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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 Reports
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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

IBM

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

IBM

Highly Available Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
sponsored by Red Hat
WEBCAST: This video provides detailed guidelines for configuring Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform for high availability.
Posted: 23 Aug 2016 | Premiered: Aug 23, 2016

Red Hat

Moving Toward the All Solid-State Storage Data Center
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Performance and cost improvements in modern solid-state array technology are enabling enterprises to extend the usage of SSAs throughout the data center. Discover how SSAs can reduce your data center's operational costs and boost the value of your business.
Posted: 12 Aug 2016 | Published: 10 Mar 2016

NetApp

University of Adelaide Research Soars to New Heights with Supercomputer
sponsored by Lenovo
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to learn how the University of Adelaide enhanced its status as a world-class research center by offering researchers a state-of-the-art tool powered by a Lenovo NeXtScale System M5 cluster. Improve access to your HPC resources and discover how to revamp server accelerators to meet the demand for fast computing.
Posted: 09 Aug 2016 | Published: 09 Aug 2016

Lenovo

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

AMD

Dell Appliance for Wyse - Citrix® Reference Architecture
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
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, Inc. and Intel®

Clusters Your Way: 8 Ways to Make Clusters Easy to Use and Easy to Own
sponsored by SIOS Technology Corp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the new virtual and cloud options that can save IT managers time and money, as well as explaining how SAN-less clusters can protect your business-critical applications.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

SIOS Technology Corp

Don't Get Taken for a Ride: Finding the Right Hyperconverged Solution
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
VIDEO: Tune into this video to find out how implementing a hyperconverged system in your data center can simplify and speed your IT infrastructure while lowering costs and accelerating the pace of your business. View now to use HCI to quickly add capacity to your infrastructure, and manage the rollercoaster of demands in today's digital economy.
Posted: 23 Jun 2016 | Premiered: 30 May 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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
sponsored by CommScope
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how to centralize these disparate infrastructures into one to enable a new breed of workplace intelligence and connectivity.
Posted: 01 Jun 2016 | Published: 17 Jun 2015

CommScope

Increasing Performance and Availability in Microsoft SQL Server Using Micron SSDs + SQL Server Availability Groups
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: Access this document to discover how using SSD technology with SQL Server's AlwaysOn Availability Groups (AAG) enables the high performance and availability required by mission-critical applications while decreasing total cost of ownership.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Micron Technology

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

IBM

What to Look for in Choosing an Enterprise SATA SSD
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: In this article, we look at some of the key questions to ask in selecting SATA SSDs for virtualized environments.
Posted: 29 Dec 2014 | Published: 29 Dec 2014

Micron Technology

F1 Team Accelerates Car Development
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
CASE STUDY: Download this exclusive case study to learn about the virtual technology the F1 race team leveraged to propel development of their cars.
Posted: 04 Dec 2014 | Published: 14 May 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Hyper Convergence in the Era of Always-On Business
sponsored by HPE and Veeam
WEBCAST: In this expert webcast, discover why hyper convergence remains such a big deal for virtualized environments—and separate fact from vendor hype. Tune in to examine how hyper convergence-based data center modernization will help you set the stage for high availability and rapid recoverability.
Posted: 06 Apr 2016 | Premiered: Mar 23, 2016

HPE and Veeam

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

IBM

Case Study: Met Office Delivers Life-Saving Weather Data Quickly & Accurately
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to learn how a supercomputer allows the Met Office to deliver 10 million weather observations to customers every day. Discover how this mainframe enabled the Met Office to ensure that users can access weather forecasts with mobile devices, save employees' time by automating the analytics process, and more.
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

IBM

Computer Weekly – 24 November 2015: Technology helping to deliver aid for refugees
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we find out how technology is helping to deliver vital aid to Syrian refugees in the Middle East. We look at the barriers to achieving the government's aim of a paperless NHS. And the CTO of special effects studio Framestore talks about the IT challenges behind hit movies such as Gravity. Read the issue now.
Posted: 20 Nov 2015 | Published: 20 Nov 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

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

IBM

GPFS Design Best Practices by Scott Denham
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Access this webcast and learn how to effectively design GPFS so that you can best manage your storage.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Premiered: Apr 1, 2015

IBM

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

IBM

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

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®
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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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