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U.S. White House Announces National Strategic Computing Initiative

Jul 30, 2015 |

Click here to view the HPCwire feature article on the new initiative.  July 30 — The National Strategic Computing Initiative (NSCI) is an effort to create a cohesive, multi-agency strategic vision and Federal investment strategy in high-performance computing (HPC). This strategy will be executed in collaboration with industry and academia, maximizing the benefits of HPC Read more…

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BSC and CEA Coordinate Efforts to Reinforce European HPC Research and Technology Innovation

Jul 30, 2015 |

July 30 — Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) and French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) will coordinate themselves to develop High Performance Computing (HPC) research and technology innovation. Both organizations have signed an agreement to help promoting “a globally competitive HPC value chain and flagship industry”, echoing the European Union strategy in the domain. Read more…

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Cavium Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Jul 30, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 30 — Cavium, Inc., a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable secure and intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, wired and wireless networking, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015. Net revenue in the second quarter of 2015 was $105.0 million, a 3.1% sequential increase from the $101.8 million reported in the Read more…

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XSEDE User Portal Launches Mobile Apps

Jul 30, 2015 |

July 30 — The XSEDE User Portal Project today launched two mobile apps to provide powerful features to help researchers’ better use XSEDE resources and services. The XSEDE User Portal is a powerful, virtual cyberinfrastructure used to share computing resources, data and expertise for researchers across the nation. The new mobile apps allow users and Read more…

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SGI Installs Virtual Reality System at Komatsu, Oyama

Jul 30, 2015 |

MILPITAS, Calif. and TOKYO, Japan, July 30 — SGI Japan, Ltd. part of SGI, a global leader in high-performance solutions for compute, data analytics and data management, announced the installation of an SGI virtual reality (VR) system at the Komatsu, Ltd., Oyama plant at Tochigi, Japan. The system is expected to streamline the design and Read more…

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Mellanox to Present at Oppenheimer Conference

Jul 30, 2015 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, July 30 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. a leading supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for servers and storage systems, today announced that it will present at the following conference during the third quarter of 2015: Oppenheimer & Co. 18th Annual Technology, Internet and Communications Conference in Boston, MA, on Tuesday, August 11, Read more…

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Applications for SC15 Doctoral Showcase Close August 7

Jul 29, 2015 |

July 29 — The Doctoral Showcase provides an important opportunity for students near the end of their Ph.D. to present a summary of their dissertation research in the form of short talks and posters. Unlike technical paper and poster presentations, Doctoral Showcase highlights the entire contents of each dissertation, including previously published results, to allow Read more…

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SC15 Announces New NSF-Funded Diversity Program for SCinet

Jul 29, 2015 |

July 29 — SCinet, SC’s dedicated high-performance research network and backbone of information and communication, is running a new “pilot” program that will fund up to five US women candidates in their early to mid-career to join the SCinet volunteer workforce for SC15. “I am very excited to be enabling career women to expand their Read more…

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SGI UV 300H Certified by SAP to Run SAP HANA

Jul 29, 2015 |

MILPITAS, Calif., July 29 — SGI, a global leader in high-performance solutions for compute, data analytics and data management, announced its SGI UV 300H is now SAP certified to run the SAP HANA platform in controlled availability at 20-sockets — delivering up to 15 terabytes (TB) of in-memory computing capacity in a single node. Asserting the value Read more…

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Intel and Micron Produce Breakthrough Memory Technology

Jul 29, 2015 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., and BOISE, Idaho, July 29 – Intel Corporation and Micron Technology, Inc. have unveiled 3D XPoint technology, a non-volatile memory that has the potential to revolutionize any device, application or service that benefits from fast access to large sets of data. Now in production, 3D XPoint technology is a major breakthrough in memory Read more…

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