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IBM, Red Hat Collaborate to Accelerate Hybrid Cloud Adoption

IBM and Red Hat, Inc. today announced a strategic collaboration designed to help enterprises benefit from the OpenStack platform's speed and economics while more easily extending their existing Red Hat virtualized and cloud workloads to the IBM Private Cloud. As part of this new collaboration, IBM has become a Red Hat Certified Cloud and Service Provider, giving clients greater confidence...
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AMD Collaborates with Microsoft to Advance Open Source Cloud Hardware

At the 2017 Open Compute Project U.S. Summit, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced their collaboration with Microsoft to incorporate the cloud delivery features of AMD's next-generation "Naples" processor with Microsoft's Project Olympus -- Microsoft's next-generation hyperscale cloud hardware design and a new model for open source hardware development with the OCP community. Through Microsoft's...
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Nvidia Debuts HGX-1 for Cloud; Announces Fujitsu AI Deal

On Monday Nvidia announced a major deal with Fujitsu to help build an AI supercomputer for RIKEN using 24 DGX-1 servers. Midweek at the Open Compute Project (OCP) Summit in Santa Clara, Calif., the GPU technology leader unveiled blueprints for a new open source Tesla P100-based accelerator – HGX-1 – developed for clouds with Microsoft under its Project Olympus. (We’ll make an educated guess...
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Intel Skylake Comes to Google Cloud Platform

Today the Google Cloud Platform announced that it is the first cloud provider to offer the next generation Intel Xeon processor, codenamed Skylake. Customers across a range of industries including healthcare, media and entertainment and financial services ask for the best performance and efficiency for their high-performance compute workloads. With Skylake processors, GCP customers are the...
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IBM Reorg Forges Cognitive Systems, Merges Cloud and Analytics

It is the first month of a new year, and this is the time that IBM traditionally does reorganizations of its business lines and plays musical chairs with its executives to reconfigure itself for the coming year. And just like clockwork, late last week the top brass at Big Blue did internal announcements explaining the changes it is making to transform its wares into a platform better suited...
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AMD Radeon Technology Will Be Available on Google Cloud Platform in 2017

At SC16, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced that Radeon™ GPU technology will be available to Google Cloud Platform users worldwide. Starting in 2017, Google will use AMD's fastest available single-precision dual GPU compute accelerators, Radeon-based AMD FirePro™ S9300 x2 Server GPUs, to help accelerate Google Compute Engine and Google Cloud Machine Learning services.(1) AMD FirePro S9300 x2 GPUs...
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Amazon Adds Nvidia GPU Firepower to its Compute Cloud

Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) offers businesses the opportunity to rent scalable servers and host applications and services remotely, rather than pay for and handle the infrastructure and management of those resources on their own. The service, which first entered beta a little more than ten years ago, has historically focused on CPUs, but that’s changing now, courtesy of a...
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University of Melbourne releases Spartan HPC service

The University of Melbourne has launched a new high performance computing (HPC) service called Spartan. It combines traditional HPC with a cloud computing component and the university claims that no other university has put a system like this into production. University of Melbourne head of research computer services, Bernard Meade, said the application of HPC and cloud techniques would...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of October 12, 2015 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC in the News   Supercomputing Coral's Race to Beat Heat Corals can genetically adapt to warmer waters from climate change, scientists say in a study that relied on bioinformatic analysis with supercomputers. Reef-building corals can withstand a small degree of warming. This study with polyps of staghorn coral Acropora millepora across the Great...
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SDSC Upgrades Cloud Computing and Storage Services

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has made significant upgrades to its cloud-based storage system to include a new range of computing services designed to support science-based researchers, especially those with large data requirements that preclude commercial cloud use, or who require collaboration with cloud engineers for building...
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