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Primeur live 2014-06-24

Hardware

A*STAR Computational Resource Centre and Obsidian Strategics collaborate to create the Galaxy, a geographically distributed Supercomputer of Supercomputers ...

Applications

IDC announces first in-depth forecasts for worldwide HPC Big Data market ...

TOP500

InfiniBand leads TOP500 as most used interconnect technology for high-performance computing ...

The Grid

UberCloud announces technical computing marketplace and appstore ...

Univa Corporation and CPU 24/7 partners to provide integrated solution ...

Company news

AppliedMicro announces readiness of 64-bit ARM-based server SoC for high performance computing ...

APM & E4 launch EK003 family of high-performance, energy efficient servers for HPC data centres ...

CoolIT Systems announces Bronze Sponsorship and key presence at ISC14 in Germany ...

Intel re-architects the fundamental building block for high-performance computing ...

Echostreams is teaming up with CacheIO and Orange Silicon Valley to demonstrate 2 million tpmC Flash Storage at ISC2014 in Leipzig, Germany ...

Innovative processors, supercomputer-in-a-box, and Student Cluster Challenge at the ISC'14 Exhibition ...

T-Platforms to launch new A-Class supercomputer system ...

Mellanox introduces the world's first 100Gb/s EDR InfiniBand switch ...

Mellanox interconnect solutions accelerate new HP Apollo family ...

Mellanox introduces HPC-X scalable software toolkit for high-performance computing platforms and applications ...

Mellanox InfiniBand and Ethernet solutions deliver performance and efficiency for AppliedMicro's X-Gene ARM-based server platform ...

Mellanox introduces HPC-X scalable software toolkit for high-performance computing platforms and applications

23 Jun 2014 Leipzig - Mellanox Technologies Ltd. has made available HPC-X Scalable Software Toolkit, a comprehensive software suite for high-performance computing environments, which provides enhancements to significantly increase the scalability and performance of message communications in the network.

HPC-X provides complete communication libraries to support MPI, SHMEM and PGAS programming languages, as well as performance accelerators that take advantage of Mellanox's scalable interconnect solutions. HPC-X provides support for other interconnect solutions as well, based on the Ethernet and InfiniBand standards.

HPC-X Scalable Software Toolkit components and accelerators include:

  • Mellanox ScalableMPI: Message Passing Interface based on Open MPI
  • Mellanox ScalableSHMEM: One-sided communications library
  • Mellanox ScaleableUPC: UPC parallel programming language library based on Berkeley UPC
  • Mellanox MXM: Messaging Accelerator optimized for underlying hardware
  • Mellanox FCA: Fabric Collectives Accelerator supporting MPI-3
  • Mellanox IPM: Integrated Performance Monitoring and additional benchmarking tools to help users fine tune their HPC environment

"HPC-X enables you to rapidly deploy and deliver maximum application performance without the complexity and costs of licensed third-party tools and libraries", stated Scot Schultz, director of HPC and technical computing at Mellanox. "Users can now solve their most complex problems in reduced time and scale their solutions more efficiently."

The benefits of HPC-X can easily be seen even at lower node counts compared to running with a standard version of Open MPI. OpenFOAM, a popular open-source computational fluid dynamics code used by both commercial and academic organisations, demonstrated a 58 percent productivity boost with HPC-X at just 16 nodes. LS-DYNA, a popular commercial general-purpose finite element programme used by industry leaders in automotive and aerospace to analyze complex vehicle designs, demonstrated improved scalability and 76 percent improved productivity with HPC-X at only 32 nodes. The effects that HPC-X will demonstrate can be even greater with larger scale system deployments.
Source: Mellanox

Back to Table of contents

Primeur live 2014-06-24

Hardware

A*STAR Computational Resource Centre and Obsidian Strategics collaborate to create the Galaxy, a geographically distributed Supercomputer of Supercomputers ...

Applications

IDC announces first in-depth forecasts for worldwide HPC Big Data market ...

TOP500

InfiniBand leads TOP500 as most used interconnect technology for high-performance computing ...

The Grid

UberCloud announces technical computing marketplace and appstore ...

Univa Corporation and CPU 24/7 partners to provide integrated solution ...

Company news

AppliedMicro announces readiness of 64-bit ARM-based server SoC for high performance computing ...

APM & E4 launch EK003 family of high-performance, energy efficient servers for HPC data centres ...

CoolIT Systems announces Bronze Sponsorship and key presence at ISC14 in Germany ...

Intel re-architects the fundamental building block for high-performance computing ...

Echostreams is teaming up with CacheIO and Orange Silicon Valley to demonstrate 2 million tpmC Flash Storage at ISC2014 in Leipzig, Germany ...

Innovative processors, supercomputer-in-a-box, and Student Cluster Challenge at the ISC'14 Exhibition ...

T-Platforms to launch new A-Class supercomputer system ...

Mellanox introduces the world's first 100Gb/s EDR InfiniBand switch ...

Mellanox interconnect solutions accelerate new HP Apollo family ...

Mellanox introduces HPC-X scalable software toolkit for high-performance computing platforms and applications ...

Mellanox InfiniBand and Ethernet solutions deliver performance and efficiency for AppliedMicro's X-Gene ARM-based server platform ...