Monthly Archives: November 2010

OGE transition to tech reps

recently oracle transition the OGE (oracle Gridengine) from system to Tech reps since tech reps can provide bigger discount, especial to Edu account, so it seems that OGE may get better discount.  

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Oracle/Sun new dual port 4x IB HBA M2 LP

Oracle recent announce new version  of dual port 4x  IB M2 LP: assume that it will be used in new exadata x2-2,x2-8 and exalogic x2 and storage cell x2 MTU:4096Byte and 1GB message Up to 25% reduction in power consumption … Continue reading

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ACER and NCHC Taiwan cluster

ACER will build the new NCHC cluster in taiwan/Taichung: eDC AMD opteron 6100 based AR585 F1 server , 4S@8C Intel xeon based AR360 F1 server, 2S@6C 1.1 PB DDN storage Qlogic 12800 switch Platform HPC software Allinea software 600 servers, … Continue reading

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Nebulae 曙光星云 cluster

Nebulae 曙光星云 cluster is number 3 in 2010/11 top500 list: 4640 Dawning TC3600 Blade/Intel 6Core X5650  dual socket 4640  Nvidia Tesla C2050 GPU QDR Infiniband Nebulae  was in #2 spot  

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Titech has team up with NEC, HP, Nvidia , Voltaire, DDN and Oracle/IBM for the TSUBAME2.0 lead by Satoshi Matsuoka 1408 SL390G7 in s6500 chassis SL8600G7 is 2U half-wide blade with build-in connectX2 2nd connectX2 IB HBA 3 M2050 GPGPU … Continue reading

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Tianhe-1A 天河一号A

For the upcoming SC10 and release of top500 list due Nov/16, there are buzz on Tianhe-1A 天河一号A take top spot, key components: 7168 dual socket X5670 (2.93 ghz and 6 core) 1U half wide blade 7168 Nvidia M2050 512  飞腾 … Continue reading

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ORCL invest 10% in MLNX

ORCL invest about $75M for 10% of MLNX This is a very interesting development ORCL does not want to after the mega or small  HPC business that use IB ORCL use IB in exadata and exalogic, may be this deal … Continue reading

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