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Paul Langan to Lead ORNL’s Neutron Sciences Directorate

Dec 19, 2014 |

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 19 — Paul Langan, a senior scientist and distinguished research staff member at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been named ORNL’s Associate Laboratory Director (ALD) for Neutron Sciences. Langan will lead the laboratory’s neutron science activities, which include two leading DOE Office of Science user facilities for neutron scattering Read more…

Washington University in St. Louis Receives New HPC Cluster

Dec 17, 2014 |

Dec. 17 — Advanced Clustering Technologies this week installed a new HPC cluster to meet the current and future high performance computing needs at Washington University in St. Louis. The university supports a large, diverse user community including researchers from disciplines not usually associated with HPC such as Economists and Radiologists. “We needed a heterogeneous mix of Read more…

Obsidian Strategics Enables New Path to Extreme Scale

Dec 17, 2014 |

EDMONTON, Alberta, Dec. 17 — At Supercomputing 2014, a team led by Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star) unveiled the InfiniCortex. This ground-breaking demonstration introduced a new architecture designed to meet the challenge of building the next generation of supercomputers. Through the process of this collaboration, the team set records for the longest encrypted InfiniBand link running at Read more…

Mark Dean Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Dec 16, 2014 |

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 16 — Mark Dean, a professor in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Engineering and an icon in the world of personal computing, has added another title to his already prestigious career: National Academy of Inventors Fellow for 2014. Dean, the Fisher Distinguished Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Read more…

University of Stuttgart to Use Bright Cluster Manager for HPC Datacenter

Dec 16, 2014 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 16 — Bright Computing, a leading provider of management solutions for clusters and clouds, today announced that it is providing Bright Cluster Manager software to the Institute of Aircraft Design at the University of Stuttgart for use in its high performance computing (HPC) data center. The university says that Bright’s user-friendly interface was the primary reason Read more…

Mellanox Delivers Open Ethernet SAI

Dec 16, 2014 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, Dec. 16 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced the addition of the Switch Abstraction Interface (SAI) to its Open Ethernet switch systems, for open management and control of Ethernet Switches. SAI is the common software Application Programming Read more…

Terascala Releases TeraOS v5.4

Dec 15, 2014 |

BOSTON, Mass., Dec. 15 — Terascala, the industry leader in High Performance Computing (HPC) storage management software, today announced that it has released a new version of its flagship product, TeraOS v5.4, that manages data, performance, and reliability for Lustre-based storage appliances. TeraOS has integrated hardware monitoring and analytics that are aggregated to a single pane of Read more…

Cray Awarded $30M Contract from the DoD HPCMP

Dec 15, 2014 |

Dec. 15 — Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced the Department of Defense (DoD) High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) has awarded the Company a $30 million supercomputer contract for two Cray XC40 supercomputers and two Cray Sonexion storage systems. The Cray systems will be located at the U.S. Navy DoD Supercomputing Resource Center Read more…

Registration for ASC15 Now Open

Dec 15, 2014 |

BEIJING, China, Dec. 15 — The registration of the 2015 ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC15) has been launched worldwide. After SC14, the ASC15 “Road Show” have also held in Melbourne, Australia and Nanjing, China, with a number of local universities attended. Per the announcement from the organizers, include the Asia Supercomputing Community and Inspur group, the ASC15 global “Road Show” will continue to take place in Australia, Russia, South Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia, the Middle Read more…

Video Introduces UT-Heart Simulator that Runs on RIKEN’s K Computer

Dec 15, 2014 |

Dec. 15 — The RIKEN HPCI Program for Computational Life Sciences, along with the University of Tokyo and other institutions, has released a new video that graphically introduces the UT-Heart Simulator, a powerful new heart simulation that runs on RIKEN’s K computer. The video can be seen on the website of the Program for Computational Read more…

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