Registration Begins for SC17
posted on July 7, 2017

This week registration opened for SC17, which takes place Nov. 12-17 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. If you’re planning to attend, now is the time to register and reserve your hotel room. Advanced Clustering Technologies will be exhibiting in booth 1976 on the Exhibit Hall floor. We will also be taking one-on-one meetings […]

NSF Requests $60 Million for HPC in FY18 Budget
posted on May 30, 2017

National Science Foundation Director France A. Córdova presented President Trump’s $6.65 billion NSF budget request for Fiscal Year 2018 to Congress on May 24. A portion of that amount, $60 million, is earmarked for use by the NSF to “continue investments to extend the frontiers of high-performance computing. This investment will support the acquisition and […]

5 Things You May Not Know about Advanced Clustering Technologies
posted on May 25, 2017

1. Advanced Clustering built a free stress-test and hardware diagnostics tool. Breakin application is so powerful, it’s now used by several major component manufacturers in their validation and factory testing procedures. No other available product pinpoints hardware issues and component failures like Breakin. Every cluster built by Advanced Clustering Technologies undergoes a minimum of 24 hours running […]

Mellanox: InfiniBand Delivers up to 250% Higher ROI for HPC
posted on April 24, 2017

Mellanox announced today that EDR 100Gb/s InfiniBand solutions have demonstrated 30 to 250 percent higher HPC applications performance versus Omni-Path. This finding is the result of  performance tests conducted at end-user installations and the Mellanox benchmarking and research center. Examples of highly used HPC applications that were part of the testing include: GROMACS Molecular dynamics […]

In the News: Advanced Clustering Installs New Supercomputer at Clarkson University
posted on April 21, 2017

Inside HPC reports on our latest installation – a new supercomputer at Clarkson University in New York. The cluster was built for Chen Liu, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Dr. Liu won a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation to lead a four-person research team dedicated to acquiring a heterogeneous high performance computing cluster.

New HPC Cluster Installed at Clarkson University
posted on April 18, 2017

An Advanced Clustering team was on-site last week at Clarkson University to install a new cluster we built for Dr. Chen Liu, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Dr. Liu was awarded a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation to lead a four-person research team dedicated to acquiring a heterogeneous high-performance computing cluster. […]

Video: Brunson Discusses Mission of Oklahoma HPC Center
posted on April 10, 2017

In this video featured on InsideHPC.com, Dana Brunson from Oklahoma State talks about the mission of the Oklahoma High Performance Computing Center. The center is home to Cowboy, a supercomputer cluster built by Advanced Clustering Technologies that is comprised of 250 individual compute nodes. Cowboy helps researchers and scientists in diverse fields including bioinformatics, engineering, […]

In the News: San Jose State University Brings New HPC Cluster Online
posted on March 29, 2017

San Jose State University has just announced that its new high performance computing cluster went online this week. Funded by a $900,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, the new cluster will support an interdisciplinary team led by Sen Chiao from Meteorology, who was principal investigator of the grant proposal, and Climate Science and Ehsan […]

Memory Prices Increase as NAND Flash Supply Fails to Meet Demand
posted on March 28, 2017

A shortage of NAND flash, the storage medium for solid-state drives, is making memory chips more expensive this year. Based in part on the transition from 2D NAND to 3D NAND, the shortage has driven up the cost of NAND by an average of 12-16% this quarter for multi-level cell (MLC) SSDs and 10-16% for […]

Upcoming HPC Events
posted on February 20, 2017

Here is a list of upcoming HPC events for 2017. We will update this list as new events are announced:  Rice University Oil & Gas HPC Conference March 15-16, 2017 Houston, TX Rice University’s Oil and Gas High Performance Computing Conference facilitates networking and discussion focused on computing and information technology challenges and needs in […]

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