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

CSIRO Deploys SGI UV 3000 for Pioneering Scientific Advancements

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), Australia’s national science agency, selected SGI® to power its scientific research in a number of cutting-edge fields. CSIRO installed the SGI UV™ 3000 high performance computing (HPC) system, named “Ruby,” to handle massive data workloads and enable researchers across Australia to partner on projects designed to help … Continued

SGI Provides Total with Improved Modelling to Support Decision Making

Total triples the compute power of its massive Pangea system making it one of the largest supercomputers in the world Image courtesy of Total. Copyright: Total – Cédric Motte dit Nöt. Viable energy production has now become a computing challenge as more energy companies across the globe are facing challenging times with the low price … Continued