Technical Computing Articles

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Single-Root I/O Virtualization Delivers a Big Boost for Performance-Intensive Environments
  • September 28, 2022
  • Author: David Strom

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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.

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Fast Supermicro A+ Servers with Dual AMD EPYC™ CPUs Support Scientific Research in Hungary
  • September 22, 2022
  • Author: David Strom

The Budapest Institute for Computer Science and Control (known as SZTAKI) 

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Performance-Intensive Computing Helps Lodestar Computer Vision ‘Index’ Video Data
  • September 21, 2022
  • Author: David Strom

Lodestar is a complete management suite for developing artificial intelligence-based computer vision models from video data. It can handle the navigation and curation of a native video stream without any preparation. Lodestar annotates and labels video, and using artificial intelligence, creates searchable, structured data.

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 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.

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CERN Parses Hadron Collider Data with 900 Supermicro Computers and AMD CPUs
  • September 15, 2022
  • Author: David Strom

CERN is trying to discover what happened in the nanoseconds following the Big Bang that created all matter. It is manipulating data flows with custom AMD circuitry that slices up the Large Hadron Collider data into smaller pieces. “You need to get all the data pieces together in a single location because only then can you do a meaningful calculation on this stuff,” said Niko Neufeld, a CERN project leader. The effort entails rapid data processing, high-bandwidth access to lots of memory and very speedy I/O among many servers.

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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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Innovations from Supermicro and AMD Help Create Visual Effects for Blur Studio
  • September 1, 2022
  • Author: David Strom

Blur Studio calculated it could replace a competitor's 500-node server farm with just 56 Supermicro A+ servers equipped with AMD EPYC™ CPUs, getting equivalent processing power.

Supporting Complex Computational Needs with Turnkey Computer Clusters
  • August 25, 2022
  • Author: David Strom

Building the next generation of technical computing equipment has become easier, thanks to the combination of International Computer Concepts’ (ICC) hardware and Define Tech Ltd.’s software and firmware. The result marks a new direction for this market segment, offering a more flexible and useful approach, because it comes with software and applications for running complex engineering simulations.

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Queensland Educational Foundation Boosts IT Security with Supermicro Computers Using AMD EPYC™ CPUs
  • August 18, 2022
  • Author: David Strom

In South Africa, the Queensland Education Foundation supports 11 different schools for the first 12 primary grades. In an effort to transform the region into a marquee digital environment, it has built a series of fully networked and online classrooms. The network is used both to supply connectivity and as a pedagogical tool to teach students enterprise IT concepts and provide hands-on instruction.