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Primeur weekly 2018-08-13

Focus

DEEP-EST project is exploring the nuts and bolts of mildly disruptive modular supercomputing architecture ...

Gidel's FPGAs only use 1% of their capacity for lossless compression and encryption ...

German HPC and EuroHPC, a question of competitive collaboration benefiting science ...

Quantum computing

NSF launches effort to create practical quantum computer ...

The Rigetti 128-qubit chip and what it means for quantum ...

Quantum chains in graphene nanoribbons ...

Tying electrons down with nanoribbons ...

Focus on Europe

Falling moons: When proto-Earth met its makers - German and Israeli supercomputers spend 100 weeks crunching astronomical numbers ...

PRACE SHAPE Programme supports three further SMEs ...

High Performance Computing for a better agriculture ...

ExCAPE: developing new medicines with high performance computing ...

RDA Grants for Early Careers and Experts - Join the 12th RDA Plenary, 5-8 November 2018, Botswana as part of the International Data Week 2018 ...

Middleware

NetApp and NVIDIA supercharge deep learning with new AI architecture ...

Ohio Supercomputer Center hosting sixth meeting of the MVAPICH Users Group ...

Julia 1.0 has now been released ...

Hardware

Supermicro opens new era of petascale computing with a family of all-flash NVMe 1U systems scalable up to a petabyte of high performance storage ...

DDN building new flash enterprise virtualisation and analytics division with 100 new hires planned through September ...

Co-construction of the future university: Sugon signs with XJTLU ...

Intel launches world's densest, totally silent solid state drive ...

Intel's vision for the future of memory and storage with Optane + QLC ...

University of Texas at Arlington researcher working to use computer cache to speed up memory access ...

Applications

Blue Waters professor Kaiyu Guan receives AGU Early Career Award ...

NCSA Brown Dog project wins Best Technical Paper at PEARC18 ...

2018 NCSA Blue Waters Symposium presentations now available ...

Supercomputer simulations show new target in HIV-1 replication ...

Supermicro opens new era of petascale computing with a family of all-flash NVMe 1U systems scalable up to a petabyte of high performance storage


7 Aug 2018 San Jose - Super Micro Computer Inc., a global expert in enterprise computing, storage, networking solutions and green computing technology, has unveiled a new 1U system that supports 1 Petabyte (PB) of all-flash NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express) storage via 32 Intel EDSFF SSDs in the Intel booth at the Flash Memory Summit 2018 from August 7-9 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

Leveraging the new EDSFF form factor, Supermicro's new 1U NVMe systems allow data centres to be more density and performance optimized than ever before. These new solutions provide a more thermally optimized high-density, high-performance all-flash storage solution compared to previous all-flash storage technologies. The systems support front hot-swap accessibility to 32 EDSFF drives for up to 1PB of fast low-latency NVMe storage in 1U.

"Our new all-flash 32 hot-swap EDSFF drives in a high-density 1U system design is the latest example of how Supermicro continues to lead the way for NVMe technology", stated Charles Liang, President and CEO of Supermicro. "This new Supermicro solution supports a full Petabyte of high-performance all-flash storage in a single 1U system, outperforming any previous system available with an outstanding 13 million IOPS and 52 GB/s throughput in 1U."

The new 1U all-NVMe Storage Server and JBOF disaggregate storage into shared pools that are rapidly becoming the preferred hardware infrastructure for demanding Big Data analytics applications such as autonomous driving and real-time financial fraud detection. Up to eight hosts can be directly connected to the 1U pooled NVMe storage. Alternatively, for customers who want to deploy an NVMe over Fabrics (NVMeoF) solution, hundreds of hosts can be connected to the pooled high-performance NVMe storage over Ethernet. Supermicro 1U all-NVMe Storage Servers and JBOF solutions help maximize high-performance storage resource utilization and reduce the data center footprint resulting in lower TCO.

The new EDSFF form factor is thermally optimized to require less airflow than a traditional 2.5-inch U.2 SSD. The Intel SSD DC P4500 Series in the EDSFF form factor supports Cloud storage and software-defined infrastructures and allows for scaling higher capacity per SSD and fitting more SSDs per server to deliver increased storage density (TB per rack unit).

Supermicro's new all-flash 32-drive NVMe 1U systems support not only EDSFF and Intel "ruler" form factor SSDs, but also standard U.2 SSDs to offer customers greater storage flexibility. The JBOF comes standard with redundant hot-swap cooling fans and power supplies along with tool-less drive trays for increased serviceability and redundancy. For accessibility, the solution supports remote system on/off and system management as well as remote power cycling for each individual drive.

This innovative high-end all-flash 1U system is the newest addition to Supermicro's extensive portfolio of industry leading storage servers and JBOD product lines. With 2U, 3U and 4U offerings that include all-flash NVMe, Simply Double, double-sided and top-loading options with SAS3 RAID or HBA controllers, Supermicro provides the industry's broadest selection of storage products to meet today's stringent customer requirements.
Source: Super Micro Computer

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Primeur weekly 2018-08-13

Focus

DEEP-EST project is exploring the nuts and bolts of mildly disruptive modular supercomputing architecture ...

Gidel's FPGAs only use 1% of their capacity for lossless compression and encryption ...

German HPC and EuroHPC, a question of competitive collaboration benefiting science ...

Quantum computing

NSF launches effort to create practical quantum computer ...

The Rigetti 128-qubit chip and what it means for quantum ...

Quantum chains in graphene nanoribbons ...

Tying electrons down with nanoribbons ...

Focus on Europe

Falling moons: When proto-Earth met its makers - German and Israeli supercomputers spend 100 weeks crunching astronomical numbers ...

PRACE SHAPE Programme supports three further SMEs ...

High Performance Computing for a better agriculture ...

ExCAPE: developing new medicines with high performance computing ...

RDA Grants for Early Careers and Experts - Join the 12th RDA Plenary, 5-8 November 2018, Botswana as part of the International Data Week 2018 ...

Middleware

NetApp and NVIDIA supercharge deep learning with new AI architecture ...

Ohio Supercomputer Center hosting sixth meeting of the MVAPICH Users Group ...

Julia 1.0 has now been released ...

Hardware

Supermicro opens new era of petascale computing with a family of all-flash NVMe 1U systems scalable up to a petabyte of high performance storage ...

DDN building new flash enterprise virtualisation and analytics division with 100 new hires planned through September ...

Co-construction of the future university: Sugon signs with XJTLU ...

Intel launches world's densest, totally silent solid state drive ...

Intel's vision for the future of memory and storage with Optane + QLC ...

University of Texas at Arlington researcher working to use computer cache to speed up memory access ...

Applications

Blue Waters professor Kaiyu Guan receives AGU Early Career Award ...

NCSA Brown Dog project wins Best Technical Paper at PEARC18 ...

2018 NCSA Blue Waters Symposium presentations now available ...

Supercomputer simulations show new target in HIV-1 replication ...