Penguin Computing Unveils Open Compute Servers

Servers feature Cavium's ThunderX2 processors; high-performance server platforms optimized for HPC and hyper scale workloads.
Extending its ARMv8-based server offering, the new Cavium ThunderX2-based platforms enables Penguin Computing to provide high performance ARMv8 compute platform with reduced total cost of ownership, using systems on a chip (SOCs) optimized for exascale computing, in platforms customized for financial, bioinformatics, Internet and federal government market segments.

Penguin Computing’s second generation ARM based Tundra server platforms featuring Cavium ThunderX2 will focus on highly-scalable Hyperscale and HPC-type workloads including big data, large-scale graph analytics, molecular dynamics, and Ceph / Cloud storage, the company reports. Performance will be driven by ThunderX2 ARMv8 SOCs optimized for these workloads, with high-performance custom cores, dual socket coherent connectivity and high memory bandwidth & capacity.

Penguin Computing Tundra servers featuring Cavium ThunderX2 CPUs are now available for customer evaluation, with general availability in the fourth calendar quarter of 2017. Penguin Computing welcomes interested parties to contact the company regarding the early access program.

For more info, visit Penguin Computing and Cavium.

Sources: Press materials received from the company.

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