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Advanced Clustering Technologies and Cornelis Networks Partner to Offer HPC Systems with Omni-Path Express Networking Fabric
posted on September 23, 2021

Advanced Clustering Technologies, a leading provider of custom, turn-key high performance computing solutions, announces it is now offering HPC clusters and servers with Cornelis NetworksTM Omni-Path ExpressTM interconnect fabric technology. With the introduction of the Cornelis Omni-Path Express portfolio of products, Advanced Clustering’s servers and clusters will be able to meet the demands of HPC […]

Oklahoma Supercomputing Symposium Virtual and Free to Attend
posted on August 30, 2021

The 20th annual Oklahoma Supercomputing Symposium will be a virtual event that is free to attend this year. The Symposium is scheduled to take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central on Wed., Sept. 29. You may register to attend this event at http://symposium2021.oscer.ou.edu/. Speakers for this year’s event include: Margaret Martonosi Assistant Director, […]

An important update about the supply of HPC equipment
posted on July 27, 2021

If you read nothing else that we write this year, please read the article we published today concerning the supply of HPC equipment under the headline “Global Chip Shortage Causing Prolonged Delays and Wait Times for HPC Cluster Components.” We can honestly say we have never seen a situation like the one in which the […]

Check Out Our Latest Systems in the Configurator
posted on June 8, 2021

All of the new systems we are now offering based on the latest generation processors from AMD (Milan) and Intel (Ice Lake) are now available in our online Configurator. You can build a system with these options and get configuration details including pricing. You can also request a more formal quote provided by us. AMD’s […]

Advanced Clustering Publishes New Edition of Its HPC Pricing Guide
posted on May 18, 2021

High performance computing systems integrator Advanced Clustering Technologies today announced the publication of a new edition of its HPC Pricing Guide, which provides a detailed look at the kind of HPC system that can be purchased within three typical budget ranges. This latest edition provides a point of comparison between systems based on the latest […]

ThinkParQ awards Advanced Clustering Technologies as Platinum Partners
posted on May 11, 2021

ThinkParQ, the company behind the leading parallel file system BeeGFS, announced today the advancement of its partner in the United States, Advanced Clustering Technologies to Platinum Level status. Advanced Clustering Technologies originally signed on as a Gold partner to ThinkParQ in May 2018, and shortly following at SC18 was awarded the BeeGFS Rising Bee Partner […]

Use our Configurator to plan systems featuring the latest from AMD and Intel
posted on April 28, 2021

If you are planning a cluster purchase or update this year, head over to our online Configurator to map out a system that includes the latest that AMD and Intel have to offer. From the Configurator you can also compare systems side by side or request a quote from our team. We are offering systems […]

Program Set for Virtual RMACC HPC Symposium
posted on April 15, 2021

Registration is underway for the Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium’s  (RMACC) 11th Annual High Performance Computing Symposium, scheduled on-line for May 19-20.  The Symposium will once again be offered free of charge with lead sponsorship support from Intel and Dell with additional support from ARM and HPE. The diverse multi-track program includes tutorials and panel […]

Advanced Clustering Sponsoring CADRE 2021
posted on April 9, 2021

Advanced Clustering Technologies is proud to be serving as a sponsor for the 2021 CADRE Conference. The event takes place Wed., April 14 through Fri., April 16. Registration is free for this event, which will be an entirely virtual event. Register here. The goal of the CADRE conference is to encourage diverse groups to share […]

Introducing the ACTblade family based on 3rd Gen ‘Ice Lake’ Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
posted on April 6, 2021

Advanced Clustering Technologies today announced the ACTblade x3XX family of dense HPC systems, which are based on the new third generation of Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors code named Ice Lake. Ice Lake is a significant advancement over the previous generation, offering more cores, more clock, more memory and faster memory. And our new ACTblades offer flexibility with modular components that share […]

Our New ACTserv e4280c: An AMD-based GPU Powerhouse
posted on March 25, 2021

Advanced Clustering Technologies has just introduced a new system to our GPU server series. The ACTserv e4280c is a GPU powerhouse with 2x AMD Epyc 7002 series CPUs and up to 8x GPUs. It is an NVIDIA-Certified system for scalability, functionality, security, and performance. Key features include: Up to 8 x PCIe Gen4 GPGPU cards […]

DOE Offers $34.5 Million Grant Program for Research Projects
posted on March 22, 2021

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) just announced $34.5 million to be distributed via two new funding opportunities to fund research tools for scientific discoveries, including clean energy and climate solutions. These new grants will support researchers using data science and computation-based methods including artificial intelligence and machine learning to tackle basic science challenges, advance […]

Advanced Clustering Offering AMD EPYC™ 7003 Series Processor-Based Systems
posted on March 15, 2021

Advanced Clustering Technologies, a provider of custom, turn-key high performance computing hardware solutions, announced today that it is offering AMD EPYC™ 7003 Series based systems. The new systems, which will deliver maximum memory of 4TB, 128 PCI-e lanes and up to 64 cores per socket, are ideal for high-memory or I/O intensive workloads. The new […]

New report calls for increased access to HPC
posted on February 17, 2021

A new assessment from the Center for Data Innovation finds that current levels of access to high performance computing resources is impeding the country’s ability to compete, innovate or insert the benefits of artificial intelligence into the nation’s defense. These and other findings are part of the center’s new report, “How the United States Can […]

KC Mayor Congratulates Us on 20 years in Business
posted on February 16, 2021

Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas recorded a congratulatory message this week to recognize Advanced Clustering Technologies for 20 years in business as a technology company in the metro area. “I want to congratulate Advanced Clustering Technologies on 20 years of business in Kansas City. Thank you for being part of our community. Thank you for […]

Advanced Clustering celebrates 20 years in business
posted on February 15, 2021

Advanced Clustering Technologies is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month. Founded on Feb. 14, 2001, the company was originally billed as “Your source for peak performance computing.” The company’s mission – to build cost-effective high performance computing solutions backed by customer service that is second to none – has remained its primary focus. “When we […]

We’re Hiring a Technical Support Engineer
posted on February 11, 2021

2021 marks our 20th year in business, and Advanced Clustering Technologies is looking to expand our team with an additional Technical Support Engineer. Read the job description and find out how to apply for the position. Advanced Clustering Technologies is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their […]

Tech Support Advisory: Yum updates fail from slurm package conflicts
posted on February 2, 2021

When performing a yum update or dnf update on your system, the update may fail with messages about conflicts between Slurm packages. This is caused by the addition of new Slurm packages in upstream repos that collide with custom packages installed by ACT. The errors may look like some of the following: Transaction check error: […]

Free HPC Webinars Available for On Demand Viewing
posted on January 19, 2021

Last week we launched the Advanced Clustering Technologies webinar series for 2021 with two episodes. The live events were successful in drawing a crowd of interested parties. In fact, to our surprise 75% of those who registered for the sessions showed up for the actual events. And 87% of those who came stayed online for […]

Join Advanced Clustering for free HPC webinar series
posted on January 4, 2021

Advanced Clustering Technologies invites you to join us for the first two webinars that will kick off our HPC webinar series in 2021. Register here to save your seat at these events:  https://www.advancedclustering.com/webinar-registration/ Designing an HPC Cluster 1 p.m. Central, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2020 Our team discusses all elements of a cluster build and offers […]

CentOS 8 to be replaced by CentOS Stream in late 2021
posted on December 10, 2020

It was announced this week that the future of the CentOS Project is CentOS Stream. Over the next year, the focus will shift from CentOS Linux, the rebuild of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), to CentOS Stream, which tracks just ahead of a current RHEL release. CentOS Linux 8, as a rebuild of RHEL 8, […]

Request a quote for your NSF MRI grant proposal
posted on December 3, 2020

Proposals for the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation grant program are due January 19, 2021. If you need a quote for your grant proposal, we are happy to provide that.We will return a quote as quickly as possible. Use this quote request form to provide the details we need (such as node quantity, cores […]

Planning Ahead for the New Year
posted on November 24, 2020

Looking ahead to 2021, there are a lot of things to talk about when it comes to the processors and technologies that drive high performance computing. For instance, Intel’s Ice Lake architecture, the first server part that uses their 10 nm process and provides a PCIe Gen4 host interface, will be coming soon. So will […]

Congratulations to Folding@home, winner of HPC Readers Choice Award
posted on November 17, 2020

Advanced Clustering Technologies extends a hearty congratulations to the @foldingathome project, which has just won the HPCwire Readers Choice Award for Best Use of HPC in Response to Societal Plights. You can read the full list of HPCwire Readers’ Choice Award winners here. The award was announced during the SC20, which is taking place virtually […]

Get more transparency in HPC Pricing
posted on October 27, 2020

Advanced Clustering Technologies has long believed it is of utmost importance to help you navigate the rather complex realities of pricing options for high performance computing equipment. That’s why we first published our HPC Pricing Guide in 2014. The document quickly became the most requested document on our website and remains so to this day. […]

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