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IBM Services literature: Technical Computing

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Cabot Partners paper on how high speed systems are fueling low latency trading in the financial sector.

March 2015 | PDF | 976 KB
By converging HPC with 3D Desktop Virtualization, the NeXtScale (with NVIDIA GPUs) accelerates many demanding applications that are compute, data, video & graphics-intensive. Learn how you can improve end user productivity, promote greater collaboration &...

September 2014 | PDF | 411 KB
This paper address application deployment challenges. Docker offers a technology that streamlines building, testing and shipping of such applications, enabling an application stack to be consistently deployed anywhere.

August 2014 | PDF | 968 KB
Technical Computing is a mainstream tool for commercial users in manufacturing, financial services, oil and gas, healthcare, entertainment, and retail. Discover how technical computing accelerates business innovation in products, services, and competitive...

October 2013 | PDF | 266 KB
A white paper detailing integrated solutions from IBM and Intel Corporation that can help technical computing users address both parallel programming and system management challenges to improve utilization of their infrastructure and benefit from ...

November 2012 | PDF | 1 MB
By integrating the capabilities of IBM Platform HPC and vSMP Foundation to create virtual SMPs on demand, an efficient and flexible IT infrastructure can be built that adapts to changing workload requirements within an organization.

November 2012 | PDF | 1 MB
IBM® has created a proprietary implementation of the open-source Hadoop MapReduce run-time that leverages the IBM PlatformTM Symphony distributed computing middleware while maintaining application-level compatibility with Apache Hadoop.

November 2012 | PDF | 717 KB
This paper examines aspects of computing important in HPC and how they are affected by various virtualization technologies. Platform Cluster Manager – Advanced Edition optimizes that environment after jobs have been scheduled and new jobs have been ...

November 2012 | PDF | 3 MB
This whitepaper describes key architectural aspects of IBM Platform LSF including its use model, scheduling architecture, other core components and installation architecture. It highlights the product’s architectural strengths that help address current ...

October 2012 | PDF | 2 MB
High performance computing (HPC) is becoming a necessary tool for organizations to speed product design, scientific research and business analytics. This paper details how IBM Platform HPC can simplify the management of modern HPC clusters.

October 2012 | PDF | 637 KB
High performance computing (HPC) is becoming a necessary tool for organizations to speed product design, scientific research and business analytics. This paper details how IBM Platform HPC can simplify the management of modern HPC clusters.

September 2012 | PDF | 667 KB
Most MapReduce implementations lack enterprise-class features. Platform Symphony Advanced Edition provides a MapReduce run-time that is uniquely suited to the demanding performance and scheduling requirements that arise in large-scale, multi-tenant ...

August 2012 | PDF | 3 MB
While Windows HPC Server is a solid cluster management and batch workload management solution for Windows environments, Platform Symphony can be a useful addition. It provides a robust and scalable SOA middleware environment.

August 2012 | PDF | 9 MB
Platform Symphony 5 builds on the performance related innovations of earlier releases, shattering previous records, and re-affirming Platform Symphony’s position as the SOA grid middleware performance leader.

August 2012 | PDF | 5 MB
The complexity of a cluster is reduced by using the concept of traditional application server. HPC workload scheduler works like an application server. It provides robustness, scalability, high availability and can be used without heavy cluster ...

August 2012 | PDF | 4 MB
GPU cluster requires more than just state-of-the-art hardware. To maximize the efficiency of the hybrid GPU cluster and achieve the best economic return schedulers need to have explicit awareness of the underlying GPU hardware and sophisticated, topology ...

July 2012 | PDF | 4 MB
As HPC environments increase in complexity, they become difficult for analysts, managers and business planners to fully understand. By applying modern analytic methods pioneered in business intelligence, HPC managers and analysts can gain important new ...

June 2012 | PDF | 8 MB
This paper evaluates the merits and challenges of using public clouds for HPC. Public clouds suit certain type of HPC workloads they are inadequate for others. It further shows that Amazon EC2’s CCI service is the best general choice for most HPC ...

June 2012 | PDF | 8 MB
Current trading practices and business relationships for capital markets firms were affected because of the new regulations. This paper examines the current and future challenges surrounding risk management and analytics requirements, and the technologies...

June 2012 | PDF | 12 MB
Platform Symphony is an enterprise-class server platform that delivers low-latency, scaled-out MapReduce workloads. It supports multiple applications running concurrently so that organizations can increase utilization across all resources resulting in a ...

May 2012 | PDF | 4 MB

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