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

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

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

HPC brought me back to SGI

I was with SGI for about 11 years, coming up the ranks from systems engineer to senior systems engineer to principle systems engineer, departed for about 5 years and returned to SGI in 2014. During those 5 years, I developed a new understanding and perspective of the HPC community. The HPC community has widened in … Continued