Delivering Performance of Modern Storage Hardware to Applications

“Storage performance lags behind the compute… Memory speed is growing so much faster than the storage… Applications are crippled by terrible I/O latency…” Sounds familiar? Well, perhaps not so much anymore. In the new world, where the pace of storage performance has caught up with compute and memory, the storage software stack may have become … Continued

New SGI Marketing Campaign Boldly Goes Where We Have Gone Before

At SC15 (Supercomputing 2015) in Austin, SGI is launching a new “THIS is supercomputing” marketing campaign. It features ads and other promotional materials across various media that celebrate the end results our customers achieve in various fields—from genetic research to climate simulations. The creative execution of the campaign pays homage to an award-winning “See What’s … Continued

NASA Says “Cool It” to Water Waste

New SGI supercomputer cooling system will save 2 million gallons of water a year As one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world, the Pleiades system at NASA’s Ames Research Center generates a massive amount of heat. Until recently it required millions of gallons of water to cool it, and most of that water … Continued