back to article HPE gets carried array with HPC: Partners up with DDN

HPE and DataDirect Networks are partnering to integrate DDN storage and burst buffer products with HPE's Apollo servers and its DMF workflow manager. The result should be an integrated HPC server-storage product set that should benefit both suppliers. The DDN products involved are its IME flash cache/NVMe drive burst buffer, …

  1. IanMoore33

    remember when

    HP used the "Invent " logo and actually produced computer systems themselves?

    1. ManMountain1

      Re: remember when

      Yawn! Have you been in a bubble for a decade? Remember when the world was a different place and anyone other than start ups used to invent stuff. What was the last thing EMC invented? Or NetApp? Which large vendor invents all their own stuff these days? Or doesn't partner with other organisations for requirements? For both tax and timing reasons, acquiring startups is a much better way forward! That's the model that everyone follows these days.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    How is building supercomputers still a thing? These are generally huge batch workloads. Why not just rent a cluster from whichever public cloud provider wants to give you a sweet deal and only pay for the 18 minutes and 24 seconds that the job is running?

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