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Primeur live 2017-11-16

Exascale

Nyriad to demonstrate new supercomputer operating system for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) precursor MWA telescope at SC17 ...

Nyriad names HPC Systems as Japanese distributor for GPU storage solution NSULATE at SC17 ...

Quantum computing

Engineering of a Swedish quantum computer set to start ...

Focus on Europe

Who will follow JUQUEEN to the throne? Atos and ParTec selected as industrial partners for the successor of the Jülich supercomputer ...

Middleware

WekaIO and the San Diego Supercomputer Center partner on high performance I/O ...

Altair and Quanta Cloud Technology collaborate to bring customer value to the HPC Market ...

Human Genetics Centre at University of Oxford deploys Univa solutions ...

Hardware

CoolIT Systems selected for largest data centre deployment in company history with non-disclosed U.S. customer ...

RSC showcases a new generation of RSC Tornado and announces plans to join the Intel Select Solutions for HPC programme ...

Mellanox propels NetApp to new heights with 100Gb/s InfiniBand connectivity ...

Mellanox InfiniBand solutions to accelerate the world's next fastest supercomputers ...

DDN provides University of Tennessee's SimCenter with Big Data storage to support machine learning and data analytics ...

NEC launches LoRaWAN compliant network server ...

Huawei showcases new-generation FusionServer V5 high-performance servers at SC17 ...

Asetek receives order from Fujitsu to cool Japan's fastest AI supercomputer system ...

BOXX introduces AMD EPYC Deep Learning server and other solutions at SC17 ...

Microsemi announces Adaptec smart storage adapter support for Cavium ThunderX2 ARM-based CPUs ...

GIGABYTE announces production availability of Cavium's ThunderX2-based server portfolio ...

Ingrasys announces production systems based on Cavium's ThunderX2 processor ...

TYAN and Nyriad announce first GPU-accelerated storage server solution for ultra-dense storage ...

Netlist, Nyriad and TYAN to accelerate the adoption of NVDIMMs and GPUs for storage ...

Applications

Researchers create largest, longest multiphysics earthquake simulation to date ...

TOP500

D.A.V.I.D.E. supercomputer, developed by E4 Computer Engineering and installed at CINECA, ranked on November TOP500 and Green500 lists ...

InfiniBand accelerates 77 percent of new high-performance computing systems on TOP500 supercomputer list ...

NEC supplies TOP500 supercomputer to Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz in Germany ...

Inspur takes the Top 3 vendor share of TOP500 supercomputers ...

The Cloud

Cirrascale Cloud Services offers AMD EPYC-powered Cloud servers for GPU accelerated applications ...

Company news

Sequoia backs Graphcore as the future of Artificial Intelligence processors ...

GIGABYTE announces production availability of Cavium's ThunderX2-based server portfolio

13 Nov 2017 Denver - GIGABYTE Technology, a producer of high-performance server hardware, and Cavium Inc., a provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for enterprise, data centre, Cloud, wired and wireless networking, have announced production availability of GIGABYTE's Arm server platforms, based on ThunderX2 SoC product family.

GIGABYTE, with its award-winning product portfolio, has long been recognized in the industry as a leader in design and innovation. With a broad offering of commercially-available Arm-based server solutions, GIGABYTE continues to demonstrate engineering expertise in system-level integration. Through its world-wide presence, GIGABYTE is uniquely positioned to accelerate the adoption and deployment of ThunderX2-based systems into the cloud and hyperscale data centre applications.

GIGABTYE's R181 series is a 1U platform with dual-socket ThunderX2 compute node with best-in-class throughput, memory configuration and capacity. The chassis has multiple PCIe expansion slots and can support up to 12 SAS 12Gb/s SSD. The R181 is an ideal solution for applications that need cost-effective, high-performance compute platforms.

GIGABTYE's R281 series is a 2U platform with dual-socket ThunderX2 compute node with best-in-class throughput, memory configuration and capacity. The chassis has multiple PCIe expansion slots and support for up to 24 SSD. The R281 is designed to address the requirements of the most demanding applications in Cloud computing, virtualization and hyper-converged storage.

"GIGABYTE first began working with Cavium on ThunderX2-based platforms late last year. We have developed and shipped a broad range of platforms to customers", stated Andy Chen, Vice President of Research and Development, GiGABYTE Technology. "Our entire portfolio of production systems are now available for order and we are taking orders for production platforms to customers. We are seeing a strong demand for these platforms and we expect the demand to further accelerate in 2018."

"ThunderX2, our second-generation, 64-bit Armv8 server processor family, reaffirms our continued leadership to innovate in the server industry by combining high-performance, custom Arm cores with flexible I/Os and large memory bandwidth", stated Surya Hotha, Director of Product Marketing, Data Center Processor Group at Cavium. "GIGABYTE partnered with us closely to deliver cost-effective platforms in different form factors targeting diverse Cloud and high-performance compute (HPC) workloads. Both R281 and R181 platforms can be scaled to meet the growing capacity requirements of next-generation Cloud data centres."

The ThunderX2 product family is Cavium's second-generation, 64-bit Armv8-A server processor SoC for the data centre, Cloud and high-performance computing applications. The family integrates high-performance custom cores supporting single- and dual-socket configurations. ThunderX2 is optimized to drive high computational performance, delivering outstanding memory bandwidth and memory capacity. The new line of ThunderX2 processors includes multiple SKUs for both scale up and scale out applications and is fully compliant with Armv8-A architecture specifications, as well as Arm's SBSA and SBBR standards. It is also widely supported by industry leading OS, hypervisor and software tool and application vendors.

GIGABYTE R181(1U) and R281(2U) ThunderX2 servers are available to order.

Source: Gigabyte Technology

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Primeur live 2017-11-16

Exascale

Nyriad to demonstrate new supercomputer operating system for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) precursor MWA telescope at SC17 ...

Nyriad names HPC Systems as Japanese distributor for GPU storage solution NSULATE at SC17 ...

Quantum computing

Engineering of a Swedish quantum computer set to start ...

Focus on Europe

Who will follow JUQUEEN to the throne? Atos and ParTec selected as industrial partners for the successor of the Jülich supercomputer ...

Middleware

WekaIO and the San Diego Supercomputer Center partner on high performance I/O ...

Altair and Quanta Cloud Technology collaborate to bring customer value to the HPC Market ...

Human Genetics Centre at University of Oxford deploys Univa solutions ...

Hardware

CoolIT Systems selected for largest data centre deployment in company history with non-disclosed U.S. customer ...

RSC showcases a new generation of RSC Tornado and announces plans to join the Intel Select Solutions for HPC programme ...

Mellanox propels NetApp to new heights with 100Gb/s InfiniBand connectivity ...

Mellanox InfiniBand solutions to accelerate the world's next fastest supercomputers ...

DDN provides University of Tennessee's SimCenter with Big Data storage to support machine learning and data analytics ...

NEC launches LoRaWAN compliant network server ...

Huawei showcases new-generation FusionServer V5 high-performance servers at SC17 ...

Asetek receives order from Fujitsu to cool Japan's fastest AI supercomputer system ...

BOXX introduces AMD EPYC Deep Learning server and other solutions at SC17 ...

Microsemi announces Adaptec smart storage adapter support for Cavium ThunderX2 ARM-based CPUs ...

GIGABYTE announces production availability of Cavium's ThunderX2-based server portfolio ...

Ingrasys announces production systems based on Cavium's ThunderX2 processor ...

TYAN and Nyriad announce first GPU-accelerated storage server solution for ultra-dense storage ...

Netlist, Nyriad and TYAN to accelerate the adoption of NVDIMMs and GPUs for storage ...

Applications

Researchers create largest, longest multiphysics earthquake simulation to date ...

TOP500

D.A.V.I.D.E. supercomputer, developed by E4 Computer Engineering and installed at CINECA, ranked on November TOP500 and Green500 lists ...

InfiniBand accelerates 77 percent of new high-performance computing systems on TOP500 supercomputer list ...

NEC supplies TOP500 supercomputer to Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz in Germany ...

Inspur takes the Top 3 vendor share of TOP500 supercomputers ...

The Cloud

Cirrascale Cloud Services offers AMD EPYC-powered Cloud servers for GPU accelerated applications ...

Company news

Sequoia backs Graphcore as the future of Artificial Intelligence processors ...