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Primeur weekly 2017-09-04

Special

ETP4HPC to lay out roadmap for tangible HPC products within Europe ...

Focus

Primeur Magazine team unveils the largest directory of HPC organisations in the universe ...

Primeur Magazine team unveils the largest directory of HPC organisations in the universe ...

Quantum computing

First quantum annealing computer in the U.S. to have more than 2000 qubits installed and operational ...

Is the world on the brink of a computing revolution? - Quantum computing at the 5th Heidelberg Laureate Forum ...

Focus on Europe

Smart tomographic sensors control industrial processes of tomorrow ...

DeepL to launch DeepL Translator ...

Middleware

Learning Database speeds queries from hours to seconds ...

Unifying statistics, computer science, and applied mathematics ...

New theorems help robots to correct errors on-the-fly and learn from each other ...

Ace Computers delivers BeeGFS parallel file system for supercomputers ...

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University acquires Cray CS cluster supercomputer to advance aerospace research ...

Hardware

ScaleMP completes $10 million funding round to accelerate growth ...

Optalysys and Earlham Institute demonstrate results of breakthrough optical processing for sequence alignment ...

University of Southern Mississippi gains campus-wide HPC cluster for research ...

Applications

New boarding procedures, smaller cabin size may limit infection on planes ...

Shaden Smith and Yang You announced as recipients of 2017 ACM/IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowships ...

A new cosmic lab to view the Big Bang movie ...

Optical control of magnetic memory - New insights into fundamental mechanisms ...

Machine-learning earthquake prediction in lab shows promise ...

Caching system could make data centres more energy efficient ...

Supercomputing the weather with Thor ...

The Cloud

VMware and Dell EMC partner to deliver first data protection solution for VMware Cloud on AWS ...

Oracle expands IoT Cloud portfolio, enabling customers to accelerate intelligence and ROI from connected assets ...

VMware advances software to help customers modernize data centres ...

Fujitsu and VMware extend global partnership to empower organisations' digital transformations ...

VMware and AWS announce initial availability of VMware Cloud on AWS ...

VMware and Pivotal launch Pivotal Container Service (PKS) and collaborate with Google Cloud to bring Kubernetes to enterprise customers ...

Ace Computers delivers BeeGFS parallel file system for supercomputers


30 Aug 2017 Chicago - Ace Computers and BeeGFS have teamed to deliver a complete parallel file system solving storage access speed issues that slow down even the fastest supercomputers. BeeGFS eliminates the gap between compute speed and the limited speed of storage access for these clusters - stalling on disk access while reading input data or writing the intermediate or final simulation results.

Ace Computers CEO John Samborski stated: "We are building clusters that are more and more powerful. So we recognized that storage access speed was becoming an issue. BeeGFS has proven to be an excellent, cost-effective solution for our clients and a valuable addition to our portfolio of partners."

An Ace Computers computational physics client was one of the first to take advantage of the Ace/BeeGFS solution. The client stated: "We are continually adding capacity to our Ace Computers servers and when we do, the BeeGFS solution scales seamlessly. Basically all you have to do is plug in more servers. It is 100% redundant. If there is a crash, everything just fails over. There is no downtime, which is why we are switching everything over to this."

ThinkParQ's BeeGFS enables storage clustering by transparently distributing data across an arbitrary number of storage servers. This delivers the aggregate throughput of all the servers in the system; resulting in high streaming throughput and high IOPS; and allowing parallel data access from all compute nodes at the same time.

BeeGFS has a number of instrumental features that make it ideal for demanding, high-performance, high-throughput workloads typically found in applications such as HPC, life sciences, deep learning, Big Data analytics and financial services.

"Leveraging our supercomputers with BeeGFS is a win for all sides, most especially our clients", John Samborski stated. Leading custom computer builder and HPC cluster specialist, Ace Computers currently holds the following contracts: SEWP V, CCS-2, GSA, WSIPC, PEPPM, State of Wisonson, State of Georgia.
Source: ACE Computers

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2017-09-04

Special

ETP4HPC to lay out roadmap for tangible HPC products within Europe ...

Focus

Primeur Magazine team unveils the largest directory of HPC organisations in the universe ...

Primeur Magazine team unveils the largest directory of HPC organisations in the universe ...

Quantum computing

First quantum annealing computer in the U.S. to have more than 2000 qubits installed and operational ...

Is the world on the brink of a computing revolution? - Quantum computing at the 5th Heidelberg Laureate Forum ...

Focus on Europe

Smart tomographic sensors control industrial processes of tomorrow ...

DeepL to launch DeepL Translator ...

Middleware

Learning Database speeds queries from hours to seconds ...

Unifying statistics, computer science, and applied mathematics ...

New theorems help robots to correct errors on-the-fly and learn from each other ...

Ace Computers delivers BeeGFS parallel file system for supercomputers ...

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University acquires Cray CS cluster supercomputer to advance aerospace research ...

Hardware

ScaleMP completes $10 million funding round to accelerate growth ...

Optalysys and Earlham Institute demonstrate results of breakthrough optical processing for sequence alignment ...

University of Southern Mississippi gains campus-wide HPC cluster for research ...

Applications

New boarding procedures, smaller cabin size may limit infection on planes ...

Shaden Smith and Yang You announced as recipients of 2017 ACM/IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowships ...

A new cosmic lab to view the Big Bang movie ...

Optical control of magnetic memory - New insights into fundamental mechanisms ...

Machine-learning earthquake prediction in lab shows promise ...

Caching system could make data centres more energy efficient ...

Supercomputing the weather with Thor ...

The Cloud

VMware and Dell EMC partner to deliver first data protection solution for VMware Cloud on AWS ...

Oracle expands IoT Cloud portfolio, enabling customers to accelerate intelligence and ROI from connected assets ...

VMware advances software to help customers modernize data centres ...

Fujitsu and VMware extend global partnership to empower organisations' digital transformations ...

VMware and AWS announce initial availability of VMware Cloud on AWS ...

VMware and Pivotal launch Pivotal Container Service (PKS) and collaborate with Google Cloud to bring Kubernetes to enterprise customers ...