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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 ...

Cavium adds Microsemi's storage solutions to ThunderX processor family

21 Jun 2016 Frankfurt - Cavium has signed a collaboration with Microsemi Corporation, a provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, to deliver the HBA 1000 Host Bus Adaptor for Cavium's ThunderX processor family.

The HBA 1000 Series, part of the Microsemi Smart Storage Solutions Family, provides a robust and stable solution that can handle the toughest system workloads and configurations. It is fully compatible with all existing and future Microsemi HBA, RAID and Expander solutions. Available in five different 12Gb/s configurations with up to 16 internal or 16 external SAS/SATA ports, the HBA 1000 Series offers the highest port count in a low-profile, MD2 form factor and 60 percent less power consumption than competing HBAs.

The ThunderX product family is Cavium's 64-bit ARMv8-A server processor for next generation data centre and Cloud applications, and features high performance custom cores, single and dual socket configurations, high memory bandwidth and large memory capacity. The product family also includes integrated hardware accelerators, integrated feature rich high bandwidth network and storage IO, fully virtualized core and IO, and scalable high bandwidth, low latency Ethernet fabric, which affords ThunderX best-in-class performance per dollar and watt. They are fully compliant with ARMv8-A architecture specifications as well as ARM's SBSA and SBBR standards, and widely supported by industry leading OS, Hypervisor and Software tool and application vendors.

"Microsemi works closely with our ecosystem partners to deliver resilient, efficient and easy-to-use storage connectivity solutions for worldwide data centres", stated Pete Hazen, vice president of Microsemi's scalable solutions business unit. "Working with the Cavium team, we successfully developed an initial driver for our 12Gb/s SAS HBA 1000 solution that supports the Cavium ARM-based ThunderX server platforms and enables high performance and power efficiency needs for today's data centers solutions such as the Cavium CloudScale Rack."

"Microsemi's storage solutions are an outstanding complement to the compute performance that ThunderX delivers today", stated Larry Wikelius, Vice President Software Ecosystem and Solutions, Cavium. "This collaboration with Microsemi will provide an even greater choice for system partners and end users as they deploy ThunderX based storage intensive applications into the most demanding data centre environments. Microsemi is a great addition to our ThunderX partner community."
Source: Cavium

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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 ...