Features

Application Readiness at the DOE, Part III: Argonne Ramps Up Early Science Program

Apr 20, 2015 |

In our third and final video from the HPC User Forum panel (The Who-What-When of Getting Applications Ready to Run On, And Across, Office of Science Next-Gen Leadership Computing Systems), Tim Williams dives into the Early Science Program (ESP) being ramped up at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF). Williams, the ESP manager, noted the current Read more…

Alan El Faye, Tabor Communications Inc. President, Passes Away

Apr 17, 2015 |

The Tabor Communications family lost a dear member and the world lost a true gentleman yesterday when Alan El Faye, our President, passed away having fought cancer vigorously and with the unyieldingly positive attitude only someone like Alan brings to such a struggle. All of Tabor Communications extends deep condolences to Alan’s family and to his Read more…

Application Readiness at the DOE, Part II: NERSC Preps for Cori

Apr 17, 2015 |

In our second video feature from the HPC User Forum panel, “The Who-What-When of Getting Applications Ready to Run On, And Across, Office of Science Next-Gen Leadership Computing Systems,” we learn more about the goals and challenges associated with getting science applications ready for the coming crop of Department of Energy (DOE) supercomputers, which in addition to being five-to-seven times faster than Read more…

I’m crazy for supercomputing

Apr 17, 2015 |

—ASC15 teams barracks Has been successfully held the four times, the ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC) lets people perceive what is supercomputer, and enjoy the magic of cutting-edge technology in various fields. In 2015, the ASC has attracted the global 152 teams from 135 colleges and universities worldwide to participating. It makes a lot of Read more…

Application Readiness at the DOE, Part I: Oak Ridge Advances Toward Summit

Apr 16, 2015 |

At the 56th HPC User Forum, hosted by IDC in Norfolk, Va., this week, three panelists from major government labs discussed how they are getting science applications ready for the coming crop of Department of Energy (DOE) supercomputers, which in addition to being five-to-seven times faster than today’s fastest big iron machines, constitute significant architectural changes. Titled “The Who-What-When of Getting Applications Ready to Read more…

Will supercomputer contest be next Mathematical Olympiads?

Apr 16, 2015 |

Recently, the Asia Supercomputer Community announced the 2015 ASC student supercomputer challenge (ASC15) the finalists list. This list is a kind of afford food for thought. The teams from Asia obtained 13 tickets, among which China won 11. Coincidentally, at last year’s ASC14, China universities also won 10 places. What’s more, the ASC championship in Read more…

ISC 2015 Keynoter Thomas Sterling on Memory in HPC

Apr 15, 2015 |

The Wednesday keynote at this year’s ISC High Performance conference by HPC veteran Dr. Thomas Sterling promises to be an enlightening and lively presentation of the HPC year in review. And if previous years are a guide, Dr. Sterling will deliver it with the unique humor and style that has become his trademark. The late Read more…

ASC15 Challenges Astronomical Telescope Problem

Apr 15, 2015 |

In April 14th, the 2015 ASC student supercomputer challenge (ASC15) officially announced the 16 finalists, including the Tsinghua University, Massachusetts Green Team, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Nanyang Technology University, four of the world’s top 50 universities. At the same time, the organizing committee also announced the 6 questions of the finals. The questions are Read more…

U.S. ,China, Europe 16 Teams entered ASC15 final

Apr 14, 2015 |

On April 14th, the finalists list for the 2015 ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC15) has been released in Beijing. 16 teams from U.S. ,China, Europe and other countries and regions are qualified for the finals. The 16 teams include: Tsinghua University ,Shanghai Jiao tong University, Taiyuan University of Technology , The Chinese University of Hong Read more…

Why an unknown University TUT won ASC15 host?

Apr 13, 2015 |

Recently, Asia Supercomputer Community (ASC) announced that the final for 2015 ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC15) will be held by the Taiyuan University of Technology (TUT), a not-known university in Shanxi province, China. Also, it is the very first time for ASC to come to the Midwest of China as the ASC12-ASC14 was held respectively Read more…