University of California-Berkeley researchers employ the latest tools built on Apache Spark to accelerate DNA sequencing in pursuit of precision medicine. Adding Pure FlashBlade™
from Pure Storage® has significantly reduced the time needed to sequence data-intensive DNA samples and analyze results.
UCS Advantage* is a limited time program that allows customers with qualified HP servers and blade chassis to refresh legacy equipment and get credit toward new Cisco UCS M3 Blade Servers and infrastructure.
UCS Advantage* is a limited time program that allows customers with qualified Cisco UCS M1/M2 and HP servers and blade chassis to refresh legacy equipment and get credit toward new Cisco UCS M3 Blade Servers and infrastructure.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Nov 02, 2015
Organizations need to work with suppliers that not only have a clear long-term vision, but that can implement it in a way that ensures cost-efficient scalability and a small administrative footprint. Dell’s PowerEdge portfolio of servers have been available for several years in a variety of configuration options, such as towers, racks, blades and converged infrastructure. The paper discusses VRTX and FX as innovation proof points for Dell’s compute infrastructure vision.
Pure Storage, a pioneer in block-based flash arrays, has developed a technology called FlashBlade, designed specifically for file and object storage environments. With FlashBlade, IT teams now have a simple-to-manage shared storage solution that delivers the performance and capacity needed to bring Spark deployments on premise.
To help gain a deeper understanding of the storage challenges related to Spark and how FlashBlade addresses them, Brian Gold of Pure Storage sat down with veteran technology journalist Al Perlman of TechTarget for a far-reaching discussion on Spark trends and opportunities.
Lenovo® Flex System™ — powered by Intel® Xeon® processors — is the newest blade infrastructure design with the attributes that support soft ware-defi ned infrastructure and virtualization better than any competitor.
It delivers key benefits better than any competitor:
• Reduces capital and operational costs with consistent hardware/software deployment and the ability to simply scale workloads with the highest VM capacity and performance.
• Increases agility with simplified rapid deployment and ongoing management to add, change, or move workloads with their associated resources.
• Improves efficiency and increases space, power, and cooling with the leading compute, storage, and network density.
Sponsored by Lenovo® and Intel®"
Lenovo® is known for innovative design, superior performance, and reliability. Lenovo Flex System™ — powered by Intel® Xeon® processors — is designed to be the foundation of your IT infrastructure now and into the future. To meet today’s complex and ever changing demands, Lenovo Flex System provides a high performance, integrated infrastructure platform that supports a mix of compute and networking capabilities. The Flex System architecture provides the efficiency you need now, along with the growth path necessary to protect your investment tomorrow.
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Sponsored by Lenovo® and Intel®"
In the new age of big data, applications are leveraging large farms of powerful servers and extremely fast networks to access petabytes of data served for everything from data analytics to scientific discovery to movie rendering. These new applications demand fast and efficient storage, which legacy solutions are no longer capable of providing.
The verification workload comprises hundreds of millions of small files, very high metadata, and extremely high performance read, write, and delete requirements.
The Pure Storage FlashBlade product’s innovative design provides high IOPS and throughput, and low latency and fast deletes – yielding an average 25% faster wall clock completion time.
The evolution of genomics in recent decades has seen the volume of sequencing rise dramatically as a result of lower costs. Massive growth in the quantities of data created by sequencing has greatly increased analytical challenges, and placed ever-increasing demands on compute and storage infrastructure. Researchers have leveraged high-performance computing environments and cluster computing to meet demands, but today even the fastest compute environments are constrained by the lagging performance of underlying storage.
FlashBlade fabric modules implement a unified network that connects all blades to each other and to the data center network. With full connectivity, all blades can serve as client connection endpoints, as authorities that process client requests, and as storage managers that transfer data to and from flash and NVRAM.
Pure Storage has significant expertise creating scalable, enterprise-class, flash-optimized storage platforms, and with FlashBlade, Pure Storage has crafted a turnkey, purpose-built platform that is well suited to cost effectively handle the performance and capacity requirements of genomics workflows. Pure Storage has differentiated itself from more established enterprise storage providers by delivering an industry-leading customer experience, as shown by its extremely high NPS, indicating it knows how to meet and is committed to meeting customer requirements. Whether genomics practitioners plan an on-premises deployment or a cloud-based deployment for their genomics workflows, they should consider the performance, cost, and patient care advantages of the Pure Storage FlashBlade when choosing a platform, particularly if they plan to retain data for a long time and use it frequently.
The tremendous growth of unstructured data is creating huge opportunities for organizations. But it is also creating significant challenges for the storage infrastructure. Many application environments that have the potential to maximize unstructured data have been restricted by the limitations of legacy storage systems. For the past several years—at least—users have expressed a need for storage solutions that can deliver extreme performance along with simple manageability, density, high availability and cost efficiency.
Man AHL is a pioneer in the field of systematic quantitative investing. Its entire business is based
on creating and executing computer models to make investment decisions. The firm has adopted the
Pure FlashBlade™ solution from Pure Storage to deliver the massive storage throughput and scalability
required to meet its most demanding simulation applications.
This document describes the technical reasons for and benefits of an end-to-end training system and why the Pure Storage® FlashBlade™ product is an essential platform. It also shows performance benchmarks based on a system that combines the NVIDIA® DGX-1™, a multi-GPU server purpose-built for deep learning applications and Pure FlashBlade, a scale out, high performance, dynamic data hub for the entire AI data pipeline.
Customers across all industries are transitioning to the 3rd Platform, where IT organizations are seeking to leverage mobile, social, cloud, and big data solutions to drive business value. At the same time, the pace at which the business operates is continually accelerating.
Published By: BMC ESM
Published Date: Nov 05, 2009
Realizing its existing processes and tools were inadequate, labor intensive and error-prone,
Morgan Stanley began looking for a new application deployment solution in early 2007. While not
required in the initial assessment, Morgan Stanley also hoped to find a tool that would also
provide capabilities such as hardware and operating system provisioning.
Remove the unnecessary burdens of server management and provisioning with HP Integrated Lights-Out (iLO), designed to support the full lifecycle of servers from initial deployment to ongoing management and service alerting.
The rise of computing in the cloud, expansive mobility options, and increasing pressure to boost application performance have added even further complexity - leading to inefficiencies that can limit your opportunity for growth and success.
This paper examines enterprise adoption of blade servers in the US, UK and China; the benefits of blade server use; and the connection between enterprise data center management and agility goals and blade server use.
The market for blade servers is becoming ever more complex and diverse due to the convergence of related modular form factors, a fast-growing interest in fabric-based infrastructure and the influence of cloud computing on buying behavior.