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Cray Packages HSM in Advance of Lustre 2.5

Nov 06, 2013 | According to Cray’s Barry Bolding, whom we spoke with in advance of the news of a new transparent storage solution that bundles together some unique software elements to make HSM more seamless...

SC Flashback: Seymour Cray on Gallium Arsenide

Nov 04, 2013 | In celebration of 25 years of the SC conference series, we reprise this speech from the father of supercomputing himself: Seymour Cray.

UNH Deploys Cray Supercomputer

Nov 04, 2013 | A new supercomputer at the University of New Hampshire’s Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS) will enable leading-edge research in multiple facets of modern physics. The Cray supercomputer, the only one in New Hampshire, was made possible by a $534,977 Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) award from the National Science Foundation, including $196,995 from NSF’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, or EPSCoR.

Podcast: Cray Picks Up the Pieces at Gnodal; BP Gases Up Petaflop Super

Nov 01, 2013 | This week's podcast discusses developments at Gnodal involving Cray and the new research facility opened in Houston by BP.

Cray Expands Research and Development in Europe

Nov 01, 2013 | Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced a significant expansion to its research and development (R&D) team in Europe with the addition of key individuals from Gnodal Limited.

Cray Enhances Programming with Support for OpenACC 2.0

Oct 08, 2013 | Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today introduced new OpenACC 2.0 support for directives-based programming of accelerators and coprocessors in Cray supercomputers.

Cray to Install Liquid-Cooled CS300 Cluster Supercomputer at MSU

Oct 02, 2013 | Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced it has been awarded a contract to provide Mississippi State University with a Cray CS300-LC system – a liquid-cooled version of the Cray CS300 cluster supercomputer.

Parallel Computing Pioneer to Receive 2013 IEEE Seymour Cray Award at SC13

Oct 02, 2013 | Dr. Marc Snir, a parallel computing pioneer whose innovative work has advanced the elite supercomputing systems that drive scientific discovery, will receive this year’s IEEE Computer Society Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award at SC13 in Denver this November.

Cray Cascades Over GPU, Coprocessor Edge

Oct 01, 2013 | Back in 2006, Cray announced a new strategy, called Adaptive Supercomputing, which was aimed at creating a single supercomputer architecture that could integrate multiple processing technologies. The slings and arrows of fickle tech trends haven’t led them off course with that mission, as the natural progression of its X30 (aka “Cascade”) story--the next chapter of it announced today--reveals.

Cray Targets Oil and Gas Sector's Big Data Needs

Sep 25, 2013 | Supercomputer-maker Cray is helping oil and gas companies benefit from the most-advanced reservoir modeling approach yet. Called Permanent Reservoir Monitoring, or PRM, the technique requires innovative data warehousing technology and data analysis techniques.

Marc Snir to Receive 2013 IEEE Computer Society Seymour Cray Award

Sep 23, 2013 | Parallel computing expert Marc Snir, a major contributor to the Message Passing Interface, has been named the recipient of this year's IEEE Computer Society Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award.

Cray Snaps Together Shared Memory Story

Sep 17, 2013 | In a notable move for a company known for its supercomputing hardware, Cray has turned its eye to the softer side of the stack to gather strength for a shared memory offering. While large memory system needs constitute only a small part of all HPC applications, using a software-driven approach to addressing the needs of...

Swiss Research House Outfits Cray XC30 with GPU Boosters

Sep 11, 2013 | The Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) is rolling out the second half of its Cray XC30 supercomputer, the first to employ both Intel Xeon processors and NVIDA GPUs.

Cray Supercomputers Now Available With Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 V2 Product Family

Sep 10, 2013 | Global supercomputer leader, Cray Inc., today announced that Cray XC30 series of supercomputers and the Cray CS300 line of cluster supercomputers are now available with the new Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 v2 product family, formerly code named “Ivy Bridge.”

Japan's Railway Technical Research Institute Puts Multiple Cray Supercomputers into Production

Sep 05, 2013 | Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced that the Railway Technical Research Institute (RTRI) in Japan has put a Cray XC30-AC supercomputer, a Cray CS300 cluster supercomputer and a Cray Sonexion storage system into production.

Cray Addresses Academic HPC Needs with Roundtable

Aug 15, 2013 | Universities have been at the forefront of high performance computing for decades, and many of the world's largest supercomputers run at academic institutions. But when it comes to HPC and academia, there is no one-size-fits-all solution, representatives from supercomputer maker Cray said at a recent roundtable.

Cray Supercomputer Gave Forecasters an Edge in Tornado Prediction

Aug 12, 2013 | The deadly EF5 tornado that hit Moore, Oklahoma on May 20 was unique in several ways. Not only was it one of the strongest twisters ever recorded, but forecasters were able to issue a tornado warning 36 minutes in advance, saving lives. Playing a part in that forecast was a Cray supercomputer at the National Institute for Computational Sciences (NICS).

Cray Names John Josephakis Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Aug 07, 2013 | Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced the appointment of John Josephakis to the position of vice president of worldwide sales. With nearly 20 years of sales experience in the high performance computing (HPC) industry, including 14 years at DataDirect Networks (DDN), Josephakis will be responsible for leading Cray's sales efforts across the globe.

Cray Reports Second Quarter 2013 Results

Aug 01, 2013 | Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013. Revenue for the quarter was $84.5 million compared to $84.2 million in the prior year period.

Cray Awarded $30 Million Contract to Install Cray XC30 Supercomputer

Jul 25, 2013 | Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced the Company has been awarded a $30 million contract from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to deliver a Cray XC30 supercomputer and a Cray Sonexion storage system to the University of Edinburgh in Scotland as part of the ARCHER project.

Rogue Wave and Cray Expand Strategic Alliance

Jul 17, 2013 | Rogue Wave Software, the largest independent provider of cross-platform software development tools and embedded components for the next generation of High Performance Computing (HPC) applications, has announced the launch of a distribution agreement as part of a longstanding alliance with Cray.

Cray Awarded Supercomputer Contract From ECMWF

Jun 26, 2013 | Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF), one of the world's premier numerical weather prediction and research centers, selected a Cray XC30 supercomputer and Cray Sonexion storage for their next operational facility.

Cray Bundles Intel's Hadoop with CS300 Line of Supercomputers

Jun 20, 2013 | This month, Cray will begin delivery of a new big data analytics cluster that combines a of its entry-level CS300 system that's been optimized to run Intel's Hadoop distribution. Cray says the new system will provide customers with a "turnkey" Hadoop cluster that can tackle big data problems that would be difficult to solve using commodity hardware.

Cray Cracks Commercial HPC Code

Jun 20, 2013 | During a conversation this week with Cray CEO, Peter Ungaro, we learned that the company has managed to extend its reach into the enterprise HPC market quite dramatically--at least in supercomputing business terms. With steady growth into these markets, however, the focus on hardware versus the software side of certain problems for such users is....

Cray Launches New Hadoop Solution on Cray CS300 Line of Cluster Supercomputers

Jun 13, 2013 | Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced the launch of a new Hadoop solution, which will allow customers to apply the combination of supercomputing technologies and an enterprise-strength approach to “Big Data” analytics to high-value Hadoop applications.


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