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Podcast: HPC Meets Enterprise in Heidelberg; Convey Gets Its Memcached

Sep 30, 2013 | Addison Snell and Michael Feldman talk about the ISC Cloud and Big Data Conferences. They then discuss Convey's Hybrid-Core Memcached Appliance.

Convey Computer Launches Hybrid-Core Memcached Appliance

Sep 24, 2013 | Convey Computer, the leader in hybrid-core computing, today announced the latest addition to their hybrid-core (HC) series.

Nimbix and Convey Partner to Expand Hybrid-Core Infrastructure

May 01, 2013 | Nimbix has partnered with Convey to expand its Convey hybrid-core infrastructure.

Convey Hybrid-core to Speed Genomic Research at Broad Institute

Feb 25, 2013 | Convey Computer announced that the Broad Institute has installed a Convey HC-2 system as part of their high performance compute farm to boost genomic research.

Genome Analysis Center Selects Convey for Next-Gen Sequencing

Jan 29, 2013 | Convey Computer announced that The Genome Analysis Center (TGAC) has deployed two Convey HC-1ex hybrid-core systems for advanced genomics research.

Convey Cooks Personality into New MX Line

Nov 21, 2012 | Last week at SC12 in Salt Lake Convey pulled the lid off its MX big data-driven architecture designed to shine against graph analytics problems, which were at the heart of the show’s unmistakable data-intensive computing thrust this year. The new MX line is designed to exploit massive degrees of parallelism while efficiently handling hard-to-partition big data applications.

Convey Unveils HPA Architecture

Nov 12, 2012 | Convey Computer Corporation announced today a new computer architecture – the MX Series – that directly addresses the computing needs of high-performance analytics (HPA) applications.

Iowa State Team Wins DNA Sequence Alignment Contest Using Convey Computer

Jul 13, 2012 | Students at Iowa State University won first place in the 2012 MemoCODE Conference design contest. Using a Convey HC-1, the students' solution achieved the highest overall performance--more than 24 times faster than the second place finisher.

Convey Computer Announces Graph500 Performance

Jun 19, 2012 | Convey Computer Corporation has announced new Graph500 performance. The company points to improvements related to their breadth-first search (BFS) and HC-2 series.

Podcast: Convey Hybrid-Core 2.0; Software Updates for Multicore and Cloud

May 04, 2012 | Michael and Addison talk about the recent upgrade of Convey's "Hybrid-Core" offering, and review a couple of middleware developments from eXludus Technologies and Bright Computing.

Convey Cranks Up Performance with Latest FPGA-Accelerated Computer

Apr 24, 2012 | Convey Computer has launched its newest x86-FPGA "hybrid-core" server. Dubbed HC-2, it represents the first major upgrade of the system since the company introduced the HC-1 product back in 2008. The new offering promises much better performance, but with a similar price range as the original system.

Convey Introduces New Series of Hybrid Computers

Apr 24, 2012 | Convey Computer Corporation has launched a new family of computers. The HC-2 series of computers utilize Intel Xeon processors and Xilinx FPGAs.

Convey Computer, CLC Bio Offer Genomics Platform on Hybrid Servers

Apr 19, 2012 | Convey Computer and CLC Bio have partnered together. The companies will jointly offer genomic analysis and hybrid servers.

Convey Computer Doubles Graph500 Performance, Develops New Graph Personality

Nov 15, 2011 | Convey Computer announced today multiple entries on the Graph500 List that double the performance of prior posted results.

Convey, Nimbix to Deliver Hybrid-Core Computing to the Cloud

Nov 14, 2011 | Convey Computer announced today it is partnering with HPC cloud innovator, Nimbix, to deliver Convey's unique hybrid-core architecture and bioinformatics personalities as a cloud-based HPC solution.

Convey Bends to Inflection Point

Oct 07, 2011 | Convey recently noted that HPC is “no longer just numerically intensive, it’s now data-intensive—with more and different demands on HPC system architectures.” They claim that the “whole new HPC” that is gathered under the banner of data-intensive computing possesses a number of unique characteristics and see unique opportunities for all the of the data, and new memory and co-processor architectures.

Convey to Deliver FPGA Cluster to Virginia Bioinformatics Institute

Aug 23, 2011 | These new computing architectures are needed to keep pace with the data deluge flooding bioinformatics research.

Convey Computer Announces Graph 500 Performance

Jun 16, 2011 | The performance on the Graph 500 validates Convey's hybrid-core architecture and the use of heterogeneous computing technology to tackle data-intensive computing problems.

Convey Introduces GraphConstructor for Bioinformatics Apps

May 17, 2011 | Convey Computer today introduced the Convey GraphConstructor (CGC), a new software and hardware solution that speeds up some of the world's most popular bioinformatics algorithms and helps scientists better manage and analyze escalating amounts of research data.

Impulse, Convey Enable C-to-FPGA Programming for Hybrid-Core Computing

Apr 08, 2011 | Impulse Accelerated Technologies today announced the availability of a new C-to-FPGA Platform Support Package (PSP) enabling software programming of Convey computing platforms, including the Convey HC-1ex hybrid-core server.

Convey Debuts Second-Generation Hybrid-Core Platform

Nov 09, 2010 | In an HPC market that seems determined to go down the CPU-GPU path, upstart Convey Computer may yet offer a few surprises. The company today unveiled the sequel to its HC-1 platform it introduced in 2008. Called the HC-1ex, the new system adds a lot more performance and capability, but retains the original x86-FPGA co-processor design.

Convey Computer Adds Five New Partners

Nov 09, 2010 | Convey Computer Corporation announced today five new technology and business partnerships that extend application availability for its hybrid-core computing platforms.

Convey Announces Record-Breaking Smith-Waterman Results

May 24, 2010 | Convey Computer announced today that its implementation of the Smith-Waterman algorithm, widely used in life sciences applications for aligning DNA and protein sequences, is 172x faster than conventional methods and represents the fastest Smith-Waterman implementation to date.

Convey Computer President's Letter

Jan 19, 2010 | The new year is a time for reflection, especially after the turbulent economic environment that marked 2009. In that spirit, HPCwire invited the HPC vendor community to post a new year's message to our readers. First in the series is Bruce Toal, CEO, president and co-founder for Convey Computer.

Convey Partners with Mitrionics and Platform Computing

Nov 16, 2009 | Convey Computer Corporation today announced partnership agreements with HPC software leaders Mitrionics and Platform Computing.


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