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Primeur weekly 2013-09-30

Focus

2013: Another year on the road to Exascale - An Interview with Thomas Sterling and Satoshi Matsuoka - Part I ...

The Cloud

VEP 2.1 is now available ...

Cloud-for-Europe gears up for the future ...

Cloud computing must tackle the security challenge ...

European Space Agency delivers its SuperSites Exploitation Platform on Interoute Virtual Data Centre ...

Oracle announces roadmap for Nimbula Director and OpenStack API integration with Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud ...

IBM announces US $17 million investment in new Cloud data centre ...

HP Enterprise Services launches new Cloud-based Analytics as a Service based on HP’s Big Data analytics platform ...

EuroFlash

Bull and Sinequa announce unmatched performance on bullion servers, enabling new real time Big Data experience ...

ADVA Optical Networking shows first SDN-automated end-to-end provisioning for dispersed data centres ...

European Landscape Study of Research Data Management ...

HPC Midlands and Bull lead the way in making supercomputing accessible to industry ...

Domain walls as new information storage medium ...

Counting on neodymium ...

USFlash

CoolIT Systems selected by CoinTerra to partner for liquid cooling solutions ...

Agilent Technologies accelerates smartphone and defense simulations by a factor of 64 ...

University of Utah's Christopher Johnson, leader in scientific visualization and computing, will receive 2013 IEEE Computer Society Sidney Fernbach Award ...

LSU researchers receive $4 million NSF grant for new supercomputing cluster ...

Convey Computer launches hybrid-core Memcached appliance - speeds performance, reduces cost of ownership ...

Terascala advances its vision of optimizing high-performance computing work flows for faster time to results ...

Teradata named in two Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for 4th consecutive year ...

Clot busting simulations test potential stroke treatment ...

Supercomputers help solve a 50-year homework assignment ...

Agilent Technologies accelerates smartphone and defense simulations by a factor of 64

24 Sep 2013 Santa Clara - Agilent Technologies Inc.'s SystemVue, a premier platform for communications and aerospace/defense systems design, supports high-performance distributed computing. System architects of wireless, 4G smartphone and radar applications can now verify next-generation system performance up to 64 times faster using Linux-based Grid computing managers such as the IBM Platform Load Sharing Facility.

SystemVue 2013.08 introduces the W1712 Distributed Computing Eight-Pack, which integrates with enterprise Grid managers, provides concurrent licensing for up to eight dataflow simulations (and necessary add-on libraries). It also allows users to control simulation jobs directly from the SystemVue interface.

The W1712 is stackable in steps of eight, making accelerated validation of user algorithms in MATLAB, C++, and native SystemVue dataflow formats scalable across large server farms. Because the software collates simulation data into a single result, users can easily automate regression suites for faster sign-off on design requirements.

"Our largest SystemVue customers asked us to help address the complexity of verification for multi-format smartphones and modern electronic warfare and defense systems", stated Todd Cutler, general manager of Agilent EEsof EDA. "By accelerating distributed simulations on Linux, designers can now validate algorithms against instrument-grade reference libraries, saving design iterations and lowering the risk of defects during the fabrication of critical integrated circuits."

SystemVue 2013.08 also introduces several new products and key capabilities, including:

  • A standalone W1711 SystemVue Engine that supports Linux, distributed computing and scripting with SystemVue's API.
  • The W1902 Digital Modem Library with references for 40 popular modulation formats.
  • Breakthrough W1719 RF System simulation support for wideband applications with distortion, noise and hundreds of carriers.
  • Direct support for digital upconversion in the wideband, modular Agilent M8190A arbitrary waveform generator, as well as support for Agilent's M9391A PXI vector signal analyser and M9381A PXI vector signal generator though Command Expert 1.2.
  • Reference library improvements to support phased-array radars, Beidou2 satellite navigation, Bluetooth smartphone networking, digital predistortion, and frequency-dependent VCSEL models for gigabit SerDes links.
Source: Agilent Technologies

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2013-09-30

Focus

2013: Another year on the road to Exascale - An Interview with Thomas Sterling and Satoshi Matsuoka - Part I ...

The Cloud

VEP 2.1 is now available ...

Cloud-for-Europe gears up for the future ...

Cloud computing must tackle the security challenge ...

European Space Agency delivers its SuperSites Exploitation Platform on Interoute Virtual Data Centre ...

Oracle announces roadmap for Nimbula Director and OpenStack API integration with Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud ...

IBM announces US $17 million investment in new Cloud data centre ...

HP Enterprise Services launches new Cloud-based Analytics as a Service based on HP’s Big Data analytics platform ...

EuroFlash

Bull and Sinequa announce unmatched performance on bullion servers, enabling new real time Big Data experience ...

ADVA Optical Networking shows first SDN-automated end-to-end provisioning for dispersed data centres ...

European Landscape Study of Research Data Management ...

HPC Midlands and Bull lead the way in making supercomputing accessible to industry ...

Domain walls as new information storage medium ...

Counting on neodymium ...

USFlash

CoolIT Systems selected by CoinTerra to partner for liquid cooling solutions ...

Agilent Technologies accelerates smartphone and defense simulations by a factor of 64 ...

University of Utah's Christopher Johnson, leader in scientific visualization and computing, will receive 2013 IEEE Computer Society Sidney Fernbach Award ...

LSU researchers receive $4 million NSF grant for new supercomputing cluster ...

Convey Computer launches hybrid-core Memcached appliance - speeds performance, reduces cost of ownership ...

Terascala advances its vision of optimizing high-performance computing work flows for faster time to results ...

Teradata named in two Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for 4th consecutive year ...

Clot busting simulations test potential stroke treatment ...

Supercomputers help solve a 50-year homework assignment ...