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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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Flash + Data Protection: What You Need to Know
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WEBCAST: In this brief webcast, hear from LayerX Group CEO, Bruce Tevarthen, about the flexibility and performance his organization gained with a flash storage option. Additionally, hear from two other customers about the benefits of this option including availability, ease of migration, and more.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Premiered: Nov 30, 2015

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

A Case Study in Power Management: University of Southampton Goes Green
sponsored by Emerson
CASE STUDY: Discover in this case study how the University of Southampton empowers high power computing (HPC) in its data center, all while maintaining maximum power control and efficiency across varied load profiles. Additionally, learn about a high-power UPS that continually monitors power supply and load conditions.
Posted: 18 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Emerson

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

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

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®

Computer Weekly datacentre case studies
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
CASE STUDY: Jim Mortleman takes a look at what made the winning entries stand out from the crowd in the Computer Weekly European User Awards.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 24 Feb 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

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

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®

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

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

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.

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

Vblock Specialized System for High Performance Databases
sponsored by EMC Converged Platforms.
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

EMC Converged Platforms.

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

Improving Productivity, Collaboration and Innovation in Engineering
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper shines light on the challenges of data and storage management, and how deploying simulation data management (SDM) software can help maximize business value.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

IBM

Case-study: virtualize servers for faster provisioning and reduced carbon footprint
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, find out how a utilities company modernized their aging and inflexible data center with virtualization and a high-performance computing platform.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 15 Apr 2014

Intel

NVIDIA: The Visual Computing Company
sponsored by NVIDIA
RESOURCE: Explore this exclusive resource to discover how NVIDIA's software, processors, tools, marketing, expertise and connected service combined create the perfect equation for visual computing.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

NVIDIA

Success of Visual Effects Studio Rockets with Flexible IT
sponsored by Dell India
CASE STUDY: Check out this concise case study to discover the seemingly endless benefits one company gained by adopting multiple Dell solutions and services.
Posted: 07 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Dell India
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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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