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Mellanox Scalable HPC Solutions with NVIDIA GPUDirect Technology Enhance GPU-Based HPC Performance and Efficiency

Mellanox announced the immediate availability of NVIDIA GPUDirect™ technology with Mellanox ConnectX®-2 40Gb/s InfiniBand adapters that boosts GPU-based cluster efficiency and increases performance by an order of magnitude over today’s fastest high-performance computing clusters.  Read the entire press release here: Supporting Resources: Learn more about Mellanox 40Gb/s InfiniBand adapters Learn more about NVIDIA GPUDirect with Mellanox [...]

GPU-Direct Technology – Accelerating GPU based Systems

The rapid increase in the performance of graphics hardware, coupled with recent improvements in its programmability, has made graphics accelerators a compelling platform for computationally demanding tasks in a wide variety of application domains. Due to the great computational power of the GPU, the GPGPU method has proven valuable in various areas of science and [...]

InfiniBand Leads the Russian Top50 Supercomputers List; Connects 74 Percent, Including Seven of the Top10 Supercomputers

Announced last week, the Russia TOP50 lists the fastest computers in Russia ranked according to Linpack benchmark results.  This list provides an important tool for tracking usage trends in high-performance computing in Russia. Mellanox 40Gb/s InfiniBand adapters and switches enable the fastest supercomputer on the Russian Top50 Supercomputer list with peak performance of 414 teraflops. [...]

Oracle CEO Sees Expansion of InfiniBand

During Oracle’s recent earnings conference call, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison noted that the Oracle Sun Exadata – with Mellanox InfiniBand – continues to gain market adoption with its stunning database and transaction performance at over 10X of that of its competitors. Ellison also spoke to Oracle’s intention to port additional middleware and applications over the [...]