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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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Faster Results and Less Investment with Data-Centric HPC
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The rapid growth of structured and unstructured data in high-performance computing (HPC) environments requires a better approach capable of addressing massive data scale. This white paper details the advantages of taking a data-centric approach that emphasizes moving compute to data and actively manages data workflows in the HPC clusters.
Posted: 19 Sep 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016


Infrastructure Matters: POWER8 vs. Xeon x86
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Examine in this paper the key differences between two processing architectures: POWER8 vs Xeon x86. Read on to discover if this new generation of POWER8 processor-based servers are more efficient than x86 based systems and deliver faster computing results.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


Flash Storage: Powering the Future of IT
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about how flash storage not only provides the performance necessary to run critical, next-gen applications, but also the security to prevent data breaches—including in mobile, cloud, and data analytics content.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 24 Aug 2016


FlashStack Converged Infrastructure for SAP
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about an affordable, scalable all-flash converged infrastructure solution that will accelerate and protect SAP deployments.
Posted: 04 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Pure Storage

Graphics Virtualization Is Taking off as More and More Enterprises Deploy VDI
sponsored by AMD
WHITE PAPER: Learn how building virtualized graphics into the server offers the ideal solution for customers looking for highly secure, high performance, and cost effective GPU acceleration for their VDI deployments.
Posted: 21 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016


Dell Appliance for Wyse - Citrix® Reference Architecture
sponsored by Dell, Microsoft and Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Explore the architecture design, configuration, and implementation considerations for the key components required to deliver virtual desktops or shared session desktops using the Dell Appliance for Wyse. Also, take a look at the solution architecture overview, hardware components, software components, and more.
Posted: 07 Jul 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

Dell, Microsoft and Citrix

Choose Virtualization for Victory Over IT Complexity
sponsored by HPE and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This Aberdeen Group report explores how leading organizations are using server virtualization to boost infrastructure performance, increase user satisfaction, and reduce costs. Uncover 4 steps for creating a best-in-class virtualization infrastructure.
Posted: 02 Jun 2016 | Published: 02 Jun 2016

HPE and Intel®

The Connected and Efficient Building: Centralizing Disparate Infrastructure
sponsored by CommScope
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to centralize, connect, and coordinate your disparate IT infrastructures with a connected building model. Read on to support the increasingly dynamic data center environment by leveraging remote powering over twisted-pair cabling and granular data collection for an intelligent IT infrastructure.
Posted: 01 Jun 2016 | Published: 17 Jun 2015


Outsmarting the Weather: Met Office Redefines Forecasting
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This brief infographic describes the mainframe that allowed the Met Office to rapidly generate reports from hundreds of thousands of weather observations, enabling them to empower industries like aviation to use wind to their advantage, provide critical early warnings to help cities prepare for natural disasters, and more.
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 | Published: 06 Mar 2014


Making Complex Storage Systems Simpler
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about an easy to use complex storage system that increases capacity, performance, and scalability.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015


An Introduction to IBM Spectrum Scale
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a software-defined storage system that successfully manages big data and solves storage complexities.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015


A Clustered NFS to Increase Network Efficiency
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a clustered NFS that integrates with Linux for ultimate efficiency.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2012


Choose a storage platform that can handle big data and analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a storage platform whose capacity is powerful enough to handle the massive demand of big data analytic workloads now and in the future.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 17 Mar 2015


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®

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

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


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.

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


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


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


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


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

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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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