SGI UV 300 – The Ultimate Virtualization Platform

SGI has been delivering scaleable shared memory systems for over 2 decades.  The 7th generation SGI NUMAlink® 7 technology is being delivered in the SGI UV 300, launched at SC14. A single UV 300 chassis (5U) provides 4 Xeon E7 processors, up to 96 DIMMs, and 12 PCIe slots. Connecting 8 of these units together … Continued

Vertical Markets: Can they boost your business?

Much has been written about pursuing new markets by vertical.  Is the vertical market approach only for the largest of IT providers?  Is it better to chase markets by large applications?  Or should IT providers abandon too narrow an approach and chase business more broadly? Pursuing business by vertical markets means more than attending related … Continued

Reinventing the Compute-Storage Landscape

At SC12 in Salt Lake City,  SGI presented the paper, ‘SGI UV2: A Fused Computation and Data Analysis Machine’. The paper provided details of how the machine was combining the latest Intel processing technology, with SGI NUMAlink® interconnect to provide up to 4096 cores and 64TB of memory in a single system. This massive in-memory … Continued