Listen to their definition between 3 and 6 minutes in.
The storage performance and IO performance, and networking is extraordinarily critical to these problems. Which has been the set of problems we’ve been focusing on for a long time.
Also worth noting that Addison Snell nails it on HPC and big data relationships. They are debating definitions and other aspects, but at the end of the day, the idea is that HPC has been a set of techniques, designs, and platforms upon which we’ve been banging on big data problems for decades. But as Rich B at InsideHPC and InsideBigData notes, this is a very good evolution for HPC companies that want to grow and apply what they do and have learned in the more research focused space.
Kudos again to Rich and team.