Wrapping up our week at SC18
posted on November 16, 2018

Another Supercomputing is in the books, and we enjoyed seeing so many of our customers and fellow HPC practitioners at SC18 in Dallas. We want to thank each of you who took the time to visit our booth in the Exhibit Hall for a quick conversation or a meeting. For those we missed us, we […]

Advanced Clustering Receives BeeGFS Rising Bee Award at SC18
posted on November 14, 2018

Advanced Clustering Technologies today received the BeeGFS Rising Bee Award as fastest growing partner for 2018 during a ceremony at the BeeGFS booth at Supercomputing 2018 in Dallas. BeeGFS (formerly FhGFS) is the leading high-performance parallel cluster file system, delivered by ThinkParQ and developed in cooperation with Fraunhofer HPC. Advanced Clustering partnered with ThinkParQ in […]

Collect your commemorative pins at Supercomputing 2018
posted on November 12, 2018

Intel has launched a new campaign to encourage Supercomputing 2018 attendees to visit the exhibit hall booths of Intel partners. The company has produced commemorative BunnyPeople™ lapel pins specifically for the SC18 event, which starts tonight with a Welcome Reception at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. The event concludes Thursday afternoon. SC18 attendees […]

University of Toronto runs CFD simulations on ACTnowHPC cloud to optimize Formula SAE car design
posted on November 2, 2018

The University of Toronto Formula SAE Racing Team is a student‐run club focused on designing, building and competing with an open‐wheeled race car at Formula Student competitions held globally. In early 2018 the student team partnered with Advanced Clustering Technologies to make use of the company’s on-demand cloud solution, ACTnowHPC. Using Simulia’s Star-CCM+ to run […]

NSF Awards Nearly $16 million in MRI Grants for HPC in 2018
posted on October 15, 2018

Advanced Clustering Technologies tracks awards made by the National Science Foundation every year because some of the Major Research Instrumentation grants are awarded to customers for the acquisition of high performance computing hardware. This year, the company noted, has been an unusual year for MRI grants for HPC. “We have seen an increase in allocations […]

Exhibiting Our Turn-Key HPC Solutions at SC18
posted on October 10, 2018

Advanced Clustering Technologies is exhibiting in booth 3741 at SC18, which takes place Nov. 11-16 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. Visit our booth to learn about our clusters, servers, storage solutions and workstations. We will also be highlighting our on-demand HPC cloud solution, ACTnowHPC. If you are planning to acquire HPC […]

Volatility in HPC Pricing Expected to Continue
posted on September 25, 2018

A number of factors are contributing to what is expected to be a volatile pricing environment for high performance computing’s immediate future. Topping the list of determining factors is the latest round of tariffs on products manufactured in China including computer components, which are expected to bring a 10% increase in price. More than 5,745 products […]

Help for those applying for NSF MRI grants
posted on September 13, 2018

For those seeking funding for high performance computing equipment, the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program serves as an opportunity to gain access to scientific and engineering instrumentation for research and research training. As the current round of funding is currently being announced, we set our eyes on the next opportunity. Applications for […]

Tech Support Advisory: Read Before Updating Kernel to 7.5
posted on August 27, 2018

When updating the kernel to 3.10.0-862.11.1.el7 through 3.10.0-8.62.11.6.el7, there’s a bug where InfiniBand or Omni-Path cards do not come back up after a kernel update (i.e. they cannot communicate with the rest of the IB/OPA network). This will be accompanied by the message “failed to modify QP to RTR: -22” in either dmesg or /var/log/messages. Diagnostic Steps Run […]

RMACC Panel Highlights Best Practices for RFP Writing
posted on August 8, 2018

Advanced Clustering joined a panel of HPC experts for a discussion called “Best practices for writing an RFP for HPC Hardware Purchases” today at the Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium symposium at the University of Colorado-Boulder. The session took place at 10:30 a.m. and was moderated by Thomas Hauser, Director of Research Computing University of […]

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