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

SGI Receives Honors in 2016 HPCwire Editors’ Choice Awards

Annual HPCwire Awards Awarded to Leaders in the Global HPC Community. SGI Receives Three Awards. SGI has been recognized in the annual HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards, presented at the 2016 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC16), in Salt Lake City, Utah.  The list of winners were revealed at … Continued

SGI Supercomputer Recognized as Industry’s Top Commercial Supercomputer on TOP500 List

Today at the 2016 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC16), in Salt Lake City, Utah, SGI announced that Total’s SGI® ICE™ X supercomputer, “Pangea,” was recognized as the industry’s top commercial supercomputer on the prestigious TOP500 list. The TOP500 list ranked the SGI ICE X system as the highest performing … Continued

NASA Ames Research Center, “Pleiades,” Supercomputer from SGI Ranks #13 on TOP500

At the 2016 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC16), in Salt Lake City, Utah, SGI announced that the NASA Ames Research Center’s supercomputer, “Pleiades,” was ranked #13 and is the most powerful SGI supercomputer on the prestigious TOP500 list. NASA’s SGI® ICE™ X supercomputer, “Pleiades,” was recognized as SGI’s top … 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

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