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Primeur live 2011-06-22

Hardware

Panasas gives customers a treat with scalable ActivStor11 ...

Applications

University of Hamburg to simulate large data applications with Distributed Simulation and Virtual Reality environment ...

German automotive industry heavily relies on HLRS simulation expertise ...

TOP500

The Lomonosov Supercomputer Has Attained a New Level of Performance ...

Company news

Adaptive Computing announces 10x scalability for high throughput computing and next-generation HPC systems ...

University of Birmingham uses Adaptive Computing technology to reduce HPC costs ...

Adaptive Computing HPC Technology advances research capabilities for Europe's leading cancer research centre ...

Penguin Computing's public HPC Cloud is now powered by Adaptive Computin's Moab Cluster Suite ...

Numascale announces support for Supermicro 1042G-LTF and IBM System x3755 M3 with multi socket 8/12 core AMD Opteron 6000 Series ...

Mellanox expands availability of InfiniBand and Ethernet solutions with NEC LX Series Supercomputer through NEC HPC Europe ...

Mellanox and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory demonstrate leading performance and scalability for HPC applications ...

Mellanox announces complete end-to-end FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand interconnect solutions for uncompromised clustering performance and scalability ...

SGI to deliver breakthrough exascale computing solution ...

Platform's collaboration with CERN recognized as 2011 Computerworld Honors Laureate ...

Bright Computing, NVIDIA and NextIO to drive panel discussion on use of GPUs in HPC at International Supercomputing Conference in Germany ...

GE Global Research gets a Cray supercomputer ...

Mellanox and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory demonstrate leading performance and scalability for HPC applications

20 Jun 2011 Hamburg - Mellanox and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), have introduced world-leading scalability achieved with LLNL supercomputers and Mellanox InfiniBand interconnect solutions. The results are based on collaboration between the two organisations to enhance high-performance computing (HPC) software drivers and MPI libraries on top of Mellanox's scalable interconnect solutions. The joint effort has delivered new levels of workload performance and maximized the return on investment for LLNL users.

"LLNL is tasked to take on some of the world's most difficult and complex problems - all of which are very compute-intensive and place huge performance demands on the network", stated Matt Leininger, deputy for advanced technology projects at LLNL. "The collaborative work with Mellanox has helped us to recently advance our scaling capabilities in our large scale Hyperion testbed cluster, delivering significant benefits on tested workloads. Deploying these enhancements on our production cluster will result in faster application runtime which increases research productivity."

The Mellanox and LLNL teams modified Message Passing Interface (MPI) libraries to optimize Mellanox InfiniBand capabilities and enhance application performance and efficiencies. The tested workload performance at scale increased up to 700 percent and resulted in significant progress to meet LLNL's petascale and exascale computing goals.

“Mellanox InfiniBand solutions deliver the highest scalability and performance for the supercomputers of today and the future", stated Michael Kagan, Chief Technology Officer at Mellanox Technologies. "The tight collaboration with LLNL enables both organizations to optimize application utilization over Mellanox InfiniBand solutions for the high-performance computing community, and to deliver enhanced performance and scaling for LLNL applications and workloads."
Source: Mellanox

Back to Table of contents

Primeur live 2011-06-22

Hardware

Panasas gives customers a treat with scalable ActivStor11 ...

Applications

University of Hamburg to simulate large data applications with Distributed Simulation and Virtual Reality environment ...

German automotive industry heavily relies on HLRS simulation expertise ...

TOP500

The Lomonosov Supercomputer Has Attained a New Level of Performance ...

Company news

Adaptive Computing announces 10x scalability for high throughput computing and next-generation HPC systems ...

University of Birmingham uses Adaptive Computing technology to reduce HPC costs ...

Adaptive Computing HPC Technology advances research capabilities for Europe's leading cancer research centre ...

Penguin Computing's public HPC Cloud is now powered by Adaptive Computin's Moab Cluster Suite ...

Numascale announces support for Supermicro 1042G-LTF and IBM System x3755 M3 with multi socket 8/12 core AMD Opteron 6000 Series ...

Mellanox expands availability of InfiniBand and Ethernet solutions with NEC LX Series Supercomputer through NEC HPC Europe ...

Mellanox and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory demonstrate leading performance and scalability for HPC applications ...

Mellanox announces complete end-to-end FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand interconnect solutions for uncompromised clustering performance and scalability ...

SGI to deliver breakthrough exascale computing solution ...

Platform's collaboration with CERN recognized as 2011 Computerworld Honors Laureate ...

Bright Computing, NVIDIA and NextIO to drive panel discussion on use of GPUs in HPC at International Supercomputing Conference in Germany ...

GE Global Research gets a Cray supercomputer ...