Key Takeaways from SC19
It’s an exciting time at Penguin Computing! We’re expanding our expertise in innovative ways offering new products and professional services that help our customers transform their organizations and lead in their industries.
In November, we had the privilege of attending and participating in Supercomputing 2019, the international conference for high performance computing (HPC) located in Denver, Co. In addition to a range of programs including workshops, panels, tutorials and awards, companies (including ourselves) shared exciting news on new offerings and advancements in the world of HPC and AI.
Penguin Computing Accomplishments at SC19:
The November 2019 Top500 List ranked 11 Penguin Computing solutions, with four in the Top 100. Rankings include: #69, #94, #96, #97, #365, #401, #455, #456, #476, #495, #496.
Gemini Man Case Study Debut
Penguin Computing debuted a video case study, showcasing the team’s consulting, design and technology impact which enabled Director Ang Lee to make the groundbreaking film. Check out the video clips on YouTube and Twitter (Ease of Use Video, Customization Video, and Unmatched Performance Video).
Product News: Penguin Computing Delivered Magma Supercomputer with Intel and CoolIT
Penguin Computing announced that, in partnership with Intel and CoolIT, it will deliver the Magma Supercomputer to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The Magma system is one of the first deployments of Intel Xeon Platinum 9200 series processors with support from CoolIT Systems complete direct liquid cooling and Omni-Path interconnect.
Product News: Penguin Computing Upgrades Corona with Latest AMD Instinct GPU Tech
Penguin Computing announced that Corona, an HPC cluster first delivered to Lawrence Livermore National Lab (LLNL) in late 2018, has been upgraded with the newest AMD Radeon InstinctTM MI60 accelerators, based on Vega which, per AMD, is the world’s 1st 7nm GPU architecture that brings PCIe® 4.0 support.
Penguin and Intel Discussed their Partnership to Deliver MAGMA Supercomputer
William Wu, VP of Marketing and Product Management was interviewed on the show floor by Intel to discuss how we partnered to deliver the MAGMA Supercomputer to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Check out the video on LinkedIn and Twitter.
We look forward to what’s in store for Penguin Computing over the next year and returning to SC20 in Atlanta next fall!