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Podcast: Toward the Next Generation of HPC Professionals

Posted: March 6, 2014 @ 8:53 AM Pacific Time

Today we’ll be talking with Jeff Hollingsworth, a professor of Computer Science at the University of Maryland, about training the next generation of high performance computing professionals. In Read more…

Podcast: Behind the Emerging Big Data Top 100 Benchmark

Posted: March 5, 2014 @ 8:56 AM Pacific Time

The Center for Large Scale Data Systems Research at the San Diego Supercomputer Center has been coordinating an effort to establish criteria for benchmarking big data systems, with the goal of Read more…

Podcast: SC14 Preview with Conference Chair, Trish Damkroger

Posted: March 4, 2014 @ 8:54 AM Pacific Time

Although November always sounds so far off when it’s not even spring, for those who are planning the next annual Supercomputing conference, it always feels right around the corner. Here to talk Read more…

Podcast: The ADEPT Merging of HPC and Embedded Computing

Posted: March 3, 2014 @ 9:13 AM Pacific Time

Today we’ll be talking to Nick Johnson, applications consultant with EPCC, Edinburgh Parallel Computing Center, about the ADEPT projects, which aims to merge the worlds of HPC and embedded Read more…

Podcast: Scaling Gravity and Simulating Galaxies on Top Supercomputers

Posted: February 28, 2014 @ 8:57 AM Pacific Time

Today we will be talking with Dr. Charlotte Christensen from the Department of Astronomy at the University of Arizona about simulating disc galaxy bulges using supercomputers at TACC and NASA Read more…

Podcast: Architectural Considerations for Computing in Astrophysics

Posted: February 27, 2014 @ 8:49 AM Pacific Time

Today we’ll be talking with Erik Schnetter from the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics about Chemora, a scalable partial differential equation solving framework to fit modern HPC Read more…

Podcast: Moving Massive Climate Research Data at Global Scale

Posted: February 25, 2014 @ 8:56 AM Pacific Time

Today we’ll be talking with Dean Williams, a computer scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Lab, who is leading an effort to improve the network infrastructure for moving climate data around Read more…

Podcast: Adapting Supercomputers for Whole Genome Analysis

Posted: February 24, 2014 @ 8:55 AM Pacific Time

On today’s edition of Soundbite, we’ll be talking with Dr. Elizabeth McNally, a Professor of Medicine and Human Genetics at the University of Chicago. She and her team have adapted a Cray XE6 Read more…

Podcast: Through the Looking Glass: Larry Smarr on Emerging Supercomputing Technologies

Posted: February 21, 2014 @ 9:02 AM Pacific Time

Today we’ll be talking with Dr. Larry Smarr, a physicist whose work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on calculating black-hole collisions led him to champion a federal commitment Read more…

Podcast: International Exascale Program Enters Next Phase

Posted: February 20, 2014 @ 8:57 AM Pacific Time

On today’s edition of Soundbite, we’ll be talking with Dr. Bill Tang from Princeton University about his involvement with the G8-funded International Exascale Program. This project will be Read more…