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2010-11-15 08:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Chelsio Communications, Inc., the leading provider of 10-Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) adapters, ASICs, and storage solutions, will be demonstrating the high performance capabilities of its Terminator 4 (T4), including full offload FCoE (Fibre Channel over Ethernet) and sub 3.5us UDP sockets latency, in booth #1361 at the Supercomputer Conference (SC'10) this week in New Orleans, LA. Chelsio will also be showing its Unified Storage Server and...

2010-11-10 08:00:35

NASA will showcase the latest achievements in climate simulation, space exploration, aeronautics engineering, science research and supercomputing technology at the 23rd annual Supercomputing 2010 (SC10) meeting. The leading international conference on high-performance computing, networking, storage and analysis will be held Nov. 13-19, 2010, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. NASA's SC10 exhibit will feature nearly 50 demonstrations including high-resolution simulations...

2010-09-22 09:00:00

TROY, Mich., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of simulation and advanced computing software solutions, reported today that licenses of PBS Professional scheduling-optimization software are being shipped by SGI (Nasdaq: SGI) with SGI Altix UV, the world's fastest, most scalable supercomputer. PBS Professional makes it easy for SGI Altix UV users to create intelligent policies to manage their most complex workloads, optimizing use of the system's...

2010-09-21 09:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new benchmark study recently conducted by IBM Corporation, 10Gb Ethernet delivered better performance than InfiniBand and Gigabit Ethernet for a range of HPC (High Performance Computing) applications. IBM researchers compared the performance of several applications in HPC using 4x InfiniBand DDR, 10 Gigabit Ethernet using iWARP, and Gigabit Ethernet using TCP/IP. The results showed 10Gb Ethernet is superior in performance to...

2010-07-14 09:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Chelsio Communications, Inc., the leading provider of 10-Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) adapters, ASICs, and storage solutions, today announced that Purdue University's Coates Cluster, which ranked #103 in the recent mid-year Top500 supercomputer listing, is the first native 10Gb Ethernet cluster system to be ranked on the Top500 list. Nearly 1,000 Chelsio Unified Wire adapters were deployed as part of the Coates Cluster, which was touted as one of the...

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2010-06-01 06:05:00

China is ramping up its efforts to become the world's supercomputing superpower. Its Nebulae machine at the National Super Computer Center in Shenzhen was ranked second on the biannual top 500-supercomputer list. A second Chinese supercomputer appears on the list of the top ten fastest machines. However, the U.S. still dominates the list with over half the Top 500, including the world's fastest supercomputer known as the Jaguar. The Cray computer, which Oak Ridge National Laboratory in...

2010-05-31 03:00:00

HAMBURG, Germany, May 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ISC '10 -- LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today announced that Cray Inc. has selected the LSI(TM) Engenio® 2600 storage system for integration with the new Cray CX1000 supercomputer. The Engenio 2600 is an entry-level storage system designed to provide customers with midrange performance and advanced functionality without sacrificing simplicity or affordability. The Cray CX1000 supercomputer is a dense, energy-efficient and...

2010-05-11 08:31:00

PORTLAND, Ore., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Portland Group®, a wholly-owned subsidiary of STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) and a leading supplier of compilers for high-performance computing (HPC), today announced an agreement under which Cray Inc will resell PGI® optimizing Fortran, C, and C++ compilers and development tools with the Cray CX1 line of deskside supercomputers and the recently announced Cray CX1000 line of rack mount supercomputers....

2010-05-10 08:30:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), the leader in server technology innovation and green computing, today announced that its widely available TwinBlade(TM) won the Best Blade-Based Solution award at the 4th annual BladeSystems Insight Summit 2010 on April 20 in Orlando, Florida. The IT executives and industry analysts in attendance voted for the TwinBlade(TM) platform as the best overall blade server in the industry. This 2010...

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2010-04-28 09:17:11

They can't wait to do computational chemistry at a quadrillion calculations per second. But it's not all that computing power that's driving three Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory researchers as they develop computational chemistry at the petascale. Driving their project is the ability to run complex calculations and do better science. "Petascale power is required for accuracy," said Monica Lamm, an Iowa State assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering and associate...


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