2015-08-11 Bright Computing to combine HPC and Big Data workloads - Interview with Matthijs van LeeuwenAt ISC 2015 in Frankfurt, Germany, Primeur Magazinehad the opportunity to talk with Matthijs van Leeuwen, CEO and founder of Bright Computing, a company founded in 2009. Bright Computing makes cluster management and system management easy, comprehensive, and scalable. The main products are Bright Cluster Manager for HPC; Bright Cluster Manager for Big Data; and Bright OpenStack. These three products can also be combined to create a combined infrastructure for both HPC and Big Data workloads, either on bare metal or virtualized. For the full text see: http://primeurmagazine.com/weekly/AE-PR-09-15-40.html
2015-08-10 European Supercomputer Programme in next Horizon 2020 period to also focus on HPC access for SMEsAt ISC 2015 in Frankfurt, Germany, Primeur Magazine had the opportunity to talk with Augusto Burgueno-Arjona from the European Commission, Department of e-Infrastructures, including European Supercomputer Service Programme, who also delivered the welcome address at the Conference stating that "HPC is high in the European political agenda as it is recognised as an essential technology to respond to the growing needs of our modern societies, transforming societal challenges into business opportunities, and bringing growth and jobs to the European economy". Augusto Burgueno-Arjona also stressed that "there are important upcoming steps, such as the large-scale platform integration of the technology building blocks and the coordinated acquisition at EU level of world-class systems". For the full text see http://primeurmagazine.com/weekly/AE-PR-09-15-24.html
2015-08-04 NICE to demonstrate EnginFrame and Desktop Cloud Visualization at ISC 2015At the ISC 2015 in Frankfurt, Germany,Primeur Magazinetalked with Francesco Ruffino from NICE, an Italian company, founded in 1996, specialized since the beginning in high performance computing. The company team tries to prove the usability of high performance computing applications in both the private and public Cloud. The company has two main products: EnginFrame and Desktop Cloud Visualization (DCV). EnginFrame is a web dashboard which allows to very easily plug your application into the Cloud. Using DCV, you can visualize the utillization of interactive applications. DCV is a network protocol that will compress the pixels on the screen and send it to the client. For the full text see: http://primeurmagazine.com/weekly/AE-PR-08-15-64.html
2015-07-30 Intel's Rajeeb Hazra about convergence of HPC and Big DataAt ISC 2015 in Frankfurt Rajeeb Hazra from Intel did presents his thoughts about the convergence of HPC and Big data, or as he puts it: (HPC && Big Data) vs. (HPC || Big Data)
2015-07-29 European exascale projects DEEP-ER and Mont-Blanc to investigate new Exascale technologiesAt ISC 2015 in Frankfurt, Germany, Primeur Magazine had the opportunity to interview Filippo Mantovani from the Mont-Blanc project and Estela Suarez from the DEEP-ER project on the opening night of the ISC 2015 Exhibition at their booth showcasing European exascale projects. Juri Schmidt demonstrated the network-attached memory technology used in the DEEP-ER project. Filippo Mantovani demonstrated the creditcard-sized system-on-chip that is used in the Mont-Blanc project. For the full text see: http://primeurmagazine.com/weekly/AE-PR-09-15-48.html
2015-07-29 Numascale's scalable appliances for data analytics meet customers' needs at attractive price pointsAt ISC 2015 in Frankfurt, Germany, Primeur Magazine had the opportunity to talk with Morten Toverud, CEO, Numascale. Numascale was running a live demo at the ISC 2015 Exhibition, showing its scalable high performance appliances for in-memory analytics. What the demo actually showed is that Numascale combines real time GPS data with other real time sensors and a huge amount of historical data. The Numascale system can determine and predict the next hour of traffic at major highways in Singapore. See the complete text of the interview at http://primeurmagazine.com/weekly/AE-PR-09-15-39.html
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