October 25, 2019

Total Worldwide Hyperscale IT Spending Crested $57 Billion in 2018 SUNNYVALE, CA—October 25, 2019—Leading HPC and hyperscale analyst firm Intersect360 Research has released its total market model and future outlook for the overall Hyperscale market, announcing that the total worldwide Hyperscale market amounted to $57 billion in IT spending in 2018. This represented 30% growth…

May 15, 2019

Market Grew 3.2% in 2018 to Over $36 Billion SUNNYVALE, CA—May 15, 2019—Intersect360 Research, an analyst firm focused on high-performance data center markets, including High Performance Computing (HPC), high-performance enterprise, cloud, big data, and hyperscale, today announced it is restructuring access to its research reports in order to allow a greater number of organizations to…

October 12, 2018

Addison Snell

As published in HPCWire. You’ve heard this one before: HPC has the potential to transcend science and engineering to transform commercial applications in the enterprise. Won’t it be grand when HPC is no longer the exclusive domain of national labs and ivory tower research? I’ve followed this trend throughout my career as an HPC analyst….

April 21, 2018

Christopher G. Willard Ph.D.

Tabor Research surveyed the High Productivity Computing user community to complete its first Site Budget Allocation Map, a look at how HPC users divide and spend their HPC budgets. We surveyed users on their spending in seven top-level categories: hardware, software, facilities, staffing, services, utility computing, and other. Each category was further divided into constituent…

April 21, 2018

Addison Snell, Christopher G. Willard Ph.D.

As published in InsideHPC General Business Supercomputing<br />Google’s Acquisition of PeakStream Provides Evidence of the New HPC It’s an increasingly common pattern in HPC. A small company bursts onto the scene with an innovative technology that improves productivity for a category of applications. Seeking to lock out competitors by tying up the boost in price/performance…

April 21, 2018

Addison Snell

AHPCRC Heads West: Who Wins, Who Loses? After 17 years in partnership with the University of Minnesota (and others), the Army High Performance Computing Research Center has relocated to Stanford. Tabor Research analyzes the decisions behind the move as we look at AHPCRC’s westward journey. A university-industry-government consortium led by Stanford University recently won a…

April 21, 2018

Christopher G. Willard Ph.D.

Buy on Rumor, Sell on News (or Speculate on Rumor, Analyze on News) French website Capital.fr reported on July 26 that HP had entered negotiations to acquire Groupe Bull for about $990 million. This report was not confirmed by either company, and no sources were mentioned, thus we have a classic case of an unconfirmed…

April 21, 2018

Addison Snell

In describing the HPC industry’s adoption of clusters, my friend and colleague Chris Willard recently said, “The revolution is over. The revolutionaries won.” That’s pretty much right. It’s almost to the point where “HPC cluster” is redundant. Most systems – unless they are very small – are run as clusters. Major vendors switched over their…

April 21, 2018

Christopher G. Willard Ph.D.

As published in HPCWire Simpson Strong-Tie, Tabor Research’s current featured user site, is a leading designer and manufacturer of construction products and a relatively new user of High Productivity Computing (HPC) products. Though new to HPC, Simpson has managed to leverage a small Linux Networx cluster (5 nodes, 56 GB of memory) in ways that…

April 21, 2018

Christopher G. Willard Ph.D.

The difference between blades and clusters, or rather between blade-based distributed-memory systems and rack-mounted distributed-memory systems, has led from time to time to the following question: Are the two types of systems variations of a common type or two separate types? (Or more simply: Are blades clusters?) Table 1 compares data on blade-based systems and…