Delivering Performance of Modern Storage Hardware to Applications

“Storage performance lags behind the compute… Memory speed is growing so much faster than the storage… Applications are crippled by terrible I/O latency…” Sounds familiar? Well, perhaps not so much anymore. In the new world, where the pace of storage performance has caught up with compute and memory, the storage software stack may have become … Continued

Using Practice, Teamwork & Feedback to Solve Customer Problems

During a recent interview Jorge Titinger, CEO of SGI, sat down with Bryan Kramer of Pure Matter to discuss Jorge’s considerably atypical experiences that lead him to his current role and views on business. A Peruvian native, Jorge came to the United States to study engineering at Stanford University. Outside the classroom he rounded out … Continued

SGI Management Suite Reduces Time and Resources Spent Administering HPC Systems

Exascale computing is still a long way in the future. However, SGI’s relentless drive to get there is already yielding exciting solutions to accelerate discovery with greater speed, scale and efficiency. On the efficiency front, one such development is an integrated tool-set solution for initiating management actions, monitoring essential system metrics and improving overall power … Continued

Faster seismic processing and imaging – a huge advantage for DUG

SGI and DownUnder GeoSolutions (DUG) have partnered together for over 8 years to speed seismic processing and imaging. At the forefront of oil and gas exploration, DUG is using their SGI® Rackable® Cluster, powered by Intel® Xeon® processors and Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessors, to significantly accelerate turnaround times for processing seismic data. DUG customers are … Continued

SGI UV 300 – The Ultimate Virtualization Platform

SGI has been delivering scaleable shared memory systems for over 2 decades.  The 7th generation SGI NUMAlink® 7 technology is being delivered in the SGI UV 300, launched at SC14. A single UV 300 chassis (5U) provides 4 Xeon E7 processors, up to 96 DIMMs, and 12 PCIe slots. Connecting 8 of these units together … Continued

SAP® Gives SGI® Some LUV at SAP TechEd && d-code Event

At the SAP TechEd && d-code event in Las Vegas on 10/20, SAP’s Steve Lucas and John Appleby highlighted the powerful new SGI appliance, SGI UV for SAP HANA, to consume all Wikipedia data in a short amount of time and twice as fast as the competition—30 TBs of data, a quarter of a trillion … Continued

SGI Previews In-Memory Appliance at SAP SAPPHIRE® NOW

We were thrilled to have the opportunity to preview our new in-memory appliance, running live demonstrations on the show floor, at SAP SAPPHIRE® NOW conference in June. SGI UV technology enables the consolidation of applications and data analytics for real-time business at extreme scale, without complexity. Our pioneering single-node appliance builds on SGI’s in-memory computing … Continued