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  • SC12 Highlights

    This year's big supercomputing event, SC12, was held in Salt Lake City & was a fantastic conference. Some of the key highlights included: University of Texas winning the SC12 Student Cluster Competition Texas Advanced Computing Center's (TACC) Stampede recognized as 7th fastest computer...
  • HPL Performance on PE C6145 and C410x

    Executive Summary · With two PowerEdge C6145s attached to a PowerEdge C410x (Full Sandwich) configuration, the best performance achieved with HPL is 2891 GFLOPS (31% theoretical peak) and it consumes 5030 watts. · On a single PowerEdge C6145 attached to a C410x (Half Sandwich) configuration...
  • HPL Performance on PE C6100 and C410x

    Executive Summary · With two PowerEdge C6100s attached to a C410x (Full Sandwich) configuration, the best performance achieved on HPL is 4215 GFLOPS (46% theoretical peak) and it consumes 5525 watts. · On a single PowerEdge C6100 attached to a C410x (Half Sandwich) configuration, the...
  • HPC GPU Flexibility: The Evolution of GPU Applications and Systems Part 5 – Benchmarks

    Dell's Dr. Jeff Layton GPUs are arguably one of the hottest trends in HPC. They can greatly improve performance while reducing the power consumption of systems. However, because the area of GPU Computing is still evolving both for application development and for tool set creation, GPU...
  • Advantages of GPUDirect

    Blog Description GPUs can Talk to Each Other Now !! 10/24/2007 -- Comments Figure 1: Overview of the GPUDirect technology in CUDA 4.0 (courtesy of NVIDA Corporation). NVIDIA is about to release its latest CUDA 4.0 toolkit in the near future, and what a difference it is likely to make for some scientific...
  • To the Clouds & Beyond

    Barton George is a blogger for Dell, covering a variety of topics, including cloud computing and HPC. We'll be working with Barton to identify relevant blogs on HPC here & post here. Video: NVIDIA’s journey from gaming graphics to HPC Dell's Barton George has a one-on-one interview...
  • GPU-Direct Technology – Accelerating GPU based Systems

    Dr. Jeff Layton Dell Enterprise Technologist HPC Introduction by Dell's Dr. Jeff Layton There is little doubt that GPUs (Graphical Processing Units) are having an impact on High Performance Computing (HPC). GPUs offer the potential of increased performance for many, but not all, algorithms...