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Podcast: Behind the HPC Annual Budget Allocation Map

Posted: April 8, 2014 @ 8:43 AM Pacific Time

10403Today we’ll be talking with Addison Snell, CEO at Intersect360 Research, about their 6th annual HPC budget allocation map. We’ll delve into some of the details to get a better sense of Read more…

Podcast: Bringing Materials Science to the Cloud

Posted: April 7, 2014 @ 9:27 AM Pacific Time

10207Today we’ll be talking with Jason Stowe, CEO of Cycle Computing. His company recently announced a partnership that will allow customers to run Schrödinger’s Materials Science Suite on the Cloud Read more…

Podcast: A Tale of Two Data-Intensive Computing Paradigms

Posted: March 24, 2014 @ 9:07 AM Pacific Time

8518On today’s edition, Dr. Geoffrey Fox from Indiana University will tell us a tale of two data-intensive computing paradigms. On the one hand, there is a great deal of work being done in the area Read more…

Podcast: A “Wind Tunnel” for Large-Scale Datacenter Design

Posted: March 21, 2014 @ 8:58 AM Pacific Time

8485Datacenter design is an incredibly time-consuming and expensive process, especially for potential datacenters that need to serve a diverse array of workloads. A group of researchers has taken up Read more…

Podcast: The Storage Taxman: Accounting for Resource Usage at NCAR

Posted: March 20, 2014 @ 8:52 AM Pacific Time

8475While most HPC centers track computing usage and utilization, far fewer sites have implemented mechanisms for tracking and accounting for usage of their storage systems. However, as we enter an Read more…

Podcast: The ECC Performance Price for GPUs

Posted: March 19, 2014 @ 8:55 AM Pacific Time

8463Last week we carried an article that was quite popular about the necessity and viability of turning on ECC for Read more…

Podcast: An Open Source Window into Real Performance

Posted: March 18, 2014 @ 1:01 PM Pacific Time

8449Today we’ll be talking about resource usage measurement and analysis for HPC systems with Dr. Thomas Furlani, who is the Director of the Center for Computational Research at the State University Read more…

Podcast: Who’s Taking Chances with New Technologies?

Posted: March 17, 2014 @ 10:25 AM Pacific Time

8430Today we’ll be talking with Dan Olds, an industry analyst with Gabriel Consulting. Dan is conducting research how large-datacenter operators on the commercial side in particular are making key Read more…

Podcast: NCSA Sets Scaling Record for Engineering Code on Blue Waters

Posted: March 14, 2014 @ 8:48 AM Pacific Time

8415LS-DYNA, an explicit finite element code used for simulations in the auto, aerospace, manufacturing, and bioengineering industries, was recently scaled to 15,000 cores on NCSA’s Blue Waters Read more…

Podcast: Applied Mathematics Center Stage for Exascale Efforts

Posted: March 13, 2014 @ 9:08 AM Pacific Time

8378Today we’ll be talking with Dr. Jeff Hittinger, a Computational Scientist in the Center for Applied Scientific Computing at Lawrence Livermore National Lab. In addition to his research role Read more…