The Portland Group
CSCS Top Right Frontpage
HPCwire

Since 1986 - Covering the Fastest Computers
in the World and the People Who Run Them

Language Flags

Visit additional Tabor Communication Publications

Enterprise Tech
Datanami
HPCwire Japan

HPC Project, SGI Announce Partnership Agreement


MEUDON LA FORÊT, Nov. 22 -- HPC Project, who specializes in high performance simulation, and SGI announced that they have signed a partnership agreement to integrate and cross-distribute some of the two companies' products. In particular, the first integration concerns Wild Cruncher from HPC Project and Altix UV servers from SGI.

The hardware component of HPC Project appliances is a Wild Systems node, an HPC Project brand. These nodes are designed for combining computing performance with office environment requirements. They integrate the high range of Intel and NVIDIA subsystems. For larger configurations, it is necessary to replace the Wild Node by bigger servers. This is the goal of the agreement between HPC Project and SGI.

The first product to benefit from this agreement is Wild Cruncher, an appliance dedicated to Scilab, an open source numerical simulation environment. With Wild Cruncher, Scilab users get impressive performance gains. Wild Cruncher translates Scilab scripts into C, parallelizes the C source, compiles it and executes it.As an example, a 1,000x1,000 Mandelbrot function written with Scilab is accelerated by 12,000 on a Wild Node (2x4 cores) and by 45,000 on an Altix UV server (4x8 cores). The Wild Cruncher UV version is based on the Altix UV family.

"SGI and HPC Project have on the simulation markets a converging approach," says Jean-Pierre Boushira, Southern Europe General Manager at SGI. "HPC Project expertise in software parallelization and optimization is a key factor for getting the best out of SGI systems."

"SGI is providing us with a perfect product range to offer scalabilty for Wild Cruncher," says Pierre Fiorini, CEO of HPC Project. "SGI's position on the scientific and technical computation market adds significant value to this partnership agreement."

About SGI

SGI designs clusters architectures and storage solutions dedicated to the needs in numerical simulation in the HPC community.

About HPC Project

Established in December 2007, HPC Project (www.hpc-project.com) is a pioneer in developing tools and strategies for high performance computing and simulation. HPC Project products are designed for domains using complex models and their simulation.

-----

Source: HPC Project

Most Read Features

Most Read Around the Web

Most Read This Just In

Most Read Blogs


Sponsored Whitepapers

Breaking I/O Bottlenecks

10/30/2013 | Cray, DDN, Mellanox, NetApp, ScaleMP, Supermicro, Xyratex | Creating data is easy… the challenge is getting it to the right place to make use of it. This paper discusses fresh solutions that can directly increase I/O efficiency, and the applications of these solutions to current, and new technology infrastructures.

A New Ultra-Dense Hyper-Scale x86 Server Design

10/01/2013 | IBM | A new trend is developing in the HPC space that is also affecting enterprise computing productivity with the arrival of “ultra-dense” hyper-scale servers.

Sponsored Multimedia

Xyratex, presents ClusterStor at the Vendor Showdown at ISC13

Ken Claffey, SVP and General Manager at Xyratex, presents ClusterStor at the Vendor Showdown at ISC13 in Leipzig, Germany.

HPCwire Live! Atlanta's Big Data Kick Off Week Meets HPC

Join HPCwire Editor Nicole Hemsoth and Dr. David Bader from Georgia Tech as they take center stage on opening night at Atlanta's first Big Data Kick Off Week, filmed in front of a live audience. Nicole and David look at the evolution of HPC, today's big data challenges, discuss real world solutions, and reveal their predictions. Exactly what does the future holds for HPC?

Xyratex

HPC Job Bank


Featured Events


HPCwire Events