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Three Fat-tree Alternatives for the SuperMUC Cluster

SuperMUC is a cluster supercomputer currently being deployed at Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) in Germany. As of today, 8,200 cores of 110,000 have been put into operation — it is a so-called migration system for early user access. (UPD: Deployment … Continue reading

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InfiniBand: Who is the Market Leader?

So, Intel recently announced their plans to acquire QLogic, the manufacturer of InfiniBand hardware and software. I just wanted to compare the two major InfiniBand manufacturers, QLogic and Mellanox, by their sizes. Here is the graph: If you are a … Continue reading

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Globus Online, the Data Transfer Solution For Scientists

The February 2012 issue of the “Communications of the ACM” features an article by Bryce Allen et al., “Software as a service for data scientists” (or see PDF). The main idea of the article is as follows. The amount of … Continue reading

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