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19
Aug

Newsletter: We’re getting ready for Intel’s new processor launch

All systems go: We’re ready for the launch of Intel’s next-generation CPUs Intel will soon be releasing its future Intel Xeon processor E5 2600 v3 family (formerly codenamed “Haswell”), and as an Intel partner, we’ve already had the opportunity to test these processors in our systems so that we’re ready to ship at launch.Our existing …

18
Aug

OU Supercomputing Symposium 2014

We will once again be exhibiting at the OU Supercomputing Symposium in Norman, OK, September 23rd and 24th.  This will be our 11th year as a sponsor, making us one of the two longest continued sponsors of this great event. This Symposium is free and open to all and we have found this to be …

18
Aug

Join us for SC14

Advanced Clustering Technologies will be exhibiting at SC14 click here. in New Orleans Nov. 16 – 20, for its 12th consecutive year. Join us in Booth #2932 to: See and learn about the latest in HPC from Advanced Clustering including the next generation of our innovative Pinnacle servers and Horizon workstations featuring: Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 …

23
Jul

Newsletter: Portland State gets a new cluster; how to budget for new technology

  Our newest installation: Portland State’s GaiaPortland State University welcomed our technicians last week for the installation of their newest cluster: a 92-node, 18.5 TFLOPS systems named “Gaia.” Scientists at Portland State’s Center for Climate and Aerosol Research (CCAR) will use Gaia to improve understanding of greenhouse gases, the production of atmospheric aerosols and air …

24
Jun

Newsletter: Red Hat 7 recently launched; read our review here

      Red Hat 7 launched: newest version provides features, fixes Earlier this month, Red Hat released version 7 of its Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) operating system. While it’s important to note that we’re not yet installing it due to potential compatibility issues, so far, we like what we see.RHEL 7 provides a …

23
Jun

HPC Cluster Blog – RHEL 7 Released

On June 10th of 2014, Red Hat launched version 7 of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) operating system. RHEL 7 was a long time coming and adds a bunch of great features and fixes from previous versions. There are lots of improvements but we will be just going over a few key ones in …

17
Jun

HPC Cluster Blog – Grant Writing

Getting ready to write a grant proposal? Need an accurate quote with the latest in HPC technology? Well, look no further. At Advanced Clustering Technologies, we understand that a significant source of funding for many of our clients’ cluster purchases comes from one government alphabet agency (NSF) or another (DOE). That means spending a lot …

12
Jun

HPC Cluster Blog – Remote Administration

As a turnkey cluster provider, one of the questions we always ask our clients is who is going to manage their cluster and what kind of experience do they have. While we have some clients that have full-time, in-house staff to administer their clusters, we also have some researchers and scientists who have to balance …

6
May

HPC Cluster Blog – IPMI

Nearly all of the systems shipped from Advanced Clustering in the last couple of years come standard with IPMI. IPMI stands for Intelligent Platform Management Interface, and gives you powerful remote management features for your compute nodes and servers. IPMI runs as part of a small co-processor, also known as the BMC, or baseboard management …

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