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ALSO CALLED: HPC, High-Performance Clusters, High-Performance Computing, High Performance Clusters
DEFINITION: High-performance computing (HPC) is the use of parallel processing for running advanced application programs efficiently, reliably and quickly. The term applies especially to systems that function above a teraflop or 1012 floating-point operations per second. The term HPC is occasionally used as a synonym for supercomputing, although technically a supercomputer is a system that performs at or near  … 
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High Performance Computing White Papers (View All Report Types)
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High Performance Computing Without the Price Tag
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the importance of high-performance computing when it comes to the management and analysis of the big data sets businesses are becoming increasingly dependent on.
Posted: 10 Feb 2015 | Published: 10 Feb 2015

Dell, Inc.

High-Performance Computing Platforms: The Home of Big Data and Analytics
sponsored by Cray and Intel
WHITE PAPER: The following IDC technology spotlight introduces a high-performance computing appliance that intends to solve the many challenges of conventional, multi-unit analytics environments.
Posted: 09 Feb 2015 | Published: 09 Feb 2015

Cray and Intel

See How Adobe improved efficiency for their sales force with Progress Corticon Business Rules Engine
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: Corticon enables Adobe to react quickly to go-to-market and business-process changes within the sales organization.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Progress

Expediting Workload Performance with Flash Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: HDD-based storage systems limit application performance, but flash solid-state drive (SSD) storage is a compact high-performance alternative. Read this whitepaper to learn about flash's many benefits.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

Deploy Your Workloads With Confidence To Boost Performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to learn why IBM's Platform Computing Cloud Service is a smart choice for handling heavy workloads and other short-term peak demands.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

IBM

Dell HPC: Intelligent Light accelerates research 20X
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This case study examines how one organization was able to keep up with growing computational fluid dynamics data by leveraging a solution that delivers cloud-based access to dedicated nodes on a Linux based cluster of next level servers. Read on to learn how this approach delivers faster access to high-performance computing resources and more.
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

Dell, Inc.

Citrix XenDesktop VDI with Dell Storage SC4020 All-Flash Arrays for 1,800 Persistent Desktop Users
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to get details on a new, small footprint storage array that provides an automated, self-tuning storage system that efficiently scales to satisfy VDI production level workloads.
Posted: 27 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

Citrix XenDesktop VDI with Dell Storage SC4020 All-Flash Arrays for 1,800 Persistent Desktop Users
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to get details on a new, small footprint storage array that provides an automated, self-tuning storage system that efficiently scales to satisfy VDI production level workloads.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

Changing the Economics of Flash Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this Q&A with Laura DuBois, program vice president of IDC's Storage research to learn more about use cases for flash storage.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Dell, Inc.

Expediting Workload Performance with Flash Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: HDD-based storage systems limit application performance, but flash solid-state drive (SSD) storage is a compact high-performance alternative. Read this whitepaper to learn about flash's many benefits.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc.

Scalable Storage for High Performance Computing
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about a solution that leading commercial HPC users are utilizing in order to meet the scalability and performance challenges of high performance computing.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

Red Hat

Application Behavior Analytics
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to learn how application behavior analytics work, and how you can leverage this technology to monitor and manage your applications and data for abnormalities. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

Clusters Your Way: 8 Ways to Make Clusters Easy to Use and Easy to Own
sponsored by SIOS Technology Corp
WHITE PAPER: Explore this informative white paper to uncover 8 ways SIOS software can help you tackle your IT challenges in cloud, virtual or high-performance IT environments – and protect your SAP, SQL Server and Oracle databases.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

SIOS Technology Corp

Technical Computing Benefits with IBM FlashSystem
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why high performance computing (HPC) systems generate and consume massive amounts of data that are hungry for high storage performance, and explores the technical computing benefits offered from a major vendor's comprehensive flash portfolio.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

Improving Productivity, Collaboration and Innovation in Engineering
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper shines light on the challenges of data and storage management, and how deploying simulation data management (SDM) software can help maximize business value.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

IBM

High-Performance Computing: Speeding up the decision making process for businesses
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how businesses are increasingly utilizing high performance computing. Learn about analyzing terabyte and petabyte databases and how it speeds up the decision making process, while not having an increasing price tag.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

IBM Platform Computing Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore this whitepaper to learn about a hardware cluster than can provide life science research teams with an HPC environment and guarantee success in devloping products better, faster, and at less expense. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Desktop Engineering: High Performance Cluster Computing Survey
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: An executive summary of the results of a survey conducted by Desktop Engineering to gauge its audience's familiarity with high performance cluster computing and its benefits.
Posted: 21 May 2014 | Published: 21 May 2014

IBM

Case-study: virtualize servers for faster provisioning and reduced carbon footprint
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, find out how a utilities company modernized their aging and inflexible data center with virtualization and a high-performance computing platform.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 15 Apr 2014

Intel

Dell PowerEdge C8000 Series: Flexible, Powerful, and Efficient
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Check out this brief resource to learn about the Dell PowerEdge C8000 – the only shared infrastructure which enables organizations to easily reconfigure, refresh and scale out as needed.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The Clipper Group: Resetting the Server Bar – Oracle Claims Database Performance Superiority
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Data center staff is always trying to improve the availability, performance, and reliability of business-critical applications and services. View this resource to learn about a family of high-performance processors from Oracle that claims to meet these needs and more.
Posted: 07 Feb 2014 | Published: 19 Apr 2013

Oracle Corporation

EMC Scaleio: For High-Performance Computing
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Sophisticated systems require an environment that is capable of handling high-performance computing (HPC). Fortunately, there is a self-managed storage architecture available which can provide the elasticity, resilience and management needed for HPC to run smoothly. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 30 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Dec 2013

EMC Corporation

Clabby Analytics Research Report - IBM NeXtScale System: A New Ultra-Dense Hyper-Scale x86 Server Design
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how high performance computing can be handled by hyper-scale servers.
Posted: 16 Oct 2013 | Published: 18 Sep 2013

IBM

The Proven Big Data In-memory Analytical Platform
sponsored by Kognitio
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, discover an in-memory analytical platform that's purpose-built for complex analytics. Learn how this relational database can help you handle the growing volume, velocity, and variety of data in your enterprise efficiently and effectively.
Posted: 11 Jun 2013 | Published: 11 Jun 2013

Kognitio

Enhancing Computing Resource Management
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a case study of a large university that integrated scattered high-performance computing resource into a single resource pool with the help of the cloud.
Posted: 30 May 2013 | Published: 30 May 2013

Intel
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HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING DEFINITION (continued): …  the currently highest operational rate for computers. Some supercomputers work at more than a petaflop or 1015 floating-point operations per second.The most common users of HPC systems are scientific researchers, engineers and academic institutions. Some government agencies, particularly the military, also rely on HPC for complex applications. High-performance systems often use custom-made components in addition to so-called commodity components. As demand for processing power and speed grows, HPC will likely interest businesses of all sizes, particularly for transaction processing and data warehouses. … 
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