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May
22

This Week in HPC: IBM Edge Conference in Las Vegas — May 2014

Addison Snell, Michael Feldman,

PODCAST EXCERPT  The following is an excerpt from the weekly Intersect360 Research podcast, “This Week in HPC,” available on iTunes, Stitcher, and through our media partnership with insideHPC. The full podcast can be found at http://www.intersect360.com/industry/podcasts.php and is hosted at http://insidehpc.com/2014/05/23/week-hpc-ibm-edge-conference-new-federated-cloud-europe/.   In this podcast segment, recorded on May 22, 2014, host analysts Addison Snell and Michael Feldman discuss the IBM Edge Conference.   Addison Snell:  I’ve been having a good time in Las Vegas this week with our friends at IBM…. This is an...

May
02

This Week in HPC: Altair's Bill Nitzberg Discusses Heartbleed in HPC — May 2014

Addison Snell, Michael Feldman,

PODCAST EXCERPT The following is an excerpt from the weekly Intersect360 Research podcast, “This Week in HPC,” available on iTunes, Stitcher, and through our media partnership with insideHPC. The full podcast can be found at http://www.intersect360.com/industry/podcasts.php and is hosted at http://insidehpc.com/2014/05/02/nersc-buys-knights-landing-supercomputer-altairs-bill-nitzberg-heartbleed-hpc/.   In this podcast segment, recorded on May 1, 2014, host analysts Addison Snell and Michael Feldman interview Bill Nitzberg, CTO of the PBS Works division of Altair, concerning the impact of the Heartbleed bug on the HPC industry.   Addison Snell:This week in HPC,...

Apr
15

HPC User Site Census: Middleware — April 2014

Addison Snell, Laura Segervall, Michael Feldman, Christopher G. Willard Ph.D.,

The HPC User Site Census: Middleware report, part of Intersect360 Research's Site Census series, provides a detailed examination of the middleware found at a sample of HPC user sites. We surveyed a broad range of users about their current computer system installations, storage systems, networks, middleware, and applications software supporting these computer installations. Other reports in this series include: HPC User Site Census: Systems;HPC User Site Census: Storage;HPC User Site Census: Processors;HPC User Site Census: Applications;and HPC User Site Census: Interconnects/ Networks.   Our goal in this report is to...

Apr
03

HPC Budget Allocation Map: Industry Averages — April 2014

Addison Snell, Laura Segervall, Michael Feldman, Christopher G. Willard Ph.D.,

Intersect360 Research surveyed the High Performance Computing user community to complete its sixth Site Budget Allocation Map, a look at how HPC sites divide and spend their budgets. We surveyed users on their spending in seven top-level categories: hardware, software, facilities, staffing, services, cloud/utility computing, and other. Each category was further divided into constituent subcategories, resulting in 25 unique items included in the analysis.   This report provides the average budget distribution for the responding sites within each...

Jan
23

HPC User Site Census: Storage — January 2014

Addison Snell, Laura Segervall, Michael Feldman, Christopher G. Willard Ph.D.,

This report, part of our Site Census research, provides an examination of the storage characteristics and capacities found in a sample of HPC user sites. Intersect360 Research surveyed a broad range of users about their current computer system installations, storage systems, networks, middleware, and supporting software. The resulting data is presented in a series of reports throughout the year, each describing different aspects of the HPC end-user landscape. This report examines storage usage within the HPC user community and explores how this usage varies based on categories such as storage ...

Jul
31

HPC User Site Census: Systems — July 2013

Addison Snell, Laura Segervall, Michael Feldman, Christopher G. Willard Ph.D.,

The HPC User Site Census: Systems report, part of Intersect360 Research's Site Census series, provides a detailed examination of the server systems installed at a sample of HPC user sites. We surveyed a broad range of users about their current computer system installations, storage systems, networks, middleware, and the applications software supporting these computer installations. Other reports in this series include: HPC User Site Census: Processors; HPC User Site Census: Applications; HPC User Site Census:...