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Are You Ready for ISC 2016? Top 9 Things to Look Forward To

Apr 14, 2016 |

ISC High Performance is right around the corner – it’s just nine weeks before the conference starts! I am in active planning mode, and if you aren’t, you should be too. As an attendee or an exhibitor, there is a lot the ISC 2016 conference has to offer. The first ISC conference was in 1986 Read more…

XSEDE16 Deadlines Approaching

Apr 14, 2016 |

April 14 — It is highly recommended that full-paper submissions submit their paper abstract by April 15 to help track chairs and reviewers begin sorting assignments. Abstract-only submissions can elect to stand on that abstract, or submit an extended abstract by April 22. Full papers should be submitted by April 22, as deadlines are tight this year and the Read more…

Paxata Joins Leverage Big Data 2016 as a Sponsor

Apr 14, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 14 — The Leverage Big Data 2016 summit, the market-leading, live hosted summit aimed at exploring the panoply of Big Data phenomena and how businesses are leveraging these technologies to establish ROI, today announced that Paxata has joined the summit as a sponsor. Leverage Big Data 2016, scheduled for June 5-7, 2016 Read more…

XSEDE16 Announces Plenary Speaker

Apr 13, 2016 |

April 13 — Dr. Helen Turner, a leading STEM advocate, has agreed to give a plenary presentation at XSEDE16 in Miami. Her talk title is: “Big Data, Small School: Bringing Data Science to Disenfranchised STEM Students in a Minority Serving Institution.” Turner resides as the Dean of Natural Sciences and is a tenured Professor of Read more…

Reminder: SC16 Tutorials Submissions Due April 17

Apr 12, 2016 |

April 12 — Are you willing to share your HPC experience or expertise with others? SC16 is currently accepting proposals for half- and full-day tutorials. However, the deadline for submitting tutorials is approaching rapidly – Sunday, April 17. Please click here for more information about what a proposal should include and how to submit it. Submissions due: Sunday, Read more…

Jamie Curtis Recaps Experience as SCinet Volunteer

Apr 8, 2016 |

April 8 — Jamie Curtis is the Head of Technology Strategy and Architecture at REANNZ. He participated as a SCinet volunteer in 2015. The following is his recap of the experience.  Every year for the past 25 years a group of volunteers gather to build one of the world’s fastest networks, only to then tear Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Apr 7, 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. While here for #GTC16 I made a quick stop to visit colleagues @NERSC. Cori looks great in Read more…

ASRock Rack to Exhibit at IDF16

Apr 7, 2016 |

April 7 — The innovative server technology provider ASRock Rack is set to showcase its latest server products at Intel Developer Forum 16 (IDF16). IDF16, held in Shenzhen, is the annual gathering for presenting Intel’s latest technology. ASRock Rack is pleased to attend in order to show its new server featuring Intel’s new processors. At Read more…

Cirrascale Launches Multi-GPU Cloud Service

Apr 6, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 6 — Cirrascale Corporation, a premier developer of blade, rackmount, and cloud solutions enabling GPU-driven deep learning infrastructure, today announced the official launch of its cloud-based GPU-as-a-Service product optimized for the deep learning landscape. Originally showcased at the Supercomputing 2015 conference in its pre-release phase, the service is the only one Read more…

Boston Limited Unveils Cloud-Based Deep Learning Solution

Apr 6, 2016 |

April 6 — As part of its exhibition at GTC 2016, the worlds largest GPU conference, Boston Limited is showcasing Boston ANNA, the worlds fastest deep learning training accelerator. Expert scientists in the field of machine learning have leveraged the power of the GPU to make huge strides in improving a multitude of applications. Deep Learning Read more…

SC16 Adds a Focus on the State-of-the-Practice

Apr 6, 2016 |

April 6 — If you are in high performance computing (HPC) or a related field, you know SC16 as the leading international conference for high performance computing, networking, storage, and analysis. For 28 years SC has served as the conference of record in the supercomputing community for presenting the results of groundbreaking new research, getting the training Read more…

AMAX to Demo GPU Virtualization Technology at GTC 2016

Apr 6, 2016 |

FREMONT, Calif., April 6 — AMAX, a leading provider of HPC, Cloud/IaaS, GPU and Data Center solutions, will demonstrate GPU AMAX’s award-winning Deep Learning Platforms running Bitfusion Boost to virtualize GPU resources from multiple nodes for rendering and deep learning applications. Deep Learning is the hottest and fastest-growing segment of the machine learning/artificial intelligence field. It features the development of Read more…

Supermicro Presents its Total Solution for Lustre on ZFS at LUG 2016

Apr 6, 2016 |

PORTLAND, Ore., April 6 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing debuts its Total Solution for Lustre on ZFS leveraging Intel Enterprise Edition for Lustre this week at the Lustre User Group (LUG) conference. The fully integrated software-defined storage solution based on Supermicro 4U 90x top-load 3.5″ 8TB Read more…

TYAN Debuts New POWER8-Based 1U Sever at OpenPOWER Summit 2016

Apr 6, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 6 — TYAN, an industry-leading server platform design manufacturer and subsidiary of MITAC Computing Technology Corporation, highlights the GT75-BP012, a new POWER8-based 1U server platform at TYAN’s booth (#809) during the OpenPOWER Summit 2016, Apr 5-7, at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in California, US.  TYAN GT75-BP012 (BSP012G75V4H-B4C, BSP012G75V4H-Q4T, BSP012G75V4H-Q4F) platform is a 1U POWER8-based Read more…

NVIDIA Unleashes Monster Pascal GPU Card at GTC16

Apr 5, 2016 |

Tuesday at the seventh-annual GPU Technology Conference (GTC) in San Jose, Calif., NVIDIA revealed its first Pascal-architecture based GPU card, the P100, calling it “the most advanced accelerator ever built.” The P100 is based on the NVIDIA Pascal GP100 GPU…

ISC Group and HPC Advisory Council Launch SCC Alumni Network

Apr 5, 2016 |

FRANKFURT, Germany April 5 – The ISC Group, organizers of the annual ISC High Performance series, is pleased to announce the launch of the ISC Student Cluster Competition (SCC) Alumni Network. Maintained and managed via LinkedIn, the professional networking group was formed to establish and nurture mutually beneficial relationships between SCC team members and the High Performance Computing (HPC) Read more…

NVIDIA Details Major Software Updates

Apr 5, 2016 |

April 5 — While NVIDIA is best known for our hardware platforms, our software plays a key role advancing the state of the art of GPU-accelerated computing. This body of work — the NVIDIA SDK — today got a significant update, announced at our annual GPU Technology Conference. It takes advantage of our new Pascal architecture and makes it easier than ever for Read more…

Allinea Software to Discuss Weather Modeling at ENES HPC Workshop

Apr 5, 2016 |

April 5 — The leading provider of software tools for developing and optimizing code on high performance computers, Allinea Software, is helping weather and climate researchers to adapt advanced weather models, to better exploit today’s technology capability and get ready for future platforms. The company will address leading climatologists and meteorologists on best practices for scalable Read more…

Supermicro to Exhibit New Offerings at NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference

Apr 4, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 4 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing solutions debuts its next generation GPU server architecture alongside new GPU optimized SuperServer, SuperBlade, and SuperWorkstation solutions this week at the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference (GTC). Supermicro exhibits at GTC include 1U GPU SuperServers Read more…

Exxact to Unveil Latest HPC Developments at GTC 2016

Apr 1, 2016 |

April 1 — Exxact Corporation, a leading provider of high performance computing solutions and professional workstation graphics, will showcase its latest developments at the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) held in San Jose, CA from April 4-7, 2016. Exxact’s exciting portfolio includes HPC solutions such as a water-cooled Deep Learning Devbox, a 10 GPU Peer-to-Peer Solution, and the Read more…