Go For Gold

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in Partners, Servers | 0 comments

Go For Gold

ComnetCo, Inc. has attained elite gold-level status in partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE).  This partnership allows us to leverage the one of the most trusted brands in the world and provide our customers with the best in innovation and high performance computing (HPC) available on the market today.  With the acquisition of SGI complete, we have seamlessly been able to bridge the gap for our clients and are very excited about what we are seeing on the horizon.  What SGI had in their vision but lacked in R&D is no longer an...

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HPE’s Acquisition of SGI

Posted by on Sep 1, 2016 in Partners | 0 comments

HPE’s Acquisition of SGI

As I am sure you have heard, on August 11, 2016, Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced a definitive agreement to acquire SGI. We view this as very positive and a strong validation of the technology that we have been exclusively providing and dedicated to over the past twenty one years.  The world of High Performance Computing is evolving and changing at an ever increasing pace and we are committed to continuing to be here for our customers through the transition and moving forward.   HPE and SGI will operate as separate companies until...

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The Latest Top500 List & SGI at ISC15

Posted by on Jul 17, 2015 in Servers | 0 comments

The Latest Top500 List & SGI at ISC15

This week the annual ISC High Performance conference wrapped up in Frankfurt, Germany. @ISChpc reports that 2,850 people were in attendance this year.  It is this event and Supercomputing every November that we get to see who rules the world of High Performance Computing with the release of the semiannual Top500 Supercomputing Sites. The 45th Top500 List marks a 30% increase in Top500 systems for Silicon Graphics International Corp., a gain from 23% on the November 2014 List released at SC14.  SGI’s distributed memory supercomputer, the...

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Why SGI® UV™ for SAP HANA®?

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Partners | 0 comments

Why SGI® UV™ for SAP HANA®?

As the memory in SGI’s High Performance Computing (HPC) servers is growing from 24TB to 48TB the limits on working with big data are dissolving.  This scale-up trend has enabled new in-memory computing technologies like SAP HANA® to offer customers real-time analytics and live transactional awareness of their data.  By storing this valuable data in-memory as opposed to on disk, organizations will be able to react faster and enable decisions to identify potential new business opportunities. The UV 300H was designed with SAP’s...

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CUNY Selects SGI & ComnetCo for Graph Theory Research

Posted by on Feb 17, 2015 in Servers | 0 comments

The City University of New York (CUNY) is upgrading their HPC infrastructure with a UV 300™ to provide its university researchers with the computational power needed to solve complex graph theory problems. SGI’s UV™ advanced symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) systems accelerate the pace of innovation and insight and eliminate complexity. Building upon 20 years of in-memory computing expertise and utilizing SGI NUMAlink® interconnect technology, these Linux-based servers deliver cache coherent in-memory computing to address the most...

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ComnetCo wins U.S. Department of Energy Contract for SGI® ICE X™

Posted by on Jan 21, 2015 in Servers | 0 comments

ComnetCo wins U.S. Department of Energy Contract for SGI® ICE X™

Idaho National Laboratory selected ComnetCo & SGI for their new HPC system. The 16,416 core supercomputer will allow researchers better model, simulate, and predict a wide variety of nuclear and energy related issues.  Prior to SC14 and the latest Top500.org list this past November, “Falcon” performed over 500 teraFLOPS peak performance.  That milestone gave the ICE X a spot within the top 100 fastest computers on the world.  It is significant to note that this was achieved without the use of any coprocessors or accelerators. ...

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SGI® UV 300™ – The Most Powerful In-Memory Supercomputer

Posted by on Jan 21, 2015 in Servers | 0 comments

SGI® UV 300™ – The Most Powerful In-Memory Supercomputer

The UV 300 is SGI’s latest compute solution for scalable shared memory. Introduced at SC14 this past November in New Orleans, the UV300 uses the latest Intel® E7-8800 CPUs and 7th generation SGI NUMAlink interconnect technology. NUMAlink7 provides bandwidth of up to 7.47GB/s bidirectional and All-to-All topology, ensuring the lowest latency between any processors accessing the pool of resources. UV300 and UV30EX have a high memory to processor ratio which is geared towards data-intensive, I/O heavy workloads. Big Data Analytics, HPC...

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Hadoop Solutions

Posted by on May 14, 2014 in Servers | 0 comments

Hadoop Solutions

Historically utilized for complex, computationally intensive problems, High Performance Computing (HPC) is now being applied to the rapidly emerging field of Big Data analytics. And when relationships within data sets are generally understood, enterprises are turning to the open source computing framework Apache™ Hadoop®. SGI has been a driving force in HPC for nearly two decades and drawing upon our expertise building the world’s fastest Supercomputers, SGI was at the forefront of Hadoop with cluster installations now reaching tens of...

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Scale Up with SGI’s Ultraviolet

Posted by on Nov 14, 2013 in Servers | 0 comments

Scale Up with SGI’s Ultraviolet

SGI UV is the ideal platform to accelerate the pace of innovation in all areas of decision support, genomics and bioscience, chemistry and materials, physics, integrative systems science, national security, product design, and other data-intensive fields. This latest SGI UV product family can scale a single system image (SSI) to a maximum of 2,048 cores (4,096 threads) because of its innovative NUMAlink® interconnect. SGI UV supports the latest Intel® Xeon® processor E5-4600 product family, and can operate unmodified versions of Linux –...

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Lustre on SGI’s IS5x00 Series powered by NetApp

Posted by on Nov 13, 2013 in Storage | 0 comments

For customers requiring highly scalable file serving to medium to very large scale-out clusters, the open source Lustre™ shared file system is the optimum solution – particularly for clusters with 10,000 or more nodes, many petabytes of storage, and greater than 4GB/s requirements. Lustre is expressly designed for data-intensive applications requiring the highest possible I/O performance, and offers unparalleled scalability, reliability, performance and cost effectiveness. Key features include scalability to thousands of nodes; throughput and...

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