A Brazilian university is accelerating astronomy research with the help of a 2,304-core system built around AMD Opteron 6172 processors and with 4.6 TB of main memory.
Designed to accelerate virtualization and cloud-computing deployments, Dell's new PowerEdge C6145 boasts two four-socket AMD Opteron 6100-series processor-based servers in a 2U form factor, with 10 PCIe card slots.
Two Michigan universities have pooled their funds to add a new cluster to a high performance computing center located at one of the institutions.
The San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego has been brought into a project designed to create the next generation of computer systems.
A company that specializes in applications for managing high performance computing (HPC) clusters has upgraded its HPC management application. Platform Computing's latest version of Platform HPC sports enhanced support for applications and job scheduling, as well as a more user-friendly Web interface.
Windows HPC Server 2008 R2, launched Monday, has been optimized for 1,000 node, up from a previous limit of 256 nodes.
Two American universities have installed Dell servers to do research requiring high performance computing (HPC). Both will be using the Dell PowerEdge C6100, high-density rack server with low energy requirements.
North Carolina State University has begun using data analytics software from IBM to identify potential investors for its technologies and scientific advancements.
The University of Florida in Gainesville has purchased software that will enable a major research center on its campus to aggregate hardware for creating a symmetric multiprocessing system.
A new Dell cluster is going in at the University of Cambridge in its High Performance Computing (HPC) Service as part of a Dell/Cambridge HPC Solution Centre. The Solution Centre acts as a vehicle for "capturing" HPC requirements, developing solutions, and running tests in a production environment for Dell.