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IBM Services literature: Technical Computing

To bring new products to market ahead of competitors’ offerings and cut design costs, Cypress removed storage bottlenecks for its IBM Platform LSF computational clusters by deploying IBM GPFS. The solution offers up to ten times better performance and ...

May 2014 | PDF | 690 KB
Hartree Centre extended its IBM System x platform with IBM NeXtScale System servers to support the advanced research and development needs of its UK-based clients - helping drive sustainable energy use and deliver a competitive advantage for its clients.

March 2014 | PDF | 725 KB
CME Group is using IBM Platform Symphony to maximize the performance and scalability of its enterprise computing grid, delivering the rapid insight it needs to better respond to changing market conditions and client demands.

November 2013 | PDF | 263 KB
Jülich Supercomputing Centre supports complex research projects using an IBM Blue Gene/Q supercomputer. It deployed an innovative IBM System x GPFS Storage Server solution, which provides 7 PB of usable capacity, I/O bandwidth of up to 200 GB/s and unique...

July 2013 | PDF | 986 KB
A*CRC had high levels of user discontent and not enough computational resources for the population of users or the number of research projects. Platform LSF acted as the single unifying workload scheduler and helped rapidly increase resource utilization.

July 2013 | PDF | 1 MB
Infiniti Red Bull Racing is using IBM Platform Computing software to power its high performance computing infrastructure for both design applications and near real-time race analytics, giving the racing team the edge it needs to design and run the best ...

July 2013 | PDF | 696 KB
CADMOS deployed an innovative IBM GPFS Native RAID solution based on the IBM System x GPFS Storage Server to provide efficient, reliable, high-bandwidth scratch storage for its Blue Gene/Q supercomputer. The solution can re-build disks 20 times faster ...

March 2013 | PDF | 732 KB
The University of Washington deploys a high-performance computing solution using IBM BladeCenter HS22 and HS23 servers, IBM System x 3650 class servers, IBM System Storage DS5300 and IBM General Parallel File System to enable advanced research and aid in ...

February 2013 | PDF | 814 KB
A major Wall Street bank deployed a compute and data grid based on IBM Platform Symphony and 6,000 nodes of IBM System x iDataPlex. The solution matches the previous grid's performance with just one quarter the hardware, saving tens of millions of dollars...

February 2013 | PDF | 694 KB
Thailand's National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC) required a high-performance computing solution to support a wide range of scientific research and development. NECTEC implemented a solution with IBM System x iDataPlex servers, IBM ...

September 2012 | PDF | 953 KB
Swift Engineering wanted a solution where they spent more time solving complex problems than administering the system. Cray’s CX 1000 combined with Platform HPC allowed Swift to solve bigger problems with more enhanced graphics with real time speed.

July 2012 | PDF | 3 MB
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, produced 120 TB of raw data per week that had to be processed for analysis. Platform LSF helped the Institute run up to half a million sequence matching jobs a day, resulting in improved workload management, researchers’ ...

June 2012 | PDF | 1 MB
This Oilfield service provider used Platform MPI and saw a host of benefits, including a two-thirds reduction in time-to-software release. It also provided greater flexibility in migrating to new hardware and software solutions.

May 2012 | PDF | 1 MB
Though Red Bull Technology had made hefty investments in IT, the compute resources were operating below its full potential. Platform LSF intelligently scheduled workload and dynamically allocated resources which helped increase performance and throughput ...

May 2012 | PDF | 1 MB
University of East Anglia wished to create a “green” HPC resource, increase compute power and support research across multiple operating systems. Platform HPC increased compute power from 9 to 21.5 teraflops, cut power consumption rates and costs and ...

May 2012 | PDF | 1 MB
This major Hollywood studio wanted to improve the computer time required to render animated films. Using HPC solution powered by Platform LSF increased compute capacity allowing release of two major feature films and multiple animated shorts.

May 2012 | PDF | 1 MB
This European energy supplier wanted to increase work without increasing number of licenses and capture license usage data for independent pay-per-use calculations. Platform License Scheduler and Platform Analytics controlled license usage and accurately ...

May 2012 | PDF | 2 MB
This insurance company wanted to scale out from a small, overloaded cluster to hundreds of machines to handle increased workload. Platform Symphony helped it run up to 10x more scenario models at once and reduced time to run complex stochastic simulations...

May 2012 | PDF | 1 MB
This energy company wanted to cut manufacturing and capital costs, and have a simple cluster management solution. Platform Cluster Manager helped run more design simulations before building new plants or deploying new production processes thus reducing ...

May 2012 | PDF | 1 MB
This pharma client needed timely, uninterrupted access to full computing resources and find a tool capable of monitoring grid activity and job execution. Platform LSF and Platform RTM enabled users to maximize their ability to do work, and helped IT ...

May 2012 | PDF | 1 MB

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