SGI System Fuels Scientific and Engineering Research for the Energy Industry at Brazil’s Largest Federal University

The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Embarks on Ground-Breaking Energy Research Powered by New SGI Supercomputer The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), the largest university in Brazil, selected an SGI® ICE™ X system to advance critical research for the university and private companies across Brazil. For the past 15 years, UFRJ has … Continued

SGI Welcomes Cisco as a Solution Reseller!

We are proud to announce that SGI has entered into agreement wherein Cisco will resell the SGI® UV 300H, our purpose-built server for in-memory computing with SAP HANA®.  Complementing Cisco’s robust solution portfolio for SAP HANA, the SGI UV 300H is now available through Cisco’s salesforce and global channel network as a single-node (scale up) … Continued

Primary and Secondary Genome Processing without moving Data

There is a data avalanche in life sciences happening right now.  Life sciences research is advancing exponentially as genomic, clinical, and pharmaceutical research generates a staggering amount of data.  More and more research establishments tend to focus on a data-rich Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) vs. Whole Exome Sequencing (WES) process. Today, just one complete WGS … Continued

SGI further increases scale-up capacity for SAP HANA to 20TB with rapid support for the Intel Xeon processor E7 v4 family!

Just a short time ago we announced the SGI UV 300H server is #1 in scale-up capacity for real-time analytics with SAP HANA®.  How quickly things change — and for the better! SAP recently began certifying servers running SAP HANA that utilize the newly released Intel® Xeon® processor E7 v4 family.  While requiring additional certification, … Continued

Reduce Time-to-Insight for Large-Scale Datasets with Multi-Rail Lustre

As we continue finding new ways to accelerate customer workflows, an increasingly tough challenge is gaining insight from the ever increasing size of datasets created from scientific simulations, model ensembles or scientific instruments. The SGI® UV™ platform is uniquely able to provide in-memory analysis and visualization capabilities to enable time-to-insight from large-scale datasets.  See my … Continued

SGI Encourages High School Students to Pursue Careers in Tech

SGI STEM Career Day STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) skills remain in high demand—especially as technology becomes an ever more critical part of the economy and our personal lives. High tech companies need to do their part to nurture early interest in these fields. As a part of these efforts, eight North High School … Continued