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CERN’s Large Hadron Collider Gears Up for Second Run

Dec 12, 2014 |

Dec. 12 — CERN announced today at the 174th session of the CERN Council that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is gearing up for its second three-year run. The LHC is the largest and most powerful particle accelerator in the world and the whole 27-kilometre superconducting machine is now almost cooled to its nominal operating temperature Read more…

VSC-3 Utilizing Bright Cluster Manager

Dec 11, 2014 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 11 — Bright Computing, a leading provider of management solutions for clusters and clouds, announced that the Vienna Scientific Cluster (VSC-3) uses Bright Cluster Manager for configuring, installing, monitoring, and managing their cluster. The newly built Austrian supercomputer is known for its efficient power utility, cooling the servers in a bath of mineral oil. Read more…

TACC, Mellanox Pilot Summer High School STEM Program

Dec 11, 2014 |

AUSTIN, Tex., Dec. 11 — As part of Computer Science Education Week (December 8-14), the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) announces CODE @ TACC, a new summer program designed to prepare high school juniors and seniors for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) careers by teaching the principles of high performance computing through a life sciences lens. Read more…

Pawsey Supercomputing Centre Officially Launches Magnus Supercomputer

Dec 10, 2014 |

Dec. 10 — The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre is proud to announce the beginning of a new chapter in its operation and a significant leap forward in Western Australian science with the launch of the new Pawsey Supercomputing Centre brand and its fully operational Magnus supercomputer on Friday December 5. The launch cements WA’s status as a Read more…

IIT Team Among Winners of Student Cluster Competition

Dec 10, 2014 |

Dec. 10 — An IIT team won part of the SC14 Student Cluster Competition, a real-time, non-stop, 48-hour challenge in which they ran high-performance applications/benchmarks on a cluster computer built with sponsors including Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Intel, NVIDIA, and Mellanox. The competition was held during the IEEE/ACM Supercomputing/SC Conference in New Orleans in November. Read more…

HPC Advisory Council and CSCS Announce Switzerland Conference

Dec 9, 2014 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & LUGANO, Switzerland, Dec. 9 — The HPC Advisory Council, a leading organization for high-performance computing research, outreach and education, and the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS), will host the 6th HPC Advisory Council Switzerland Conference 2015 in the Lugano Convention Centre, Lugano, Switzerland, from March 23rd to 25th, 2015. The conference will deliver comprehensive education for topics Read more…

Public Sector Organizations Select Fujitsu M10 SPARC Servers

Dec 9, 2014 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 9 — Organizations in the healthcare, higher education and utilities industries are slashing operating costs and maximizing the return from their investments with IT modernization and consolidation on the Fujitsu M10 SPARC server. “The public sector is faced with tremendous pressure to modernize and improve cost efficiency on their IT investments. Fujitsu M10 servers enable Read more…

IDT Launches RapidIO 40-100 Gbps Interface Product Portfolio

Dec 9, 2014 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 9 — Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT) today announced the launch of a RapidIO 40-100 Gbps interface product portfolio, developed to lower latency while improving bandwidth for high-performance computing (HPC), wireless, analytics and embedded applications. For the first in a series of products planned, IDT is introducing a 40 Gbps RapidIO 10xN IP Read more…

NSF Awards $2M to NCSA to Support Global Collaboration

Dec 8, 2014 |

Dec. 8 — The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of $2 million over five years to the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) to bring together members of the international research community, including graduate students, post-docs, and early-career faculty members, for collaborative research and development of new computing and analysis tools. The project, Read more…

AMAX Introduces ServMax OCS Based on Version 2 Specifications

Dec 8, 2014 |

FREMONT, Calif., Dec. 8 — AMAX, a leading provider of Cloud/IaaS, Data Center, HPC platforms and Dynamic Enterprise IT, today introduces the ServMax Open CloudServer (OCS) datacenter solution based on the latest Microsoft Open CloudServer (OCS) version 2 specifications. AMAX’s ServMax Open CloudServer (OCS) is an innovative solution for running business applications that are built to integrate Read more…

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AMD SC14 video AMD Virtual Booth Tour @ SC14
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Intel SC14 video Intel Virtual Booth Tour @ SC14
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Quanta SC14 video Quanta Virtual Booth Tour @ SC14
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