Tag Archives: High Performance Computing

Intel Xeon E5-4600 v2 “Ivy Bridge” Processor Review

Many within the HPC community have been eagerly awaiting the new Intel Xeon E5-4600 v2 CPUs. To those already familiar with the “Ivy Bridge” architecture in the Xeon E5-2600 v2 processors, many of the updated features of these 4-socket Xeon … Continue reading

Workstations, Servers and Clusters – What is HPC in 2014?

The phrase “High Performance Computing” gets thrown around a lot, but HPC means different things to different people. Every group with compute needs has its own requirements and workflow. There are many groups that would never need 100+ TFLOPS compute … Continue reading

NVIDIA Tesla K40 GPUs, the High Performance Choice for Many Applications

NVIDIA Tesla K40 is now the leading Tesla GPU for performance.  Here are some important use-cases where Tesla K40 might greatly accelerate your GPU-accelerated applications: Pick Tesla K40 for Large Data Sets GPU memory has always been at a greater … Continue reading

Intel Xeon E5-2600v2 “Ivy Bridge” Processor Review

With the introduction of Intel’s new Xeon E5-2600v2 processors, there are exciting new choices for HPC users. Overall, the Xeon E5-2600 series processors have provided the highest cost-effective HPC performance available to date. This new set of models builds upon … Continue reading

Hadoop isn’t just for Web 2.0 Big Data Anymore. Hadoop for HPC.

In 2004 Google released a white paper on their use of the MapReduce framework to perform fast and reliable executions of similar processes / data transformations & queries at terabyte scale. Yahoo then began the Hadoop project to support their … Continue reading