The world's 500 fastest computers are to be named at Germany's leading IT fair
(PresseBox) (Tübingen, )High-performance computer manufacturer transtec will be presenting complex IT solutions at the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) in Dresden from 17 to 19 June 2008. At Stand C09, transtec experts will be answering questions on the issues of high-performance computing, availability, consolidation and IT infrastructure solutions.
The new list of the world's 500 fastest computers is also anticipated - an annual feature of the ISC. transtec currently occupies 104th place with a Xeon cluster for the University of Karlsruhe. The manufacturer installed this high-performance cluster with a gross capacity of 750 TB at the beginning of this year in the University's PC Centre - one of the largest of its kind in Germany. transtec set up a Lustre® file system with InfiniBand Interconnect. The storage area now achieves a data flow of several GB a second.
transtec has been an ISC sponsor since 2006. The ISC is Europe's leading trade fair and conference for high-performance computing, network technology and storage technologies. The most important manufacturers in the industry will be presenting their products and solutions at this interface to state-of-the-art research. The trade fair and conference have been taking place once a year since 1986. The trade fair runs from 17 to 19 June while the conference presentations will take place between 18 and 20 June.