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A series of colored ethernet patch cables. Networking issues were the downfall of the first Flash Mob Computing event.
Perspective: Looking Back on the Rise of Supercomputing
  • November 3, 2022
  • Author: David Strom

On November 10 Supermicro will announce new computers with new AMD processors
Register to Watch Supermicro's Sweeping A+ Launch Event on Nov. 10
  • October 28, 2022
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Join Supermicro online Nov. 10th to watch the unveiling of the company’s new A+ systems -- featuring next-generation AMD EPYC™ processors. They can't tell us any more right now. But you can register for a link to the event by scrolling down and signing-up on this page.

The Perfect Combination: The Weka Next-Gen File System, Supermicro A+ Servers and AMD EPYC™ CPUs
  • October 20, 2022
  • Author: David Strom

Weka’s file system, WekaFS, unifies your entire data lake into a shared global namespace where you can more easily access and manage trillions of files stored in multiple locations from one directory.

Eliovp Increases Blockchain-Based App Performance with Supermicro Servers
  • October 13, 2022
  • Author: David Strom

Eliovp, which brings together computing and storage solutions for blockchain workloads, rewrote its code to take full advantage of AMD’s Instinct™ MI100 and MI250 GPUs. As a result, Eliovp’s blockchain calculations run up to 35% faster than what it saw on previous generations of its servers.

Conceptual image (not the actual hardware) of the third-generation AMD EPYC™ 7v73X CPU.
Microsoft Azure’s More Capable Compute Instances Take Advantage of the Latest AMD EPYC™ Processors
  • October 11, 2022
  • Author: David Strom

Azure HBv3 series virtual machines (VMs) are optimized for HPC applications, such as fluid dynamics, explicit and implicit finite element analysis, weather modeling, seismic processing, and various simulation tasks. HBv3 VMs feature up to 120 Third-Generation AMD EPYC™ 7v73X-series CPU cores with more than 450 GB of RAM.

Conceptual image of file data management.
Supermicro and Qumulo Deliver High-Performance File Data Management Solution
  • October 3, 2022
  • Author: David Strom

Conceptual image about Red Hat's OCP running on Supermicro's SuperBlade server.
Red Hat’s OpenShift Runs More Efficiently with Supermicro’s SuperBlade® Servers
  • September 30, 2022
  • Author: David Strom

The Supermicro SuperBlade's advantage for the Red Hat OCP environment is that it supports a higher-density infrastructure and lower-latency network configuration, along with benefits from reduced cabling, power and shared cooling features. SuperBlades feature multiple AMD EPYC™ processors using fast DDR4 3200MHz memory modules.

Extremely fast CPUs make for accelerated data centers'
Build an Accelerated Data Center with AMD's Third-Gen EPYC™ CPUs
  • September 28, 2022
  • Author: David Strom

“AMD EPYC™ processors are now a part of the world’s hyperscale data centers,” said Lisa Su, AMD’s CEO. Meta/Facebook is now building its servers with powerful third-generation AMD EPYC™ CPUs.

Gain Business Insights Faster by Building the Right Infrastructure for Performance-Intensive Computing
  • September 19, 2022
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A white paper from IDC projects a new role for IT leaders in preparing the infrastructure required to properly power performance-intensive computing (PIC) for enterprise workloads, such as data-driven insights, AI/machine learning, big data, modeling and simulation and more. Get the full white paper to learn best practices and avoid pitfalls when implementing performance-intensive computing infrastructure.

Image: Offering Distinct Advantages: The AMD Instinct™ MI210 and MI250 Series GPU Accelerators and Supermicro SuperBlades
Offering Distinct Advantages: The AMD Instinct™ MI210 and MI250 Series GPU Accelerators and Supermicro SuperBlades
  • September 9, 2022
  • Author: David Strom

Using six nanometer processes and the CDNA2 graphics dies, AMD has created the third generation of GPU accelerators, which have more than twice the performance of previous GPU processors and deliver 181 teraflops of mixed precision peak computing power.

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