SGI Enables Romanian Aerospace Agency to Run Highly Complex Aeronautic Models Six Times Faster

The National Institute of Aerospace Research (INCAS) “Elie Carafoli” will power its scientific and aeronautical research program with a new SGI UV high-performance computing (HPC) system, installed with the assistance of our valued partner, Spearhead Systems. This updated SGI system allows INCAS to run its high fidelity simulations with dedicated software up to six times … Continued

JAIST Announces New World Record SPEC CPU2006 Results with SGI UV 3000

We at SGI are excited to share that JAIST, the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology has set new world records of 50,200 for SPECint®_rate_base2006 and 51,500 for SPECfp®_rate_base2006 with their SGI® UV™ 3000 system.  The SPECrate® metrics measure the throughput or capacity of a machine to carry out a number of simultaneous tasks.  … Continued

Happy Birthday MPT!

SGI Message Passing Toolkit – part of the SGI® MPI suite of tools enabling application acceleration for SGI systems – is celebrating its 20th year anniversary.  In my roles leading software at Cray and SGI I have always felt MPI and the MPT team have been a part of my personal history. There is a … 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

SGI Publishes New World Record SPEC CPU2006 Results

Compute-intensive, fast algorithm workflows such as CAE, genome assembly and scientific simulations require the ability to solve complex problems at greater scale.  The SGI® UV™ 3000 is an advanced symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) system designed for these types of workloads. Building upon 21 years of in-memory computing expertise, SGI is pleased to announce new world records … Continued

Ebola and Big Data – Helping curb the spread of the disease

An article from The Economist on October 25 proposed to use cell phone positioning data to understand people movements and help curb the spread of Ebola. That got us thinking that SGI with its expertise and large memory systems can make this happen. Within days, we assembled a team of people from SGI, GIS Federal, … Continued