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

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

HPE to Acquire SGI

I am thrilled to announce Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SGI. Our highly complementary portfolio will extend and strengthen HPE’s current leadership position in the growing mission-critical and high performance segments of the server market.  This is great news for our customers, partners, investors and employees. SGI Extends HPE … Continued