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Podcast: Interview with DDN's New President, Joe Cowan

In this podcast, Jeff Denworth from DataDirect Networks introduces the company’s new President, Joe Cowan. As a former member of the DDN board, Cowan brings a wealth of experience in the enterprise, a space where DataDirect Networks hopes to grow with its Big Data solutions. Read the Full Story * Download the MP3 * Subscribe on […]

Video: DataDirect Networks Update

In this video from the Lustre User Group 2013, Jeff Denworth from DDN presents: DataDirect Networks Update. DDN has developed a Hadoop solution that is all about time to value: It simplifies rollout so that enterprises can get up and running more quickly, provides typical DDN performance to accelerate data processing, and reduces the amount […]

You Can’t Keep a Good god Down

In Greek mythology the Titans, known as the elder gods, ruled the earth until the Olympians tossed them out of power. At Oak Ridge National Laboratory, one of the Titans is not only still with us and doing well, but this modern day diety just got a boost that will help keep it king of […]

DDN – Big Data Evolution

In this video from the HPC Advisory Council Switzerland Conference, James Coomer from DDN presents: Big Data Evolution. DDN has developed a Hadoop solution that is all about time to value: It simplifies rollout so that enterprises can get up and running more quickly, provides typical DDN performance to accelerate data processing, and reduces the […]

Slidecast: New DDN hScalar is World's First Enterprise Apache Hadoop Appliance

In this slidecast, Jeff Denworth from DDN describes the company’s new hScalar storage system — the World’s First Enterprise Apache Hadoop Appliance. DDN has developed a Hadoop solution that is all about time to value: It simplifies rollout so that enterprises can get up and running more quickly, provides typical DDN performance to accelerate data […]

Video: Intel's Brent Gorda on the Company's Move to the Board Level of OpenSFS

In this video, Brent Gorda from Intel’s High Performance Data Division provides an update on the Lustre File System development. Gorda joined Intel in July 2012 as part of Intel’s acquisition of Whamcloud. Since then, Gorda’s team has continued to work on Lustre as well as conduct R&D on Darpa’s Fast Forward Storage & IO […]

Slidecast: Eric Barton Updates Progress on Fast Forward Storage & IO Program

In this slidecast, Eric Barton, Lead Architect for Intel’s High Performance Data Division presents a progress update on the Fast Forward I/O & Storage program. Back in July 2012, Whamcloud was awarded the Storage and I/O Research & Development subcontract for the Department of Energy’s FastForward program. Shortly afterward, the company was acquired by Intel. […]

DDN Announces $100K WARP Prize for Big Data Innovation

DDN has launched a $100,000 prize to recognize scientific breakthroughs enabled by high performance computing with major research institutions pledging their support. The global program focuses on scientific advancement and insight through the exploration of novel approaches to Big Data analysis, Exascale processing, cloud computing, memory-class storage and other emerging developments in HPC. For more […]

DDN Announces $100 Million Investment In Exascale Computing

This week at SC12, DDN announced a $100 million investment in its research and development efforts, specifically directed at resolving key challenges to achieving Exascale levels of performance in scientific computing. The new investments by DDN represent a substantial percentage of DDN’s engineering resources and will be directed toward technology challenges, which become critical at […]

New DDN Hybrid Appliance Anticipates and Optimizes Big Data Movement

This week DataDirect Networks (DDN) announced the SFA7700, a hybrid flash storage appliance with a unique ability to anticipate and optimize the workloads of big data-intensive applications. DDN has extended its SFA technology to feature even greater levels of efficiency and modularity,” said Henry Baltazar, Senior Analyst, 451 Research. “With appliance-level integration into DDN’s file […]