November 14, 2017
Attala Systems today announced the launch of its breakthrough storage solution for the High Performance Computing (HPC) market at SC2017 in Denver. The solution, which will be available in 2018, was developed in collaboration with Intel and Supermicro and utilizes Attala’s Composable Storage Infrastructure and management software, Supermicro enclosures, Intel® FPGAs and Intel® Optane™ and Intel 3D NAND SSDs with NVMe to achieve 5.5M IOPS and 1PB per 1U of rack space. The solution also provides multi-tenancy and parallel data sharing capabilities for Lustre and Spark.
Attala Systems, which recently won the G2M Research “Most Innovative NVMe AFA” Key Company Award for Fall 2017, will be demonstrating the solution with Spark in both the Intel booth (Booth 1301), and with Lustre in the Supermicro booth (Booth 1611) at SC17, being held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado.
“Simultaneously achieving high density and performance in an HPC storage system – that can be reliably shared by multiple users – has always been a challenge, especially at a competitive price point”, said Taufik Ma, CEO of Attala Systems. “Our demonstrations at Super Computer 2017 are meant to show not only that these attributes aren’t mutually exclusive, but that they can be achieved with real HPC workloads such as Lustre and Spark. This level of density and performance opens up new options for HPC users.”
Historically, HPC storage systems have either focused on achieving high density or high performance, but not both. Additionally, high-performance HPC storage sulutions have generally not been available at competitive price points. The HPC solution from Attala Systems to be demonstrated at SC 2017 not only changes that paradigm, but does so for real HPC workloads. When the solution is available in 2018, each 1U…