Dolphin Interconnect Solutions partners with Scalable Systems for SCI Rock Roll for high perfomance computing

Singapore-based Scalable Systems Pte Ltd and Dolphin Interconnect Solutions is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the SCI Roll for Dolphin's high-speed, high-bandwidth interconnect products based on the Scalable Coherent Interface for open source Rocks and Scalable Rocks cluster operating system.

Singapore-based Scalable Systems Pte Ltd and Dolphin Interconnect Solutions is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the SCI Roll for Dolphin's high-speed, high-bandwidth interconnect products based on the Scalable Coherent Interface for open source Rocks and Scalable Rocks cluster operating system.

"We are please to have our performance leading Dolphin SCI interconnects supported on the Rocks platform with the SCI Roll. Rocks is a key HPC platform for us and partnering with Scalable Systems have enabled us to provide our customers with a complete supported platform for Rocks," said Einar Rustad, Dolphin's VP of Business Development.

Mr. Laurence Liew, Chief Technology Officer of Scalable Systems said: "The SCI Roll will enable our mutual customers access to Dolphin's SCI technology integrated into Rocks. The Roll includes integration with the default scheduler for Rocks (open source GridEngine) and also NMPI which is the highest performing MPI stack for SCI from NICEVT based on MPICH2. We are grateful to NICEVT for allowing us to redistribute NMPI as part of SCI Roll."

Scalable Systems, a co-developer of open source Rocks since 2001, have contributed several open source and commercial Rocks Rolls since 2001. Scalable Rocks is based on Rocks cluster software, developed by the Grid and Cluster Computing Group at San Diego Supercomputer Centre and its collaborators.

About Scalable Systems Pte Ltd
Scalable Systems Pte Ltd (www.scalablesystems.com) is a leading provider of high performance and grid computing solutions and services in Singapore and the Asia Pacific region with partners in USA and Europe. Scalable Systems is a co-developer of Rocks (since 2001) contributing Parallel Virtual File system, Grid Engine and various drivers and mathematical libraries integration into Rocks. Scalable Rocks includes a web-based cluster management interface and a web-services framework for Rocks clusters management. Scalable Rocks is today deployed in production clusters worldwide in USA, Europe and Asia Pacific.

About Dolphin Interconnect Solutions
Dolphin Interconnect Solutions of Clinton, Massachusetts (USA) and Oslo, Norway provides high-speed, high-bandwidth interconnect products based on the Scalable Coherent Interface (SCI). The Dolphin SCI adapter cards have the unique advantage of enabling a direct link from a processor to remote memory in a multiprocessor system. It can be used directly in all systems with a PCI (PMC or cPCI) or PCI Express bus or carrier and under a variety of operating systems and processors. The Dolphin interconnect provides very low overhead communication and extremely low latencies and high throughput, vital for communication that requires frequent transfer of small data packets like databases and computer aided engineering. Dolphin products are also used in a wide variety of embedded applications and for cost-effective, highly scalable, compute clusters. For additional information, please visit www.dolphinics.com.

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