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HPC in the Cloud's white paper database contains reports from the leading thought-leaders and idea generators in the Cloud industry.

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Spectra Logic The Role of Active Archive for Petascale (and Beyond)
Source: Spectra Logic
Release Date:December 3, 2010

In the petascale era, there is an even greater need to plan and deploy technologies for the management of large-scale data. By improving visibility and access to data, active archives help organizations manage large volumes of data over time, potentially reclaiming datacenter resources to go toward computation. Learn why Analyst Firm Intersect360 Research believes that active archives have surfaced as a legitimate technology to help HPC environments overcome the challenge of perpetually growing archives.

Coolcentric Data Centers: The Ultimate Recycling Project
Source: Coolcentric
Release Date:October 25, 2010

The costs of managing data center resources continue to increase over the years. How can we manage performance if cooling requirements exceed 12kW to 25kW per rack? Build or Retrofit? This paper discusses the financial benefit of retrofitting a data center, using a TCO calculator.

SGI Standards Scale Up with SGI Altix UV
Source: SGI
Release Date:September 17, 2010

SGI® Altix® UV is a scalable, high performance shared-memory system based on Intel® Xeon® processor 7500 series and open source Linux®. Addison Snell, InterSect360 Research, has taken a concentrated look at Altix UV and offers his insights in the white paper "Shared Memory: Standards Scale Up with SGI Altix UV".

Platform Computing GPU Cluster Realities Whitepaper from Platform Computing
Source: Platform Computing
Release Date:July 28, 2010

As compelling economics and performance drive GPUs into HPC clusters, developers are scrambling to catch up. Download this whitepaper from Platform Computing to understand how to capture the benefits of exciting new GPU capabilities.

BlueArc Breaking Through Real World Storage Barriers in Next Generation Sequencing
Source: BlueArc
Release Date:July 20, 2010

BlueArc's network storage systems are compelling solutions for the evolving and unpredictable needs of an NGS environment. They offer significant performance, scalability, utilization and cost benefits, while catering to the manageability needs of various users in a research organization.

Panasas Are you drowning in data?
Source: Panasas
Release Date:June 30, 2010

Learn how Panasas storage solutions provide exceptional performance, scalability, and manageability, with the lowest total Cost of Ownership.

W. L. Gore Copper Cable Technologies for High Performance Computing
Source: W. L. Gore
Release Date:January 18, 2010

This white paper discusses Gore’s copper cable assemblies, and how they continue to exceed the standards for providing reliable, cost-effective solutions for high-performance computer applications.

ScaleMP Virtualization for Aggregation And The vSMP Architecture™
Source: ScaleMP
Release Date:January 11, 2010

In-depth look at vSMP Foundation server virtualization technology, technical implementation, use cases and capabilities. The technical whitepaper provides an architectural overview and details on the three vSMP Foundation products: vSMP Foundation for SMP, vSMP Foundation for Cluster and vSMP Foundation for Cloud.

ScaleMP Creating High Performance, Low Cost x86 SMP using vSMP Foundation™ from ScaleMP
Source: ScaleMP
Release Date:January 7, 2010

By using high performance x86 server nodes and the vSMP Foundation aggregation platform users can create very large SMP — 128 cores and 4TB of RAM — running off-the-shelf Linux for a fraction of the cost of comparable proprietary SMP. This document provides the general overview of this groundbreaking software solution for aggregating server nodes into supercomputers.


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