Monthly Archives: November 2014

729 TeraFLOPS cluster on AWS in 60 minutes

Cycle Computing which specializes in technical and high-performance cloud computing, and Western Digital’s HGST unit ran the largest Fortune 500 production workload and went from zero to 50,000 cores in 23 minutes. The cloud computing run utilized various regions on … Continue reading

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Nvidia doubles performance of GPGPU with Tesla K80

The new product, launched during SC14, is pitched as double-your-everything: twice the performance and twice the memory bandwidth. The K80 has 2x Kepler GK210 GPUS that claim 8.74 teraflops single-precision and 2.91 teraflops double-precision. Each board has 24 GB of … Continue reading

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Dell lauched PowerEdge FX server building blocks

Dell lauched on Wednesday Today Dell announced a new server architecture that combines characteristics of both rack servers and blade servers into a new architecture, known as PowerEdge FX. The base of the architecture is the 2U PowerEdge FX2 enclosure … Continue reading

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Memblaze launched PCI-E 4.8 GB server flash accelerator card with a 14 µs latency

Chinese flash product supplier Memblaze has launched a server flash accelerator card with a 14 microsecond latency and up to 4.8TB capacity. The 14 microsecond latency is very close to the one of RAM and makes it suitable for large … Continue reading

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