SGI Supercomputer Places DownUnder GeoSolutions at the Forefront of Oil and Gas Exploration

SGI and DownUnder GeoSolutions (DUG), a global geosciences company offering seismic processing and interpretation solutions to the oil and gas industry, announced the purchase of high performance computing (HPC) hardware to improve the rate of discovery and analysis for oil and gas exploration. The SGI custom solution, powered by Intel® Xeon® processors and Intel® Xeon … Continued

SAP® Gives SGI® Some LUV at SAP TechEd && d-code Event

At the SAP TechEd && d-code event in Las Vegas on 10/20, SAP’s Steve Lucas and John Appleby highlighted the powerful new SGI appliance, SGI UV for SAP HANA, to consume all Wikipedia data in a short amount of time and twice as fast as the competition—30 TBs of data, a quarter of a trillion … Continued

Thinking SAP HANA? Think BIG.

The ability to combine database, data processing, and application platform capabilities in-memory with the SAP® HANA®platform is truly game-changing. Imagine if your operations, financial, research, or marketing teams could operate in real time. Now imagine leveraging SAP HANA in your enterprise at extreme scale and lower total cost of ownership (TCO). SGI is making this … Continued

SGI Leads “HPC Matters” Plenary at SC14

SGI’s heritage in High Performance Computing (HPC) goes back decades.  As a long-time exhibitor and supporter of the annual Supercomputing event, we couldn’t be more proud to be leading the show’s inaugural “HPC Matters” plenary this November in New Orleans, LA. SGI’s CTO, Dr. Eng Lim Goh will demonstrate the nature of supercomputers across much … Continued

Japan’s MST Increases Performance with the new SGI® UV™ 2000 System

The Foundation for Promotion of Material Science and Technology of Japan (MST) is an analysis center that aids customers ranging from electronics to life sciences with product development and research with the analysis of materials. To support its expansive customer base, and enhance its basic research regarding materials, analysis and evaluation services, MST selected the … Continued

2014 HPCwire nominations – Let the voting begin!

SGI is proud to be nominated alongside many of our partners and customers in nine categories for the 2014 HPCwire Readers Choice Awards. Each year the HPCwire Readers’ Choice Awards recognize outstanding individuals and organizations in the industry. The winners of these prestigious awards are announced live at SC’14 in New Orleans, LA. We encourage … Continued

Next-generation Performance and Capability for HPC

Today SGI made two exciting announcements, both of which will enable greater innovation and insight for SGI’s broad range of customers.  The first is our announced availability for the new Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2600 v3 product family across SGI’s industry-leading server line for high performance computing, which includes SGI ICE X, SGI InfiniteData Cluster, and … Continued

Budgets: Times are changing or are they?

This is my first blog on SGI’s platform. I’ll write about one of my favorite topics in my many years in the business. Most of earth shaking moves in IT occurred during downturns: Mainframe to mini computer, the emergence of the PC, Network Attached Storage (NAS), Linux and all the innovations of the last 5-6 … Continued

SGI UV 2000 is the FASTEST, MOST POWERFUL Supercomputer…..

Like any proud parent, we can’t help but brag about our babies.    This week we were excited to announce that the SGI® UV™ 2000 became the first single node SMP to exceed 100 GTEPS, as verified by the Graph 500 benchmark test for measuring large data volume processing by supercomputers. In addition to this … Continued

SGI InfiniteStorage Adds Radiance to Lustre

Lustre has emerged as the file system of choice for many HPC users based on its ability to provide scale-out high performance storage that meets the needs of scale-out HPC applications running on SGI servers. However, because of their role in providing “Formula 1” levels of performance—Lustre file systems have earned a reputation as being … Continued