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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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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

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

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

Enable Real-Time Data with Unified Computing and Deliver Superb Service
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Mohawk Industries was in need of a new unified computing system that would allow them to improve productivity and customer satisfaction as well as allow them to shift from reactive to proactive management. The following case study reveals the solution that allowed them to reach their goals.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Mar 2015

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Case Study: CU- Boulder Pioneers PetaLibrary
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Access this white paper to find out how the University of Colorado at Boulder effectively stores its data from its research PetaLibrary.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 17 Mar 2015

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 that's capacity is powerful enough to handle big data analytic workloads.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 17 Mar 2015

IBM

High Performance Computing (HPC) for High Density Data Centers
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how high-performance computing (HPC) environments in high-density data centers can help your organization gain the competitive advantage it needs.
Posted: 15 Mar 2015 | Published: 15 Mar 2015

CyrusOne

Can Your Data Center Infrastructure Handle the Heat of High Density?
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: High-density computing is the cream of the crop in terms of best-in-class performance and availability. View this white paper to learn how to migrate from your current infrastructure to a high-density data center.
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 13 Mar 2015

CyrusOne

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.

Insight into the latest HPC PowerEdge servers
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
VIDEO: The latest PowerEdge servers were engineered with the capabilities to be the very best platforms for High Performance Computing (HPC) workloads. Watch this video for insight into the latest servers and their capabilities.
Posted: 06 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 07 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

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

Next-Generation Servers Built for High Performance Computing
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
VIDEO: This brief video examines a set of next-generation servers that were engineered with the capabilities to be the very best platforms for HPC workloads.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 22 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

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.

Vblock Specialized System for High Performance Databases
sponsored by VCE
PRODUCT LITERATURE: In this resource, discover a converged infrastructure specifically designed for demanding, high-performance databases that provides millisecond response times, continuous availability, and high flexibility.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

VCE

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

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
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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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