Extraordinary Achievement by Exceptional Individuals.
The IBM Fellows program is a prestigious honor that has a direct correlation to the company's innovation and technology leadership. The honorees include a diverse group of IBMers with one thing in common: a commitment to tackling the world’s biggest problems with ingenuity, invention and inspiration. A common thread for many of this year’s inductees is their commitment to developing solutions and practical applications in the field of Big Data and Analytics.
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Introducing Power8 Servers for Big Data

In this podcast, Richard Talbot from IBM describes the company's new Power8 Systems servers built on an "open server" platform.
According to Big Blue, the new scale-out Power servers culminate a $2.4 billion investment and are built from the ground up to harness Big Data with the new IBM Power8 processor. During the launch event, IBM unveiled a rack full of 2U Power8 servers with up to 100 Terabytes of in-memory analytics capacity."
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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Live from the Asia Supercomputing Challenge 2014

In this podcast, Dan Olds from Gabriel Consulting reports live from the ASC 2014 Asia Supercomputer Challenge, where 16 teams are battling it out for cash prizes. The competition wraps up April 25 at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China. Learn more at the Student Cluster Competition Blog * Download the MP3 * Subscribe on iTunes * Subscribe to RSS

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Introducing the New ClusterStor Secure Data Appliance

In this podcast, Henry Newman from Instrumental describes the need for unified storage solutions that can deal with multilevel security. Thanks to shrinking budgets and a number of security breaches that have made world headlines, government and enterprise customers are under increasing pressure to secure data without sacrificing performance. Download the MP3.