Thursday, May 12, 2016

[Links of the day] 12/05/2016: Lustre + Omnipath in Bridges Supercomputer & Storage Media Evolution

  • Lustre + Omnipath : HPC filesystem of choice meet Intel Omnipath fabric. Intel was poised to release such crossover as it continue to push in the HPC domain and rack infrastructure domination . Remember that  Intel acquired Whamcloud (Lustre) a while back.
  • Storage Media Overview: Historic Perspectives of storage solution. Interesting snippet of information all storage media revenue decreased from 2014 to 2015 except for NAND. However, NAND revenue increased by 30% in 2014 but only 3% in 2015. Hinting a plateau of the tech and entering a commoditization phase with lower margin. [Video]
  • Bridges :supercomputer being built at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC), they have a really cool Virtual Tour .