Leading Oceanographic Research Institution, Ifremer, Selects HPE/SGI to Power Advanced Marine Data Processing and Scientific Research

For more than 40 years, Europe’s leading oceanographic institution, Ifremer, has worked with the Marine Data Management Center, an agency created to store data from observation projects completed on Ifremer oceanographic fleets. In response to a massive increase in data sources and observation systems providing information to the datacenter over the years, the center began looking … Continued

Supercomputing Accelerates Path to Cancer Predictions and Treatment

Quantitative bioinformatics studies utilizing genomics, proteomics and imaging experiments require the integration of vast amounts of data in order to gain new insights from large population data sets. In an effort to solve some of life science’s most complex questions, The Linding Laboratory in Denmark partnered with HPE/SGI to further its research at the Biotech … Continued

The National Center for Atmospheric Research’s Supercomputer “Cheyenne” Recognized on TOP500 as it Nears Installation

In January, the National Center for Atmosphere Research (NCAR) chose an HPE/SGI ICE XA system to facilitate the development of more advanced climate and weather models. Today, the system named “Cheyenne,” is ranked #20 on the 48th edition of the industry’s TOP500 list, recognized for its powerful support for large system needs in weather and … Continued

AbbVie Stemcentrx Develops New Approach to Treating Cancer with SGI Supercomputer

The influx of unstructured data is having an increasingly strong impact on cancer and medical research organizations, and many currently lack the technology and power to derive scientific insights in order to speed up the discovery of diagnoses and treatments. Organizations are beginning to turn to high performance computing to facilitate their research with powerful … 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

SGI System Fuels Scientific and Engineering Research for the Energy Industry at Brazil’s Largest Federal University

The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Embarks on Ground-Breaking Energy Research Powered by New SGI Supercomputer The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), the largest university in Brazil, selected an SGI® ICE™ X system to advance critical research for the university and private companies across Brazil. For the past 15 years, UFRJ has … 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

UNSW Launches Research-focused Data Management Platform

Researchers in all disciplines are increasingly faced with the problem of needing to spend too much time finding and managing the data they need, often at the expense of actually being able to effectively work with that data. As data volumes grow the problems become worse, with the data often ending up distributed across multiple … Continued

NCAR Selects SGI to Focus on Advanced Climate Modeling and Research

Today, SGI announced that the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) chose an SGI supercomputer to facilitate the development of more advanced climate and weather models. The new SGI® ICE™ XA system, named “Cheyenne,” will perform some of the world’s most data intensive calculations for weather and climate modeling to improve the resolution and precision … Continued