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The EnterpriseHPC’14 Speakers Are Announced!

Keynotes Include:

  • “One Part Moneyball – Two Parts Netflix: The Big Data Approach to Baseball Analytics”
    Speaker: Vince Gennaro, President, Society for American Baseball Research (SABR)
  • “HPC – Turning Big Data Into Deep Insight”
    Speaker: Ren Wu, Distinguished Scientist, Baidu IDL
  • “The Fusion of Supercomputing and Big Data”
    Speaker: Peter Ungaro, CEO, Cray, Inc.

Click Here to See the Full Agenda!

Feature Articles

Inspiring the Next Generation of Women to Blaze Trails & Embrace STEM Careers

I recently returned from vacation in Orlando, Fla. where I had the opportunity to visit the Kennedy Space Center for the first time. It was exciting to see our customers and partners’ logos lining the walls as reminders of what HPC has helped create. As I toured the launch sites and walked the halls of the exhibits, I was also filled with Read more…

Adapting Algorithms to Modern Hybrid Architectures

Technology, like other facets of life, commonly experiences cycles of rapid change followed by periods of relative stability. Computing has entered a stage of increased architectural diversity, as evidenced by the rise of accelerators, coprocessors, and other alternatives, like ARM processors. An international team of researchers explores how Read more…

Fujitsu Targets 100 Petaflops Supercomputing

On Monday at the Hot Chips 26 conference, Fujitsu revealed details about its upcoming SPARC64 XIfx chips, which the company is counting on to reach the 100-petaflops barrier and revitalize its HPC game. Of the top 10 fastest supercomputers on the current TOP500 list, only one is a Fujitsu system. But with the new 32-core SPARC chips touting Read more…

NERSC Launches Exascale Readiness Program with Intel, Cray

The National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) is collaborating with supercomputing vendors Intel and Cray to prepare for Cori, the Cray XC supercomputer scheduled to be deployed at NERSC in 2016. Named in honor of American biochemist Gerty Cori, the next-generation supercomputer will have a sustained performance that is Read more…

Academic HPC and Cloud Services Start to Blur

Stuttgart HPC Center (HLRS) director Michael Resch will present the ISC Cloud keynote on “HPC & Simulation in the Cloud – How Academia & Industry Can Benefit,” at the conference this Read more…

Short Takes

ALCF Optimizes I/O with Innovative ‘Cache’

8/19/14 |  The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a DOE Office of Science user facility, is on-track to hosting the fastest GPFS file system in the world. The innovative storage upgrade project Read more…

Supercomputing Makes for Smarter Chinese Cities

8/19/14 |  Home to some of the world's fastest supercomputers, China is looking to apply that computing power to solve issues that are important to its populace. On Monday, a Chinese researcher revealed a Read more…

Free Market HPC Cloud In Development

8/18/14 |  Distributed computing has undergone many permutations, from its roots in grid computing to support large scientific endeavors to Sun-style utility computing, to the kind of public cloud computing Read more…

Deconstructing Moore’s Law’s Limits

8/18/14 |  For the past five decades, computers have progressed on a predictable trajectory, doubling in speed roughly every two years in tune with Gordon Moore's oft-cited observation-turned-prophecy. Read more…

Earthquake Simulation Scales to 8.6 Petaflops

8/14/14 |  Intel Labs Vision Stategist Divya Kolar explores how supercomputing is helping society prepare for earthquakes. Current earthquake early warning systems are very limited, and basically only sound Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

8/14/14 |  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…

Jellyfish Use Novel Search Strategy

8/14/14 |  As computers become more human-like, researchers are finding evidence of computing-like behavior in the animal kingdom. A UK scientist discovered that certain species of jellyfish employ a Read more…

DOE Highlights Exascale-Focused Research

8/7/14 |  Every year the Department of Energy Early Career Award provides outstanding scientists who are early in their careers with funding of at least $150,000 per annum over a five-year span. The 2014 Read more…

Brainy IBM Chip Packs One Million Neuron Punch

8/7/14 |  IBM researchers have developed a super-efficient chip inspired by the functioning of the human brain. Named TrueNorth, the chip features 5.4 billion transistors arranged in a network of 4,096 Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

8/7/14 |  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…

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