Server Talk Episode 5: Intel Releases Xeon Haswell CPUs

In this special episode of “Server Talk” we interview Emily Hutson from Intel to learn more about the the features and advantages of the third generation Xeon E3 “Haswell” processors

Intel Xeon E3 V3 'Haswell' Targets Low Power and Graphics

Learn more about how the third generation of Intel Xeon E3 processors “Haswell” is aiming for low power and graphics solutions in servers and workstations

Server Talk Episode 2: What are GPUs?

Ever wonder what exactly a GPU is and does? Now’s your chance to find out in episode 2 of our podcast “Server Talk”!

Intel MIC and its Comprehensive Networking Strategy

Last week we talked about the upcoming release of Intel’s Xeon E5 processor family. This week, we have some even more important announcements regarding Intel MIC and the strategic direction that Intel is headed regarding high performance computing.

ICC releases NVIDIA powered Tesla GPU SimCluster

Last montd we announced our new line of GPU supercomputing products powered by NVIDIA. tdese recent releases were only tde build up to tde real GPU highlight coming out – ICC NovaServ™ Tesla GPU SimCluster solutions. Integrating cutting-edge technology from our industry-leading partners, ICC’s NovaServ™ Tesla GPU SimClusters are ready-to-deploy cluster solutions off tde shelf, delivering tde power of CPU-GPU parallel processing.Read More

New GPU Solutions for Grid Computing and other Supercomputing Needs

We’ve just launched two new GPU products, along with our new GPU supercomputing solutions section! GPU computing is the use of a graphics processing unit (GPU) in computing purposes, from general-purpose to supercomputing tasks. With a constantly increasing demand for greater computing performance across the board, supercomputing is more and more drawing upon a hybrid model which integrates the roles of GPUs and CPUs.Read More

GPU workstation sale (and other news) GPUs in the news: medical imaging

Next time you feel like bemoaning the state of today’s big thumbed, small minded, video-game generation, think about the social benefit all those gaming man-hours are contributing to medical research. A team from UC San Diego created an algorithm for CT scan image reconstruction using an NVIDIA GPU, discovering, in the process, the superior effectiveness in creating  targeted images ofRead More

AMD Fusion processors – from GPU to APU

GPUs (graphics processing units) are a favorite topic on this blog. It is an innovative and powerful computing idea with an almost awkward origin: the graphics card, which has in the past been used to perform calculations necessary for visual rendering, is now used in GPU applications to help the processor perform millions of general computations. In effect, the GPURead More

Performance improvements and energy efficiency for HPC data centers

Scientific Computing magazine’s latest Q&A article addresses a topic very important to most professionals who own or operate a data center: how to improve performance and save money on energy costs. The magazine asked seven industry leaders in the HPC industry for their opinions about this subject. Their answers are very telling and reveal the state of data center technologyRead More

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