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

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

While 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

Last 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

Today 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

Today 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

LS-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

Today 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…

Podcast: Rice University HPC Oil and Gas Workshop Thematic Wrap-Up

Posted: March 12, 2014 @ 9:36 AM Pacific Time

The Rice Oil & Gas High-Performance Computing (HPC) Workshop just finished its seventh year earlier this month, bringing together around 500 Read more…

Podcast: SDSC Keeps PACE with Big Data, Supercomputing

Posted: March 11, 2014 @ 11:41 AM Pacific Time

Today we’ll be talking with Dr. Natasha Balac, who is the Director of the Predictive Analytics Center of Excellence, or PACE, at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC). The center is focused Read more…

Podcast: Powering the 20th Century Weather Reanalysis Project

Posted: March 10, 2014 @ 8:59 AM Pacific Time

Today we’ll be talking with Dr. Gil Compo, a research scientist at the University of Colorado’s Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences. Dr. Compo is a partner researcher at Read more…

Podcast: The “Battery” of Materials Modeling Efforts at Argonne

Posted: March 7, 2014 @ 8:47 AM Pacific Time

A rechargeable lithium-air (Li-air) battery can potentially store five to ten times the energy of a lithium-ion battery of the same weight. As one can imagine, moving toward this goal is quite Read more…

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