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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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The World is Changing: Are You Ready to Compete?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resource to find out how to optimize your computing environment with cloud computing and other innovative technologies so you can become more dynamic.
Posted: 19 Oct 2012 | Published: 19 Oct 2012

IBM

University of Coimbra Boosts Standards of Scientific Excellence
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a case study of a leading scientific university that met new demanding IT requirements by taking advantage of next-gen high-performance computing systems.
Posted: 30 May 2013 | Published: 30 May 2013

Intel

High-Performance Computing Platform Powers Complex Calculations
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This resource is a real-world case study of how Danielson Engineering utilized a high-performance computing platform to optimize mission-critical calculation and simulation applications.
Posted: 29 May 2013 | Published: 29 May 2013

Intel

Lustre Leadership: Cray's Story
sponsored by Cray
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a parallel file system that is being implemented across the high performance computing (HPC) industry – enhancing new applications and providing high levels of scalability to meet a wide range of workloads in standard IT environments.
Posted: 29 Apr 2013 | Published: 29 Apr 2013

Cray

Cray Sonexion™ Data Storage System
sponsored by Cray
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the features and benefits of the Cray Sonexion Lustre appliance approach while comparing and contrasting it to traditional component-based approaches.
Posted: 25 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Cray

DreamWorks Animation Utilizes the Red Hat Portfolio to Build a Private Cloud
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how one leading animation studio uses Linux to enable rapid and cost-efficient scalability of computing and resources for high-performance compute (HPC) workloads. Learn how your organization can reduce your data center footprint and enhance reliability by using this Linux platform.
Posted: 16 Jul 2012 | Published: 16 Jul 2012

Red Hat and HP

Dell: Expanding Its Position as an HPC Market Leader
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: With several offerings available, choosing the ideal high performance computing (HPC) offering for your business can be a daunting task. This resource examines one well-reputed HPC vendor and explains how it differentiates itself in the competitive marketplace.
Posted: 02 Apr 2012 | Published: 01 Apr 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Case Study: DuPont Accelerates Innovation and Savings with R&D Cloud
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how one of the world’s premiere science companies leveraged an advanced cloud platform for its high-performance computing cloud.  Learn how this allowed them to improve performance, memory capacity and virtualization capabilities for their critical applications.
Posted: 25 Jan 2012 | Published: 20 Jan 2012

Intel

A Shared-infrastructure Solution for Maximized HPC
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and AMD
WHITE PAPER: Discover how the Dell PowerEdge C6145 server is designed to meet the demands of intensive computational research of public and enterprise customers with the benefits of a shared infrastructure that saves space, weight, and energy.
Posted: 12 Dec 2011 | Published: 08 Dec 2011

Dell, Inc. and AMD

Deployment Strategies for 802.11n: Key Considerations for the Next Generation of Wireless Networking
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: While 802.11n wireless networks let enterprises create a seamless working environment by combining the mobility of wireless with the performance of wired networks, the best ways for deploying 802.11n – while minimizing acquisition and operational costs – may still be unclear.
Posted: 16 Nov 2011 | Published: 16 Nov 2011

Brocade

EX Series Ethernet Switches
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: High-performance businesses demand a high-performance network infrastructure that provides fast, secure and reliable delivery of the applications that drive the business. Switches deployed in regional offices, campuses and data centers enable these business processes by connecting users.
Posted: 15 Nov 2011 | Published: 15 Nov 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Designing for hyperscale computing
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Created for hyperscale environments such as private and public clouds, Web 2.0 and online gaming infrastructures, and high-performance computing, Dell PowerEdge C-Series servers provide outstanding performance in adense, streamlined, eco-efficient design. Learn how PowerEdge C-Series offers a streamlined approach for hyperscale environments.
Posted: 06 Sep 2011 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Optimization is for the Clouds
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper begins with an outline of the characteristics of computing from a distance, describes how WAN optimization of cloud resources improves the user experience, explains how Riverbed’s Cloud Steelhead achieves this, and concludes with several deployment examples.
Posted: 06 Sep 2011 | Published: 06 Sep 2011

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

IT Service Excellence
sponsored by BMC-Accenture
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides insight into the relationship between service management and performance. Discover the key attributes of service excellence and the results you can achieve by implementing a lifecycle-based approach.
Posted: 11 Aug 2011 | Published: 11 Aug 2011

BMC-Accenture

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.
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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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