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Primeur weekly 2019-01-07

Focus

What has EuroHPC in store for 2019? ...

Crowd computing

Nerdalize to announce bankruptcy ...

Quantum computing

Fujitsu launches next generation Quantum-Inspired Digital Annealer Service ...

Accenture awarded US patent for combining classical and quantum computing with potential to address previously unsolvable business problems ...

Quantum chemistry on quantum computers ...

Hybrid qubits solve key hurdle to quantum computing ...

Quantum Maxwell's demon 'teleports' entropy out of a qubit ...

Focus on Europe

Atos unveils modern and energy-efficient data centre with Yvelines departmental Council, positioning region as global technical hub ...

Forschungszentrum Jülich gets 36 million euro from German federal and state governments for computers of the future ...

Hardware

Mellanox Technologies names Doug Ahrens as Chief Financial Officer ...

SDSC's Trestles supercomputer still going strong more than three years later ...

Solarflare leads the way in making flash drive networking simple and scalable ...

Applications

Engine of cosmic evolution: Eve Ostriker looks under the hood ...

Atos reveals the 15 shortlisted teams of the 2019 Atos IT Challenge dedicated to Artificial Intelligence for Sustainability ...

Physicists record 'lifetime' of graphene qubits ...

Researchers monitor electron behaviour during chemical reactions for the first time ...

UK aid will be even quicker and smarter in 2019 ...

Four new eScience collaborations to start in 2019 ...

Research Data Netherlands to announce winners Dutch Data Prize 2018 ...

ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge provides a platform for international youth science and technology exchange ...

The Cloud

WekaIO achieves Amazon Web Services Storage Competency status for Primary Storage ...

Supermicro establishes new facility to optimize Cloud solutions with Intel in Europe ...

Supermicro report highlights environmental impact of today's Cloud-scale data centres ...

WekaIO achieves Amazon Web Services Storage Competency status for Primary Storage

3 Jan 2019 San Jose - WekaIO, an innovation expert in high-performance, scalable file storage for data intensive applications, has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Storage Competency status for Primary Storage. This designation recognizes that WekaIO's proven Cloud-scale, parallel file system capabilities can help customers successfully achieve their high-performance computing (HPC) goals on AWS.

Achieving the AWS Storage Competency differentiates WekaIO as an AWS Partner Network (APN) member that possesses deep domain expertise in storage solutions on AWS and have developed innovative technology and solutions that leverage AWS services.

WekaIO has quickly established itself as a leading provider of high performance parallel file storage software that seamlessly integrates with Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) object storage. Customers, like TRE ALTAMIRA and Untold Studios, have chosen WekaIO for its enterprise grade stability and features to run their high-performance workloads on AWS.

"The elasticity of WekaIO Matrix on AWS has solved the challenge of keeping up with fast-growing resource constraints", stated Alessandro Menegaz, IT Manager at TRE ALTAMIRA. "The improvements we got in terms of performance and costs savings have been high impact to our business."

AWS is enabling scalable, flexible, and cost-effective HPC solutions from startups to global enterprises. To support the seamless integration and deployment of these solutions, AWS established the AWS Competency Programme to help customers identify Consulting and Technology APN Partners with deep storage industry experience and expertise.

"Achieving AWS Storage Competency status marks an important milestone in WekaIO's continued focus and commitment with innovation in enabling HPC workloads on AWS", stated Liran Zvibel, Co-Founder and CEO of WekaIO. "Matrix is one of the fastest parallel file systems, and suited for workloads that are data intensive, latency-sensitive, and running at massive scale, like AI and machine learning. Our customers using Matrix on AWS are looking for comparable performance to on-premises, with the ability to leverage AWS."

Matrix is available on AWS Marketplace.
Source: WekaIO

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2019-01-07

Focus

What has EuroHPC in store for 2019? ...

Crowd computing

Nerdalize to announce bankruptcy ...

Quantum computing

Fujitsu launches next generation Quantum-Inspired Digital Annealer Service ...

Accenture awarded US patent for combining classical and quantum computing with potential to address previously unsolvable business problems ...

Quantum chemistry on quantum computers ...

Hybrid qubits solve key hurdle to quantum computing ...

Quantum Maxwell's demon 'teleports' entropy out of a qubit ...

Focus on Europe

Atos unveils modern and energy-efficient data centre with Yvelines departmental Council, positioning region as global technical hub ...

Forschungszentrum Jülich gets 36 million euro from German federal and state governments for computers of the future ...

Hardware

Mellanox Technologies names Doug Ahrens as Chief Financial Officer ...

SDSC's Trestles supercomputer still going strong more than three years later ...

Solarflare leads the way in making flash drive networking simple and scalable ...

Applications

Engine of cosmic evolution: Eve Ostriker looks under the hood ...

Atos reveals the 15 shortlisted teams of the 2019 Atos IT Challenge dedicated to Artificial Intelligence for Sustainability ...

Physicists record 'lifetime' of graphene qubits ...

Researchers monitor electron behaviour during chemical reactions for the first time ...

UK aid will be even quicker and smarter in 2019 ...

Four new eScience collaborations to start in 2019 ...

Research Data Netherlands to announce winners Dutch Data Prize 2018 ...

ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge provides a platform for international youth science and technology exchange ...

The Cloud

WekaIO achieves Amazon Web Services Storage Competency status for Primary Storage ...

Supermicro establishes new facility to optimize Cloud solutions with Intel in Europe ...

Supermicro report highlights environmental impact of today's Cloud-scale data centres ...