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Leveraging Cloud on Your Own Terms

Many IT organizations are seeking a new approach to the data management challenges presented when using multiple clouds. In particular, they want an approach that allows them to leverage public cloud economics while maintaining control of their data.

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ISC Big Data Chair Interviews SAP’s Stefan Sigg

Stefan Sigg is the Senior Vice President and Head of P&I Analytics at SAP Germany. During the upcoming ISC Big Data Conference (Oct 1 – 2) in Heidelberg, he will be talking about “Big Data Scenarios from a Business Point of View.” Visit the conference website for the whole Read more…

Intel ‘Haswell’ Xeon E5s Aimed Squarely at HPC

The HPC market is a key one for Intel's Xeon E5 family of processors, and that is perfectly evident as the chip maker rolls out the "Haswell" Xeon E5-2600 v3 processors for servers and workstations at its Intel Developer Forum today in San Francisco. Many of the new features in the Haswell Xeon E5s are designed to boost the performance and Read more…

Will 2015 Be the Year of the FPGA?

When it comes to HPC, the accelerator market is largely dominated by GPUs, which are known for floating point performance prowess with IDC figures pointing to encroaching competition from Xeon Phi. FPGAs, while still a third-place contender, might have a rather remarkable year ahead in terms of their reach into wider markets, as well as in the Read more…

CEO of HPC’s Silent Giant Offers Outlook

In high performance computing, SuperMicro is a force that is seen but rarely heard. They are often found at all the major supercomputing events even if it’s uncommon to hear about large procurements or installations. However, don’t mistake this lack of news as absence of action—the company’s role in HPC is strong and is set to grow, according Read more…

Broader Engagement with HPC Matters; Become an SC14-BE Mentor

The Supercomputing Conference Broader Engagement program (SC-BE) increases conference participation by individuals who are traditionally underrepresented in the high-performance computing (HPC) arena, including women, minorities and people with disabilities. In a report by Timothy A. Mann and Valerie E. Taylor (Texas A&M) titled Read more…

Short Takes

Myths and Misconceptions about HPC for Engineering

9/11/14 |  In a recent blog post, Wim Slagter, lead product manager for High Performance Computing at ANSYS, Inc., tackles a set of six myths of high performance computing gleaned from conversations at Read more…

NERSC Highlights Exascale-Energy Connection

9/11/14 |  It's been almost six months since the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) formally announced Cori, the new supercomputer set to be installed at the lab in the mid-2016 Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

9/11/14 |  Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught Read more…

The Nuts and Bolts of Nuclear Stewardship

9/10/14 |  Sometimes the impetus behind large-scale computing endeavors can be surprising. Take the case of nuts and bolts. Given the right context, these everyday objects become a much bigger deal. Like Read more…

House Bill Takes Aim at Exascale

9/10/14 |  The House of Representatives passed an exascale computing support bill Monday highlighting once again the link between next-generation HPC and national competitiveness. The American Super Read more…

Aerospace Explores the Compute Horizon

9/4/14 |  For much of the history of aviation, designers and engineers ran their calculations and experiments without the benefit of computers. But as the price of computation dropped, the competitive Read more…

Googler Nabs Top White House Tech Job

9/4/14 |  The White House announced that Google executive Megan Smith has been named the next US Chief Technology Officer. According to a blog Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

9/4/14 |  Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught Read more…

Google Expands Quantum Computing Program

9/3/14 |  Google and the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) are partnering on a super-fast "quantum" computer chip with the potential to dramatically alter the supercomputing landscape with its Read more…

NERSC Reveals 44 NESAP Code Teams

9/3/14 |  Last month the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) announced a collaboration with supercomputing vendors Intel and Cray to prepare for Cori, the Cray XC supercomputer Read more…

Sponsored Whitepapers

SpotlightON: Software-Defined Networking in the Datacenter

9/4/14 |  Extreme Networks |  When it comes to networking, switches and routers are breaking free of their physical constraints to create readily reconfigurable software defined networks. Join us as we explore the world of Read more…

SpotlightON: Scaling for Research and Analytics in the Cloud

8/26/14 |  Amazon Web Services |  Many HPC applications are experiencing unprecedented agility in the cloud - the flexibility to scale up and out depending on workload demands and pay according to use. Nicole Hemsoth, Editor of Read more…

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Webinar: Revolutionizing Innovation: When HPC Meets Cloud

Learn how real end-users are utilizing HPC cloud as a cost-effective way to manage limited resources. From building a faster bicycle to the detection of critical disease, HPC cloud is Read more…

Powering Research with Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining (KDD)

Watch this webinar and learn how to develop “future-proof”  advanced computing/storage technology solutions to easily manage large, shared compute resources and very large volumes of data. Focus Read more…