Case Study: Caltech Implements New ClusterVisor 1.0 to More Effectively Manage HPC Cluster and Workloads
Customer: Caltech

Caltech was already using the original version of ClusterVisor when they were offered an upgrade to ClusterVisor 1.0 while their new cluster was being installed in January 2023. “The original version of ClusterVisor was already user-friendly. With the new version, what’s great is that you have the dashboards,” explains Ivan Maliyov, a postdoctoral scholar in […]

Case Study: UTFR Uses ACTnowHPC to Run CFD Simulations to Optimize Bodywork for Formula SAE Car Design
Customer: University of Toronto Formula Racing Team

For the fourth consecutive year, the University of Toronto Formula SAE Racing Team partnered with Advanced Clustering to make use of the company’s on-demand HPC cloud solution, ACTnowHPC. Andrija Stepanovic, Aerodynamics Lead for the team, said he joined the team two years ago and saw how the group’s approach to computational fluid dynamics (CFD) has evolved. “We […]

Covid-19 Research That Matters: Folding@home Leverages Advanced Clustering and AMD EPYC CPUs
Customer: Folding@home

Objective: To make use of HPC resources to tackle the massive data analysis for the more than 100 simulation projects now being undertaken by Folding@home. Approach: Using Advanced Clustering’s ACTblade e230, which provides up to four independent AMD EPYC compute nodes with 8 drives in one chassis. This blade combines storage, networking and computing in a […]

Romeo Power Running Simulations on ACTnowHPC to Drive Battery Innovations
Customer: Romeo Power

Romeo Power is a battery pack manufacturing startup with products that serve the automotive and trucking industries. The company’s products are feeding the electric vehicle revolution. Founded in 2015 by a group of engineers from SpaceX, Tesla and Samsung on a mission to advance energy technology and end energy poverty, Romeo builds “tighter and lighter” […]

Advanced Clustering’s Storage Blocks with BeeGFS Support Large Scale BioPharmaceutical Research at AbbVie
Customer: AbbVie

The Customer AbbVie is the sixth largest research-based biopharmaceutical company in the world, dedicated to addressing some of the world’s greatest health needs by delivering leading-edge therapies and medicines. Best known for its blockbuster autoimmune disease drug, Humira, the S&P 100 company reported profits of $5.7 billion in 2018. One of the company’s many focuses […]

Case Study: UTFR Runs CFD Simulations in the Cloud to Optimize Formula SAE Car Design

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 […]

Case Study: Weather Forecasting in the Cloud
Customer: Weather It Is, LTD

Weather It Is, LTD, is using Advanced Clustering Technology’s ACTnowHPC on-demand cloud high performance computing cluster to forecast potentially severe winter snowstorms, including storms like the one that threatens the East Coast Jan. 22-24th. Weather It Is makes high resolution forecasts to maximize forecast accuracy. Areas of research include numerical modeling of severe storms and […]

Building an HPC Solution with Flexibility to Meet Future Needs
Customer: Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis supports a large, diverse user community including researchers from disciplines not usually associated with HPC such as Economists and Radiologists. The Objective: “We needed a heterogeneous mix of hardware to support the wide variety of applications being run on our systems,” said Malcolm Tobias, Systems Manager and Technical Programmer for […]

Cost and Performance Enhance Research Efforts
Customer: Argonne National Laboratory

Lithium batteries have become a popular power source for consumer electronic devices. Lithium batteries offer several advantages over other types of secondary batteries, including lighter weight and higher energy density. They’re ideal for portable electronic devices such as notebook computers, and offer a great advantage to consumers in the emerging hybrid electric vehicle industry. As […]

Closing the Gap On Memory Performance For Development Of Genetic Data Analysis Software
Customer: Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital

Dedicated to enhancing the health of children, the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital engages in high quality, cutting-edge research. Nationwide Children’s Hospital responds to the healthcare needs of children and their families through their acclaimed research programs which have included ongoing initiatives to improve the quality of the lives of children they serve. The […]

The Virtual Campus: One of the Nation’s Largest Passive Stereoscopic Tiled Wall Displays
Customer: Purdue University

Located in West Lafayette, Indiana, and founded in 1869, Purdue University is part of an academic system that enrolls the largest student body of any university in Indiana. Its academic system includes eight colleges and fourteen schools offering both undergraduate and graduate programs in more than 200 areas of study. In recent years, Purdue has […]

Apex Clusters Increase Efficiency and Save Money!
Customer: MIT

The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century — whether the focus is cancer, energy, economics or literature. With 78 Nobel Laureates, 53 National Medal of Science winners among current and […]

University Adapts to Computational Computing with eQUEUE
Customer: Washington University in St. Louis

For many years, Washington University in St. Louis operated a dedicated Linux Lab for use by professors and students. In recent years, Mark Bober, Manager of Computational Services at the School of Engineering, said professors have shifted their teaching style with respect to computing.   As a result, students are no longer sitting down and […]

Cluster Speeds Molecular Dynamics Research with NVIDIA GPUs
Customer: University of Richmond

The University of Richmond is a private liberal arts university, founded in 1830, that operates five schools offering undergraduate, master’s and law degrees.   The Objective Dr. Carol Parish, Professor of Chemistry, leads a research group that focuses on understanding the dynamical behavior of interesting molecular systems. The Parish group uses quantum mechanics, conformational searching […]

Enabling Computational Research for the ‘Missing Middle’
Customer: Oklahoma State University

Expanding HPC Capacity, Performance at Oklahoma State University When Dr. Dana Brunson of Oklahoma State University sought to find a new HPC solution for the university in 2012 with a newly awarded grant from the National Science Foundation, she faced a number of challenges. First and foremost, she needed to expand the university’s HPC capacity […]

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