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Primeur weekly 2019-03-11

Focus

Interview with EuroHPC JU interim executive director Gustav Kalbe ...

Quantum computing

9,1 million euro for trinational quantum research ...

IBM achieves highest quantum volume to date and establishes roadmap for reaching quantum advantage ...

Microsoft Quantum Team is announcing the Microsoft Quantum Network ...

Los Alamos National Laboratory upgrades to D-Wave 2000Q quantum computer ...

New hurdle cleared in race toward quantum computing ...

Focus on Europe

Hyperion Research invites submissions for HPC Innovation Excellence Awards ...

Optalysys launches world's first commercial optical processing system, the FT:X 2000 ...

SDSC's Research Data Services to host first U.S. GO FAIR Office ...

Intel to support the Irish Centre for High End Computing on new collaborative quantum computing project ...

New simulation methods to visualise quantum effects in superfluid fermions ...

Middleware

International team to organize 2019 survey of MPI usages ...

Energy Laboratory chooses Qumulo's file storage for its computational science centre ...

Hardware

Mellanox showcases live system demonstrations of LinkX 200G & 400G cables and transceivers at OFC 2019 ...

Alan D. George named Interim Director of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center ...

ScaleMP and AMD announce strategic collaboration for scale-up EPYC servers ...

NVIDIA to acquire Mellanox for $6,9 billion ...

Air Force Research Laboratory introduces new sharable supercomputing capability for classified research ...

Applications

High CO2 levels can destabilize marine layer clouds ...

Using supercomputers to checkmate cancer ...

Revealing the role of neutron stars in gravitational wave discoveries ...

UC San Diego scientists computationally model chemical realities of water ...

TACC assists in massive data collection effort in lung development to help premature babies ...

New AI tool revolutionizes process for matching cancer patients with clinical trials ...

Raph Hix models the inner workings of supernovae on the world’s most powerful supercomputers ...

EPFL researchers simulate the process of adhesive wear ...

The Cloud

Oracle participates in National Science Foundation Cloud for scientific research project ...

Energy Laboratory chooses Qumulo's file storage for its computational science centre


7 Mar 2019 Seattle - The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has selected Qumulo's file storage solution for its Computational Science Center. NREL is the U.S. Department of Energy's primary national laboratory for renewable energy, and energy efficiency research and development. The organisation focuses on research for renewable power technologies, sustainable transportation, energy efficiency, and energy systems integration.

The NREL Computational Science Center leads the lab's efforts to solve energy challenges using high-performance computing (HPC), computational science, applied mathematics, scientific data management, visualization, and informatics.

NREL required a high-capacity storage solution for its researchers and engineers to store, access and manage their unstructured data. It has deployed three clusters of Qumulo storage to date: a four-node cluster on the Qumulo Capacity Series QC40, a four-node cluster on the Qumulo Capacity Series QC208, and a four-node cluster on the HPE90.

The lab is using Qumulo storage for its researcher home directories on the new Eagle System, the newest HPC system at NREL, as well as for administrative and researcher NAS requirements, and replication of all HPC NAS requirements.

"With the impact of climate change, it's crucial for organisations such as NREL to adopt technologies that accelerate their research and outcomes. The lab's HPC environment has a broad range of demands encompassing multiple use cases, a large number of users, and long-term data retention", stated Molly Presley, Director of Global Product Marketing, Qumulo. "With Qumulo's incredibly scalable architecture and real-time file analytics, the NREL team can gain better insight into their data, and in turn focus more effectively on their mission to drive innovation in energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies."

The growing list of Qumulo customers in life sciences and scientific research includes Carnegie Institution for Science, CID Research, Channing Division of Network Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, DarwinHealth Inc., Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at University of Washington, Johns Hopkins Genomics at the Johns Hopkins University, Progenity Inc., UConn Health, University of Utah Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute, and many others that are using Qumulo to accelerate their data-intensive workflows and speed discovery of new scientific and medical breakthroughs.

Qumulo offers the freedom to store, manage, and access file-based data in any operating environment, at petabyte and global scale. Qumulo offers the only storage system designed to cost-effectively manage the volume and geographic dispersion of today's technology, both on-premises and in the public Cloud. Qumulo's solutions are available on its own branded storage servers, on third-party hardware from companies such as HPE and Dell, and natively on AWS in the public Cloud. Its solutions are designed from the ground up to meet today's requirements for scale, offering the highest-performance file storage system for data centres and the public Cloud.
Source: Qumulo

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2019-03-11

Focus

Interview with EuroHPC JU interim executive director Gustav Kalbe ...

Quantum computing

9,1 million euro for trinational quantum research ...

IBM achieves highest quantum volume to date and establishes roadmap for reaching quantum advantage ...

Microsoft Quantum Team is announcing the Microsoft Quantum Network ...

Los Alamos National Laboratory upgrades to D-Wave 2000Q quantum computer ...

New hurdle cleared in race toward quantum computing ...

Focus on Europe

Hyperion Research invites submissions for HPC Innovation Excellence Awards ...

Optalysys launches world's first commercial optical processing system, the FT:X 2000 ...

SDSC's Research Data Services to host first U.S. GO FAIR Office ...

Intel to support the Irish Centre for High End Computing on new collaborative quantum computing project ...

New simulation methods to visualise quantum effects in superfluid fermions ...

Middleware

International team to organize 2019 survey of MPI usages ...

Energy Laboratory chooses Qumulo's file storage for its computational science centre ...

Hardware

Mellanox showcases live system demonstrations of LinkX 200G & 400G cables and transceivers at OFC 2019 ...

Alan D. George named Interim Director of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center ...

ScaleMP and AMD announce strategic collaboration for scale-up EPYC servers ...

NVIDIA to acquire Mellanox for $6,9 billion ...

Air Force Research Laboratory introduces new sharable supercomputing capability for classified research ...

Applications

High CO2 levels can destabilize marine layer clouds ...

Using supercomputers to checkmate cancer ...

Revealing the role of neutron stars in gravitational wave discoveries ...

UC San Diego scientists computationally model chemical realities of water ...

TACC assists in massive data collection effort in lung development to help premature babies ...

New AI tool revolutionizes process for matching cancer patients with clinical trials ...

Raph Hix models the inner workings of supernovae on the world’s most powerful supercomputers ...

EPFL researchers simulate the process of adhesive wear ...

The Cloud

Oracle participates in National Science Foundation Cloud for scientific research project ...