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Paving the Way for Accelerated Data Sharing: An Interview with Francine Berman

Feb 27, 2015 |

How can we create more effective treatments for Alzheimer’s? Can we increase food security across the globe? Is there a way to more accurately predict natural disasters? Solutions to these and other critical challenges are being advanced through the sharing and exchange of research data, and the efforts of the Research Data Alliance (RDA). In this Read more…

Horst Simon on the HPC Slowdown

Feb 13, 2015 |

At an HPC meetup event in San Francisco on Feb 10, Berkeley Lab Deputy Director Horst Simon makes the case that Moore’s law and parallelism can no longer be counted on to provide the exponential growth that has been driving high-performance computing for six decades. If indeed Moore’s law is coming to an end, there Read more…

Team Wits-A reigned over 2014 CHPC Student Cluster Competition

Jan 28, 2015 |

At the Dec. 1-5, 2014, South African Center for High Performance Computing’s (CHPC) Ninth National Meeting, student-participants of their third annual student cluster challenge worked diligently under the leadership of CHPC Supervisors David Macleod and Nicholas Thorne. South Africa hopes for a three-peat victory in July at the HPC Advisory Council’s International Supercomputing Conference (HPCAC-ISC) Read more…

UT Austin Nabs Third Consecutive Student Cluster Win

Nov 21, 2014 |

Huge cheers broke out in the New Orleans Theater inside the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center today when Team Longhorn from the University of Texas at Austin was declared the overall winner of the SC Student Cluster Competition for the third year in a row. Making the remarkable string of victories even more impressive, it was 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…

Short Takes

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…

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…

Off the Wire

XSEDE15 Registration Extended One Day

Jun 19, 2015 |

June 19 — Register for the XSEDE15 conference by June 25 to avoid late registration fees. Get registered now at xsede.org/xsede15. After 11:59 p.m. on June 25, late registration begins with increased price points for all aspects of the conference. Additionally, the conference hotel block rate for the Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel ends on June 26. XSEDE15 will take place in Read more…

Japan’s Renowned HPC Expert to Chair ISC Program in 2016

Jun 17, 2015 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 17 – ISC Events, the organizer of the ISC High Performance conference (ISC 2016), is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. Dr. Satoshi Matsuoka of Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, as the next program chairman. This appointment is in line with the organizers’ pledge to promote diversity and underlines the international dimension of this conference. As the program chair, Dr. Matsuoka will be actively involved in leading Read more…

Submissions Now Being Accepted for SC15 HPC Impact Showcase

Jun 17, 2015 |

June 17 — The HPC Impact Showcase committee is now accepting submissions.  We invite conference attendees from within the industry to share their stories of how HPC has transformed their endeavors and given them a competitive advantage. The Showcase will emphasize the tangible benefit of HPC in delivering innovations, which enable companies to succeed within Read more…

Registration for XSEDE15 Ending Soon

Jun 16, 2015 |

June 15 — Registration for the XSEDE15 conference hits a major deadline on June 25. After 11:59 p.m. on June 24, late registration begins with increased price points for all aspects of the conference. Get registered now at xsede.org/xsede15. Additionally, the conference hotel block rate for the Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel ends on June 26. XSEDE15 will take Read more…

ISC PRACE, GAUSS Award and ISC Poster Winners Announced

Jun 15, 2015 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 15 — We are pleased to announce that the 2015 PRACE ISC Award and Gauss Award will be given to two deserving European researchers reporting on their work focused on the development of energy-efficient supercomputers. These two research papers were selected by the respective award committees from the 37 submissions accepted for Read more…