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Exascale

Mellanox and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory announce joint collaboration to design exascale system ...

Focus on Europe

Eurotech introduces the Aurora Tigon v4, available today and designed for Exascale ...

Middleware

Software to underpin pioneering supercomputing research in Japan ...

Mellanox solutions accelerate the fastest supercomputer in the world ...

Mellanox HPC-X framework extends smart in-network computing ...

Hardware

Cray boosts performance of its flagship Cray XC supercomputers and high performance storage systems ...

Supermicro launches a wide range of HPC SuperServer, storage, and networking solutions with the latest Intel processors and Intel Omni-Path fabric; plus GPU and NVMe All-Flash storage technologies at ISC’16 ...

NVIDIA Tesla P100 Supercharges HPC Applications by More Than 30X ...

NERSC readying for Cori Phase 2 Knights Landing-based system ...

Applications

With SGI supercomputer, the University of Tokyo studies artificial intelligence, bioinformatics and more ...

Titan shines light on high-temperature superconductor pathway ...

TOP500

The world's first 100-PFlops-level supercomputer is established and operated in Wuxi, China ...

The Cloud

Oracle and Mellanox to collaborate on high speed Cloud networking standards ...

Company news

Cavium adds Microsemi's storage solutions to ThunderX processor family ...

Sugon announces ThunderX blades for Galaxias SDC1000 high density server for data centres ...

Bright extends partnership with Huawei in EMEA ...

Eurotech introduces the Aurora Tigon v4, available today and designed for Exascale

21 Jun 2016 Frankfurt - Starting today, the Aurora Tigon v4, the evolution of the award-winning Tigon supercomputers, is available for orders. Eurotech's boldest step yet towards viable Exascale computing, the Tigon v4 provides best in class flexibility and modularity to match user needs, delivering maximum application performance optimized for industry leading density and energy efficiency.

The Aurora Tigon v4 is designed to provide modularity, scalability and flexibility for any type and size of installation. The system building block is the chassis, which can host different node types providing computation or acceleration functionality. It is thus possible to configure a multicore CPU, manycore CPU or a GPU accelerated rack, leveraging an architecture that delivers extreme performance and scalability together with the most energy efficient and optimized system design.

"The Aurora Tigon v4 combines all the attributes the industry is expecting from a leading HPC platform, ready for Exascale", stated Fabio Gallo, Vice President and General Manager HPC Business Unit at Eurotech. "We have brought to bear years of experience in developing the industry's most energy efficient systems in a highly scalable and dense solution."

The Aurora Tigon v4 blades, in their manycore CPU version, have been first implemented within the DEEP-ER project1, in which Eurotech is involved as the main hardware manufacturer. The DEEP-ER project has developed an innovative architecture for heterogeneous HPC systems, tailored to highly parallel and I/O intensive applications and aims at setting a milestone in the race towards Exascale.

The Aurora Tigon v4 can address all kind of application requirements and can be configured in order to exactly meet the user’s needs. It can thus host both Haswell and Broadwell CPUs - with or without accelerators - for generic and scalar workloads, and Intel XEON PHI 72xx processors for parallel and vector FP intensive workloads.

Last but not least, this high level of flexibility come hand in hand with the best computing density in the market, hosting up to 576 Intel Xeon processors or 288 Intel Xeon Phi processors in 288 blades in a single 48U rack. Indeed, Aurora Tigon v4 systems are extremely dense, yet totally flexible, thanks to Eurotech's seamless integration of electronics, mechanics and cooling.

All of the chassis components are equipped with the 2nd Generation of the acknowledged Aurora Direct Hot Water Cooling, a technology that puts the coolers in direct contact with all the components, making the Aurora Tigon v4 a Total Liquid Cooled system, with no need for air conditioning in any climate zone. Not only: direct on component liquid cooling limits on board hot spots, increasing reliability and energy efficiency and thus allowing the customer to save at least 50% on the energy bill compared to traditional air cooled systems.

Exascale poses many challenges on several different levels, from system architecture, to resiliency, to energy efficiency. The Aurora Tigon v4 answers to all of them with an extremely dense, flexible and energy-efficient architecture, thus making it perfect for today’s needs and, at the same time, already equipped to answer those arising with Exascale.

Eurotech is a global company based in Italy, with subsidiaries in Europe, North America and Asia. The Eurotech Group develops and markets miniaturized computers for special uses (NanoPCs) and High Performance Computing (HPC) systems. The HPC division has been designing and manufacturing energy efficient HPC systems for more than 15 years and is committed to excellence in engineering and focus on customers' needs. Eurotech's product line, named Aurora, offers a range of liquid cooled, dense HPC systems optimized for energy efficiency, reliability and performance.
Source: Eurotech

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Primeur live 2016-06-21

Exascale

Mellanox and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory announce joint collaboration to design exascale system ...

Focus on Europe

Eurotech introduces the Aurora Tigon v4, available today and designed for Exascale ...

Middleware

Software to underpin pioneering supercomputing research in Japan ...

Mellanox solutions accelerate the fastest supercomputer in the world ...

Mellanox HPC-X framework extends smart in-network computing ...

Hardware

Cray boosts performance of its flagship Cray XC supercomputers and high performance storage systems ...

Supermicro launches a wide range of HPC SuperServer, storage, and networking solutions with the latest Intel processors and Intel Omni-Path fabric; plus GPU and NVMe All-Flash storage technologies at ISC’16 ...

NVIDIA Tesla P100 Supercharges HPC Applications by More Than 30X ...

NERSC readying for Cori Phase 2 Knights Landing-based system ...

Applications

With SGI supercomputer, the University of Tokyo studies artificial intelligence, bioinformatics and more ...

Titan shines light on high-temperature superconductor pathway ...

TOP500

The world's first 100-PFlops-level supercomputer is established and operated in Wuxi, China ...

The Cloud

Oracle and Mellanox to collaborate on high speed Cloud networking standards ...

Company news

Cavium adds Microsemi's storage solutions to ThunderX processor family ...

Sugon announces ThunderX blades for Galaxias SDC1000 high density server for data centres ...

Bright extends partnership with Huawei in EMEA ...