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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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IBM Cloud and SoftLayer: High-peformance Computing
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: View this brief video to learn about an alternative to the usual economics of HPC that provides a flexible, cloud-based network ready to tackle the demands of your HPC workload with no need for time-consuming deployment. Learn how you can ramp up, scale back, and not waste time doing it.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 16 Jul 2014

IBM

Microsoft Windows Server in a Flash
sponsored by Violin Memory
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how you can combine Violin's enterprise-class storage with the ease and capabilities of Windows Storage Server in an integrated solution so you can achieve higher performance and efficiency for your business critical Microsoft applications.
Posted: 23 Oct 2014 | Published: 23 Oct 2014

Violin Memory

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®

Best Practices for Big Data and Big File Storage
sponsored by Red Hat
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, examine large file storage with respect to big data, including their importance as well as how to address the special challenges associated with big file data.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

Red Hat

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.

Performance Testing of Oracle Database on Kaminario K2 All-Flash Storage Array
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers the architecture of an all-flash storage array solution for Oracle databases.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Kaminario

Why Kaminario K2 for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure?
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to find out about an all-flash array solution that combines advanced availability and high performance with a very low price per GB using inline global deduplication, enabling your VDI deployment to satisfy users and stay within budget.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Kaminario

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.

All-Flash FAS Arrays: Scalable, Flash-Accelerated Performance for SAN and NAS
sponsored by NetApp and Trace3
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, learn about NetApp's all-flash FAS arrays. Examine the latest generation of NetApp FAS system and the new features including additional hardware options, de-staged writes and proximal data patterns. Additionally, explore the various benefits that these new features will provide.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

NetApp and Trace3

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: 22 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 22 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Virtualize More with VM-aware Flash Storage: A Tintri VMstore Overview
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Storage remains the primary obstacle to accelerating virtualization growth. Tintri VMstore allows you to overcome the complexity, performance, and cost obstacles that prevent virtualization of more of your computing infrastructure.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 12 Sep 2014

Tintri

The UK’s National Synchrotron Facility Turns to NetApp Flash Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Read this success story to find out how turning to a flash storage solution for a high-speed data buffer provided the local storage Diamond needed.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Sep 2014

NetApp

Demystifying Cluster Deployment
sponsored by IBM
PODCAST: This exclusive podcast dispels some of the misconceptions surrounding cluster deployment. You'll learn how clusters improve application performance and efficiency and can actually cut costs over time.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Premiered: Sep 9, 2014

IBM

Storage Capacity Optimization with Unidesk and Tintri
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Unidesk VDI management software for Citrix XenDesktop and VMware Horizon View and Tintri VM-aware storage are an ideal combination for high performance, easy-to-manage VDI. This white paper provides benefits and design considerations for deploying Unidesk with the Tintri VMstore storage appliance.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 03 Sep 2014

Tintri

AWS Case Study: Tradeworx Helps the SEC Analyze Financial Market Data Rapidly by Using Amazon Cloud
sponsored by Amazon Web Services and Intel
WEBCAST: This case study highlights the collaboration between Tradeworx Securities, a financial technology company, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to better collect and analyze billions of market data over years.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Premiered: Sep 2, 2014

Amazon Web Services and Intel

5 Easy Steps to a High Performance Cluster
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore this in-depth whitepaper to discover the 5 easy steps to designing and constructing a high performance computing cluster. Learn what a cluster is, and why you should utilise such a design strategy within your own infrastructure.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Aug 2014

IBM

NTT Communications ICT Solutions and Hitachi Data Systems Partnership Value
sponsored by NTT Communications ICT Solutions and Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the reasons why organizations should choose NTT ICT as their Hitatchi Data Systems Infrastructure resller.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

NTT Communications ICT Solutions and Hitachi Data Systems

AWS Case Study: New York University Langone Medical Center
sponsored by Amazon Web Services and Intel
CASE STUDY: Inside this case study, learn how Amazon Web Services (AWS) can move files in parallel at speeds up to 50 megabytes per second, and help with your high performance computing needs.
Posted: 25 Jul 2014 | Published: 25 Jul 2014

Amazon Web Services and Intel

Red Hat 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

Clusters Your Way: 8 Ways to Make Clusters Easy to Use and Easy to Own
sponsored by SIOS Technology Corp
WHITE PAPER: Explore this informative white paper to uncover 8 ways SIOS software can help you tackle your IT challenges in cloud, virtual or high-performance IT environments – and protect your SAP, SQL Server and Oracle databases.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

SIOS Technology Corp

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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