For those working in the High Performance Computing (HPC) industry, achieving Exascale performance has been an ongoing challenge and a significant milestone for some time. Recently, experts have started to take a holistic system-level approach to performance improvements by examining how hardware and software components interact within data centers. This approach, known [...]
Discover Supercomputer 3” by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center is licensed under CC BY 2.0 The race between countries to build the fastest, biggest or first of anything is nothing new – think the race to the moon. One of the current global competitions is focused on supercomputing, specifically the race to [...]
On March 10, 2015, IBTA announced the availability of Release 1.3 of Volume 1 of the InfiniBand Architecture Specification and it's creating a lot of buzz in the industry. IBTA members recognized that as compute clusters and data centers grew larger and more complex, the network equipment architecture would have difficulty keeping [...]
IBTA and OFA will be exhibiting and presenting at the 25th annual Supercomputing Conference, taking place November 17-22, 2013 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado.
(Note: This article appears with reprint permission of The Exascale Reporttm) InfiniBand has been making remarkable progress in HPC, as evidenced by its growth in the Top5002 rankings of the highest performing computers. In the November 2010 update to these rankings, InfiniBand’s use increased another 18 percent, to help power 43 percent [...]