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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

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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

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Cloudera’s Wolfgang Hoschek Talks of Hadoop’s Evolution

Sep 23, 2014 |

Wolfgang Hoschek is a software engineer at Cloudera working on the Hadoop platform and Cloudera search team. He is a committed member of the Apache Flume and Apache Lucene/Solr projects. A former CERN fellow and computer scientist at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Hoschek has over 15 years of experience in large-scale distributed systems, data intensive computing,

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BE Matters to Robert Dunn, Saginaw’s Son

Sep 22, 2014 |

Robert Dunn, Jr. was born in Saginaw, Michigan, in 1985. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (CS) from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) in 2011, and is making progress toward a CS graduate degree. His thesis involves the use of Google Glass technology to reduce the amount of time it takes for

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ISC Big Data Chair Interviews SAP’s Stefan Sigg

Sep 10, 2014 |

Stefan Sigg is the Senior Vice President and Head of P&I Analytics at SAP Germany. During the upcoming ISC Big Data Conference (Oct 1 – 2) in Heidelberg, he will be talking about “Big Data Scenarios from a Business Point of View.” Visit the conference website for the whole program. Sverre Jarp, the ISC Big

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Short Takes

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Jan 15, 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. .@uksciencechief w/ @NASAAmes #supercomputing team 2 discuss

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Weekly Twitter Roundup

Dec 19, 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 week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list.   HPC for the holidays! We’re installing

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Weekly Twitter Roundup

Dec 12, 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 week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Busy year. Stampede, Lonestar, Maverick supercomputers did

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Weekly Twitter Roundup

Dec 5, 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 week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. I've joined Cray!!! Excited about the convergence

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SC14 Hits a High Note in New Orleans

Nov 24, 2014 |

The 26th annual Supercomputing Conference (SC14) was a show to remember. The six day event brought together more than 10,000 attendees to the expansive Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La., last week, breaking a few records and establishing several firsts for the high-profile conference series. If you were one of the 10,198 registered attendees at the

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Off the Wire

PRACEdays15 to Begin May 26

Mar 9, 2015 |

March 9 — PRACEdays15 will be held at the AVIVA Stadium in Dublin from May 26-28 2015. On the 25th and 26th, two satellite events will take place, focusing on Exascale European projects and on Women in HPC. The PRACEdays15 conference programme is packed with high-level international keynote speakers, including a talk by RIST, Japan, and many

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Team Submissions Being Accepted for Student Cluster Competition

Mar 6, 2015 |

March 6 — SC15 is excited to hold another nail-biting Student Cluster Competition, or SCC, now in its 9th year, as an opportunity to showcase student expertise in a friendly yet spirited competition. Held as part of SC15 Student Programs, the Student Cluster Competition is designed to introduce the next generation of students to the high-performance

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Women in HPC Releases First Newsletter and Announces Upcoming Events

Mar 5, 2015 |

March 5 — This year is shaping up to be an exciting time for the WHPC community, with a year packed full of events, the first few of which are detailed below. Women in HPC at ISC High Performance 2015 Women in HPC are delighted to announce that we will be running a half day

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Applications Due March 11 for International HPC Summer School 2015

Mar 5, 2015 |

March 5 — Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars from institutions in Canada, Europe, Japan, and the United States are invited to apply for the sixth International Summer School on HPC Challenges in Computational Sciences, to be held June 21-26, 2015, in Toronto, Canada. The summer school is sponsored by Compute/Calcul Canada, XSEDE with funds from the

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Supercomputing Frontiers 2015 to Begin March 17

Mar 4, 2015 |

March 4 — Organised by A*STAR Computational Resource Centre, Supercomputing Frontiers 2015 will explore global trends and innovations in high performance computing in convolution of the following important areas: Supercomputing applications in domains of critical impact in economic and human terms, and especially those requiring computer resources approaching Exascale; Big Data science merging with Supercomputing

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