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Bright Computing Unveils Plans for ISC 2016

Jun 13, 2016 |

June 13 — Today, Bright Computing, the leading independent provider of management software for high performance computing (HPC) clusters, big data clusters, and OpenStack clouds, announced that the company will be exhibiting and presenting at International Supercomputing High Performance Expo (ISC), taking place June 20 to 22, in Frankfurt Germany. The ISC High Performance Expo features the Read more…

Women in HPC Lead the Change to Improve Diversity at ISC 2016

Jun 10, 2016 |

EDINBURGH, Scotland, June 10 — Women in High Performance Computing (WHPC) will be running several activities at ISC High Performance 2016 with the aim of broadening participation in the conference. The range of activities is designed to reach as broad an audience as possible, to prompt discussion and encourage the adoption of best diversity practices Read more…

NCSA’s Blue Waters Symposium Kicks Off June 13

Jun 10, 2016 |

June 10 — Over 150 registered attendees are making their way to Sunriver, Oregon, for the fourth annual NCSA Blue Waters Symposium that kicks off on Monday, June 13. The symposium brings together users of the Blue Waters supercomputer as well as leaders in petascale computational science and engineering to share successes and methods on topics ranging from celestial exploration to Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jun 9, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Great scene today as pieces of the Owens Cluster are brought in, meanwhile the retired Glenn Cluster Read more…

HPC Community Gears Up for ISC 2016

Jun 8, 2016 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 8 — In less than 11 days, HPC enthusiasts will be converging on the city of Frankfurt to attend the annual ISC High Performance conference, which is set to bring together people from over 46 countries. Thanks to its global reach, ISC 2016 will be the most significant HPC forum so far this year. The Read more…

All-Girls NERSC Supercomputing Team Heads to ISC

Jun 8, 2016 |

NERSC receives many high school and college students as interns, which is a great source of talent, especially if one is thinking of building a team for a competition. And that’s exactly what computational scientist Rebecca Hartman-Baker did. She pulled together six capable and accomplished high school and university students and built the NERSC Team Read more…

XSEDE16 Early Registration Ends June 16

Jun 8, 2016 |

June 8 — XSEDE16 takes place July 17-21 at the Intercontinental Hotel & Resort Miami — the hotel rises 34 stories with views of the Atlantic Ocean, Biscayne Bay, and the Port of Miami. XSEDE16, the 5th annual conference, will showcase the discoveries, innovations, challenges and achievements of those who use and support XSEDE resources and services, Read more…

NERSC Fields its First Student Cluster Competition Team

Jun 7, 2016 |

June 7 — Five former NERSC interns and one current intern have joined forces to participate in the Student Cluster Competition at ISC16, June 20-22 in Frankfurt, Germany, marking the first time that NERSC has fielded a student cluster competition team. The all-female team comprises two high schoolers and four college undergrads: Kristi Arroyo, a Read more…

SC16 Releases Poster & ACM Student Research Competition Submission Details

Jun 6, 2016 |

June 6 — June is here and before you know it so will the SC16 Poster & ACM Student Research Competition deadline of July 15th.  Posters should display cutting-edge research and work in progress in high performance computing, storage, networking and analysis. Posters provide an excellent opportunity for short presentations and informal discussions with Conference Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jun 2, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Less than 19 days left for #ISC16. It's going to be worth the wait for some 3,000 Read more…

Part One of Q&A with SC16 General Chair John West

Jun 2, 2016 |

June 2 — SC16 General Chair John West works at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) as the Director of Strategic Initiatives. At TACC, he is involved in identifying new communities that can benefit from TACC’s advanced computing technologies and in connecting industry partners to TACC’s advanced computing expertise. He has been a volunteer with Read more…

Call for Papers Issued for ISAV 2016 Workshop

Jun 1, 2016 |

June 1 — The considerable interest in the HPC community regarding in situ analysis and visualization is due to several factors. First is an I/O cost savings, where data is analyzed/visualized while being generated, without first storing to a file system. Second is the potential for increased accuracy, where fine temporal sampling of transient analysis Read more…

TYAN to Showcase Range of HPC, Storage, and Cloud Computing Products at Computex 2016

May 31, 2016 |

May 31 — TYAN, an industry-leading server platform design manufacturer and subsidiary of MiTAC Computing Technology Corporation, exhibits its broad lines of storage, cloud computing and HPC solutions optimized for data center, virtualization, supercomputing, cloud and enterprise environments this week at Computex 2016 in Taipei, Taiwan. Highlights of TYAN’s new developments in system architecture and Read more…

TACC Announces 15th Anniversary and the Opening of a New Building

May 31, 2016 |

May 31 — It is fitting that the 15th anniversary of TACC coincides with the opening of a new building: if there has been one consistent hallmark of TACC over the last 15 years, it is growth. TACC was founded in 2001 on the premise that computational simulation was becoming the “third mode of science”, Read more…

Supermicro to Exhibit Range of Server, Storage, and Networking Solutions at Computex 2016

May 31, 2016 |

TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 31 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), the leading innovator in total infrastructure solutions for Intelligent Computing Ecosystems will exhibit its full range of server, storage and networking solutions this week at Computex 2016 in Taipei, Taiwan. Supermicro’s showcase highlights the advantages of their broad product portfolio to address the growing performance, efficiency, density and Read more…

SGI to Participate in D.A. Davidson 8th Annual Technology Forum

May 27, 2016 |

MILPITAS, Calif., May 27 — SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), a global leader in high-performance solutions for compute, data analytics and data management, today announced that management will be participating in the D.A. Davidson 8th Annual Technology Forum on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York, NY, and will be presenting at the Stifel Technology, Internet Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

May 26, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. A before and after illustrating the positive influence @NVIDIATesla has had on modern technology #NVIDIA #HPC #GPU Read more…

UMass Dartmouth Hosts Massachusetts-Wide HPC Day

May 26, 2016 |

May 26 — Today, major advances in nearly all types of science and engineering are aided by computation. Indeed, high-performance computing (HPC) or supercomputing is now considered as the third pillar of scientific discovery alongside experiment and theory. Massachusetts universities (both public and private) excel in this emerging area and have a strong and diverse Read more…

Details Announced for Teratec Forum Workshop

May 26, 2016 |

May 26 — Big Data and HPC applications never cease to amaze! For this Teratec Forum 2016 “technology” workshop, we turn the spotlight on “HPC, Connected Objects, and IIoT Infrastructures“. This workshop will focus on the new high performance infrastructure and simulation technologies integrated into the IIoT infrastructures that will increasingly be used in the complex systems of tomorrow.  Objective: Read more…

Call for Participation Issued for Women in IT Networking at SC16

May 25, 2016 |

May 25 — The Women in IT Networking at SC (WINS) program, introduced in November 2015 at the SC15 conference in Austin, Texas, developed as a means for addressing the prevalent gender gap that exists in Information Technology (IT) particularly in the fields of network engineering and high performance computing (HPC). The 2015 program enabled Read more…