Published April 23, 2015
Local industry pioneer Ben Porcari, President of IBC Digital, collaborates with UB/CCR to harness the power of the supercomputer.
IBC Digital's connection to the UB supercomputer allows the company to meet tight deadlines on work performed for major studios and cable networks and to compete with the major Hollywood animators, Porcari said
The company has for years worked with UB's Center for Computational Research, relying on the school's powerful computers to "render" IBC Digital animation. "We've been partners with them since the day they opened," Porcari said. Read full article here.
216 Intel Xeon E5-2650v2 nodes:
2.6 GHz per core,
8 cores per socket,
2 sockets per node,
8 FLOPS per cycle
333 GFLOPS/node peak
(72 TFLOPS total)
144 nodes with Mellanox FDR IB (56 Gbps)