Latest San Diego Supercomputer Center Stories

2011-07-17 06:18:01

New Supercomputer Delivers Increased Productivity, On-demand Access By Jan Zverina, San Diego Supercomputer Center Trestles, a supercomputer launched earlier this year by the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, is proving itself as a valuable resource for researchers across a wide range of disciplines, from astrophysics to molecular dynamics, who need access to computational resources with rapid turnaround. In the seven months since its launch,...

2011-06-22 07:00:00

HAMBURG, Germany, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Supercomputing Conference Stand 850 -- Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO), provider of a next-generation shared data decentralization platform, today announced that its technology has been utilized to realize significant performance improvements in MySQL database queries for bioinformatics research. The Protein Data Bank (PDB) research is being conducted at the University of California, San Diego, in collaboration with the San Diego...

2011-03-04 00:00:29

Trestles Supercomputer Targets High Productivity for Users Milpitas, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 03, 2011 Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, announces the deployment of an innovative high performance computer (HPC) system named "Trestles" by the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego. The system is based on Quad-socket, 8-Core AMD Opteron compute nodes connected via a QDR InfiniBand Fabric configured by SDSC and Appro. This project was...

2010-11-22 09:42:53

The research, modeling an 8.0 quake in Southern California, was selected as a finalist for the Gordon Bell prize for outstanding achievement in high-performance computing applications A multi-disciplinary team of researchers has presented the world's most advanced earthquake shaking simulation at the Supercomputing 2010 (SC10) conference held last week in New Orleans. The research was selected as a finalist for the Gordon Bell prize, awarded at the annual conference for outstanding...

2009-11-17 07:25:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Clustercorp today announced the immediate availability of Rocks+ on HP High Performance Computers and Clouds as part of HP's Unified Cluster Portfolio. Rocks+, based on the leading open source Linux cluster distribution, is a complete cluster operating environment suitable for data centers of all shapes and sizes. Clustercorp is working with HP to make managing clusters and clouds a simple, effective experience. (Logo:...

2009-11-09 06:00:00

MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of high-performance computing systems, announces today a major design win for the next generation Appro Xtreme-X(TM) Supercomputer, named "Gordon" by the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego. This win is a result of a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to build and operate a powerful supercomputer dedicated to solving critical science and societal problems using...

2009-04-24 09:34:38

CLuE awards promote academic use o cluster computing resources on IBM/Google cloud Today, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced it has awarded nearly $5 million in grants to 14 universities through its Cluster Exploratory (CLuE) program to participate in the IBM/Google Cloud Computing University Initiative. The initiative will provide the computing infrastructure for leading-edge research projects that could help us better understand our planet, our bodies, and pursue the limits of...

2008-12-11 10:25:00

The world has gone digital in just about everything we do. Almost every iota of information we access these days is stored in some kind of digital form and accessed electronically -- text, charts, images, video, music, you name it. The key questions are: Will your data be there when you need it? And who's going to preserve it? In the December 2008 edition of Communications of the ACM, the monthly magazine of the Association for Computing Machinery, Dr. Fran Berman, director of the San Diego...

2008-11-25 10:28:33

Research Team Shatters Two-Second Barrier, Named Finalists for Gordon Bell Prize at SC08 A team led by researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego has successfully completed record-setting, petascale-level simulations of the earth's inner structure, paving the way for seismologists to model seismic wave propagations at frequencies of just over one second "“ the same frequencies that occur in nature. Results of these latest seismic wave simulations were announced at...

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