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

SGI InfiniteStorage Adds Radiance to Lustre

Lustre has emerged as the file system of choice for many HPC users based on its ability to provide scale-out high performance storage that meets the needs of scale-out HPC applications running on SGI servers. However, because of their role in providing “Formula 1” levels of performance—Lustre file systems have earned a reputation as being … Continued