Partner Spotlight: GPUdb

GPUdb, founded in 2006, is a GPU accelerated in-memory distributed database with a native visualization pipeline built in, designed to ingest and conduct on-the-fly analytics on ultra-high velocity big data feeds. Originally designed as a geospatial and temporal computational engine for the United States Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) at Fort Belvoir, GPUdb evolved … Continued

Guest Blog: The SGI User Group Meeting is a must-attend for 2015

SGI users like myself have an exciting future ahead. A new generation of computing promises amazing capabilities. In fact, many of you are aware that at SC14 SGI highlighted their goal of bringing exaflop-capable systems into view by 2020. While exascale is still years away, the strides along that path have already resulted in new … Continued

Rayn Veerubhotia rocks it at SGI all hands

Thanks to Rayn Veerubhotia for speaking to SGI at our all hands today.  Rayn is the VP in charge of Technology and Cloud partnerships at SAP and a self-described “close friend of SGI”.  I always appreciate a technical executive who can tell a great business story. SGI’ers were fired up. A great soundbite on SAP…74% … Continued

How Large Enterprises Can Leverage SAP HANA

We recently published a white paper explaining how enterprises can run SAP Business Suite and other SAP applications on a company-wide scale. It describes the SGI® UV® for SAP HANA solution, which uses a scale-up, single-node architecture with breakthrough coherent shared memory to enables real-time operations at extreme-scale and lower TCO. SGI UV for SAP … Continued

HPC brought me back to SGI

I was with SGI for about 11 years, coming up the ranks from systems engineer to senior systems engineer to principle systems engineer, departed for about 5 years and returned to SGI in 2014. During those 5 years, I developed a new understanding and perspective of the HPC community. The HPC community has widened in … Continued

Using Practice, Teamwork & Feedback to Solve Customer Problems

During a recent interview Jorge Titinger, CEO of SGI, sat down with Bryan Kramer of Pure Matter to discuss Jorge’s considerably atypical experiences that lead him to his current role and views on business. A Peruvian native, Jorge came to the United States to study engineering at Stanford University. Outside the classroom he rounded out … Continued

SGI Management Suite Reduces Time and Resources Spent Administering HPC Systems

Exascale computing is still a long way in the future. However, SGI’s relentless drive to get there is already yielding exciting solutions to accelerate discovery with greater speed, scale and efficiency. On the efficiency front, one such development is an integrated tool-set solution for initiating management actions, monitoring essential system metrics and improving overall power … Continued

City University of New York – Inflection Point for SGI

There are key inflection points in every company’s history. For SGI it includes marquee movies like Terminator and Jurassic Park, great products like Onyx and Indigo, and great affiliations or partners like SAP. We recently announced The City University of New York (CUNY) as the first customer for our SGI® UV™ 300, the general purpose … Continued

NASA’s Pleiades Supercomputer Performance increases to 5.35 Petaflops – Second Update in Three Months

The NASA Advanced Supercomputing (NAS) facility has expanded the power of their flagship Pleiades supercomputer, increasing its theoretical peak performance from 4.49 to 5.35 petaflops. The latest expansion adds 14 SGI® ICE™ X racks containing 12-core Intel® Xeon® E5-2680 v3 processors, bringing the total number of Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3 racks to 29 and the … Continued