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Double whammy! Two of OCF’s supercomputers enter the TOP500 list

In 1993, it was decided to assemble and maintain a list of the 500 most powerful computer systems. The list has been compiled twice a year since then, with the help of high-performance computer experts, computational scientists, manufacturers, and the Internet community. The main objective of the TOP500 list is to provide a ranked list […]

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HPC 2017 Part 3: Making Waves in the Market

In my final post on HPC in 2017, I’ll be discussing the HPC channel, suppliers and challenges they face. There are lots of technologies and companies, alongside OCF, making waves in the HPC market. NVIDIA is ‘going great guns’, for example. In 2017, there will be an increased emphasis on accelerators –which should benefit NVIDIA […]

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HPC 2017 Part 2: Brexit Needs to be Back of Mind

Here’s my second instalment of our HPC in 2017 blog posts, looking at the HPC market and developments that we can expect in 2017. In this post, I’ll be discussing the political and global changes which could affect the HPC market. There have been some huge political changes in the US and UK during 2016. I […]

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HPC 2017 Part 1: Public Sector Analytics Adoption Priority

In my first of a three-part series, I’ll be sharing my views on some of the latest technologies and political developments that will affect the market in 2017. HPC managers, suppliers and big data experts – take note!      It’s going to be really interesting to see which industries will lead the big data analytics […]

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SC16 Event Report: Spectrum Scale grows and OpenStack is here to stay

This was my 4th year being at Super Computing, and as ever, there were plenty of people attending as well as an ever expanding exhibition floor packed with the latest and greatest in HPC technology. There was also a small area in the technical talks area to do with Emerging Technologies, where various companies were […]

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IBM TechU 2016 – An attendees view

The IBM Power Systems & Storage Technical University rolled into Hammersmith in London this week, and it has not disappointed! We’re in full flow right now and, similar to previous events the week has been excellent. The ‘TechU’ is a great opportunity to network and meet like-minded people, learn about the latest technology, and sharpen […]

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GTC 2016: Is this the final frontier?

For the first time, NVIDIA’s largest conference, the GPU Technology Conference, came to Europe. The hot topic of the conference has been Deep Learning on GPUs – this is, of course, a GPU technology event! Right from the get-go, from the Keynote to the talks and seminars of the event, it has all been about […]

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UCL ‘Graces’ HPC Top 500 List

I am very happy to share with you that UCL’s Grace Expansion project has made #399 on the HPC Top 500 list. Grace has also become the number 1 University HPC system in the UK! The Grace system was launched earlier this year, as a result of hard work not only from the team at […]

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