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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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Shared Infrastructure: Scale-Out Advantages and Effects on TCO
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Applications such as high performance computing, Web 2.0 and cloud technologies are beginning to require similar features in the data center, including high density, serviceability and power efficiency. Find out how a shared infrastructure can meet these requirements, while providing significant TCO savings.
Posted: 06 Jul 2011 | Published: 06 Jul 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Managing Dell PowerEdge C Servers in Hyperscale Environments
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: When companies run large-scale applications on multiple similar servers, they require a diverse set of tools that are designed for one-to-many system management. This white paper will review different system management options that provide monitoring in hyperscale environments.
Posted: 06 Jul 2011 | Published: 06 Jul 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Oracle Database 11g Release 2 High Availability
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about how Oracle Database 11g Release 2 protects your business from all common causes of unplanned downtime and planned downtime, including human error.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

Oracle Corporation

IBM System x iDataPlex
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In today’s fast-paced IT environment, overcrowded data centers are becoming more and more common—which means IT managers are simply running out of room to expand. An iDataPlex solution can help with these problems because its unique rack design is optimized to save floor space. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 20 Oct 2010 | Published: 19 Oct 2010

IBM

How Your Business Can Attain Maximum ROI from Virtualization: A Guide for Business and IT Leadership
sponsored by VMware and Intel
WHITE PAPER: As a leader of a SMBs, your expertise lies in improving your business, not the technology that runs it. With virtualization, it’s enough to know that your business can decrease costs, increase IT productivity and protect corporate assets. And VMware is the clear leader in virtualization solutions for SMBs. Continue reading to learn more.
Posted: 11 Oct 2010 | Published: 11 Oct 2010

VMware and Intel

Unleashing Application Performance with Solid-State Drives and Sun Servers
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper, intended for executives and managers, describes how Oracle's Sun servers—equipped with flash-enabled solid-state drives (SSDs)—offer dramatic improvements to high-performance computing (HPC), Web 2.0, and datacenter application performance.
Posted: 01 Oct 2010 | Published: 03 May 2010

Oracle Corporation

Cisco, Intel, and Panduit Joint 10GBASE-T Solution
sponsored by Panduit
WHITE PAPER: This At-A-Glance document, created by Cisco, Intel and Panduit, the market leaders in enterprise switching,network adapters, and structured cabling, discusses how to deliver high-performance, cost-effective, and efficient next-generation RJ-45-based server connectivity.
Posted: 20 Aug 2010 | Published: 20 Aug 2010

Panduit

Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center Enables Datacenter Life-Cycle Automation
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper for a description of the emerging automation and integrated management requirements facing datacenter management teams today and to learn how Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center is helping customers meet these challenges.
Posted: 09 Jun 2010 | Published: 14 Apr 2010

Oracle Corporation

Solid State Drive Applications in Storage and Embedded Systems
sponsored by Atrato, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this article is to examine the unique benefits of Intel® Solid State Drive (Intel® SSD) over traditional HDDs and competing SSDs, and to explore the benefits one could realize in using these new high performance SSDs in storage and embedded applications.
Posted: 24 Feb 2010 | Published: 24 Feb 2010

Atrato, Inc.

IT Survey Results: Mainframe Is an Engine of Business Growth and a Reason for Optimism
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: More than 1500 z/Journal readers and BMC Software customers worldwide recently shared their top priorities for IT in 2010. The survey results might surprise you. Get the full report.
Posted: 14 Jan 2010 | Published: 14 Jan 2010

BMC Software, Inc.

High-performance protection at the network edge—what, why and how
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With more demands being put on lightweight network-edge hardware to provide security and connectivity, combining simplified malware detection with URI filtering can offer excellent proactive protection without overburdening the hardware or the administrator.
Posted: 05 Jan 2010 | Published: 05 Nov 2009

Sophos, Inc.

Confronting the Data Center Crisis: A Cost-- Benefit Analysis of the IBM Computing on Demand (CoD) Cloud Offering
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Through IBM client interviews across several industries and other industry and workload analyses, this paper examines the benefits and costs of IBM's CoD offering for high performance business and technical computing.
Posted: 07 Dec 2009 | Published: 09 Mar 2009

IBM

Future-Proofing Your HP Business Critical Infrastructure: How Tukwila Might Just Force You to Rethink Everything
sponsored by Forsythe
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how truly future-proofing your environment involves a comprehensive approach and engagement with newer technologies and methods, aligning them with overall best practices —and strengthening your ability to innovate.
Posted: 23 Nov 2009 | Published: 23 Nov 2009

Forsythe

Platform HPC Workgroup Manager: Simplified Management of High-Performance Computing Clusters
sponsored by Platform Computing Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an overview of Platform HPC Workgroup Manager (HPC-WM). HPC-WM dramatically simplifies both the installation and ongoing management of Linux clusters, making them accessible to even the smallest organizations.
Posted: 26 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

Platform Computing Corporation

High Availability with Oracle Database 11g Release 2
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews the common causes of application downtime and discusses Oracle's Maximum Availability Architecture framework that provides clear and concise guidance on implementing best practices using Oracle's proven high availability technologies.
Posted: 25 Sep 2009 | Published: 25 Sep 2009

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage Systems: Architected for Open, Simple, and Scalable Enterprise Storage
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Traditional NAS appliances have fallen short due to the proprietary nature of their software and the special-purpose nature of underlying hardware. By using open technologies, Oracle's Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage Systems avoid the constraints, pitfalls, and costs of traditional storage appliances.
Posted: 23 Jul 2009 | Published: 01 May 2009

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Sun's High Performance Computing Reference Architecture
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Sun BluePrints article is designed to provide IT managers with a grounding in the basic products and technologies that comprise Suns' HPC Reference Architecture. Key components are highlighted along with typical uses, issues, and architectures of HPC systems.
Posted: 20 Jul 2009 | Published: 12 Apr 2009

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

NFS Evolution Changes the Landscape of HPC Data Management
sponsored by BlueArc Corp.
WHITE PAPER: In HPC data management, traditional standards-based solutions have been limited in performance and scalability, but proprietary, high-performance solutions have required specific expertise to set up, manage, or scale. Read this Tabor Research White Paper to learn about file systems used in HPC environments as well as BlueArc storage solutions.
Posted: 02 Jul 2009 | Published: 02 Jul 2009

BlueArc Corp.

Seven Requirements for Balancing Control and Agility in the Virtual Environment
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Unparalleled agility is the promise of virtualization. But managing change, staying compliant, and preventing virtual sprawl are just a few of the challenges you could face before you reap the rewards. VMware joined us recently to co-author 7 must-read tips for striking the perfect balance in your virtual environment.
Posted: 17 Jun 2009 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

Tackle the Challenges of Virtualization Management
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization adds a whole new level of complexity to the IT infrastructure, introducing new challenges in every step of the process - from planning to configuration and management. Read how effective service management can help tackle the challenges of virtualization in this white paper from BMC Software.
Posted: 17 Jun 2009 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery with CA Recovery Management and VMware Infrastructure
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This article will take a look at the different trends that companies are seeing in response to the expansion of IT systems that has emerged in response to the growth of mission critical business processes. Learn how CA Recovery Management and VMware Infrastructure can help you effectively respond to these challenges and opportunities.
Posted: 28 May 2009 | Published: 28 May 2009

CA Technologies.

Accelerating Performance and Reducing Costs for Data-Intensive High Performance Computing (HPC) Workflows
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about how you can deliver the necessary I/O throughput for HPC applications. It will also cover Sun's offerings for addressing HPC challenges in the form of flash technology, network attached storage, parallel storage, and archive solutions.
Posted: 12 May 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Deploying DB2 database on the Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Recognizing the need for easy-to-manage, eco-friendly, and scalable storage solutions that deliver exceptional business value, Sun created the Sun™ Storage 7000 Unified Storage Systems. These systems incorporate an open-systems approach that selects superior general-purpose servers and storage components.
Posted: 16 Apr 2009 | Published: 16 Apr 2009

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Going Parallel with LabVIEW Delivers Throughput Gains
sponsored by National Instruments
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper learn how by combining technologies with NI Lab VIEW parallel programming software and NI TestStand test management software, test engineers can create high-performance test systems.
Posted: 16 Sep 2008 | Published: 16 Sep 2008

National Instruments

Oracle RAC Performance Quadruples on HP Cluster with Dolphin Express
sponsored by Dolphin Interconnect Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the advantages of using SuperSockets with Dolphin Express to build scalable, high performance and highly cost-effective Oracle RAC clusters with industry standard servers and Dolphin components.
Posted: 19 Aug 2008 | Published: 19 Aug 2008

Dolphin Interconnect Solutions
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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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