Big Data, Traditional Database Challenges, and HPC

The Issue: Maximizing the Potential of Big Data Big data, defined as a  massive volume of structured and unstructured data that is difficult to process via traditional technology, holds a wealth of possibility; but, standard, traditional parallel relational database technology has not proven to be cost-effective or provide the high-performance needed to analyze massive amounts of data in a timely manner.”(Nyland, Prins, …

Why use a high performance file system?  RAID, Inc. explains

Today’s computational requirements are increasing at geometric rates  that involve large quantities of data. However, the performance of the I/O subsystem and communication capabilities are not keeping pace, The solution is HPC file systems [parallel file system], which are designed to provide CPUs with shared access to data in parallel. They enable high performance by allowing various storage technologies and high-speed …

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How To Make the Most of the Exploding Knowledge Base in Bio-IT and Life Sciences

Effective big data solutions are an integral part of successful bioscience and life science research. Every day, researchers in biosciences and life sciences are learning more about our bodies and the world at large. Each new discovery lays the groundwork for newer and better testing, diagnostics, and treatments. But they also make the research and development process a lot more …

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Vet Technical Computing Partners with Our Proven Approach

The role of technical computing is expanding at a rapid pace – with industry predictions that the market will experience a 4.6% CAGR over the next four years and grow to reach $38.1 billion by 2018. This growth is driven by a need for modern, parallel applications that are flexible, scalable and mobilized to provide the greatest long-term return on …

RAID Unveils New Website and Corporate Branding

As RAID, Inc. continues our 20th year in the HPC/technical computing solutions industry, we thought what better way to celebrate than with a little makeover. Not only are we launching our new website today, we’re also unveiling a refreshed logo and corporate brand. The new website and brand update are closely aligned with our strategic vision for growth and expansion …