High-performance computing

The cloud journey on IBM Power Systems

As a consultant in IBM Systems Lab Services, I’ve been implementing cloud solutions for our IBM Power Systems clients since 2009. The technologies we’re using are always evolving, and we have helped hundreds of Power Systems clients around the world take their IT infrastructures from fully virtualized to cloud-enabled. With the recent announcement of the […]

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Engage in a community of innovation at Think 2018

IBM Systems is excited to announce our participation in Think 2018—a technology event where the problems of tomorrow meet the minds of today. Join us March 19–22, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada to discover how you can realize new, positive outcomes by tapping into the power of IBM. In fact, our Systems product portfolio will […]

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Linux on IBM Power Systems: Support for cognitive computing

Throughout its more than 100 years of history, IBM has continuously reinvented itself to adapt to an ever-changing world. Likewise, the IBM Power Systems architecture has evolved as enterprise-class systems that are core to our business. Over the last decade, many organizations have consolidated workloads using Virtual I/O Server (VIOS) technology, and IBM Systems Lab […]

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Reaching the Summit: The next milestone for HPC

The high-performance computing landscape is evolving at a furious pace that some are describing as an important inflection point, as Moore’s Law delivers diminishing returns while performance demands increase. Leaders of organizations are grappling with how to embrace recent system-level innovations like acceleration, while simultaneously being challenged to incorporate analytics into their HPC workloads. On […]

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IBM at Supercomputing 2017: See the future of HPC

It’s that time of year: Supercomputing 2017 is upon us! Thousands of attendees will flock to the beautiful city of Denver, Colorado, home to the Rockies. We find the location quite fitting for our team at IBM Power Systems, as we celebrate the progress of Summit (named after America’s largest skiing mountain in Utah), and […]

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IBM Spectrum Computing at SC17

Imagine the possibilities… Exponential growth in supercomputing clusters, the scaling of complex applications and the convergence of big data is pushing high-performance computing (HPC) to new limits. Make the most of your HPC environment and the technology that is driving the next generation of AI-focused workloads with IBM Spectrum Computing solutions. IBM Spectrum Computing delivers […]

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The AI revolution in HPC

In a few months, when the HPC community gathers in Denver for SuperComputing 2017, I expect it will become clear that the supercomputing field is poised to take the next giant step in its evolutionary path. More clients and more companies will showcase the value of integrating artificial intelligence (AI) and HPC.  For decades, the […]

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Five important considerations for HPC deployments

Architecting superior high-performance computing (HPC) clusters requires a holistic approach that responds to performance at every level of the deployment. HPC workloads put massive computational demands on your infrastructure: they involve analyzing huge data sets to solve complex problems, and that means they require supercomputing capabilities. In short, there are many facets to the HPC […]

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Scaling TensorFlow and Caffe to 256 GPUs

Deep learning has taken the world by storm in the last four years, powering hundreds of consumer web and mobile applications that we use every day. But the extremely long training times in most frameworks present a hurdle that’s curtailing the broader proliferation of deep learning. It currently may take days or even weeks to […]

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