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Podcast: Big Data Challenges at the Advanced Light Source

Posted: February 3, 2014 @ 8:57 AM Pacific Time

Today we’ll be talking to Dula Parkinson, a scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab’s Advanced Light Source. Dula and his team are using hard X-rays to characterize various materials, which Read more…

Podcast: TACC’s Stampede Supercomputer: First Year in Review

Posted: January 31, 2014 @ 8:58 AM Pacific Time

Today we talk to Dan Stanzione, acting director at the Texas Advanced Computing Center. We’ll be checking in with the first year of progress on the Stampede supercomputer and talking about some Read more…

Podcast: Toward Realistic Quantum Computing Measures

Posted: January 30, 2014 @ 8:28 AM Pacific Time

On today’s edition of Soundbite, we’ll be talking with Dr. Helmut Katzgraber, a physicist at Texas A&M university who believes more robust evaluations and benchmarks are needed to assess the Read more…

Podcast: Grid Engine Speeds Beyond HPC

Posted: January 29, 2014 @ 8:33 AM Pacific Time

On today’s edition of Soundbite, we’ll be talking with Gary Tyreman, CEO of Univa, about the status of Grid Engine and how it’s made the transition from a successful open source tool for Read more…

Podcast: The Data Avalanche in Astrophysics

Posted: January 28, 2014 @ 8:20 AM Pacific Time

On today’s edition of Soundbite, we’ll be talking with Dr. Kirk Borne, Professor of Astrophysics and Computational Science at George Mason University about managing the data avalanche in Read more…

Podcast: Anton Supercomputer at Heart of Molecular Dynamics Research at ORNL

Posted: January 27, 2014 @ 9:11 AM Pacific Time

On today’s edition of Soundbite, we’ll be talking with Dr. Jerome Baudry from the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Lab about using the D.E. Shaw-built Anton system, Titan and Kraken Read more…

Podcast: Strengthening the HPC Cloud Support Net

Posted: January 22, 2014 @ 8:50 AM Pacific Time

On today’s edition of Soundbite, we’re talking with Burak Yenier, a co-founder of the UberCloud project. UberCloud is the online community where engineers and scientists discover, try, and buy Read more…

Podcast: Computing Arctic Cyclones at OSC

Posted: January 21, 2014 @ 10:06 AM Pacific Time

From 2000 to 2010, about 1,900 cyclones churned across the top of the world each year, leaving warm water and air in their wakes – and melting sea ice in the Arctic Ocean. Here to talk with us Read more…

Podcast: Jupiter Tackles Clouds at Massive Scale

Posted: January 20, 2014 @ 7:11 AM Pacific Time

On today’s edition of Soundbite, we’re talking with Jason Stowe, CEO of HPC cloud computing company Cycle Computing. We’ve covered a number of their use cases in HPCwire that were noteworthy Read more…

Podcast: Tackling Nanoscale Materials with Kraken

Posted: January 17, 2014 @ 8:24 AM Pacific Time

On today’s edition of Soundbite, we’re talking with Jacek Jakowski, a computational scientist at the National Institute for Computational Sciences at Oak Ridge National Lab and the University of Read more…