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StartupHPC to Start Up HPC?

Nov 3, 2014 |

There is no doubt that High Performance Computing (HPC) is currently undergoing a renaissance, nurtured by governments, public and private initiatives, schools, and especially by professional journals publishing exciting use cases from engineering and scientific end-users. One of these HPC initiatives standing out is the recently founded StartupHPC, a grass roots community for STEM- and Read more…

HPC in Higher Education

Oct 21, 2014 |

Whilst HPC systems form a relatively small part of most organisations’ IT infrastructure, they often demand the most attention. They are like the disruptive child at school who make up 5% – yet demand 30% of the resources. As a result, HPC systems are relatively unique and pose quite a challenge to most organisations who have them. Read more…

So You Want to be an HPC Entrepreneur

Oct 20, 2014 |

Before you take the step to becoming a fully-fledged entrepreneur, in HPC of all areas, ask yourself why? Is it because you want to be your own boss and call the shots, are you a risk taker, want the flexibility, you have such a good idea you can’t not do it, or you just want Read more…

Intel ‘Haswell’ Xeon E5s Aimed Squarely at HPC

Sep 8, 2014 |

The HPC market is a key one for Intel’s Xeon E5 family of processors, and that is perfectly evident as the chip maker rolls out the “Haswell” Xeon E5-2600 v3 processors for servers and workstations at its Intel Developer Forum today in San Francisco. Many of the new features in the Haswell Xeon E5s are Read more…

Tuesday’s Top ISC14 Twitter Roundup

Jun 24, 2014 |

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 day at ISC14 in beautiful Leipzig, Germany. The tweets that caught our eye today are listed below. Check back in tomorrow for an entirely updated list. To view the Read more…

Short Takes

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Mar 12, 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.   #TBT 'Gigabyte Gals': Women played integral Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Mar 5, 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.   #TBT SC88: 1988 Gordon Bell Prize Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Feb 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.   Team South Africa Preps for "Three-peat" Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Feb 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.   Quote of the day! "The general problem Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Feb 13, 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.   Next-gen #supercomputing scientists? #OaklandTech students touring Read more…

Off the Wire

Dell Announces Extended Partnership With TGen

Jun 12, 2015 |

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, June 12 — Dell has announced its extended partnership with Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) to help clinical researchers and doctors globally expand the reach and impact of the world’s first Food and Drug Administration (Tiffany, FDA)-approved personalized medicine trial for pediatric cancer. The renewed commitment includes an additional $3 million Dell grant to support continued collaboration with Read more…

XSi Extends Support on SGI Systems Through 2022

Jun 10, 2015 |

BOULDER, Colo., June 10 — XSi (XS International, Inc.) a global leader in IT Maintenance Services for high-performance computers, visualization systems, enterprise servers, storage and networking equipment, announced today with the coming end-of-service dates approaching by the OEM SGI (Formerly Silicon Graphics, Inc.), that it will continue supporting SGI installations with annual maintenance contracts and parts sales through 2022. “XSi has been Read more…

CERN and Cisco Collaborate

Jun 9, 2015 |

June 9 — Today, Cisco announced it is joining CERN openlab, CERN’s platform for science and industry partnerships. As part of the CERN openlab initiative, CERN and Cisco are both assigning a team of experts with the aim to develop cutting-edge, highly secure computing infrastructure technologies, capable to deal with large and ever increasing amounts Read more…

Cray Opens New EMEA Headquarters in the UK

Jun 2, 2015 |

SEATTLE, Wash. and BRISTOL, U.K., June 2 — Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced the establishment of its European, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) headquarters at the Company’s new office in Bristol, United Kingdom. Cray continues to expand its presence in the supercomputing and big data markets across the region, and its new headquarters strengthens the Company’s commitment to the commercial, academic, Read more…

HPCwire Announces Launch of Special “Exascale Edition,” Led by Thomas Sterling and Bill Gropp

Jun 1, 2015 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 1 — HPCwire, the leading publication for news and information for the high performance computing industry, today announced the launch of the HPCwire Exascale Edition, an editorial hub covering the latest initiatives and developments around the next generation of supercomputers, spearheaded by luminary guest editors, Doctors Thomas Sterling and Bill Gropp. The Read more…