SOURCE: Linux Networx

March 05, 2007 10:21 ET

Linux Networx Conference for Aerospace Solutions to Help Companies Maximize Performance and Application Throughput

Leaders From AMD and CEI to Discuss HPC Technologies for Aerospace Engineering

SALT LAKE CITY, UT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 5, 2007 -- Linux Networx, The Linux Supercomputing Company, today announced that it is hosting its third annual Linux Networx Conference for Aerospace Solutions the week of March 12th. Linux Networx, along with high-performance computing (HPC) industry leaders AMD and Computational Engineering International (CEI), will present educational seminars on how aerospace companies can leverage the latest HPC solutions and technologies to accelerate designs and product time-to-market while increasing supercomputing efficiency.

The conference will provide in-depth technology discussions addressing the optimization of Linux Supersystems, CAE applications and high performance visualization in the aerospace industry. Topics include managing clusters in a heterogeneous environment, performance tuning for CAE applications, the latest advancements in high performance visualization and more. Presentations and speakers include:

--  Nayo Martinez, CAE Application Engineer at CEI. Mr. Martinez will
    address strategies for leveraging visualization Supersystems for simulation
    of post-processing.
--  Representatives from AMD will address advances in processor and
    platform technology, quad-core processor technology and AMD's Torrenza
--  Brent Farr, Director, Industrial Solutions at Linux Networx. Mr. Farr
    will host several technical and engineering discussions led by Linux
    Networx engineering staff, addressing advancements in supercomputing
    solutions for aerospace.
Linux Networx is a leading provider of Linux Supercomputers in the aerospace industry, serving more then ten of the leading aerospace vendors with systems specifically designed to drive the unique computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and visualization requirements of this industry. The company has delivered over 12,000 compute nodes dedicated to aerospace-specific CFD computations and visualization, driving new levels of performance and throughput.

The day-long conference runs from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and will be held at the following times and locations:

--  Monday, March 12th at the St Louis Marriott in St. Louis, MO
--  Wednesday, March 14th at the Embassy Suites in Bellevue, WA
--  Friday, March 16th at the Marriott Long Beach in Long Beach, CA
For more information, or to register, go to

About Linux Networx

For over a decade Linux Networx has delivered production-ready Linux Supercomputers. The company's Linux Supercomputing offerings power value in price/performance and utilization, overall system reliability, uptime and Total Cost of Ownership. The company has delivered over 500 supercomputing systems to more than 200 supercomputing customers around the world. Our global customer base represents supercomputing leaders ranging from Boeing in aerospace; BMW, DaimlerChrysler AG, Audi, Caterpillar and John Deere in heavy manufacturing; Total, Schlumberger and Shell Oil in the Oil and Gas industry; and Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories and the Department of Defense in the government arena. The company has received numerous honors, including HPCWire Editor and Reader's Choice Awards for Most Innovative Technology and Best Price/Performance. For more information about Linux Networx, visit

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