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Monthly Archives: April 2014

  • NCI in the news: Mellanox and Redhat Openstack cloud collaborations

    NCI in the news: Mellanox and Redhat Openstack cloud collaborations

    This article originally appeared on NCI Powers Research in the Cloud with Mellanox, RDMA, and OpenStack April 15, 2014 by Rich Brueckner Today Mellanox announced that the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) at the Australia National University has selected the company’s interconnect technologies to support the nation’s researchers. The NCI deployment combines the Mellanox CloudX solution with Red Hat OpenStack software to support high performance workloads on a scalable and easy to manage cloud platform. CloudX simplifies and automates the orchestration of cloud platforms ... Read More

  • Powering Global Climate Science

    Powering Global Climate Science

    This article by Tiffany Trader was originally published on HPCwire, 10 April 2014 With the much-talked-about upcoming report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), titled “Working Group III: Mitigation of Climate Change,” scheduled to be released on Sunday, we thought it fitting to highlight the community that makes this large-scale climate research possible, the Earth System Grid Federation (ESGF). The ESGF is an international collaboration for the software that powers most global climate change research, including assessments by the ... Read More

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