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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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ESG Lab Validation: NetApp EF560 All Flash Array for Oracle: Enterprise Storage for Latency-sensitive Databases
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This ESG Lab Report test the real world performance, reliability, availability, and serviceability of NetApp EF-Series all flash arrays in Oracle database environments.
Posted: 14 Jul 2015 | Published: 14 Jul 2015

NetApp

RP Data Technical Case Study: Converting Real Estate Property Data into Actionable Information
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Read this technical case study to learn how RP Data reduced report processing time with all-flash arrays by 70% leading to faster access to valuable property information.
Posted: 13 Jul 2015 | Published: 13 Jul 2015

NetApp

ESG Brief: Enhancing Database Environments with NetApp Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Whether planning for a major upgrade of existing databases or considering a net new project, enterprise solution architects should realize that the storage capabilities will matter. NetApp's systems, software, and services offer a number of advantages as a foundation for better operational results.
Posted: 13 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

NetApp

Factors to Consider for Your Big Data Storage Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: This expert guide explains what factors you need to keep in mind when building storage architecture for big data, including I/O balancing and high-performance capabilities.
Posted: 02 Jul 2015 | Published: 29 Jun 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

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

Security for Big Data: The Toughest Challenges and How to Handle Them
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores many of the security concerns involving big data and examines how by appropriately addressing your storage environments, you can begin to handle big data security challenges much easier than before. Access now to learn more.
Posted: 19 Jun 2015 | Published: 19 Jun 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

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: 17 Jun 2015 | Published: 17 Jun 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Vmware Horizon TryGRID Demo Walkthrough
sponsored by NVIDIA/VMware
VIDEO: This video explores how VDI with virtual GPU technology is delivering the power of virtualized, high-performance graphics and multimedia. Download now to see this platform in action.
Posted: 09 Jun 2015 | Premiered: 25 May 2015


IBM System x-series M5: Infrastructure for the Cloud
sponsored by Lenovo and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a line of servers that blaze a path to provide a powerful cloud infrastructure for both current practitioners and future converts.
Posted: 08 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Lenovo and Intel

Top 10 Reasons to Deploy Tintri Smart Storage for VDI
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: IT organizations interested in building a high-performance and responsive Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) require application-aware storage architecture that delivers unparalleled performance and efficiency. Read this white paper for the top 10 reasons to deploy Tintri Smart Storage for VDI.
Posted: 05 Jun 2015 | Published: 05 Jun 2015

Tintri

High Performance Graphics for Virtual Desktops
sponsored by NVIDIA/VMware
PRESENTATION: Access this webcast to learn about the growing demand for graphics-rich applications and explore different graphics use cases. Discover how features in VMware Horizon 6 support graphics rich applications and find out how you can set up Horizon 6 for high-performance graphics workloads.
Posted: 04 Jun 2015 | Published: 04 Jun 2015


VDI for 3D Model Global Collaboration in Construction
sponsored by NVIDIA/VMware
CASE STUDY: Download this case study to discover how one organization deployed virtual desktops to allow global team members to securely work together on graphically intense, centralized designs and 3D models. Find out how this increased efficiency while protecting valuable information.
Posted: 02 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2014


Securely Delivering 3D Graphics for Naval Training Simulator
sponsored by NVIDIA/VMware
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to see how NC State University virtualized their entire simulator in order to provide a flexible, secure, reliable, graphics-rich computing environment to both academic and training programs.
Posted: 02 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2014


High-Performance Cloud Computing with In-Memory OLTP
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how you can implement high-performing, fast-paced OLTP by using the cloud.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Published: 11 May 2015

Rackspace

An Inside Look at the On Demand Cloud Platform
sponsored by Peer1
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a specific type of cloud platform that enables virtual cloud servers and bare metal cloud servers to be provisioned in minutes—all from a single, highly intuitive, easy-to-use control panel.
Posted: 07 May 2015 | Published: 07 May 2015

Peer1

How to Choose the Right Compute Best Fit For Your Business
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Processor Intel® Xeon®)
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights 6 steps to take towards the software-defined enterprise where general compute resources can be configured and scaled for any workload.
Posted: 16 Apr 2015 | Published: 01 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Processor  Intel® Xeon®)

Bigstep Unleashes Performance with Full Metal Cloud
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Processor Intel® Xeon®)
CASE STUDY: In this case study, learn how one company was able to boost performance, scalability and flexibility by combining bare metal power and cloud flexibility with reliable servers in place.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 01 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Processor  Intel® Xeon®)

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

IBM

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®

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

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®

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
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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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