Monthly Archives: February 2012

Big Data Meets Big Compute … Again

A recent CIO poll indicated over half of CIOs where not quite sure what “big data” meant even though they considered it important to their organizations. Welcome to the club. Five years ago, “big data” at HPC centers meant breaking … Continue reading

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HPC Features in New ProLiant Gen8 Servers

This week HP announced the new ProLiant Gen8 server line, the world’s most self-sufficient servers. I know, HPC customers are looking for the detailed speeds and feeds, and that information will become available in the coming weeks as specific ProLiant … Continue reading

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HP-CAST Users Group

The dates for the next HP Consortium for Advanced Scientific and Technical Computing (HP-CAST) users group is now set for June 15-16, immediately prior to the International Supercomputer Show in Hamburg Germany. HP-CAST is an organization of HP customers and … Continue reading

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Optimizing HPC Server Memory Configurations

Choosing the right memory configuration for your next server can have a significant impact on application performance. Long gone are the days when all you needed to do was specify memory size based on simple “GB per core” rules. Yet … Continue reading

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