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Workstations, Servers, Clouds: Making the Call for HPC

Dec 17, 2014 |

A recent survey in 25 HPC and CAE LinkedIn groups regarding engineers’ concerns about cloud computing was conducted by UberCloud and revealed that many engineers tend to compare the benefits of workstations versus servers versus clouds in a somewhat misinformed way. In fact, most of them compare the positive aspects of their workstation with the (apparent) roadblocks of Read more…

Thursday Twitter Roundup

Nov 21, 2014 |

In celebration of SC14, we’ve decided to put together a daily list of some the top tweets from the event. For those unable to attend, we hope this gives you a window into the happenings of SC14. Check back in tomorrow to see what’s new and perhaps you’ll even see your own tweets at some Read more…

Wednesday Twitter Roundup

Nov 19, 2014 |

In celebration of SC14, we’ve decided to put together a daily list of some the top tweets from the event. For those unable to attend, we hope this gives you a window into the happenings of SC14. Check back in tomorrow to see what’s new and perhaps you’ll even see your own tweets at some Read more…

NextScale Nodes Crest 1 Teraflops, Await Knights Landing

Nov 19, 2014 |

When the dust settles after its acquisition of the System x business from IBM, Lenovo Group will probably end up with the second largest HPC systems business in the world, behind Hewlett-Packard and eager to close that gap just as it has in the PC market. Lenovo came out swinging at the SC14 supercomputing conference Read more…

Monday Twitter Roundup

Nov 17, 2014 |

In celebration of SC14, we’ve decided to put together a daily list of some the top tweets from the event. For those unable to attend, we hope this gives you a window into the happenings of SC14. Check back in tomorrow to see what’s new and perhaps you’ll even see your own tweets at some Read more…

Short Takes

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Apr 16, 2015 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. "Cloud computing will experience steady growth and Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Apr 9, 2015 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Total of $525 million announced by @Energy Read more…

Market Responds to Intel-Altera Negotiations

Mar 30, 2015 |

If Intel Corp. goes ahead with purported plans to purchase programmable logic peddler Altera Corp., it would be the largest-ever acquisition in the x86 chipmaker’s 46-year history. Whether or not the deal actually goes through, the negotiations, first reported by the Wall Street Journal on March 27, are interesting for several reasons. As NASDAQ.com pointed Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Mar 26, 2015 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. #GTC15 @cray_inc is by far the #HPC Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Mar 19, 2015 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. RT @KAUST_News After much anticipation KAUST’s @cray_inc Read more…

Off the Wire

Asetek Joins the OpenPOWER Foundation

Jun 23, 2015 |

OSLO, Norway, June 23 — Asetek today announced that it has joined the OpenPOWER Foundation, an open development community based on the POWER microprocessor architecture. “Asetek is a great addition to the rapidly expanding OpenPOWER ecosystem and we look forward to working together,” said Sumit Gupta, IBM’s Vice President of High Performance Computing and OpenPOWER Operations. “POWER’s Read more…

InfiniBand Trade Association Launches RoCE Initiative

Jun 23, 2015 |

BEAVERTON, Ore., June 23 — The InfiniBand Trade Association (IBTA) today announced the launch of the RoCE Initiative to further the advancement of RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) technology and promote RoCE awareness. The RoCE Initiative will provide education, case studies and resources to enable CIOs, enterprise data center architects and solutions engineers to achieve improved application performance and Read more…

Clemens Engler Joins Bright Computing

Jun 22, 2015 |

June 22 — Bright Computing, the leader in high performance infrastructure management solutions for cloud, big data and HPC, today announced that Clemens Engler has joined the company to lead business development across the regions of Europe, Middle East and Africa. Mr. Engler brings a wealth of enterprise experience to Bright, spanning research and development, marketing, partner development, as well as sales and Read more…

ACM Appoints New CEO

Jun 18, 2015 |

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 18 – ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery (www.acm.org), has named Robert (“Bobby”) Schnabel executive director and CEO effective November 1, 2015. Schnabel joins ACM after eight years as professor and dean of the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University. As ACM’s most senior staff member, Schnabel will work with ACM’s volunteer community to Read more…

CloudFlow and UberCloud Announce Joint Effort

Jun 18, 2015 |

June 18 — The EU funded project CloudFlow and the UberCloud today announce their close cooperation in the areas of community, technology and joint marketing. Both partners agree that their major task currently is building one community around engineering cloud service with members benefiting from cloud-related information, experimentation, and finally using cloud services for their Read more…